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September MAC Meeting Cancelled

The September 4, 2019 MAC Meeting cancelled. The next regularly scheduled MAC meeting is Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Please note: regular meetings take place on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00PM unless otherwise noticed.

New Granite Bay Alert Posted

A number of projects have been proposed that will have an impact on the community and are in various stages of submittal at County. Click here to learn more about them.

August MAC Meeting Summary

Supervisor Report:
If Supervisor Kirk Uhler is not present, Ashley Brown will present.

Industrial Hemp Update:
Placer County staff will provide an overview of recent changes in state and federal law regarding industrial hemp that will likely result in its legalization and regulation as an agricultural crop. As part of the process to begin developing county policy and regulation, county staff are conducing outreach and seeking input from the public regarding what hemp is, its legal status, potential concerns, how it is differentiated from cannabis, and how industrial hemp might one day fit into Placer County’s landscape.
Presenter: Josh Huntsinger, Placer County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures

Winery and Farm Brewery Zoning Text Amendment:
County staff will provide an overview of the proposed Winery and Farm Brewery Zoning Text Amendment, including key components of the CEQA analysis and policy considerations. Staff will also provide an overviewof the county’s approval process and information on opportunities for public input on this item, including future public hearings before the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.
Presenter: Crystal Jacobsen, Planning Services Division

Placer County Sustainability Plan (Climate Action Plan):
County staff will provide a brief overview of the proposed Placer County Sustainability Plan, including proposed Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission reduction measures, adaptation strategies, and implementation plan. Staff will also provide an overview of the county’s approval process and information on opportunities for public input on the plan, including future community workshops and public hearings before the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.
Presenter: Crystal Jacobsen, Planning Services Division

Placer County Moves Forward On 179 Acres of Forest Thinning To Reduce Wildfire Risk

The French Meadows Forest Restoration Project took a step forward with the Placer County Board of Supervisors voting to award a contract to execute forest thinning on an additional 179 acres of the forest health project. Click here to read more.

Community Workshops for Placer Sustainability Plan Set For August

Community members are invited to attend two upcoming workshops to learn more about and provide input on the proposed Placer County Sustainability Plan.

The plan outlines ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and manage climate risks that threaten property value, natural resources and quality of life.

Click here to read more.

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