Council votes ‘yes’ to $64,000 questions
For the next four months, Portola water customers will not have to pay for their water usage in order to give a group of citizens time to receive and review responses to questions put before the city regarding rate increases implemented last summer.
Ratepayers will still receive bills and their sewer and solid waste fees will remain the same. They will also be billed the basic water facility charge, based on the size of their water connection. But the water itself will be free.
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CHP to step up Highway 147 enforcement
During the next several weeks, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be sharpening its focus on unsafe driving behaviors on Highway 147 between Hamilton Branch and Canyon Dam. This enhanced effort comes at the request of several residents in the area who have reported unsafe speeds and other reckless driving in the community.
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Treatment plant study prompts feedback
Two weeks after an engineer’s report outlined the feasibility of building a new wastewater treatment plant for the American Valley, the feedback is coming in.
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PUSD board changes time and location of special meeting
The governing board of Plumas Unified School District has changed the time and location of its special meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 22. The meeting will now start at 6 p.m. in the Quincy High School cafeteria.
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County accepting public bids to run temporary tourism Website
Wanted: Tourism marketing Website for Plumas County.
When: The end of March until June 30.
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Board postpones decision - Teachers vote no confidence
As their Feb. 8 meeting stretched toward 10:30 p.m., members of the Plumas Unified School District governing board voted unanimously to postpone a decision on teacher layoffs until a special meeting Feb. 22.
Bret Cook made the motion. “Given the comments we’ve heard tonight,” he said, “I think it would give the public more confidence” if the vote were postponed.
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