Placer County Newsletter: February 1, 2018

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Draft Placer Ranch, Sunset Area plans available for public review


A new vision for south Placer County is taking shape and we want your input. Public review drafts are now available for the Placer Ranch and Sunset Area plans, aiming to create a vibrant community and promote economic growth and job development for decades. Learn more

Feb. 6 Board of Supervisors meeting preview

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At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the board will consider the future of public health laboratory services in Placer County, including a proposal to transition to a regional model. The board will also receive an update on the county’s parks, trails and open space master plan update. Can't make it in person? Stream meetings online at or call in at 530-886-5225.  View agenda

Placer seeks members for new committee for Tahoe area projects

Capital Projects Advisory

Every year, Placer County awards grant funding to visitor-serving projects in eastern Placer County. You could help decide which projects get funding by applying to serve on our new Capital Projects Advisory Committee. Learn more

Considering running for public office?


Have you ever considered running for office, or always wanted to but didn't know where to begin? Join the Placer County Elections Office for a public office candidates workshop Feb. 17 to learn about the requirements for running for public office. Learn more  

Browse commercial real estate property in Placer County with new free web resource


Helping to connect business owners with commercial real estate properties in Placer County, the Office of Economic Development has launched a new partnership with LoopLink to offer free access to an online commercial real estate directory. Read more 

Building permit assistance now available in Roseville


Placer has partnered with the Placer County Contractors Association to offer free help with county building permit applications at the PCCA’s offices in Roseville. Learn more

Pioneer Community Energy goes live

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The lights are on! Pioneer Community Energy began providing electricity to residents and businesses in PG&E territory today at 12:01 a.m. Visit Pioneer Community Energy's website

Public input sought for proposed Whitehawk I & II developments in Granite Bay


Placer County is seeking public input on the scope of the environmental review document for the proposed Whitehawk I & II projects in Granite Bay, with a public meeting set for Feb. 13. Learn more

Join the conversation for groundwater sustainability in south Placer


The West Placer Groundwater Sustainability Agency will hold a public meeting Feb. 8 in Lincoln. Agency staff will provide an update on recent activities related to the development of the Groundwater Sustainability Plan, which aims to preserve and enhance our groundwater resources. Meeting information

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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

Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Feb. 1, 6 p.m. Agenda
Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall meeting, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. Details
Foresthill Form Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Feb. 5, 7 p.m. Agenda
Placer County Board of Supevisors meeting, Feb. 6, 9 a.m. Agenda
Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Feb. 7, 6 p.m. Agenda
Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. Agenda
North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, Feb. 8, 6 p.m. Agenda
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

Roseville: Maidu Museum & Historic SiteFood Truck ManiaBird and Bugs Bonanza

North Lake Tahoe: Winter Music Series in the VillageFull Blue Moon Snowshoe TourStar Gazing Snowshoe TourWinter FireworksSelf-guided snow trailsUllrFest

...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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