Placer County Board of Supervisors

Do donations sway votes

I would like to congratulate our Placer County Supervisors on their pay increase.  They placed Measure B on the ballot, ran an excellent campaign and Measure B overwhelmingly ...

No reason to raise pay

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for county supervisors from $30,000 per year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annual pay to ...

Supes’ greed prevails

Greed prevails.  In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County supervisors’ salaries.  Here we are 23 years later wit ...

Supervisors do enough work; they deserve to get a pay raise

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County supervisor’s position is part time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a supervisor puts into their position a ...

Vote no on Measure B

Placer County voters should be aware that the ballot description of Measure B misrepresents how passage would change the Placer County Charter. Any similarity between wordage of th ...

Supes, schools must take initiative in war on addiction

It has been nearly two months since “Heroin in the Foothills” ran in this newspaper. And in that two months, the three-part investigative series has drawn some signific ...

Why should supervisors get pay raise?

Placer County Supervisors put Measure B on the Nov. 4 ballot. If passed, Measure B will increase their pay from $30,000 per year to over $71,000/year – a neat 139 percent ra ...

Six City Council candidates in Nov. 4 election

This upcoming Nov. 4 Statewide Direct General Election is a relatively quiet year for Lincoln-specific races. Only two of the local races, Lincoln City Council and Nevada Irrigati ...

Don’t give pay raise to county supes

Our Placer County supervisors are pushing for a 139 percent pay raise — from $30,000 per year to $71,755 per year.  They also want full healthcare and retirement benefi ...

Is there a pay raise ahead for supes?

The Placer County supervisors deserve a raise. Supervisor pay has stayed the same for 22 years. Even more important, future county supervisors deserve to be paid a living wage for ...