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County balances budget - barely

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
6/17/2010


For the time being the county general fund budget appears to be in some form of relative balance, although county officials fear that may be a temporary state.

The nerve-wracking question mark looming over the upcoming fiscal year will be $375,000 in penalties and interest from unpaid property taxes that could arrive in the county counsel budget, but might not come in on schedule.

Read more: County balances budget - barely

Plumas County election wrap-up

6/16/2010

Delaine Fragnoli - Managing Editor

Dick Lundy and Jon Kennedy are headed for a November runoff for the District 5 supervisor seat.

Lundy finished last Tuesday’s balloting with 48.99 percent of the vote, just short of the 50 percent plus one vote he needed to win outright.

Kennedy garnered 43.69 percent, 102 votes behind Lundy. Ralph Wittick collected 7.06 percent of the vote.

Read more: Plumas County election wrap-up

Bluegrass in Chester Park June 26

M. Kate West
Chester Editor
6/17/2010

    
    What could make an afternoon more enjoyable than sitting by the North Fork of the Feather River under the shade trees in the Chester Park while enjoying the drifting melodies of live music and sharing a tasty micro-brewed beer?

Read more: Bluegrass in Chester Park June 26

Quincy Community Service District weighs system repairs

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
6/16/2010

The Quincy Community Service District board took the first major step in a process to possibly repair the district’s sewer system at the Tuesday, June 10, board meeting.

The board has been discussing issues with the system for years.

Read more: Quincy Community Service District weighs system repairs

County proposes taking over tourism functions

Editor's note: For an updated story on this subject, see " Plumas County balances budget - barely."

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
6/16/2010


    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.

Read more: County proposes taking over tourism functions


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