County proposes taking over tourism functions
Editor's note: For an updated story on this subject, see " Plumas County balances budget - barely."
The county’s proposed 2010-11 budget calls for the county-funded tourism and economic development functions at Plumas Corporation to be brought under the county’s direct supervision, with $25,000 in anticipated transition costs.
The working plan would involve taking $75,000 from the $230,000 usually allocated to Plumas Corporation and creating a request-based system where groups could make proposals for events or other efforts that might stimulate the economy.
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Plumas County declares need for homeless services
Dennis Thibeault, executive director of the Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center, told the Plumas County Community Development Commission at a mid-May meeting that when it came to the number of homeless people in Plumas County, "The numbers that we are talking about are literally in the hundreds."
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Museum plans guided Sierra Valley tour
The Plumas County Museum will offer a guided bus tour Friday, June 25, of historical Sierra Valley and its ranches, towns, cemeteries, schools and more.
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Upcoming Quincy events
Father's Day Fly-In & Crawfish Festival, Summer Solstice Century Rides and Fair Parade
Quincy Chamber column
You, your friends and your family are invited to the Father's Day Fly-In & Crawfish Festival Sunday June 20, at the Gansner Airfield and Gansner Park in Quincy.
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Supervisors approve airport lease for Forest Service
Joshua Sebold - Staff Writer
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement at a mid-May meeting, allowing the Forest Service to use 4.5 acres of land at the Beckwourth Nervino Airport to build a multiagency fire center.
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