Plumas County Mental Health director resigns
Peter Livingston resigned as director of the Plumas County Mental Health Department on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingston submitted his resignation during a closed session following the regular Board of Supervisors meeting. He was scheduled to have his annual performance evaluation during the session.
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Tours highlight spring wildflowers
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to offer naturalist-led wildflower tours this spring at North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve near Oroville.
Wildflower season usually begins slowly in late February and peaks in April.
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Supervisors want residents to voice preference on state of Jefferson
Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it — partly because the supervisors had not seen the declaration yet and partly because they want input from their constituents.
The title of the declaration reads: “Declaration and Petition to the California State Legislature for the Withdrawal of Plumas County from the State of California and to Form the State of Jefferson.”
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Plumas Arts introduces Plumas Artisan Made project and workshops
The California Arts Council has awarded grant funding to Plumas Arts as part of its new Creative California Communities program. This award will support Plumas Arts’ Plumas Artisan Made project, to empower local artisans and help to bring new income to the local economy.
Projects supported by the Creative California Communities program represent a wide range of arts disciplines, and aim to revitalize neighborhoods through the arts, foster new arts engagement, stimulate tourism, create jobs for artists, invest in young people and build and strengthen relationships between local arts, business and government entities.
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Board hears about efforts to improve tourism; Lodging providers would charge an additional tax
In an effort to raise funds to market Plumas County, numerous lodging providers want to form a tourism business improvement district.
“We’re concerned that we have no money to market our county,” Tracy Wixted told county supervisors during their Jan. 20 meeting. Wixted, who owns the Ranchito Motel in Quincy, is the treasurer of Visit Plumas County, the group spearheading the effort.
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