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Placer County budget rises 2.4 percent to $817 million
Wednesday Sep 16 2015
Placer County’s spending plan is now in place, with an annual budget of $817 million. The budget blueprint for the year ending June 30, boosts funding for open space preserv ...
Lincoln City Council passes $82.2 million budget on time
Thursday Jun 25 2015
An $82.2 million “status quo” budget was unanimously passed Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council with little debate and no special requests granted. Although the ...
Council puts off budget approval for two weeks
Thursday Jun 11 2015
Approval of the city budget was put off Tuesday night for two weeks, which gives the Lincoln City Council more time to review the spending plan. The proposed budget includes a Gen ...
Library boosters critical of city spending plan
Thursday May 28 2015
Members of the Friends of the Lincoln Library (FOLL) said they were worried about the status of major contributors at a recent city budget meeting. Larry Whitaker, the Friends of ...
Lincoln City Council holds special budget meeting
Friday May 22 2015
All three Lincoln fire stations may be open full time – 24 hours per day, seven days per week – if changes to the city’s budget are approved in June, according to ...
John Adams Academy model should be followed
Wednesday Feb 18 2015
I read about the John Adams Academy with great interest. They bought a 19-acre building site for $950,000 and they are to build a 10-acre campus to accommodate 1,300 students.  ...
Council takes city staff to task for $730,000 shortfall
Thursday Jul 24 2014
Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick and the four other City Council members unhappily approved city staff’s request July 8 for nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to pay a w ...
Fire station temporarily closed
Tuesday Jul 08 2014
Lincoln Fire Station No. 33 displayed a “closed” sign Tuesday. Lincoln’s interim Fire Chief Michael Davis said Tuesday that limited funds necessitated the tempora ...
Board OKs school district plan to offset $3.75 million deficit no projected staff lay-offs anticipated
Wednesday Apr 30 2014
Although the Western Placer Unified School District faces a $3.75 million budget deficit for the 2014–15 school year, district officials presented a plan a few weeks ago to m ...
Placer County budget in recovery mode
Wednesday Mar 26 2014
Placer County’s finances are continuing in recovery mode, the Board of Supervisors learned Tuesday. Andy Heath, Placer County deputy CEO of finance, administration and budge ...
Placer Water budget set at $90.8 million
Monday Nov 25 2013
Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday adopted a combined 2014 calendar-year budget of $90.8 million. The combined budget includes a water division budget of $53. ...
City earns an improved investment grade
Wednesday Nov 06 2013
The city of Lincoln recently merited an uptick in its credit rating that bodes well for its future economy, city officials said Monday. Standard & Poor’s Rating Services ...
Next time, pay attention to city letters
Wednesday Oct 23 2013
As we Lincolnites adjust our budgets each month to pay the mammoth water rate increases that are coming our way starting January 1, 2014, try to remember to pay attention the ne ...
Shutdown closes offices, fed services in Auburn area
Wednesday Oct 02 2013
Shockwaves from the partial federal government shutdown were starting to reverberate through the Auburn-area foothills Tuesday. The U.S. Forest Service ranger office in Foresthill ...
Placer County budget gets final OK
Wednesday Sep 25 2013
Placer County supervisors gave their final approval Tuesday to a $721 million annual budget that provides for bringing on new sheriff’s personnel to open a South Placer jail ...
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