District cabinet to take over school operations
After more than three hours in closed session Wednesday night, April 25, chairman Chris Russell reported that the school board had voted unanimously to delegate day-to-day school district operations to the administrative cabinet once a separation agreement with Superintendent Glenn Harris is finalized and until the position is filled.
Asked if that meant the separation agreement with Harris was not a done deal, Russell said the agreement had not been finalized. The cabinet will report directly to Russell.
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County Public Health Director Hall withdraws her resignation
Plumas County Public Health Agency Director Mimi Hall formally withdrew her resignation Wednesday, April 18.
A month after reading an emotional resignation letter during a Board of Supervisors meeting, Hall sent a letter to the supervisors saying she wanted to come back, if they would have her.
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Harris to leave school district - Attorneys hashing out agreement
The Plumas Unified School District superintendent and school board members were available to talk the morning after they agreed to part ways, but they weren’t saying much.
“We have a duty to confidentiality that we take very seriously,” said school board trustee Bret Cook, adding that he and the other board members would be able to share more after the “agreement becomes public.”
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PG&E ranked as nation’s top utility for solar installations
A new survey by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) ranks Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) as the nation’s top electric utility in the amount of solar power added to its system in 2011. PG&E is first in the Annual Solar Megawatts category of the more than 240 utilities that participated in SEPA’s 2011 utility solar rankings survey.
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Plumas County Road Department begins spring road opening
Plumas County Public Works announced that spring opening of roads listed under winter closure was set to begin Monday, April 23.
Some work has already begun with the warmer conditions. Bucks Lake Road is now open to the Haskins T and other roads are opening daily.
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