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County Redistricting Process Continues...Advisory Redistricting Commission Meets on October 14th

10/5/21

The process of revising Placer County’s supervisorial district boundaries is now well underway!

The first meeting of the Advisory Redistricting Commission will occur on Thursday, October 14th at 6:00 PM in the Planning Commission Chambers at 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. The Commission will conduct a Public Workshop to review draft redistricting plans for the County’s five supervisorial districts.

The Redistricting Placer interactive website https://www.placer.ca.gov/redistricting , is a roadmap for how residents can participate in redrawing Placer’s supervisorial district boundaries to reflect population changes reported in the 2020 Census.

The Placer County Board of Supervisors in February voted to appoint the Placer County Planning Commission to act as the Advisory Redistricting Commission to draw redistricting maps, which will ultimately be brought forward to the public and board for formal review and adoption.

The following residents serve on the Advisory Redistricting Commission: Samuel Cannon, District 1; Nathan Herzog, District 2; Anthony DeMattei, District 3; Daniel Woodward, District 4; Anders Hauge, District 5; Larry Sevison, At-Large East of Sierra Crest; Richard Johnson, At-Large West of Sierra Crest.

Redistricting takes place every 10 years after the federal census. Using the Census data, county officials realign supervisorial districts in their counties, accounting for shifts in population growth since the last Census and assuring equal representation for their constituents in compliance with the “one-person, one-vote” principle of the Voting Rights Act.

Granite Bay MAC Meetings Resume In Person, Online Participation Option Remains

10/5/21

Get involved with your community and stay informed by attending Granite Bay MAC meetings, which are now held live, in person at the Granite Bay Library, 6475 Douglas Blvd. Members of the public may still view and participate from the comfort of home via ZOOM. On the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meets and discusses development, conservation, traffic and public safety issues in Granite Bay. Learn more about the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council, find out who your fellow citizen representatives are, review agendas and more by visiting Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council | Placer County, CA

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, October 6th at 6:00 PM

Agenda with ZOOM link: www.placer.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_10062021-3959.

Planning Commissioner and Granite Bay Resident Receives Presidential Appointment to American Battle Monuments Commission

10/5/21

President Joe Biden has appointed Placer County Planning Commissioner and retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Dan Woodward, of Granite Bay, to the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC). In this role, Woodward will work closely with ABMC Secretary Lt. Gen. (ret) Mark P. Hertling, to support the agency and its efforts to honor more than 200,000 fallen at its sites in 17 countries, including the United States.

“As a Commissioner, I look forward to the opportunity to continue serving our nation by supporting the sacred mission of honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country and the liberties we hold dear,” said Woodward. “I’m honored to be appointed Commissioner and to help this agency’s efforts to continue to ensure that the service, courage and sacrifice commemorated at ABMC’s sites are not forgotten.”

Learn more about the American Battle Monuments Commission here: https://www.abmc.gov/.

October MAC Meeting Summary

10/1/21

MAC Member Briefing – Cottonwood Dam/Miner’s Ravine Channel Restoration Update
A short update on the status of the proposed Cottonwood Dam/Miner’s Ravine Channel Restoration project.
Presenter: Gary Flanagan

Supervisor Report:
District 4 Projects Report
Led by Supervisor Jones

Subcommittee Reports:

  1. Granite Bay Community Plan Workshop Update
  2. Natural Resources, Open Space & Trails Committee Update

September MAC Meeting Summary

8/28/21

Staff Briefing – Update to the 2019 Douglas Blvd Community Discussion and Granite Bay Circulation Element
Staff will provide an update on Douglas Blvd. as well as the Olive Ranch Rd. closure and answer questions that have been raised by community members.
Presenter: Ken Grehm, Director, Dept. of Public Works

Builder Briefing – Premier Soleil update
A Premier Homes representative will provide an update on the progress at Premier Soleil at Douglas Blvd. & Auburn Folsom Rd.
Presenter: Stefan Horstschraer, VP Development & Special Projects, Premier Homes

Staff Briefing – Granite Bay Development Update
Staff will provide an overview of approved, underway, and proposed projects in Granite Bay and discuss the County’s Improvement Plan approval process and construction inspection role.
Presenters: Chris Schmidt, Planning, Adrian Compton, Engineering-Improvement Plan Review, Matt Bartholomew, Engineering- Construction Inspection

Supervisor Report:
District 4 Projects Report
Led by Supervisor Jones

Subcommittee Reports:

  1. Granite Bay Community Plan Workshop Update
  2. Natural Resources, Open Space & Trails Committee Update

Stay Informed About Placer County Redistricting...

8/28/21

The process of revising Placer County’s supervisorial district boundaries is underway!

A number of community meetings have been held, the most recent and most well attended was just last Wednesday at the Granite Bay Library. Even though the community meetings have ended, you can still participate!

The Redistricting Placer interactive website https://www.placer.ca.gov/redistricting , is a roadmap for how residents can participate in redrawing Placer’s supervisorial district boundaries to reflect population changes reported in the 2020 Census.

The Placer County Board of Supervisors in February voted to appoint the Placer County Planning Commission to act as the Advisory Redistricting Commission to draw redistricting maps, which will ultimately be brought forward to the public and board for formal review and adoption.

The following residents serve on the Advisory Redistricting Commission: Samuel Cannon, District 1; Nathan Herzog, District 2; Anthony DeMattei, District 3; Daniel Woodward, District 4; Anders Hauge, District 5; Larry Sevison, At-Large East of Sierra Crest; Richard Johnson, At-Large West of Sierra Crest.

Redistricting takes place every 10 years after the federal census. Using the Census data, county officials realign supervisorial districts in their counties, accounting for shifts in population growth since the last Census and assuring equal representation for their constituents in compliance with the “one-person, one-vote” principle of the Voting Rights Act.

Granite Bay MAC Meetings Continue To Be Held Remotely

8/28/21

Get involved with your community and stay informed by attending Granite Bay MAC meetings from the comfort of your home via ZOOM. On the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meets and discusses development, conservation, traffic and public safety issues in Granite Bay. Learn more about the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council, find out who your fellow citizen representatives are, review agendas and more by visiting Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council | Placer County, CA.

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, September 1st at 6:00 PM

Agenda with ZOOM link: www.placer.ca.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_09012021-3921

Planning Commission Tables Proposed Housing Element, Rezone for Further Study and Public Comment

8/28/21

At the July 22nd Planning Commission meeting, the Commission heard public comment and a presentation on Housing Related Code Ammendments, General Plan Ammendment, Zoning Text Ammendment and Rezone and voted unanimously to table the items for further study. Periodic updates of the General Plan are required for compliance with changing State Law and Federal Regulations. The Commission decided that the complex issues involved had not been adequately noticed or explained to the public, and the far reaching nature of the ammendments required further scrutiny. This will come before the Planning Commission again in October.

August MAC Meeting Summary

7/30/21

Staff Briefing – Granite Bay Parks & Trails:
Baldwin Reservoir Trail Connection: Placer County and City of Folsom staff will discuss a proposed trail connection between Baldwin Reservoir and the City of Folsom trail system.
Presenter: Andy Fisher, Parks Administrator, Dept. of Public Works

Staff Briefing – Olive Ranch Rd. Closure, Bridge Construction:
Staff will give a presentation on the construction of the Olive Ranch Road Box Culvert/Bridge and the related closure of Olive Ranch Road.
Presenter: Ken Grehm, Director, Dept. of Public Works

MAC Member Briefing – Cottonwood Dam Habitat Restoration:
MAC member Gary Flanagan will give a presentation on the proposed habitat restoration at the Cottonwood Dam site.
Presenter: Gary Flanagan

Supervisor Report:
Discussion of the Housing Related Code Amendments, General Plan Amendment, Zoning Text Amendment, Rezone.
Led by Supervisor Jones

Subcommittee Reports:

  1. Granite Bay Community Plan Workshop update
  2. Natural Resources, Open Space & Trails Committee update

Placer County Redistricting Commission Public Meetings...

7/30/21

The process of revising Placer County’s supervisorial district boundaries is underway!

South Placer residents are invited to join Redistricting Placer presentations - in Roseville at The Martha Riley Library on August 23rd at 5:00 PM, and at the Granite Bay Library on August 25th at 5:30 PM. Visit the Redistricting Placer’s full calendar web page for meeting details. Members of the commission are hoping to receive input from the public before they receive final 2020 Census population data, expected in September.

Residents are invited to join Redistricting Placer presentations at upcoming city council presentations in Auburn, Rocklin, Lincoln and Loomis, as well as future subregional informational meetings later this summer. Visit the Redistricting Placer’s full calendar web page for meeting details. Members of the commission are hoping to receive input from the public before they receive final 2020 Census population data, expected in September.

The Redistricting Placer interactive website https://www.placer.ca.gov/redistricting, is a roadmap for how residents can participate in redrawing Placer’s supervisorial district boundaries to reflect population changes reported in the 2020 Census.

Full meeting details are available on the Redistricting Placer website, and Residents can stay up to date on redistricting in Placer County by subscribing to Redistricting Placer informational updates at the Redistricting Placer website: https://www.placer.ca.gov/redistricting.

Placer County’s redistricting presentation at the City of Roseville’s City Council meeting June 16 is available to watch online: City Council Meeting of June 16, 2021 - City of Roseville, CA - YouTube.

The Placer County Board of Supervisors in February voted to appoint the Placer County Planning Commission to act as the Advisory Redistricting Commission to draw redistricting maps, which will ultimately be brought forward to the public and board for formal review and adoption.

The following residents serve on the Advisory Redistricting Commission: Samuel Cannon, District 1; Nathan Herzog, District 2; Anthony DeMattei, District 3; Daniel Woodward, District 4; Anders Hauge, District 5; Larry Sevison, At-Large East of Sierra Crest; Richard Johnson, At-Large West of Sierra Crest.

Redistricting takes place every 10 years after the federal census. Using the Census data, county officials realign supervisorial districts in their counties, accounting for shifts in population growth since the last Census and assuring equal representation for their constituents in compliance with the “one-person, one-vote” principle of the Voting Rights Act.

Historic Conservation Program Commemorated

7/30/21

After nearly 20 years in development, the historic Placer County Conservation Program was commemorated at a signing ceremony last week in rural Lincoln. The program covers more than 260,000 acres of land in western Placer County and Lincoln – helping to protect covered fish and wildlife species and their habitats while streamlining planning and permitting for future urban and rural growth with construction and maintenance of infrastructure. Learn more.

Planning Commission Tables Proposed Housing Element, Rezone for Further Study and Public Comment

7/30/21

At the July 22nd Planning Commission meeting, the Commission heard public comment and a presentation on Housing Related Code Ammendments, General Plan Ammendment, Zoning Text Ammendment and Rezone and voted unanimously to table the items for further study. Periodic updates of the General Plan are required for compliance with changing State Law and Federal Regulations. The Commission decided that the complex issues involved had not been adequately noticed or explained to the public, and the far reaching nature of the ammendments required further scrutiny. This will come before the Planning Commission again at a date TBD. Supervisor Jones will lead a discussion on this topic at the Granite Bay MAC meeting on August 4th, 2021.