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County appoints new Airport Advisory Committee

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 1 appointed seven members to the newly restructured Airport Advisory Committee. The previous committee of about 15...

Colusa Police Department: July 2020

The City of Colusa Police Department responded to 382 calls for service, up from 311 in June. There were an additional 31 calls to...

City of Colusa adopts strategy for economic development

The Colusa City Council last week adopted the final Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, a report that will serve as a roadmap intended to diversify...

Tax share agreement reached for CIP annexation

The Colusa City Council and Colusa County Board of Supervisors entered into a new tax share agreement last week for the proposed annexation of...

Colusa to hire economic development director

In a split decision, the Colusa City Council voted at their regular meeting on Aug. 18 to establish a new Economic Development, Communication, and...

County to share federal COVID funds with local businesses

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors last week voted unanimously to infuse the local economy with $1 million in funding from the Coronavirus Aid,...

Four-way stop in place at senior complex

Motorists in Williams will have to negotiate a new traffic control measure until four-way stopping on E Street at Marguerite becomes second nature. The Williams...

Colusa City to adopt deficit budget

The Colusa City Council held two special workshops in the past month to try and whittle down nearly $500,000 in anticipated expenses while still...

Colusa to decide on new economic development director

The Colusa City Council is a step closer to making a decision on whether to create a permanent position for someone to work on...

Colusa authorizes tax lien for past due garbage bills

The Colusa City Council on July 21 authorized dozens of trash and refuse accounts to be sent to the county tax collector. Recology, the contracted...

PJUSD reworks plans for distance learning

In the new age of distance learning, teachers of the Pierce Unified School District are discussing where the virtual classroom should be hosted. The school...

Colusa waives planned sewer increase due to COVID-19

Local businesses and residents hurt by COVID-19 will have a few extra bucks in their pockets for the next 12 months. The Colusa City Council...

Colusa releases draft economic strategic plan

The Colusa City Council last week released a draft of a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for public review and comment. Kristy Levings, of Golden Oak...

Williams moves forward with water improvement project

The City of Williams voted to move forward with water system improvements, including a new digital meters reading service, during last Wednesday’s council meeting. “For...

Recology lists over $33k in delinquent Williams accounts

The Williams City Council voted last Wednesday to accept a list of delinquent trash and refuse accounts for Williams residents. Annually, Recology, the City of...

Candidate filings underway for November election

The filing period for candidates in the November election is officially open, with the filing period running through Friday, August 7. Colusa County Clerk-Recorder Rose...

Proposition 218 election underway in Maxwell

Maxwell Park and Recreation District is preparing for the approval or rejection of a Proposition 218 tax assessment proposal that could either make or...

Colusa City Reports: May 2020 (Fire/Police)

Colusa Police Dept., May 2020 There were 347 calls for service, up from 262 in April. There were an additional 37 calls for assisting other...

A bump in the road to recovery: the cost of repairs

Roadwork is a common view for motorists driving through Colusa. In addition to the massive overhaul of streets such as 6th Street and Fremont....

Colusa slowing economic development decisions

The Colusa City Council has postponed discussion to make the city’s current economic development consultant a full-time employee with salary, benefits, and pension contributions...

Governor continues shutdowns

EDITORS NOTE: On Tuesday, July 14, Governor Gavin Newsom announced additional closures across the state, expanding restrictions of business activity to all counties in...

County approves stopgap budget

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors last week approved a recommended budget for 2020-21 although the numbers are expected to change dramatically when the...

Court restarts trials, struggles to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

Colusa County Superior Court will remain on limited operations through the end of July, state officials announced Thursday, although COVID-19 restrictions could make it...

Williams passes on 2020 mosquito abatement

The residents of Williams will have to fight the nuisance of mosquitoes on their own this summer. The City Council decided at their June 17...

State threatens county COVID-19 funding

It only took 48 hours after the Board of Supervisors voted last month to support the constitutional and civil rights of its citizens for...

Williams to ask voters to increase sales tax

The Williams City Council voted unanimously last week to ask the electorate for a .5 percent (half cent) sales tax increase in the Nov....

Colusa dips into cannabis funds for needs report

The Colusa City Council agreed to use $15,000 from its cannabis fund to create a needs assessment report for the purpose of applying for...

Colusa purchasing used fire truck

The Colusa City Council has allowed Fire Chief Logan Conley to shop for a deal on a Type 6 Fire Engine, rather than go...

County commits funding for new jail

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 2 affirmed their commitment to build a new jail at the Colusa County Sheriff Office. The...

County to fix damaged stretch of road to foothills

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors last week took its first steps to repair a segment of Lodoga Stonyford Road, which suffered extreme damage...

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