Colusa City approves development agreement for Compass Leaf

Absent Dave Markss last week, the Colusa City Council voted unanimously to approve a development agreement that will allow Compass Leaf LLC to develop...

Supervisors award contract for Norman Road reconstruction

Project funded through Road Repair and Accountability Act (SB 1) Last week, the Colusa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a $1.78 million...

Title III funds to be awarded for local forest activities

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors has received two requests for federal funds authorized last spring by President Donald J. Trump. The President reauthorized Title...

New groundwater rules prompts tax process to fund state mandates

The Colusa County Groundwater Authority has started the process to ask landowners within the boundaries of the Colusa Subbasin to levy assessments against their...

Big rig hauling cement slabs for Colusa’s boat ramp overturns, dumps cargo on Highway...

City Manager still expects to meet deadline for ramp construction One of three tractor-trailers hauling pre-fabricated cement panels for the City of Colusa’s boat ramp...

Council approves new Memorandum of Understanding with Williams Police Officers Association, new vehicles for...

Last week, the Williams City Council unanimously approved a handful of modifications to the benefit package for the city’s police officers. The city and...

County taps reserves to balance budget

Faced with increased costs and decreased revenue, the Colusa County Board of Supervisors dipped into reserves last week to balance the county’s 2018-2019 budget. The...

Emergency funding to help homeless in Colusa County

The Colusa County Behavioral Health Department has applied for emergency funding to help people with mental illness get off the streets and out from...

County sets fee to process California medical marijuana cards

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 18 adopted an ordinance they didn’t want to adopt: the setting of a $100 fee to...

Colusa Planning Commission approves another cannabis business

Last week, the City of Colusa’s Planning Commission recommended approval a development agreement for Compass Leaf LLC, a Yolo County-based cannabis company that first...

Colusa Police Department asks for exception to hiring freeze

Just a month after the city council directed their city manager to institute a city-wide hiring freeze, the Colusa Police Department was given an...

Maxwell Parks and Rec planning for the future

The Maxwell Parks and Recreation District’s town hall meeting last Saturday received virtually no attendance, not an uncommon sight at government meetings in the...

County counsel comments on proposed cannabis regulations

At their meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Colusa County Board of Supervisors authorized County Counsel Marcos Kropf to provide comments on the draft...

November ballot set for local races

Candidate signs are starting to go up throughout Colusa County as voters ready themselves to decide on a number of contested races for mostly...

Williams Council bumps pay for city workers

The Williams City Council has agreed to spread some of its anticipated good financial fortune to its employees. The council voted 5-0 on Aug. 15...

WUSD raises impact fees on new development

While the economy on the west side of Colusa County continues to hum, the Williams Unified School District Board of Trustees will collect what...

Williams City Council debates lighting up the west side

Williams City Councilman John Troughton, Jr. said he’s often outnumbered when it comes to making decisions on a five-man panel, but he said he...

Williams school board more transparent, likes changes

Williams Unified School District has had a tumultuous few years, but the school board said last week that the dust has settled, a new...

Council directs Colusa City Manager to explore hiring freeze

Even though they were optimistic the numbers would true up by the mid-year budget review, the Colusa City Council made a statement last week. Last...

Supes get presentation on Land Conservation Act program options

Since 1965, the California Land Conservation Act – also known as the Williamson Act – has been the state’s primary tool in helping to...

Colusa City Council splits on tax liens for delinquent Recology accounts

During last week’s regular meeting of the Colusa City Council, Dan Shea, general manager for Recology Butte Colusa Counties, asked councilmen Dave Markss, Dave...

Garamendi urging more federal investment in Sites Reservoir

Rep. John Garamendi, senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has sent a letter to the Bureau of Reclamation urging it to allocate...

Colusa City Council talks annexation

After the topic initially came up during a joint meeting of the Colusa City Council and Planning Commission, ‘future annexations’ was on the agenda...

Colusa City Council approves new development agreement with Green Leaf Processors

During their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 17, the Colusa City Council unanimously approved a new development agreement with Green Leaf Processors Inc.,...

Colusa city council, planning commission hold joint meeting

Following last Tuesday’s joint meeting of the Colusa City Council and the city’s planning commission, officials from both bodies said that they felt the...

Colusa City Council approves new water, sewer rate adjustments

Water and sewer rate modifications proposed for the City of Colusa were approved unanimously by the city council last week, as few voters expressed...

Williams hires temporary building inspector for historic IOOF hall

City, building owner fight over code violations The Williams City Council last Wednesday agreed 4-0 to hire a temporary building inspector to deal with structures...

Williams pulls panhandling ban until further review

The Williams City Council last week temporarily killed its plans to criminalize panhandling after a federal judge ruled earlier this month that banning such...

Williams Unified to look at additional pension options

Williams Unified School District employees may soon be able to take better charge of their pension investments to ensure they will have enough money...

Sites Reservoir closer to getting funded 

The California Water Commission on June 28 adopted the Sites Reservoir project’s final application score, setting the stage for the Commission to conditionally award...

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