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  1. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This stunning #PlacerLife photo, taken by @emrrado on Instagram, captures the starry night sky of North Lake Tahoe so beautifully! 211 Placer launches to offer one-stop shop for community services 211 Placer is here! Placer County's new information and referral system is a free, confidential, multilingual information line and website that connects people with the services and resources in their community. Learn more Fireworks are illegal in unincorporated Placer County Though 'safe and sane' fireworks are allowed in some Placer cities, all fireworks are prohibited in unincorporated areas of Placer County. Hear about how local fire agencies are working to deter illegal firework use and the serious wildfire risk fireworks present in the latest video message from CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Chief / Placer County Fire Department Chief Brian Estes. Watch video Have a fun and safe Fourth of July! Placer County offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Celebrate our great nation while taking simple steps to stay safe and healthy. Here are some things to consider before engaging in activities during the pandemic, plus some other basic safety tips for the Fourth of July. Join our virtual town hall on fire protection County residents are encouraged to attend a virtual town hall meeting on Monday, July 6, at 11 a.m. to hear an update from Placer County Board of Supervisors members and the Placer County Fire Chief about fire protection services and wildfire preparedness. Learn more Keep Placer healthy: New posters available for your business According to a recent survey, nearly 49% of local customers would not visit a business that made them feel unsafe. Business owners can download free materials to help keep customers and employees safe and informed. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events Placer County offices CLOSED for Independence Day holiday, July 3 Placer County fire preparedness virtual town hall, July 6, 11 a.m. Information Foresthill virtual town hall meeting, July 6, 6 p.m. Information Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting, July 7, 9 a.m. Information Placer County Housing Element virtual workshop, July 8, 11 a.m. Information Placer County Planning Commission meeting, July 9, 9 a.m. Information California Department of Insurance Tele-Town Hall on fire preparedness and resources, July 9, 5 p.m. Information North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council virtual meeting, July 9, 6 p.m. Information To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  2. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @jlwxthomason on Instagram, was captured at the Foresthill Bridge. Our rivers are beautiful and inviting right now but also dangerous - so be sure to wear a life jacket in and around the water. Even slow-moving water can hide hazards. New grant program approved for business, nonprofit COVID-19 expenses The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted this week to set aside $8 million of the county’s federal CARES Act funding to establish a new grant program that would reimburse local businesses and nonprofits for a portion of their eligible COVID-19 expenses. The program is expected to roll out by the end of summer. Read more Curbside pick up now available at Auburn Library Book lovers rejoice! The Placer County Library now offers curbside service at the Auburn Library. Library cardholders will be able to pick up materials 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and return materials weekdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Auburn Library at 350 Nevada Street. Read more Placer budget prioritizes public health and safety The Placer County Board of Supervisors on June 24 approved the county's annual budget with emphasis on public health and safety. Read more New Sacramento State campus in south Placer moves forward We’re excited to share that our Board of Supervisors formally entered into an agreement this week to bring the California State University Sacramento campus, Sacramento State Placer Center, to south Placer County - a massive game changer for our region and future! Read more New rules approved for wineries and farm breweries Winery and farm brewery agribusinesses in Placer County get a boost with a new ordinance update while preserving our county’s rural heritage. Read more Hidden Fall Regional Park to close during extreme fire weather Be sure to check Hidden Falls Regional Park’s status before your next visit. Starting July 1, we will close public access to the park in North Auburn when extreme fire weather conditions are present. The new protocol is anticipated to remain in effect through the fall when California’s wildfire risk is at its greatest. Read more Fireworks are banned in Placer County Fireworks pose a major danger to California’s safety. Many serious injuries occur nationwide due to the careless handling of fireworks. Although the use of “safe and sane” fireworks is allowed within the city limits of Rocklin and Roseville, all types of fireworks are illegal within remaining areas of Placer County and their use is punishable by law. Learn more We're entering peak fire season CAL FIRE NEU Unit Chief / Placer County Fire Department Chief Brian Estes provides a peak fire season update for the coming months. Learn more about what peak fire season means, how fire agencies are increasing resources to meet the season demand and why it is important to learn how to be prepared for this new phase in the season. Watch video PG&E presentation on Community Wildfire Safety Program PG&E representative Brandon Sanders addressed the Placer County Board of Supervisors this week to share the company's plans for its Community Wildfire Safety Program, including future public safety power shutoffs. Watch video Preparing for hot weather With more hot weather in the forecast, we encourage everyone to visit our Ready Placer website for more tips on how to prepare for the heat. Hi-Lo means go! The Placer County Sheriff’s Office Hi-Lo siren was installed in patrol units last year to be used during emergency evacuations. This sound is different than the traditional police siren — it will only be used in an area that is in danger because of a fire, chemical spill, flood or other hazard. If you hear the Hi-Lo siren, it’s time to evacuate. Learn more Know before you go to North Lake Tahoe As we begin to venture out again, please remember to be a responsible traveler. To prepare for the most seamless experience, the North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureau has put together some tips to “know before you go.” Learn more Prioritizing economic investment in North Lake Tahoe Our Board of Supervisors this week voted to contract again with the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association to promote responsible reopening of tourism and support business in the region. They also provided direction on a potential lodging tax incentive program to help spur more environmentally-beneficial redevelopment in North Lake Tahoe. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  3. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @stevebhansen on Instagram, was captured at Folsom Lake. The state now requires face coverings in public Under new state guidance released today, Californians are now required to wear face coverings in public spaces - particularly indoors or when physical distancing is not possible. Read more More personal care services can reopen tomorrow The California Department of Public Health has released guidance for a number of personal care services. These businesses may resume operations in Placer County as early as June 19 after implementing the guidance, with no further approval needed from the local health officer. The guidance and other supporting materials for businesses are available on our Reopen Placer website. Athletic drills can resume in Placer County The California Department of Public Health has notified Placer County that distanced, non-contact athletic drills and conditioning activities (including among youth) may resume under guidance. Read more PG&E to discuss power shutoffs with supervisors PG&E's representatives will address the Board of Supervisors during its regular meeting on Tuesday, June 23, to discuss preparation for future public safety power shutoffs (likely to occur in response to high fire conditions this season). The board will also be considering adoption of the final budget for the fiscal year 2020-21, approving a memorandum of understanding with Sacramento State for a South Placer satellite campus and discussing creation of a grant program to help small businesses/non-profits due to the current pandemic. Residents are encouraged to join the meeting live via Zoom starting at 9 a.m. For more information on how you can participate and provide input click here. Be prepared for red flag warnings The National Weather Service issued the season's first red flag warning this week. While the warning expires tonight, it is critical for the community to prepare for the next red flag warning and the upcoming wildfire season. Learn more Watch this week's fire season virtual town hall If you missed this week's fire season virtual town hall with Moonshine Ink, you are still in luck! Watch the recap to learn how Truckee-North Lake Tahoe regional partners are working together to prepare and what the community can do to help. Watch the video and visit readyplacer.org to learn more. Summer fire restrictions in place in North Lake Tahoe As we head into wildfire season, our partners at North Tahoe Fire Protection District issued an important fire restriction update for the California side of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Restrictions took effect Monday, June 15, prohibiting all residential outdoor burning. Natural gas and propane fires are still permitted. Read more Caregivers needed for high-needs residents Placer In-Home Supportive Services is looking for individuals to provide high-needs care to Placer County residents in need. With an hourly rate of $13, the schedule is flexible to fit into your daily life! If you’re looking for some extra income and to help others, contact 530-889-7115, RegRecruitment@placer.ca.gov, or download an application at placer.ca.gov/caregive. Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events Board of Supervisors meeting, June 23, 9 a.m. Information All municipal advisory council meetings remain canceled until further notice. To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  4. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @danielberlant on Instagram, was captured at the American River. More businesses to reopen as Placer County enters Stage 3 Following the release of additional guidance from the California Department of Public Health last Friday, additional businesses and activities from Stages 2 and 3 may reopen in Placer County starting June 12, as discussed at this week's Board of Supervisors meeting. The board plans to send a letter to the state seeking additional Stage 3 guidance to reopen even more businesses and Placer County’s health officer shared an update about recent COVID-19 case increases. Read more Placer County Fire Chief shares fire season forecast Find out what the outlook is for this fire season, what our fire fighters are doing to prepare and how you can help in this update from Placer County Fire Department Chief Brian Estes. Watch video Virtual town hall to discuss the upcoming fire season Join us Monday, June 15, to discuss the upcoming fire season in Moonshine Ink's Tahoe Talks virtual town hall! Placer County will join community partners in the Tahoe/Truckee region to talk about the latest fire realities, how county partners work together to prepare and what the community can do to help. We hope to see you there! Learn more CAL FIRE suspends burn permits in Placer County The increasing fire danger posed by dead grass and hotter, drier conditions is prompting CAL FIRE to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the state responsibility area of Nevada, Yuba and Placer counties. The suspension takes effect 8 a.m. Monday, June 15. Learn more Now's a great time to build that in-law unit Granny flats, in-law units or garage apartments. Whatever you call them, it’s getting even easier to build accessory dwelling units in unincorporated Placer County, with the Placer Board of Supervisors voting unanimously this week to ease housing code restrictions in line with recent state law changes. Learn more Sign up for FlashVote Today! If you have few minutes each month to help your county make informed decisions, please click here to sign up for our FlashVote surveys. Supervisors approve housing projects in western portions of the county The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted this week to approve the Whitehawk I subdivision project in Granite Bay and the Brady Vineyards subdivision project west of the City of Roseville. Learn more Middle Fork American River Project extended 40 years Placer County Water Agency and Placer County announced this week that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a new 40-year operating license for the Middle Fork American River Project. The project provides water supplies, clean hydroelectric power, public recreational opportunities and environmental stewardship for the people of Placer County and the region. Learn more Removing dead or dying trees in Placer County This week, the Placer County Hazardous Tree Removal Program took a step forward with plans to remove an additional 2,038 dead or dying trees throughout the county. Learn how this program continues to address the tree mortality issue in the region. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events Code Compliance administrative hearing, June 17, 10 a.m. Information All municipal advisory council meetings remain canceled until further notice. To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  5. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @brandonwillphoto on Instagram, was captured at Foresthill. COVID-19 is still with us Placer County continues to progress in reopening our local businesses. But COVID-19 has not left our community, and as we move forward, it's important that we all continue to take personal precautions to help slow the spread. Watch video Voice your opinion on next year's budget Our Board of Supervisors invites you to participate in public comment regarding the adoption of our budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. Although the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on June 9, the budget discussion will start at 5 p.m. to give you more opportunity to participate. Learn more Placer County is ready for wildfire Heading into the 2020 fire season, Placer County now has one of the largest Firewise USA Communities networks in the state. Growing to 42 official Firewise Communities in 2020 with 60 more communities at various stages of formation, Placer County stands prepared for wildfire. Learn more Be bear aware! As this Placer County Sheriff’s Office video reminds us, bears are out in Placer County and they are hungry! Remember to never leave food inside your vehicle and to always lock your car and home. Learn more Addressing community needs during COVID-19 Placer County Health and Human Services has been working in coordination with Placer Community Foundation to address community needs over the last few months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about how the public and private sectors in your community have been working together and supporting each other. Watch video Be prepared: Make a "Go Bag" Being prepared means having the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency. This can be done by putting together your emergency supply kit long before a wildfire or other disaster occurs and keeping it easily accessible. Keeping your supplies in an easy-to-carry “Go Bag” is important so you can be prepared at a moments notice. Learn more Stay safe during the hot weather As we are all enjoying the sunny weather, please be sure to take care of yourself! Visit www.placer.ca.gov/extremeheat to learn tips on how to stay cool during these hot days. Watch video Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events Board of Supervisors meeting, June 9, 9 a.m. Information Planning Commission meeting, June 11, 10 a.m. Information Special joint meeting of the Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council and North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, June 13, 6 p.m. Agenda All other municipal advisory council meetings remain canceled until further notice. To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  6. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @josephdondelinger on Instagram, was captured in Foresthill. Placer Supervisors seek permission to reopen Stage 3 businesses Pointing to Placer County’s success at flattening the COVID-19 curve and the proactive efforts of the local business community to prepare for safely reopening, our Board of Supervisors this week unanimously approved a resolution to request permission from the state to move into Stage 3 of California’s reopening roadmap. Learn more Hair salons and barbershops reopen with guidance Placer County’s health officer has approved reopening of hair salons and barbershops, as allowed by the California Department of Public Health on Tuesday, if they follow the state guidance. Learn more Guidelines for places of worship Following the green light from the California Department of Public Health as well as our local health officer, places of worship can open with modifications if they follow state guidance and once they have a site-specific safety plan in place. More information and resources are available on our Reopen Placer website. Learn more Placer County to increase counter services June 1 While online services are still encouraged, we will increase our public counter services starting June 1 with precautionary measures in place to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Visit our COVID-19 counter service information page for a complete listing of service updates. Learn more Folsom Lake entrances open to vehicular traffic The Granite Bay and Beals Point park entrances at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area in Placer County are now open to vehicular traffic. Enjoy, but safely and following updated visitor guidelines! Learn more Has COVID-19 affected your household? We’ve all been impacted by COVID-19, whether it has been mentally or financially. Visit the COVID-19 community resources webpage to learn about food, housing, utilities, childcare, mental health assistance and more support available to Placer County residents during this time of crisis. Learn more Laid off due to COVID-19? Placer County stands committed to our communities by providing information and resources, especially to those facing unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19. Placer County Business Advantage Network is hosting a COVID-19 layoff assistance webinar the next two Wednesdays, June 3 and 17, at 11 a.m. Learn more Conduct a defensible space self-assessment today! To conclude Wildfire Awareness Month, CAL FIRE / Placer County Fire Department is urging residents to focus on the defensible space around their homes. In-person inspector visits are limited due to COVID-19, but you can conduct a defensible space self-assessment any time to make sure you are ready for wildfire. Take survey Now's the time to be extra careful around the water We know with the warm weather our lakes and rivers are calling. Residents and visitors should still practice physical distancing and be aware of the dangers of cold, fast-flowing water this time of year. Just yesterday, Placer County partners responded to a victim stranded on a rock in the Auburn State Recreation Area. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is urging everyone to be cautious as we head into the summer months. Watch video Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events No Placer County community meetings scheduled through June 4. All municipal advisory council meetings remain canceled until further notice. To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State and local public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  7. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @classic_cinematic on Instagram, was captured at Secline Beach. Business reopening tools and resources Business owners: Posting physical distancing reminders in your establishment is a great way to keep your customers informed and safe. Download free Reopen Placer materials today! Learn more Final Placer County Conservation Program to be released In a major step forward for the proposed Placer County Conservation Program, its final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report will be made publicly available tomorrow, opening a 30-day Federal Register listing period that runs until June 22. Learn more Opting outside? What to know before you go. Our parks and trails are open so you can enjoy open space, fresh air and some exercise, too. But we need you to do your part to keep or parks open. Please follow physical distancing guidelines while you share the trail so everyone can enjoy their visit. Temps are increasing so be sure to bring plenty of fluid to stay hydrated. Find a park near you Keeping health precautions top of mind this holiday weekend As Memorial Day weekend approaches, this video from California State Parks will show you how to enjoy the outdoors safely and responsibly while incorporating physical distancing. Learn more Take a virtual tour of Placer's history Visit some of Placer County's landmarks from home by taking one of our virtual tours. Or, if you've got some kids you'd like to take on a driving tour, you can take us along on your phone and do a tour that way. Whatever you choose, just click on each photo below to be whisked away into the past. Learn more Harden your home against embers to be ready for wildfire Flying embers from a wildfire can destroy homes up to a mile away. Hardening your home helps increase its chance of survival when wildfire strikes. Learn more County offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day In honor of the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country, our offices will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. Emergency and essential services will continue as usual. Restoring forest health through partnerships The French Meadows Forest Restoration Project is a perfect example of how partnership is key when addressing forest health. The goal of the project is to promote forest resilience to wildfire, while protecting a major source of water supply. In 2019, the project treated over 1,000 acres of land, prepped 600 acres for prescribed burns and much more. Learn more Mental Health Awareness Month: Online Activity Guide May is Mental Health Awareness Month and there is no better time for us to prioritize our mental wellness. Check out a variety of activities from Each Mind Matters that you can do at home or while maintaining social distancing. Pet adoptions available by appointment If you are thinking of adding a fury family member, Placer County Animal Services is still open to the public by appointment. You can view adoptable pets and fill out an adoption application online. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events County offices closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 25 Board of Supervisors special meeting, May 22, 9 a.m. Information Tahoe Basin Design Review committee meeting, May 26, 4 p.m. Information Planning Commission meeting, May 28, 10 a.m. Information CANCELED - Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 26 CANCELED - Cannabis Code Enforcement hearing, May 26 To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  8. Getting back-to-business (Stage 2) in Placer County Our Reopen Placer website offers guidance, tools and resources to help local businesses reopen safely and responsibly during Stage 2 of California's Resiliency Roadmap. Learn more State recreation areas begin reopening phase in Placer County California State Parks has begun a phased reopening of Auburn, Folsom Lake, Kings Beach and Sugar Pine Point state recreation areas in Placer County. Learn more Wondering which business can reopen? We can help. Wondering if your business can reopen? Enter your business type in our online search bar below to find out. If your business isn’t listed, visit Reopen Placer guidance page for more information. Need help? The Placer Business Resource Center is ready to guide you. Give our BRC team a call at 916-770-8380. Learn more "We do" offer marriage licenses, ceremonies and marriage deputizations Our Clerk-Recorder's Office offers marriage licenses, marriage ceremonies and marriage deputizations by appointment only for Placer County residents. Please call the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office at 530-886-5600 to schedule an appointment. Learn more Reopen Placer tools and resources Business owners can download and display Reopen Placer posters and checklists to display in their establishments. These tools can help inform your employees and customers that your business has met reopening requirements. Learn more Furry and feathered friends available for adoption Dogs, cats and even our buddy Doodle Do the rooster are available for adoption by appointment only at our Animal Services Center in North Auburn. Other limited services include adoption meet-and-greets and adoption paperwork, lost pet redemption and injured or aggressive stray animal intake. Learn more Have questions? We have answers to help guide your business. Our Business Resource Center is available to help business owners navigate through Stage of California Resiliency Roadmap. Our team is standing by to answer your questions to get your business opened safely and responsibly. Call the BRC at 916-770-8380 or visit online at www.placer.ca.gov/brc In the News: Placer County Economic Development Office Director Sherri Conway We're proud to share the Auburn Journal's article featuring our Economic Development Office Director Sherri Conway. Sherri discusses our Reopen Placer campaign, which offers local businesses guidance and assistance to navigate how to open up shop during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more COVID-19 testing sites open to all residents The new OptumServe COVID-19 testing sites are accepting appointments now in Kings Beach, Roseville and Grass Valley. All Placer residents are eligible for testing, even if you don't have symptoms. Make an appointment Feel the #TahoeLove Together with the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association, we launched the Stronger Together campaign to encourage the North Lake Tahoe community to rally together in support of one another during this difficult time. Visit the Stronger Together website for community and mental health resources; local business, restaurant and gift card offerings; public health resources and more. Show your #TahoeLove, here Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness applications The Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, on Friday released the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. Learn more Take a virtual tour of the Hidden Treasure mine Get to know the history and faces of the Hidden Treasure mine, located approximately 5 miles northeast of Iowa Hill in Placer County. The mine produced between $4 million to $5 million worth of gold during its 36 years of operation. Learn more The 2020 Census is here. Can we count on you? Participate in the 2020 Census. The Census will inform how millions of federal dollars reach Placer County over the next 10 years. By filling out the Census form, we can impact how much money is allocated to roads and highways, emergency services, parks and more! Take the survey and be counted Send us feedback on this newsletter Stay connected with us
  9. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @hurtado_photos on Instagram, was captured in Foresthill. Placer County green lighted to open all Stage 2 businesses The Placer County COVID-19 Variance Attestation submission was officially posted on the California Department of Public Health website on Tuesday, allowing the county to begin reopening additional businesses in Stage 2 that had been closed under the state’s current order. Learn more Message from Placer County health officer and board chair As more and more businesses begin to reopen, Placer County’s leadership would like to assure you that public health remains a top priority. The following is letter from the county’s health officer and the chair of the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Read here Find tools and resources to help your business reopen responsibly Guidance, tools and resources are available on our Reopen Placer webpage to help Stage 2 ‘lower risk’ businesses reopen responsibly - including checklists for businesses, posters, supplier directories and more. Learn more Unsure if your business can reopen? We can help Wondering if your business is able to reopen? Use our easy-to-use new tool to find out. If your business is not listed, refer to the Reopen Placer guidance web page for more information. Learn more Honoring National Police Week Since 1962, National Police Week has paid special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. The blue lights in the Placer County Sheriff’s Office rotunda have been on this week to honor fallen peace officers in the United States. The county will lower our flags May 15 in honor of National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day. Be prepared: Sign up for Placer Alert As we continue through Wildfire Awareness Month, it is important to be signed up for Placer Alert. This is our county notification system used to alert residents about emergency events such as missing persons, evacuations and significant public safety information. As we prepare for wildfire season, ensuring you and your loved ones are registered is an important part of being prepared. Learn more Sign up for FlashVote Today! If you have few minutes each month to help your county make informed decisions, please click here to sign up for our FlashVote surveys. Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events Board of Supervisors meeting, May 19, 9 a.m. Information CANCELED - Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 18 CANCELED - Bond Screening Committee, May 18 CANCELED - Weimar-Applegate-Colfax Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 20 CANCELED - Code Compliance Administrative Hearing, May 20 CANCELED - Newcastle-Ophir Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 21 To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more Visit our regional partners to discover what plans are on the horizon as businesses prepare to reopen in a safe and responsible manner to slow the spread of COVID-19. Placer County Visitors' Bureau North Lake Tahoe Resort Association The Arts Council of Placer County Placer Valley Tourism PlacerGROWN County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  10. Placer submits variance to move further into Stage 2 We're pleased to share that we've submitted our variance request to the state to allow more businesses included in Stage 2 of California’s Roadmap to Modify the Stay-at-Home Order to reopen. Those businesses can reopen as soon as the state publishes our attestation to California Department of Public Health's website. Learn more COVID-19 testing sites open to all residents The new OptumServe COVID-19 testing sites are accepting appointments now in Kings Beach, Roseville and Grass Valley. All Placer residents are eligible for testing, even if you don't have symptoms. Visit https://lhi.care/covidtesting to make an appointment. Farmers' market opening in Tahoe City this Thursday Farm fresh produce and other goods will available at PlacerGROWN's certified farmers' market in Tahoe City starting this Thursday. Farmers' markets are also open in Roseville (Tuesdays) and Auburn (Saturdays). Enjoy the benefits of healthy food and open-air markets (physical distancing required) while supporting our agriculture industry in Placer County. Plan your visit Free one-on-one business advising Need help sustaining your business through COVID-19? Schedule a free one-on-one appointment with a business advisor - an industry expert who can help business owners navigate U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications, marketing, finance, securing loans and more. Connect with a business advisor Movie night is on us Instantly borrow digital movies with your Placer County library card and turn your Monday night into movie night. Don’t have a Placer County Library card? No problem. Apply for a library e-card online. You can also use your e-card to check out audiobooks, music and other online resources. Get started Support your local restaurant on Takeout Tuesday Support your favorite restaurant during National Takeout Tuesday. Local restaurants need your help now more than ever. Be sure to tip BIG. Find a restaurant near you at Visit Placer’s COVID-19 resource page. Find a restaurant Tour the history of Placer's roads and highways Driving over the Sierra Nevada summit is easy enough most of the time, but back at the dawn of motoring it was a feat worthy of sponsorships. Check out our Museum's latest creation and take a trip down the history of a little road known as Interstate 80. Learn more Affected by COVID-19? Help is available. Sometimes you just need a helping hand. Visit the COVID-19 Community Resources webpage to learn about food, housing, utilities, childcare, mental health assistance and more support available to Placer County residents affected by COVID-19. Learn more National Nurses Month Thank you to all the nurses for serving our health care system, especially during the coronavirus outbreak, and risking your own lives. We appreciate everything you do. Your compassion, calm under stress and long hours are not unnoticed. We could not be more proud! Send us feedback on this newsletter Stay connected with us
  11. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week We took part in the worldwide “May the 4th Be With You” Star Wars fun this week – and marked Wildfire Preparedness Week – by sharing this #PlacerLife image on Instagram reminding of the importance of fire safety. Board of Supervisors seeks local control over COVID-19 reopening Placer County supervisors approved a resolution on Tuesday asking California’s governor to terminate his emergency declaration and rescind the stay-at-home order. This would acknowledge the county's right to craft local guidelines to address COVID-19 challenges and allow local implementation of a reopening plan. Read more Retail businesses can open for curbside pickup starting Friday Tomorrow, May 8, California will move into Stage 2 of modifying the state’s Stay-at-Home order – allowing retail businesses to reopen for curbside pickup and delivery as well as manufacturing and logistical services that support them. Learn more National Nurses Week Thank you to all the nurses for serving our health care system, especially during the coronavirus outbreak, and risking your own lives. We appreciate everything you do. Your compassion, calm under stress and long hours are not unnoticed. We could not be more proud! FlashVote survey results on coronavirus restrictions and reopening Earlier this week, we sent out a FlashVote survey asking our community how COVID-19 has impacted their lives financially and how they view reopening more businesses in the near future. Participate in future surveys by signing up for our FlashVote. View the latest survey results Fire officials discuss upcoming wildfire season Marking Wildfire Preparedness Week, the Placer County Office of Emergency Services, CAL FIRE / Placer County Fire Department and the Placer County Sheriff’s Office gave a fire season update Tuesday to our Board of Supervisors. Fire season affects all of us in many ways. Whether it is discussing forest health, signing up for emergency alerts, concerns over fire insurance, preparation and planning, or learning what to do if there is an evacuation – all three partners work together throughout the year to ensure our residents are empowered and prepared throughout the season. Watch the video Fuel break work will protect thousands of residents and vital corridor from wildfire Whether you live in Roseville, North Lake Tahoe or in between, the North Fork American River Shaded Fuel Break project will protect everyone in Placer County from the damaging effects of a large wildfire. This area, nestled in the state’s vital Interstate 80 corridor, hosts over 5,500 business and residential structures and $3.2 billion in assets are at risk if should it be compromised by a wildfire. Learn more about why this CAL FIRE Nevada Yuba Placer Unit project was also a top priority for the state and how it helps our county get wildfire prepared! Watch the video Placer supervisors approve series of urgency ordinances in response to COVID-19 The Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved a series of cost-saving ordinances in response to the COVID-19 emergency, including delaying annual adjustments to impact fees and suspending penalties and interest for unremitted transient occupancy taxes. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events Planning Commission meeting, May 14, 10 a.m. Information Civil Service Commission meeting, May 11, 3:30 p.m. Information Cannabis Code Enforcement hearing, May 13, 10 a.m. Information CANCELED - West Placer Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 13 CANCELED - Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 13 CANCELED - North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 12 CANCELED - North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, May 14 To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more County jobs website is updated regularly Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Share this message Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  12. New COVID-19 testing sites open in Roseville and Kings Beach New COVID-19 testing sites are accepting appointments today in Kings Beach and Roseville. An additional site is planned for Grass Valley in neighboring Nevada County. Visit https://lhi.care/covidtesting (or call 1-888-634-1123 during business hours) to see if you are eligible for a test and make an appointment. In Kings Beach, the North Tahoe Event Center will serve as the testing site. In Roseville, At The Grounds will serve as the testing site. **NOTE: If you experience difficulties making an appointment using the OptumServe website on a mobile device, please try making an appointment via a desktop computer. We are working with OptumServe to resolve issues. OptumServe has also informed the county that they are in the process of updating test screening criteria on the website. Annual budget review slated for tomorrow's Board of Supervisors meeting Our annual budget review is taking place during tomorrow's Board of Supervisors meeting. Residents are encouraged to weigh in and provide their comments. The meeting time has moved from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in hopes of more public participation. The budget discussion will begin at 5 p.m. Learn how you can participate remotely Feel the #TahoeLove Together with the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association, we launched the Stronger Together campaign to encourage the North Lake Tahoe community to rally together in support of one another during this difficult time. Visit the Stronger Together website for community and mental health resources; local business, restaurant and gift card offerings; public health resources and more. Show your #TahoeLove, here Application for pandemic unemployment assistance now open Pandemic unemployment assistance is available to help unemployed Californians who are business owners, self-employed, independent contractors, have limited work history, or are otherwise not usually eligible for regular state unemployment insurance benefits. The assistance is for those who are out of business or whose services are significantly reduced as a direct result of the pandemic. Learn more Apply for Paycheck Protection Program assistance The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. The Small Business Association will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities. Learn more Audiobooks: Chewing gum for your ears We have more online audiobook titles than you can shake a stick at. Audiobooks can be enjoyed during your walk, while folding that tenth load of laundry or while you sip your morning coffee. Start your search with our Library's website. Don't have a library card? No problem. We can set you up online. Get started Support your local farmer Farmers in Placer County need our help now more than ever. There are several ways you can get your hands on fresh, healthy produce and other products. Visit a local farmers' market: Tuesdays in Roseville, Saturdays in Auburn and Thursdays in Tahoe City (starting May 14). Or you can shop local markets and order produce boxes online. Learn more at PlacerGROWN's website Prepaid parking reservations required at Hidden Falls Park We love that Hidden Falls Regional Park in North Auburn is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The park has a lot to offer but there are some things you should know before you go. Prepaid parking reservations are required every day, until further notice, to help reduce the number of motorists driving into the park and being turned away. Our parking reservation system is available online. Learn more Our Museum curators answer your questions! Our Museums team has a new feature to help everyone get their Placer County history fix. Visit our Museums website's "Ask a Curator" feature, which answers questions from the community, such as: Did Auburn have fighting bulls and bears during the Gold Rush? Submit your questions today. Learn more Start your large or small home improvement project online with eServices Spring into your home improvement project with our eServices online program. From garage conversions and granny flats to room additions, swimming pools and more, eServices has you covered online - no need for a visit. We can even inspect some projects remotely through our new video inspection program. Get started, online Shop with a heart, shop local Help small businesses in Placer County by purchasing gift cards online or ordering takeout or delivery. The friendly folks at Visit Placer created a growing list of businesses throughout the county that need support during this difficult time. Don't forget: Tomorrow is Takeout Tuesday! So order and tip big! Find a business near you Help first responders, take the 2020 Census Now is our chance to help public health officials and emergency responders identify the resources they need to protect our communities. 2020 Census data will inform funding for hospitals, clinics and emergency services across the country. Complete the census online, by phone or mail. Learn more at placercounts.org Send us feedback on this newsletter Stay connected with us
  13. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @1849gemstack on Instagram, was captured in Foresthill. State stay-at-home order still applies as Placer health order expires As of Saturday, May 2, Placer County’s local health officer order will expire and residents will be guided by the governor’s Executive Order to shelter in place — removing any confusion over areas of difference between the two orders. This transition will allow a local focus on planning for a phased reopening in partnership with local governments, health care, business and other stakeholders, as well as regional and state partners. Learn more Board of Supervisors requests public comment for annual budget review Budget discussions are prompting the Placer County Board of Supervisors to change the time of its regularly scheduled public meeting on May 5 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to encourage community participation. Supervisors will hear budget presentations for the next fiscal year budget, which begins July 1. The budget discussion is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. and residents are urged to provide input remotely. Learn more Join Placer County’s FlashVote Community As we move into COVID-19 recovery efforts, your feedback is vital to help us figure out what you need from us. Join our FlashVote community and give us your input on the issues you care about in seconds, from any device, anytime. Sign up What projects would proposed sales tax increase fund? The Placer County Board of Supervisors has approved a comprehensive expenditure plan identifying which major transportation and traffic improvements are proposed for funding in South Placer should voters decide to pass a ballot measure that would increase the sales tax by a half cent. Learn more Governor's order still applies in North Lake Tahoe With Placer County’s local health order expiring May 2, county officials and the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association are reminding would-be-visitors that while they are preparing now for when North Tahoe reopens, that date still depends on the state’s timeline for loosening physical distancing requirements. Learn more May is Wildfire Awareness Month The month of May marks Wildfire Awareness Month. Visit the county’s Ready Placer website as well as CAL FIRE’s Ready for Wildfire website to learn more about how you can participate in the comfort of your own home. You can also tune into next week’s Board of Supervisors meeting for a fire season update. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events CANCELED - Parcel Review Committee, May 4 CANCELED - Foresthill Forum meeting, May 4 Board of Supervisors Meeting, May 5, 12:30 p.m. Information CANCELED - Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 6 CANCELED - Squaw Valley Design Review Committee, May 7 CANCELED - Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, May 7 To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State and local public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following social distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  14. Special message from our Board of Supervisors Our Board of Supervisors and County Executive Officer want you to know that you have our full support during these unprecedented times. Watch our latest video to learn how we’re doing our part to help as you do your part to protect your families, friends and neighbors. Watch video Affected by COVID-19? Help is available. Sometimes you just need a helping hand. Visit the COVID-19 Community Resources webpage to learn about food, housing, utilities, childcare, mental health assistance and more support available to Placer County residents affected by COVID-19. Learn more Thank you, essential workers ❤️ Thank you to all the frontline workers for taking care of our sick, keeping us safe and fed, teaching our children (remotely) and so much more. We deeply appreciate everything you do. Free one-on-one business advising Need help sustaining your business through COVID-19? Schedule a free one-on-one appointment with a business advisor - an industry expert who can help business owners navigate U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications, marketing, finance, securing loans and more. Connect with a business advisor eServices: your new tool for online permit applications and more Submit commercial and residential development project permit applications online. Permit review and approval is conducted electronically, and inspectors can complete the process via Skype for some types of new construction. Homeowners can now apply for building permits online without having to go through a licensed contractor. Get your project started Library e-cards now available online Looking to check out an e-book and don’t have a Placer County Library card? No problem. Apply for a library e-card online. You can also use your e-card to check out audiobooks and other online resources. Get started Support your local restaurant on Takeout Tuesdays Support your favorite restaurant during National Takeout Tuesday. Local restaurants need your help now more than ever. Be sure to tip BIG. Find a restaurant near you at Visit Placer’s COVID-19 resource page. Find a restaurant Opting outside? What to know before you go. Our parks and trails are open so you can enjoy open space, fresh air and some exercise, too. But we need you to do your part to keep or parks open. Please follow physical distancing guidelines while you share the trail so everyone can enjoy their visit. Temps are increasing so be sure to bring plenty of fluid to stay hydrated. Find a park near you On the menu: Farm fresh produce Farm fresh produce and other goods are available at PlacerGrown certified farmers’ markets in Roseville (Tuesdays) and Auburn (Saturdays). Enjoy the benefits of healthy food and open-air markets (social distancing required) while supporting our agriculture industry in Placer County. Plan your visit Be part of our 2020 Time Capsule Project Our Museums Division would like you to help us to document how our communities are feeling and coping during this time when history is in the making right before our eyes. Participate in an online survey so future generations may have a better understanding of how we experienced the COVID-19 global pandemic. Responses will be preserved at the Placer County Archive. Any insight you can provide will be greatly appreciated! Launch time capsule The 2020 Census is here. Can we count on you? Participate in the 2020 Census. The Census will inform how millions of federal dollars reach Placer County over the next 10 years. By filling out the Census form, we can impact how much money is allocated to roads and highways, emergency services, and parks and more! Take the survey, be counted Send us feedback on this newsletter Stay connected with us
  15. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @mattfraser9 on Instagram, was captured at Foresthill. County update on the COVID-19 pandemic The county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic was discussed at length at the recent meeting of the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The health officer provided an update, the CEO shared the state of county operations and the board discussed some of the considerations that factor into state and local conversations about gradually reopening while protecting our community’s health. Watch the board meeting here. Supervisors see light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel The Placer County Board of Supervisors and CEO want to reassure residents that the county is preparing for the day the governor reopens the state to more business. Watch video New ordinance enhances fire protection efforts A new Hazardous Vegetation Ordinance has been adopted by the Board of Supervisors to enhance defensible space efforts in time for the start of fire season. The ordinance seeks to enhance defensible space on county unincorporated land by creating consistent guidelines and encouraging compliance through a streamlined appeals process. Learn more Join local health officials for a Tahoe COVID-19 community conference call Join local county and hospital health officials next week for Moonshine Ink's Tahoe Talks as they give a healthcare update with Tahoe residents. Email tahoetalks@moonshineink.com to sign up and be part of this community conversation. Learn more Historic Placer County Courthouse lights up blue in support of essential workers The colonnade of Placer County’s historic courthouse in Auburn will beam blue in honor of essential workers and those battling COVID-19. Historical buildings and area landmarks across the nation have been displaying blue lights in solidarity of all essential workers, individuals battling COVID-19 and those that have lost their lives. Nearly two dozen blue lights were installed on the enclosed base of Placer County’s courthouse dome in recognition of our community’s frontline workers who are battling the pandemic. See a video of the courthouse here. Multi-family residential development slated for North Auburn Our Planning Commission last week voted to approve the Gateway Commons Subdivision development project in North Auburn, which may include multi-family residential units that could help boost the county’s “attainable housing” supply. Read more Placer County launches remote video inspection program Contractors and homeowners can now connect with county building inspectors virtually and receive same-day approval on projects with Placer County Community Development Resource Agency’s new remote video inspection program. Read more Resurfacing projects for 132 miles of county roads scheduled to start in May More than 132 miles of county roads will be resurfaced starting in May after the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved $4.5 million in contract work. Check out what roads are being worked on. Read More Celebrate Earth Day, everyday This Wednesday was Earth Day. There were many ways to celebrate while still maintaining physical distancing. Here were some of our recommendations that are good for everyday. You can make a compost pile by using kitchen scraps to add nutrients to your soil. You can visit a local farmers’ market. You can also learn about county recycling efforts, how to reduce your food waste, or gardening tips. Join our county as we celebrate Earth day, everyday. Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. Active Projects Upcoming public meetings and events Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee, April 28, 4 p.m. Information To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. Upcoming community events State and local public health guidance directs all non-essential gatherings to be postponed or canceled until further notice. Learn more PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following social distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.

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