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  1. Blue Green Algae_News Flash

    Report of Possible Blue Green Algae in Holding Pond Near Combie Lake

    The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, Harmful Algae Bloom Division Scientist released the report of a possible, but not confirmed, Cynaobacteria (also known as Blue Green Algae) Bloom occurring in a holding pond just above Combie Lake. Read More
  2. Building Outpost

    Building Department Outpost Receives 2019 CSAC Challenge Award

    CSAC's annual statewide program honors innovation and best practices in government. With a record number of 284 entries, the second most in the program's history, Nevada County won the Merit Award for the Building Department Outpost. Read More
  3. BOS NewsFlash

    9-24-2019 Urgency Ordinance-public hearing notice

    Public hearing to consider an urgency ordinance for amendments to Land Use and Development Code, Commercial Cannabis Ordinance. The amendments will add a definition of “processing” and add a subsection regulating “offsite processing”. Read More
  4. Parks and Rec

    Provide Your Feedback: Parks and Recreation Roundtable Meeting, September 22nd

    The Nevada County Planning Department invites you to join a conversation about park and recreation services in Nevada County on Sunday, September 22nd at the Madelyn Helling Library in the Gene Albaugh Community Room from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read More
  5. Library Programs

    Back-to-School Library Programs Provide Fun and Free Learning for Kids and Teens

    As the school year ramps up, so does free programming for kids and teens at the libraries in Western Nevada County. The fall schedule is now available with programs ranging from chemistry to movies to reading to dogs to DIY beauty projects for tweens. Read More
  6. Combie Road Improvements

    Supervisor Ed Scofield: Combie Road Corridor Improvement Project Update

    Storm drain and sewer lines are one of the first orders of work and span the project from Higgins to Cascade Crossing Road. Meanwhile, widening work is also underway including two lanes on Combie Road, bicycle lanes, and modification of traffic signals. Read More
  7. Youth Center Tour

    Governor’s Workgroup Tours Carl F. Bryan II Youth Center

    Governor Newsom's juvenile hall workgroup held their meeting at Nevada County's Youth Center, formally the Juvenile Hall. During a tour, Chief Ertola presented the County's vision to provide youth prevention programs. Read More
  8. 2019-09-05_142246

    Open House Hosted for Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone

    Board of Supervisors Heidi Hall, Sue Hoek, Dan Miller and Office of Emergency Services joined CAL FIRE and the Fire Safe Council at a community open house designed to share information about the Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project. Read More
  9. Kit Elliott CoCo_NewsFlash2

    Katherine Elliott Announced as Nevada County’s County Counsel

    After a strong candidate recruitment with Ralph Andersen & Associates, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors has appointed Katherine Elliott as Nevada County's County Counsel effective November 1st, 2019. Read More
  10. BOS NewsFlash

    9/24/2019 Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District AB1600 Fee Public Hearing

    Public hearing to consider approval of proposed increases to Development Impact Mitigation Fees (“AB 1600 Fees”) for the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District. Read More
  11. Truckee_GreenWaste_Sq2

    Free Residential Green Waste Disposal in Floriston

    County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services is offering free residential green waste disposal in Floriston, September 28th and 29th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to encourage residents to implement defensible space around the home. Read More
  12. 8.23.18 Insurance Commissioner

    Watch Nevada County's Insurance Town Hall

    On August 22nd, California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara visited Nevada County to speak to residents about issues around obtaining homeowners insurance at Nevada County's Insurance Town Hall. Read More