County changes rules for outdoor festivals; New ordinance requires more notification
Last summer the Plumas County supervisors found themselves approving music festivals just days before the event, with tickets already sold.
The supervisors questioned why they were being asked to approve a permit for a concert that was so imminent, but then learned that their own ordinance requires a public hearing no sooner than 60 days before an event, and no later than 30 days.
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Indian Valley firefighters to throw formal event
Looking for a fancy way to spend your evening this Saturday? Jim Hamblin, Greenville fire chief, and his crew invite you to their Firemen’s Ball on Jan. 10 in the Greenville Town Hall.
The theme is “Carnival in Venice,” featuring the magic and whimsy of Italy’s city of water.
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Fire Safe Council seeks $1.5 million for projects
The Plumas County Fire Safe Council is seeking $1.5 million from the state for various projects throughout the county.
The money would come from two new Cal Fire grant programs.
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County fair chief presents free workshop on event organizing
Those who need to put on an event and want to know where to begin are invited to a “fun and extensive” workshop to be held Jan. 28, 2015, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. “Not only will you learn the many nuts and bolts of putting on a successful event, you will find out many secrets of making it memorable as well,” said organizer John Steffanic.
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Board discusses tax exchanges
A frustrating experience for a couple that owns property near La Porte could spare others from a similar fate.
John and Holly Rohrbach want to split a parcel that they own, but to do so requires annexation into the local fire district. An annexation triggers the need for a property tax exchange because the fire district would be entitled to a portion of the tax.
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