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Monday, August 10, 2020

Riverbend Estates developer gets extension on tentative map from Colusa Planning Commission

The tentative map for the controversial housing project proposed for the Riverbend Estates Subdivision in Colusa got a one-year extension during last week’s meeting...

Colusa Planning Commission approves amended DA, tentative map for housing project

The City of Colusa Planning Commission voted 4-0-1 last week to recommend the city council approve amendments to the tentative map and development agreement...

Williams Dollar General now open

Other projects falling into place The Colusa County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the recently-opened Dollar General store in Williams on...

Colusa City Council fills vacancy

In a 3-1 decision last week, the Colusa City Council added a fifth member to its ranks, appointing 25-year-old Josh Hill to fill the...

City Council, staff give general overview on pot projects in Colusa

  A total of seven cannabis-related projects are in various stages of permitting or development, and two are currently operating in the City of Colusa. Painted...

Colusa Planning Commission approves one pot project, denies another after public hearings

The City of Colusa’s Planning Commission asked for more public participation and they got it, as citizens packed the council chambers at Colusa City...

Cannabis workshops underway in county

Colusa County’s first cannabis workshop in Williams last week was exactly what one would expect, given 57 percent of voters in the November 2016...

County to try again with code enforcement 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors will take another stab at eliminating code violations and public nuisances within the unincorporated areas of the county. The...

State legislators make final pitch for water storage projects 

The California Water Commission last week heard a chorus of state legislators wanting to keep their promise to the voters of Proposition 1 that...

County seeks community input on commercial cannabis 

Months ago, the Board of Supervisors promised to take a slow and measured approach to potentially modifying the County’s ordinance relating to commercial cannabis...

Next year County budget to be a challenge

Colusa County officials said with staffing costs on the rise and revenues expected to drop, departments may have to tighten their belts next year. The...

Colusa planning commission, city council at odds on cannabis

The City of Colusa’s Planning Commission succeeded in temporarily delaying a pair of cannabis-related projects at last Thursday’s meeting, bringing an apparent rift between...

County employees recognized for years of service

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the Colusa County Board of Supervisors recognized 18 county employees for their years of service to the County. Those recognized...

Legislation introduced to establish framework for cannabis banking

Senator Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, introduced legislation supported by Board of Equalization member Fiona Ma, CPA to help financial institutions safely conduct transactions with...

State legislatures make final pitch for water storage projects

The California Water Commission last week heard a chorus of state legislators wanting to keep their promise to the voters of Proposition 1 that...

City of Colusa bringing in cannabis-related environmental compliance consultant

In a unanimous decision at their meeting on Feb. 6, the Colusa City Council authorized City Manager Jesse Cain to enter into an agreement...

City Council will appoint Kelleher’s replacement

In a 3-1 decision at their meeting on Feb. 6, the Colusa City Council voted to fill the seat of the late Kirk Kelleher...

City of Colusa briefly runs out of water

  On Monday, Feb. 5, at about 5:12 PM, the city of Colusa temporarily “ran out of water.” Thanks to the fortuitous timing of the...

City Council approves sale of Main St. property to local businessman

  The Colusa City Council unanimously approved the sale of the two city-owned parcels at the corner of Bridge and Main Streets during their meeting...

Another cannabis company floats project to Colusa City Council

A Yolo County-based cannabis company is the latest to express interest in coming to the City of Colusa, and pitched their project to the...

Williams City Council OKs criminal history checks for cannabis employees

Last Wednesday, the Williams City Council followed through on a promise to its citizens by unanimously approving a resolution that authorizes the Williams Police...

City of Colusa approves Golden Roots development despite concerns from county

On the heels of announcing that all parties had agreed to settle the CEQA lawsuit pertaining to the Green Leaf Processors, Inc. project, the...

County, City of Colusa agree to settle CEQA lawsuit

More than $20,000 in attorneys’ fees later, the City and County of Colusa and Green Leaf Processors, Inc. have agreed to settle the California...

Williams Unified launches plan to improve school facilities

Williams Unified School District officials unveiled their final Facilities Master Plan at a press conference at Williams City Hall on Jan. 17. The master plan...

Most incumbents in County’s elected positions will seek reelection

A total of 10 county offices are up for election in June during the 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election, and the majority of the...

Golden Roots clears hurdle with Colusa Planning Commission

In a 3-1 decision at last week’s meeting, the Planning Commission of the City of Colusa voted to recommend the city council approve a...

Williams City Council votes against resolution of opposition to SB 54, California’s ‘Sanctuary State’...

The City of Williams will not be passing a resolution of opposition against Senate Bill 54 – California’s “Sanctuary State” legislation that was signed...

Bergson in as Williams’ mayor, Jauregui as vice-mayor

Forget “Mr. Mayor” – you can call him “Charles in Charge.” Those were some of the first words spoken – jokingly – by Williams City...

Williams teachers on the chopping block School board grappling with large budget deficit

The Williams Unified School District board of trustees may have to make some tough decisions in order to deal with an estimated $700,000 budget...

2018 election filing dates

Candidates interested in running for an office on the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election may obtain petition in-lieu filing fee forms from...

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