Interviews for new auditor to be public
Supervisors will hold interviews for the vacant Plumas County Auditor role during public session because it’s an elected position.
Tuesday, Oct. 2, has been selected as the tentative interview date.
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The consolidation of Pioneer and Quincy Elementary off to a good start
Pioneer-Quincy Elementary school children exit the campus on the second day of classes. Photo by Laura Beaton
Principal Kristy Warren said she is excited to be at the helm of the combined schools. “It feels like home,” she said.
She and her staff have worked extensively to make the transition as easy and productive as possible.
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Sheriff agrees to postpone layoffs until after election
It took some persistence, but Supervisor Jon Kennedy extracted a promise from Sheriff Greg Hagwood that he would not lay off any deputies – at least until after the November election.
That’s when voters will decide whether to pass two local tax measures – an increase in the transient occupancy tax and a sales tax hike that would bolster the county’s general fund and perhaps provide more funding for law enforcement
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County to issue layoff notices
In their continuing attempt to balance the budget, the Plumas County Supervisors ordered layoff notices be sent to four county employees.
“I hate this,” said Supervisor Lori Simpson said during the board’s Sept. 4 meeting.
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Eagle Lake trout up for endangered species review
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced it will review the status of Eagle Lake trout to determine whether listing under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) may be warranted.
The announcement follows a finding that a petition seeking to protect the fish under the ESA and other information available indicates that listing may be warranted.
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