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  1. BOS NewsFlash

    Nevada County Board of Supervisors March 26th meeting Agenda

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Board of Supervisors meeting Agenda. Read More
  2. Better Together Logo NewsFlash

    Early Results from New Recuperative Care Dormitory Predict Long-Term Success

    In partnership with Nevada County and Dignity Health Sierra Memorial Hospital, Hospitality House opened a new recuperative care dormitory in October 2018. In just a few months’ time, success from the new dormitory is already evident. Read More
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    Wildfire Speaker Series: Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space

    March 25th, 6:00 p.m. at the Rood Center, Nevada County Office of Emergency Services presents Fire Resistant Homes & Defensible Space, the second in a four-part speaker series designed to educate and inspire the community to prepare for fire season. Read on...
  4. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    3-26-2019 Public hearing to adopt an Ordinance regarding Accessory Dwelling Units

    Public hearing continued from September 25, 2018 to adopt an Ordinance for zoning text amendments to the Nevada County Land Use and Development Code Chapter II Section L-II 3.19.1 to encourage the development of Accessory Dwelling Units. Read More
  5. Ponderosa West Project NewsFlash

    Funding Likely for Nevada County’s Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project

    In December 2018, Nevada County submitted six separate grant applications to CAL FIRE's Fire Prevention Program. One of these six, the Ponderosa West Grass Valley Defense Zone Project, was included in CAL FIRE's recent report to Governor Newsom. Read More
  6. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    4-9-2019 Public hearing to consider annexing Retherford Rd into Darkhorse Permanent Road Division

    Public hearing to consider adoption of a resolution annexing the Retherford Road area into the Darkhorse Permanent Road Division, and proposed annual special tax for ongoing road maintenance within the annexed area, in compliance with Proposition 218. Read on...
  7. Jeff Pettitt NewsFlash

    Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt Announced as Lead of Nevada County Emergency Services

    Nevada County Sheriff Captain Jeff Pettitt will be overseeing Nevada County's Office of Emergency Services (OES) starting March 24th, due to the upcoming retirement of Nevada County's current OES Manager, John Gulserian. Read More
  8. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    3-26-2019 Public hearing to consider the rezone of APN 065-280-001.

    Public hearing to approve the proposed rezone of APN 065-280-001 from Forest with the Subdivision Limitation Combining District to Timberland Production Zone with the Subdivision Limitation Combining District . Read on...
  9. Young at Art NewsFlash

    Young at Art Exhibit

    Nevada County is partnering with the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools and the Nevada County Arts Council to celebrate March as Young at Art Month. Stop by the Rood Center through May 22nd to view the student artwork in the Young at Art exhibit. Read More
  10. CannabisConversation NewsFlash

    Cannabis Permit Pre-Application Process Going Live

    Are you planning on completing commercial cannabis cultivation activity in Nevada County? A pre-application process for commercial cannabis Administrative Development Permits (ADP’s) and Commercial Cannabis Permits (CCP’s) is in place. Read More
  11. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    3-26-2019 Public hearing to consider financing for the Courtyards at Penn Valley Apartments

    Public hearing to consider financing for acquisition, rehabilitation and development of a 42-unit multifamily rental housing project located at 10491 and 10533 Broken Oak Court, Penn Valley, generally known as Courtyards at Penn Valley Apartments. Read on...
  12. HOME Team proposal at MHSOAC NewsFlash2

    HOME Team Project to Address Chronic Homelessness Approved by State Commission

    The MHSOAC has approved Nevada County’s Innovation proposal for the HOME Team project. The project is aimed to address Nevada County’s homeless population who has been unsheltered for more than a year and is considered chronically homeless. Read More
  13. Hazardous Vegetation Abatement NewsFlash

    Nevada County Completes First Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Case

    Nevada County just completed its first nuisance abatement under the Hazardous Vegetation Ordinance. The subject property posed serious fire, health and safety risks to neighboring parcels. Read More
  14. Homelessness NewsFlash

    2019 Homeless PIT Count Indicates Improved Count of Homeless Population over Previous Year

    The number of individuals identified as being homeless in Nevada County increased from previous years, according to survey results from the annual point-in-time count. 404 individuals experiencing homelessness were counted across the county. Read More
  15. Clothing Drive NewsFlash

    Sheriff and Public Defender Offices Partner on Clothing Drive

    The Sheriff's Office and the Public Defender's Office are partnering and requesting donations of clean, gently used clothing to provide to folks who need it when they are released from jail at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. Read More