Category Archives: Nevada County Board of Supervisors

What office is Hodge seeking? How about GV Council?

Hilary Hodge, The Union’s featured columnist on Tuesday, announced in today’s column that she’s going to drop the column and run for public office. (Maybe that’s why they put a new mug shot on her column a couple of months … Continue reading

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With fans like George Rebane, I don’t need any critics

Conservative blogger George Rebane took to KVMR last week and The Union today to fire away at a column I wrote last week criticizing the Board of Supervisors for adding two anti-pot advocates to the committee that’s supposed to develop … Continue reading

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Supervisor Heidi Hall’s on the job…in Washington

When Heidi Hall was sworn in recently as the new District 1 supervisor, she said she has a lot of things she wants to accomplish, including new cannabis regulations, helping the county’s homeless population, and preparing for fire season. But … Continue reading

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Better late…

After almost 12 years in office and a few months before the end of his final term, Supervisor Nate Beason decided it’s time to tackle the affordable housing issue.

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Trump may have thrown sheriff, supervisors a lifeline

Sheriff Keith Royal and a majority of the Nevada County ¬†Board of Supervisors have been trying to ignore the 800-pound gorilla in the corner of the room sparking a fattie, hoping the twin issues of medical and recreational pot would … Continue reading

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We do live in a small community

The county Board of Supervisors is expected Tuesday to place a measure on the November ballot asking voters to approve a one-quarter cent increase in the county sales tax for the next 15 years to raise about $4 million a … Continue reading

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Board of Supervisors: Shaken, but no earthquake

Unlike everybody else in the county with an opinion, I’m not going to look for major trends that can be taken from Tuesday’s local election results, or speculate on what it all means. As Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill once observed, … Continue reading

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