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July MAC Meeting Summary

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

Granite Bay Congregate Living Health Facility:
The MAC is being asked to make a recommendation to the Planning Commission on the proposed Granite Bay Congregate Living Health Facility. The proposedproject wouldincludethe operation ofan 18-bed extended care home in an existing single-family residence at 3140 Spahn Ranch Road. The project is locatedon a 4.11-acre parcel (APN 467-090-009-000) that is designated Rural Low Density Residential in theGranite Bay Community Plan and is zoned RS-AG-B-40 (Residential Single Family, combining Agriculture, minimum building site of 40,000 square feet). The projectapplicant, 421 San Juan LLC, is requesting approval ofa Rezoning to RA-B-40 (Residential Agriculture, minimum building site of 40,000 square feet); a Conditional Use Permit to allow for the operation of an extended care facility on the property; and a Variance to section 17.54.060B(7) of the Zoning Ordinance to allow for nine off-street parking spaces where 18 are required. The project would include renovations to the interior of the existing 5,800 square-foot home, as well as a 700 square-foot addition to northeast corner of the building and a 2,000 square-foot addition to on the south side of the structure. The project would also include the expansion of a driveway bridge over an unnamed tributary of Linda Creek, driveway widening to provide adequate turning radii, demolition of an existing garage, and construction of a turn-around to the east of the residence to accommodate emergency vehicles.
Presenter: Christopher Schmidt, Senior Planner

Major Milestone Achieved for Highly-Anticipated Placer County Conservation Program

In a major milestone, following several years of work by local governments and state and federal regulatory agencies, the draft Placer County Conservation Program and accompanying environmental impact study were published on June 21 in the Federal Register by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Click here to read more.

Placer Supervisors Approve $960.5 Million Draft Budget

The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a draft, balanced budget of $960.5 million for the next fiscal year - $10.4 million lower than last year’s final budget of $970.9 million.

The budget protects core operations, services and programs, continues to fund capital infrastructure projects prioritized by the Board of Supervisors and maintains reserves to guard against harder economic times.

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Placer County Launches New eServices For Commercial and Residential Projects

Customers with commercial and residential projects can now look up zoning requirements, apply for permits and more from the comfort of their home, business or mobile workplace anywhere, anytime, online.

The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency this week launched its new eServices program, which offers customers continuous access to services that typically require a visit to CDRA offices in Auburn or Tahoe City.

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June MAC Meeting Cancelled

The June 5, 2019 MAC Meeting cancelled and in Observance of the Independence Day Holiday, the July Granite Bay MAC Meeting has been rescheduled for Wed., July 10, 2019. Please note: regular meetings take place on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00PM unless otherwise noticed.

June MAC Meeting Cancelled

The June 5, 2019 MAC Meeting cancelled and in Observance of the Independence Day Holiday, the July Granite Bay MAC Meeting has been rescheduled for Wed., July 10, 2019. Please note: regular meetings take place on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00PM unless otherwise noticed.

County to Move Forward In Developing 2-1-1 System

With direction from the Board of Supervisors, Placer County will move forward in developing a 2-1-1 information and referral system.

2-1-1 provides free online and telephone support to community members to connect them with resources ranging from disaster aid to health and human services. Nationwide, 2-1-1 is found in all 50 states and in 38 California counties. Placer had previously been the largest county in the state without 2-1-1 service.

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More Than 137 Acres in Auburn Approved For Permanent Conservation

Over 137 acres of agricultural land and blue oak woodland are planned for conservation in North Auburn, with the Placer County Board of Supervisors today approving the use of $205,000 of Placer Legacy open space funds. The funding will contribute to an agricultural conservation easement that will be held by the private nonprofit Placer Land Trust.

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Placer County Continues Its Investment in Road Maintenance This Summer

Nearly 12 miles of county-maintained roads are planned for pavement overlay this summer.

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a $4.7 million contract agreement with Teichert Construction for the work, set to begin in June.

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Landlord-Tenant Training Workshop Coming June 19

Continuing their commitment to creating affordable housing solutions, Placer County and City of Roseville are co-hosting a landlord-tenant training workshop June 19 in North Auburn.

“This is a great opportunity for existing and potential landlords to learn about the incentives and benefits of partnering with the City of Roseville and Placer County voucher programs,” said Roseville Housing Manager Danielle Foster.

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May MAC Meeting Summary

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

Granite Bay Community Plan Circulation Element:
PlacerCountyPublic Works and Planning staff will provide a status update on the County's review of the Granite Bay Circulation Element, including feedback received at recent community transportation workshops. The presentation will also include an overview of current and long range transportation system operations as well as new California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines related to the impacts of transportation on the environment. Presenter: Stephanie Holloway, Senior Civil Engineer, Transportation Planning Division (20 minutes)

Countywide Park and Trail Master Plan:
The Municipal Advisory Council is being asked to make a recommendation to the Placer County Planning Commission on the draft Countywide Park and Trail Master Plan. Staff will provide an overview of the final draft of the proposed Countywide Park and Trail Master Plan, which is anticipated to be presented to the Placer County Planning Commission for action in the spring and to the Placer County Board of Supervisors for final action in the summer. Staff’s presentation will also include a discussion of revisions made to the plan based on previous input from MAC and community members.
Presenter: Andy Fisher / Lisa Carnahan / Ted Rel, Placer County Parks Division (20 minutes)

Free Medication Take-Back Across Placer County April 27

A free medication take-back event will take place at locations across Placer County on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Granite Bay
Granite Bay High School
1 Grizzly Way

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Public Input Wanted to Strengthen Placer County Mental Health Services & Wellness Programs

Placer County community members are invited to participate in an online survey to help strengthen county mental health services and wellness programs.

Placer County’s Department of Health and Human Services is collecting community input that is essential to help shape the county’s three-year Mental Health Services Act Plan, set to begin July 1, 2020.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Generates Nearly $650,000 in Refunds for Placer Residents

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program volunteers saved low-income Placer County individuals and families close to $650,000 on their tax returns this year - a 22 percent increase over last year’s $527,714 refund total.

For the fourth year in a row, Placer County Health and Human Services provided the VITA program in partnership with the IRS, United Way and Sierra College to help qualifying residents file tax returns and maximize refunds.

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Whole Person Care Program Reaches Milestone with 100 Clients Successfully Housed

Placer County’s Whole Person Care program for homeless individuals with complex needs has hit a major milestone, reaching 100 clients housed.

All clients included in this number have been housed successfully, meaning that they have remained stable in their placements. Clients with failed placements, who have been evicted or otherwise removed, are not included in this total.

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Cannabis Cultivation Meeting May 1

With Placer County’s cannabis ordinance now in effect for two years, county staff will host a drop-in meeting May 1 to answer questions about rules for cannabis cultivation and the county’s compliance and enforcement process.

“Cannabis cultivation compliance and enforcement in Placer has been very successful,” said Placer County Deputy Director of Building Services Tim Wegner. “This drop-in meeting with cannabis inspectors is a great way to help ensure cultivators are well informed and stay in compliance with the cannabis ordinance.”

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Placer Extends Deadline for County Charter Review Committee Applications

Placer County residents are invited to take part in a once-every-five-years review of the Placer County Charter - a governing document that guides the organizational structure, duties and responsibilities of the county’s elected and appointed officials.

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