Placer County Newsletter: January 4, 2018

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This #PlacerLife photo, taken by Placer County employee Steve Buelna, was captured in Tahoe City.

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New Placer CEO, workforce housing in North Lake Tahoe on agenda for Jan. 9 Supervisors meeting


On the agenda for the first Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting of 2018 is the appointment of a new county executive officer. The board will also consider support for a new, 56-unit workforce housing development in North Lake Tahoe. Can't make it in person? Stream meetings online at or call in at 530-886-5225. View agenda

Placer County’s 2018 homeless point-in-time count set for Jan. 25


The Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras, a collaborative group of agencies and nonprofit organizations from Placer and Nevada counties, has announced that Placer County’s annual point-in-time count of homeless individuals will take place Jan. 25. Learn more

Mia’s journey: Adoption from foster care

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Three-year-old Mia’s adoption was finalized in December. It was the culmination of a journey that started many years ago when Tasha and Aaron Lockhart of Roseville decided to become foster parents. Experience their story of perseverance, love and the rewards of being a resource family in Placer County. Read Mia's story

Placer County Bookmobile's schedule released


Life is pretty good when you get to read books for free, and it's even better when our library comes to you via Placer County's Bookmobile. The Placer County Library has released the January - May 2018 Bookmobile schedule, so take a look to see when it will make a stop near you. See the new schedule

Learn more about Pioneer Community Energy


Placer County has formed a partnership with Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis and Rocklin and created Pioneer Community Energy to provide electricity at lower, more stable rates for residents and businesses within those jurisdictions. To learn more, visit Pioneer’s website at

Foresthill Forum Municipal Advisory Council looking to fill open seat

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The Foresthill Forum Municipal Advisory Council has an open seat to fill and residents within the council’s boundaries who are interested in helping their community are encouraged to apply. Learn more 

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List of active projects throughout Placer County

Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. 

Active Projects

Upcoming public meetings and events

CANCELED - Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 4
Auburn Coffee with Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery, Jan. 8, 9 a.m. Details
Foresthill Veteran's Hall Board meeting, Jan. 8, 6 p.m. Details
Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting, Jan. 9, 9 a.m. Agenda
North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 9, 6 p.m. Agenda
Colfax Coffee with Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery, Jan 10, 11 a.m. Details
Western Placer Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 10, 7 p.m. Agenda
Loomis Veteran's Hall meeting, Jan. 11, 10 a.m. Details
Sheridan Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 10, 7 p.m. Agenda
CANCELED - North Lake Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 11

To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here.

Upcoming community events

Don’t miss the fun coming this next week in...

County-wide: Placer County fifth annual employee art show

North Lake Tahoe: Alpenglow Winter Film SeriesWinter Music Series in the VillageTwilight Snowshoe TourWinter Fireworks12th Annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Day EventFriday Sunset Snowshoe Tours

...and many Placer County Library and Placer County Museum events. 

Visit our regional partners to discover more of the fun happening right here in Placer County!

County jobs website is updated regularly

Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. 

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