Supervisor District 1

District 1 includes Nevada City and the unincorporated areas of Banner Mountain, Cascade Shores, Deer Creek, and the Highway 174 corridor. Use the interactive map above to explore District 1.

Supervisor Heidi Hall

District 1 is represented by Supervisor Heidi Hall, who began her first term in January of 2017. Supervisor Hall's current four-year term began in January 2021. She served as Board Chair in 2020.

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View a list of District 1 Supervisors, from 1856 to the present.

Committees & Commissions

Current Member:

  • California State Association of Counties Board of Directors (CSAC)
    • Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources Committee, Co-Chair, 2021
    • Broadband Task Force, 2020-Present
    • Nevada County Representative, 2021-Present
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Ad Hoc Subcommittee, 2021
  • Local Government Commission, Treasurer/Secretary, 2019-Present
  • Mental and Behavioral Health Board, 2017-Present
  • National Association of Counties (NACo)
    • Nevada County Representative, 2017-Present
    • Public Lands Steering Committee, 2021
  • Outdoor Recreational and Economic Development Master Planning Subcommittee, 2021
  • Recreation Services and Open Space Ad Hoc Subcommittee, 2021
  • Solid & Hazardous Waste Commission, 2021-Present
  • Yuba-Bear Watershed Council, 2017-Present
  • Yuba River Public Safety Cohort, 2017-Present

Current Alternate:

Past Member:

  • Cannabis Working Group, 2019-2020
  • First Five Nevada County Children and Families First Commission, 2019
  • Remote Access Network Committee, 2020

Supervisor Hall's Priorities

Each year, the Board of Supervisors adopts a set of objectives to guide county operations, programs, and services. Learn more about Supervisor Hall's work on these and other priorities below.

Broadband Access

Board ObjectivesEquitably expand broadband to support economic development, distance-learning, telework, telemedicine, and general quality of life for all residents by championing the implementation of Nevada County Broadband Strategy Plan policies and last-mile infrastructure projects.

Supervisor Hall advocates for the interests of rural counties on the California State Association of Counties' (CSAC) Broadband Taskforce.

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Emergency Preparedness

Ready Nevada County logoLead the community in all-hazards planning, preparedness, response, and recovery with a focus on wildfire.

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Cannabis Compliance & Equity

Round Cannabis Compliance LogoMaintain and continue to improve the cannabis permitting and enforcement program to promote permitted cannabis activities while investigating options for additional license types related to larger cultivation area and micro-businesses.

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Better Together icon with white house on round blue backgroundIn partnership with community providers and other jurisdictions, utilize housing first and continue efforts to prevent homelessness, provide emergency shelter, expand supportive services, secure housing, and enhance coordination to address the needs of the homeless population and to mitigate impacts on the community.

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  • In 2017, Supervisor Hall formed the Homelessness Process Improvement Group, whose recommendations were included in the county's 2018 Homeless Services Plan.
  • If you are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of losing your home, please contact 211 Connecting Point by calling 2-1-1 or 1-833-DIAL211.
  • Learn about the Coordinated Entry process to ensure that all people experiencing a housing crisis have fair and equal access to services


Icon of a simple white house on a blue backgroundCoordinate with local jurisdictions, developers, and other partners to facilitate the development of and access to affordable and workforce housing development.

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Racial Equity & Social Justice

Hands of all colors come together in the centerSupervisor Hall serves on the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, a collaboration with all three Nevada County cities/townships to develop a board resolution with our vision and actions to address local challenges with racial justice and equity.

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Outdoor Recreation & Trails

Silhouette of a Mountain Bike Rider

Supervisor Hall works to support and advance recreational opportunities in our community while protecting the natural resources in our region.

Supervisor Hall co-leads the Yuba River Public Safety Cohort to coordinate efforts between the many agencies that manage public safety in the Yuba River corridor.

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Public Health & COVID-19 Response

Female Doctor in MaskAs Chair of the Board of Supervisors in 2020, Supervisor Hall helped lead the County through the Cornonavirus pandemic. 

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What's Happening in District 1

With a wide variety of community and cultural organizations, there is always something happening in District 1! Learn more from some of our community partners:

District 1 News

Subscribe to the District 1 newsletter for information and updates on Supervisor Hall's work.

  1. Built for Zero

    Workforce Housing and Housing the Homeless

    On August 5, I joined officials from Nevada City, Nevada County, the Regional Housing Authority, and the Affordable Housing Development Corporation to officially break ground on the Cashin’s Field Affordable Housing Development. Read on...
  2. Network Cables

    Expanding High-Speed Internet Access

    In late July, Governor Newsom signed SB 156, authorizing a $6 billion infrastructure investment to supply high-speed broadband internet access to unserved or underserved (i.e., slow internet connection) homes and businesses statewide by building... Read on...
  3. Cyclist passing by a lake on Pines to Mines trail

    Outdoor Recreation in Nevada County

    In June, I attended the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) annual conference in Maryland. Read on...


    With the cannabis season in full swing, County staff have been extremely busy processing permits, conducting inspections, and responding to neighborhood complaints. Read on...
  5. River Fire Flaring Up Above Tall Trees, Photo Courtesy of Tim O&#39Brien


    As we all knew might happen, we have seen a major uptick in fire activity in August. There have been numerous vehicle fires that extended into nearby vegetation – a great reminder to be prepared with your go bag ready. Read on...
  6. COVID-19 NewsFlash, Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues Order on Face Coverings, Aug 18, 2021

    COVID-19 and Vaccines

    Nevada County has seen a dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases, the majority of which are the new Delta variant, which is twice as contagious as the original COVID strain. Read on...
  7. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Awards $192,500 to 79 Small Businesses

    Thanks to an allocation of $250,000 by the Board of Supervisors to promote post-pandemic economic recovery, all the eligible small businesses who applied will receive a micro-grant of up to $5,000 from the Nevada County Relief Fund. Read on...
  8. Circle of Hands

    Local History and JEDI

    Tackling important issues that speak to the fabric of our community. Read on...
  9. Nevada County Kids Getting Vaccinated

    COVID-19 and Vaccines

    Over 75,000 vaccine doses have been administered here in Nevada County. Read on...
  10. Low Water at Scotts Flat

    Severe Drought and Emergency Preparedness

    Last week, the Nevada County Office of Emergency Services launched a new zone-based evacuation tool called Zone Haven. Read on...
  11. Network Cables

    Expanding High-Speed Internet Access

    At the end of April, the Board of Supervisors awarded $500,000 in Last-Mile Broadband Grants to four local internet service providers (ISPs). Read on...
  12. Deer Creek Tribute Trail

    Outdoor Recreation in Nevada County

    Celebrating, protecting, and advocating for our many local outdoor amenities are a key part of my service to Nevada County. Read on...
  13. Rendering of building elevations for the Cashin&#39s Field project

    Cashin's Field Is One Step Closer to New Workforce Housing

    Cashin’s Field, an affordable housing project consisting of 51 units of workforce housing, is one step closer to breaking ground in Nevada City. Read on...
  14. Board of Supervisors Meeting 12/15/2020
  15. PH COVID NewsFlash (2)
  16. Independence Trail
  17. 49 Bridge Crossing Lifejacket station
  18. Better Together
  19. Hall_Nisenan Photo Shoot

    Revisiting History: Supporting Federal Recognition for the Nisenan Tribe of Nevada City Rancheria

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to support the restoration of Federal recognition of the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe. The County received over 800 letters of support for Federal recognition. Read on...
  20. CPUC Hearing on Broadband Jan. 2019
  21. A line of officials in hardhats break ground in the red dirt of the Cashin&#39s Field project

    Officials Break Ground on Cashin’s Field Affordable Housing Development

    Cashin’s Field is slated for 51 units of affordable workforce housing located at 170 Ridge Road in Nevada City. Read on...
  22. Lets-Talk-Circle

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. As part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month the county has planned a number of activities, including training opportunities for community members and a virtual Suicide Prevention Town Hall with YubaNet. Read on...
  23. California to Offer Pfizer Booster Shots

    California to Offer Pfizer Booster Shots

    California is now cleared to follow the federal recommendations that certain individuals can receive a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Read on...
  24. County of Nevada Awarded FEMA Funding for Defensible Space Assistance (1)

    Nevada County Awarded FEMA Grant Funding for Defensible Space Assistance

    On September 28, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors passed two resolutions accepting grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The two programs will provide critical defensible space assistance. Read on...