Plumas County Supervisors vote to terminate Ingstad
Jack Ingstad’s tenure as the county’s administrative officer is over.
County supervisors voted unanimously in closed session Tuesday morning, April 10, to terminate Ingstad’s contract, ending two weeks of speculation over his future with Plumas County.
Ingstad told Feather Publishing his last day would be April 18. "It is time to go," he said.
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County leaders pledge support to AB 109 committee
Two weeks after local criminal justice officials complained about the county’s lack of support, two county leaders said they would do whatever it takes to help.
Supervisor Lori Simpson and County Counsel Craig Settlemire pledged their support to an executive committee’s effort to implement state inmate realignment in Plumas County.
“I pledge to you that I am going to be available to address any components that have to deal with this (Assembly Bill 109),” Settlemire said.
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Uniforms? Closed campuses? 7-11 committee explores the minutiea
Indian Valley Editor
Indian Valley School Closure and Consolidation Committee members were visibly drooping by the time they were ready to vote their approval Thursday, April 5, on their recommendations to the Plumas Unified School District board of directors.
The time was after 9 p.m., and member Lisa Smith had long since passed around homemade brownies to all in attendance.
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PG&E to increase flows on the North Fork of the Feather River this week
According to Paul Moreno of PG&E, river flows in the Belden Reach of the Feather River are now back to normal.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will increase water flows in the Belden Reach of the North Fork of the Feather River on Wednesday through Friday while the Belden Powerhouse is off line for planned improvements on electric transmission lines and equipment.
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Participants pleased with recent business summit
Spring snow didn’t deter more than 70 business owners from attending the Plumas Business Summit held March 26 at Nakoma Golf Resort.
And those who braved the weather weren’t disappointed. Audrey Ellis, executive director of the Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, one of the event’s co-sponsors, said attendees gave the event high marks in their exit surveys.
“We were very pleased; we got very good feedback,” Ellis said. On a scale of one to five, with five being the highest, those responding gave perfect marks to the location and the food, as well as some of the speakers and a presentation by Feather River College students on marketing.
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