Runner Responds To Democratic Transportation Deal To Raise Gas Tax & Vehicle Registration Fees
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/30/2017 01:03 PM
Sacramento, CA...Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner issued the following statement regarding a deal reached by Democrats to raise the state excise tax on gasoline and increase vehicle registration fees:
Senator Gaines Announces Unanimous Board Of Equalization Support Of Manufacturing Exemption Bill
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/30/2017 04:12 PM
Sacramento, CA...Sacramento, CA...Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) has voted unanimously to support his Senate Bill 13, a measure that would provide much-needed tax relief to the manufacturing, research and development, agricultural and software industries by expanding an existing sales and use tax exemption.
Senator Gaines Reacts To Tax-Spiking Transportation Proposal
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/30/2017 04:39 PM
Sacramento, CA...Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado), Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing, today reacted to Governor Brown and Legislative Democrats’ announcement of a $5.2 billion road-funding package that imposes permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists:
First 5 Calaveras Soliciting Applications For Grant Funding
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/29/2017 03:39 PM
Calaveras County, CA...First 5 Calaveras has completed their Strategic Plan for 2017 – 2022 and is announcing a Solicitation of Applications for grant funding for specific services in Calaveras County. Services are to begin on July 1, 2017 and continue for up to three fiscal years, through June 30, 2020, with the intent to renew, after review, for two additional years.
Tentative Parcel Map For West Point Dollar General
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/29/2017 04:03 PM
Calaveras County, CA...ad Agency: Calaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Rd., San Andreas, CA 95249 2016-002 Tentative Parcel Map for West Point Dollar General: The applicant is requesting approval of a Tentative Parcel Map to divide a 4.42-acre parcel into two (2) separate legal parcels. The vacant property has a General Plan land use designation of Community Center and is zoned C2 (General Commercial). The project will be accessed via a proposed access and public utilities easement extending from an existing driveway on Highway 26. In addition, the applicant has made a request for a road modification to reduce the standards for on-site road improvements required by the County Road Ordinance. The initial study addresses potential project related impacts to transportation/traffic only. The subject property is located at on Highway 26 in West Point. APN: 008-016-009 is a portion of Block 4, Lot 12, Por. Lot 3.
Governor Brown, Senate President pro Tempore and Assembly Speaker Announce New Taxes To Pay For Road Repairs and Transportation Investments
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/29/2017 06:54 PM
Sacramento, CA...Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon today joined labor, business and local leaders to announce a landmark transportation investment to fix our roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and put more dollars toward transit and safety. The $5 billion-a-year program will cost most drivers less than $10 a month and comes with strict new accountability provisions to ensure funds can only be spent on transportation.
San Andreas, CA..."The Petition For Writ Of Mandate of Jeremy Carlson is GRANTED. Respondent Rebecca Turner, in her official capacity as Calavera.~ County Clerk recorder and Registrar of Voters is ordered to the extent possible to delete Measure B from the voter ballot and where that is not practical to take no further action (including counting of any votes) relative to the proposed initiative designated Measure B with regard to the 5/2117 Calaveras County special election. The clerk shall provide notice of (his ruling to the parties forthwith. Petitioner Jeremy Carlson to prepare a formal order in compliance with Rule of Court 3.1312 in conformance with this ruling. It is so Ordered, March 28, 2017"
Measure B Deleted From Ballot Says Calaveras County Registrar Of Voters
Posted by: thepinetree on 03/28/2017 03:06 PM
San Andreas – March 28, 2017 – The Registrar of Voters, Rebecca Turner, received a court order from the Calaveras County Superior Court regarding Case No 17CV42233. The ruling orders the Registrar of Voters to delete Measure B from the ballot. It was ruled the language of Measure B failed to substantially comply with. Election Code section 9124. Ballots containing only Measure B will not be mailed. Votes for or against Measure B will not be counted
The Special Election for the following Special Districts will proceed: Saddle Creek Community Services District – Measure A, Copperopolis Fire Protection District – Measure C, Copper Cove Rocky Road Community Services District – Measure D. Additional information concerning the election may be obtained from the Calaveras County Elections website: http://www.elections.calaverasgov.us/Elections.aspx , or contact the elections office at (209)754-6376.
New California Law Puts Charge In Lead-Acid Battery Sales
Posted by: News_Desk on 03/28/2017 04:25 PM
Sacramento,CA...Beginning April 1, 2017, sales of lead-acid batteries will be subject to two $1 fees. Manufacturers will pay a $1 fee for every lead-acid battery sold to a retailer, wholesaler, distributor, or other person for retail sale in California. Consumers will pay a $1 fee on each purchase of a replacement lead-acid battery.