County Administrative Officer's fate up in the air
Jack Ingstad’s future as the county’s chief administrative officer is scheduled to be discussed behind closed doors on Tuesday, April 10.
The Board of Supervisors are expected to decide whether to accept the budget officer’s informal resignation offer, or keep Ingstad in the post he has held for nearly seven years.
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County gets approval and advice from independent auditor
Plumas County doesn’t have as much money as it used to. But at least it’s doing a good job keeping track of it.
An independent auditor gave the county passing grades for accounting after reviewing the books for the 2010-11 fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2011.
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Spring garden and food workshop series on tap
Plumas Rural Services Community Food Network is kicking off spring with a series of three free workshops on food production and use.
The Backyard Farming 101 Workshop will happen Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Quincy. This urban homesteading workshop will cover intensive gardening, raising chickens for meat and eggs, care and use of miniature dairy goats, and how to read a soil test and troubleshoot soil deficiencies. A soup lunch will be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
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School district requested officers’ presence at Greenville meeting
The presence of four Plumas County sheriff’s deputies at Wednesday’s school board meeting in Greenville didn’t go unnoticed.
In response to public queries, Sheriff Greg Hagwood said the deputies attended the meeting at the request of the Plumas Unified School District administration.
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Forest Service attorney denies comment
In a letter to Feather Publishing dated March 28, Forest Service attorney Jamie Rosen denies that he told Indian Valley logger Randy Pew, “I don’t care about you. I don’t care about your family, the people who work for you, or your county.”
Rosen called Pew’s and Pew consultant Bill Wickman’s comments “false statements.”
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