Washoe County Treasurer Advises of Review of Refund Calculation; Minimal Impact on Delay Expected

Washoe County Treasurer Advises of Review of Refund Calculation; Minimal Impact on Delay Expected

The process of issuing refunds to Incline Village/Crystal Bay taxpayers will have a temporary delay, as the Washoe County Treasurer’s Office reviews the process. A provision in Nevada Revised Statutes, (NRS) 361.4725, calls for an additional amount to be taxed on a parcel following certain fluctuations in taxable value of property. To qualify, the taxable […]

Sierra Fire Protection District Chief Resigns Due to Recent Health Developments

Washoe County, CA…Sierra Fire Protection District Chief Mike Greene, who recently underwent emergency surgery for a cardiac pacemaker, has announced his resignation effective November 10, 2011, on the advice of his physician. The Board of Fire Commissioners for Sierra Fire is expected to take action at its October 25, 2011 meeting to accept the resignation. […]

Open House Planned To Showcase Proposed Dollar Creek Shared Use Trail

Placer County, working in partnership with the California Tahoe Conservancy and North Tahoe Public Utility District (NTPUD), is hosting an informational open house regarding the proposed Dollar Creek Shared-Use Trail. Residents and others interested are encouraged to attend, receive information, and share their thoughts regarding the trail. The open house will take place on Tuesday, […]

Board Seeks Candidates for Hazardous Vegetation Management Panel

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is seeking candidates to serve on both an eastern or western Placer County hearing body established by a new county ordinance that seeks to ensure that dried vegetation on unimproved lots doesn’t become a fire hazard. Placer County’s Hazardous Vegetation Abatement ordinance was expanded to select areas in the […]

2011/12 Secured Tax Bills to Be Mailed October 14, 2011

Nevada County…..The 2011-12 Secured Tax Bills will be mailed on October 14th, 2011. The first installment must be postmarked by December 12th, 2011 and the second installment must be postmarked by April 10th, 2012. Mail Payments to: Tina M. Vernon, Nevada County Tax Collector, PO Box 128, Nevada City, CA 95959 or visit the website […]

Placer County Concerned About Need For Reliable Realignment Funding

Placer County added its voice Tuesday to a growing chorus of counties calling for adequate, secure funding to handle parolees and lower-risk criminal offenders who will be shifted from state to county responsibility beginning this week. Known as public safety realignment, the program is shifting to counties greater responsibility for handling many adult parolees and […]

Washoe County Commission Meeting Highlights for October 11, 2011

Below are highlights of some of the actions taken by the Board of Washoe County Commissioners at its October 11th meeting. Reduced Flood Insurance Premiums: The Board approved the Community Rating System Renewal Application to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). NFIP allows communities which provide additional protection to properties in the Federal Emergency Management […]

Washoe County Manager Inducted into Nevada Association of Counties’ Honor Roll

At its 2011 annual conference in Churchill County last week, the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO) announced the recipients of its Legislator of the Year Award, Participatory Democracy Award and inductee into NACO’s Honor Roll. Washoe County Manager Katy Simon was inducted into NACO’s Honor Roll, which recognizes individuals for their special achievement in and […]