Sunday, February 28, 2021

Legislative bodies warned of social media dangers

Members of local legislative bodies, including school boards and city councils, are finding out that violations to California’s open meeting requirements can happen with...

Hunting and fishing regulation booklets go electronic in 2021

As part of a broader effort to go paperless, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is transitioning to a digital format for...

Williams Unified working on plan to reopen high school

The Williams Unified School District Board of Trustees are close to reaching an agreement with teachers regarding a phased in reopening of the junior...

County orders new fleet for Behavioral Health 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors were split 3-2 over the $45,000 per year lease of six new 2021 model vehicles slated for the...

Williams to replace residential, commercial water meters

The Williams City Council’s patience in waiting for a state grant to improve their water infrastructure seems to have paid off.  The city has been...

Monitoring program to measure groundwater levels set to begin 

Landowners with private water wells have until Feb. 26 to apply to be a case study for a new groundwater management pilot program.  The Colusa...

Williams approves outdoor cannabis cultivation

The Williams City Council is the first local legislative body to openly allow outdoor cannabis cultivation in greenhouse structures commonly referred to as “hoop...

County hires PR guru to develop communications plan

The Colusa County Board of Supervisor has extended their contract with Roseville consultant Justin Caporusso to develop a communication plan and social media policy.  The...

Colusa approves fee moratorium on downtown building projects

The Colusa City Council on Tuesday approved a temporary moratorium on certain fees to incentivize property owners in Colusa’s downtown to upgrade their facades...

County appoints new Ag Commissioner 

M. Anastascia Allen will join a small group of distinguished individuals to serve as Colusa County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures,...

Williams seats new mayor 

At their first meeting of a new calendar year, the Williams City Council passed the gavel to a new mayor.  The council selected Roberto Mendoza...

Former Williams mayor appointed to County Planning Commission

 The Colusa County Board of Supervisors approved the appointments of five individuals to the districts on the county’s Planning Commission for 2021.  Their terms commence...

Colusa seeks per capita grant for Splash Pad 

The Colusa City Council last week approved a resolution to accept a per capita allocation of $177,000 from the State of Californian’s Proposition 68.  The...

Superior Court gets coronavirus makeover 

Colusa County Superior Court got a virus-minded makeover during the holiday break.  Court proceedings resumed last week, after going dark for the Christmas and New...

Local governments spend CARES Act funds

Colusa County and the cities of Wiliams and Colusa had until Dec. 30 to spend all the money they received from the Coronavirus Aid,...

County declines to bump DA investigator salaries 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors may have let two District Attorney investigators slip away to higher-paying agencies, but they won’t agree to re-bargain...

City Council welcomes new members, keeps leadership intact 

Two new members of the Colusa City Council were seated on Dec. 15. Daniel Vaca and Denise Conrado, who were elected on Nov. 3, were...

Williams school board fires embattled superintendent

Four new members of the Williams Unified School District Board of Trustees were sworn in on Dec. 14, and three days later, they kept...

Groundwater officials begin push to reach stakeholders

The Colusa and Glenn groundwater authorities held two online meetings last week in an effort to reach stakeholders about efforts underway to develop projects...

County moves forward with second ambulance study

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors approved a contract last month with AP Triton to perform a feasibility study to determine the level of...

Williams to consider outdoor cannabis cultivation

The Williams Planning Commission made a bold move last month to recommend to the City Council that they allow outdoor cannabis cultivation in greenhouse...

Public hearing on new Colusa pot operation continued 

The Colusa City Council continued a public hearing on a proposed cannabis packaging business in the city’s historic downtown until the two newly elected...

Plans for local groundwater regulations starting to ramp up 

The Colusa Groundwater Authority and the Glenn Groundwater Authority are launching a media and social media blitz to alert the public and stakeholders of...

DA’s office loses second investigator 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors' decision to revisit the salaries of the District Attorney’s Office investigators will come too late to keep the...

Maxwell Park and Recreation board considers new facility projects 

Hope for a functional community center or more outdoor recreational opportunities in Maxwell were discussed last week after members of the public voiced suggestions...

What’s that smell? Colusa to crackdown on pot odors 

The smell emitted from marijuana  is something you either love or hate. But with Colusa-dwellers making their opinions of the pungent plant - which some...

County to help small farmers replace old tractors

Colusa County is looking to make good on its promise to find a way for small farming operations to participate in a state grant...

County to help small farmers replace old tractors

Colusa County is looking to make good on its promise to find a way for small farming operations to participate in a state grant...

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