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  1. BOS NewsFlash

    Nevada County Board of Supervisors September 22, 2020, 8:30 A.M. meeting Agenda

    Tuesday, Nevada County Board of Supervisors September 22, 2020, 8:30 A.M. meeting Agenda, Read More
  2. BOS NewsFlash

    Nevada County Board of Supervisors ERRATA Agenda for September 22, 2020

    Nevada County Board of Supervisors ERRATA Agenda for September 22, 2020. Read More
  3. PH COVID NewsFlash 9.16.20

    Continue to be COVID Safe: Help Nevada County Reach the Orange Tier Next Week

    Nevada County remains on the cusp of the orange “Moderate” tier which would allow businesses to safely increase the capacity in facilities. Community members are encouraged to consider how personal behavior can help move Nevada County to the next tier. Read on...
  4. Good to Grow 9-11

    Good to Grow Discussion on County and City Cannabis License Types

    Please join representatives from Nevada County Cannabis Compliance, Grass Valley, and Nevada City for a virtual discussion and listening session with YubaNet.com. The Town Hall is currently scheduled for September 23rd from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Read on...
  5. Public Hearing Notice-news flash

    9-22-2020 Encroachment Permit Appeal public hearing notice

    Public hearing to consider an appeal filed by Larry and Cheryl Andresen regarding an Encroachment Permit violation. Read on...
  6. PH COVID NewsFlash

    Be COVID Safe Over Labor Day Weekend

    With Labor Day coming up, Nevada County Public Health reminds residents to stay COVID safe while enjoying their holiday weekend. Read on...
  7. Jones Fire Recovery Resource Center - NewsFlash

    Jones Fire Recovery: On the Path Forward

    OES will be hosting a Recovery Resource Center on Wednesday, September 9th to connect residents impacted by the Jones Fire to recovery resources. Residents can find additional information at ReadyNevadaCounty.org/JonesFireRecovery. Read on...
  8. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (22)

    State Announces New COVID-19 Blueprint for Counties

    Your Actions Save Lives: Individuals are urged to wear a mask, maintain six feet of space, wash hands and get tested to help move Nevada County from Tier 2 to Tier 3 and support a Safer Economy. Read on...
  9. Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Donations for Jones Fire Survivors

    “Wildfire Relief & Recovery” Campaign will run from August 22nd through Labor Day weekend; https://www.nevcorelief.org/donate/ Read on...
  10. RFW 8.22.20 Photoshop Crop NewsFlash

    Prepare for Fire: Red Flag Warning Sunday into Early Next Week

    National Weather Service Sacramento has updated the Fire Weather Watch to a Red Flag Warning for most of Nevada County and many Northern California counties due to the potential for thunderstorms beginning Sunday-Monday with little to no rainfall. Read on...
  11. Jones Fire - NewsFlash (3)

    Jones Fire at 705 acres and 15% containment Thursday evening

    CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is reporting 705 acres and 15% containment Thursday evening. Read on...
  12. Utilities - McCourtney Road Transfer Station NewsFlash

    McCourtney Road Transfer Station Renovation Project Planning is Underway & Public Input Being Sought

    Nevada County’s Solid Waste Division of Public Works Department has begun the planning process for the McCourtney Road Transfer Station Renovation Project. Read on...
  13. Jones Fire - NewsFlash (2)

    Jones Fire at 705 acres and 5% containment Wednesday evening

    CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is reporting 705 acres and 5% containment Wednesday evening. Several areas to the south of the fire that were previously under evacuation orders are now downgraded to an evacuation warning only. Read on...
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    Jones Fire at 650 acres and 15% containment Tuesday evening

    CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is reporting 650 acres and 15% containment Tuesday evening. The Evacuation Warning for the areas south of Ridge Road and Rough and Ready Highway has been lifted. Read on...
  15. Jones Fire - NewsFlash

    Jones Fire Prompts Evacuations of Nearly Four Thousand Residents; Reminder to Stay Ready

    The Jones Fire prompted the mandatory evacuations of 3,891 residents today. CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit is reporting 340 acres and 0% containment Monday evening. Read on...
  16. RNC Dashboard

    County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services Launches Ready Nevada County Dashboard

    Being Ready Nevada County means being ready for anything & using all tools available to prepare for & respond to emergencies in real time. The County’s Office of Emergency Services is proud to share the Ready Nevada County Dashboard. Check it out today! Read on...
  17. COOLING CENTERS NOW OPEN

    Cooling Centers Available in Western Nevada County

    With high temperatures forecasted today and through next Thursday, the Nevada County Public Health Department and Office of Emergency Services are activating air-conditioned Cooling Centers in Western Nevada County. Read on...
  18. NevCo Relief Fund

    County Supervisors Allocate $250,000 to the Nevada County Relief Fund for Third Round of Grants

    In mid-July, the Board of Supervisors allocated $250,000 in State Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to the Nevada County Relief Fund, part of the $3 Million total set aside to support small businesses and nonprofits hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  19. RNC Dashboard

    County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services Launches Ready Nevada County Dashboard

    Being Ready Nevada County means being ready for anything & using all tools available to prepare for & respond to emergencies in real time. The County’s Office of Emergency Services is proud to share the Ready Nevada County Dashboard. Check it out today! Read on...
  20. Emergency Alert Test_sq-4

    Reminder: Countywide Test of Emergency Alert Notification System on August 12

    As peak fire season approaches, the County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services & the Town of Truckee are urging residents to sign up for emergency alerts in preparation for a test on August 12. Read on...
  21. Seeds_NewsFlash

    “Mysterious and Unsolicited Seed” shipments from China

    Recently, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has become aware of a number of reports regarding “mysterious and unsolicited seeds from China and other parts of Asia”. The seed packages, often labeled as jewelry, toys, etc Read on...
  22. Economic Community Resiliency - NewsFlash

    County Supervisors Approve $1.5 Million for “Economic & Community Resiliency” Grants

    The County of Nevada Board of Supervisors approved $1.5 Million to support a new “Economic & Community Resiliency” grants program designed to offset COVID-19 related economic hardships and disruptions to local businesses and nonprofits. Read on...
  23. Carhop-square

    Ready Nevada County TFF Carhop Event - July 25

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  24. PPE_VOLUNTEER-Sq

    Office of Emergency Services Providing No Cost PPE to Small Businesses

    The County of Nevada Office of Emergency Services (OES) is offering local small business owners, with 25 employees or less, a 30-day supply of masks and hand sanitizer for each employee at no cost. Read on...
  25. july 17 relief

    Nevada County Relief Fund Provides $200,000 in Second-Round Grant Awards to Local “Safety-net”

    The Nevada County Relief Fund announced its second round of grant awards, totaling $200,000, supporting eleven “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County, who are all providing a life line to our neighbors most in need Read on...
  26. Carhop-square

    TFF Carhop Event - July 11-12

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  27. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (17)

    Nevada County Announces Interim Public Health Officer Dr. Richard Johnson

    Nevada County Public Health welcomes Dr. Richard Johnson as interim Public Health Officer. Dr. Johnson is an M.D., has a Master’s in Public Health, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read on...
  28. National-Local Coronavirus

    The National and Local Economic Impact of the Coronavirus

    – Renowned economist, Jon Haveman, will present a public talk on the national and local economic impact of the Coronavirus on Thursday, July 9th, from 6:00-7:30PM. Read on...
  29. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (16)

    Surge in Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Nevada County

    We have seen a significant increase of new cases in the past weeks. Wednesday marked the highest single day increase since the COVID-19 event began, with ten new cases. The new cases occurred in both Western Nevada County and Eastern Nevada County. Read on...
  30. Lets Talk Nevada County Logo Green

    Nevada County Launches Let’s Talk Nevada County Campaign

    In challenging times, taking care of ourselves and others is important. Life can leave us feeling stressed, anxious and worried during good times, not to mention during a pandemic. Read on...
  31. Carhop-square

    TFF Carhop Event this Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21

    Join us as we find new ways to support local businesses and have some fun too! TFF Carhop events are intended to support local food vendors and provide the community with a safe way to get their favorite summer treats. Read on...
  32. TownHall

    Moving Forward - A Virtual Town Hall with Local Officials

    As we move into Stage 3 reopening, how do we balance the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with community health and wellness? Can we protect both our small businesses and our most vulnerable citizens? Where is our common ground? Read on...
  33. NevCo Relief Fund June 16

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Round 2 Grant Applications from “Safety-net” Nonprofits

    The Nevada County Relief Fund seeks grant applications from “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County providing a life-line to our neighbors most in need, and small businesses throughout the County hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  34. Stage 3 Open June 12

    Nevada County Stage 3 Businesses May Reopen with Modifications, June 12th

    Nevada County Public Health has updated Nevada County’s Reopen Plan for the safe reopening of 12 new industry sectors in Nevada County beginning on June 12th, which includes statewide guidance and guidance for variance counties like Nevada County. Read on...
  35. 20.21 Budget Hearings - Martin Polt.Heidi Hall.Barry Anderson.Georgette Aronow

    Nevada County Concludes Fiscal Year 20/21 Budget Hearings

    On June 2, 2020, the County of Nevada conducted budget hearings for the fiscal year (FY) 20/21 County Budget. Nevada County’s long-standing Board of Supervisors’ budget and financial management policies have created a solid foundation Read on...
  36. Carhop-square

    Saturday, June 6th TFF Car Hop Event to Celebrate Nevada County Students

    Nevada County is proud to bring together the community and celebrate the graduating class of 2020 through our upcoming Carhop event this weekend. To show support for our graduating high school students in our community the first 300 students will receive Read on...
  37. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (14)

    Nevada County confirmed COVID-19 cases increases to 48

    Nevada County received notification of six new COVID-19 cases today; five of the residents are closely connected with a common exposure, and the sixth was a person who had no symptoms. All are adults residing in Eastern Nevada County. Read on...
  38. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Announces $210,000 in First-Round Grant Awards

    The Nevada County Relief Fund has announced the first round of grant awards, totaling $210,000 boosting eight “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County, who are providing a life line to our neighbors most in need, and twenty-eight small businesses Read on...
  39. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Seeks Grant Applications from “Safety-net” Nonprofits and Small Businesses

    The Nevada County Relief Fund seeks grant applications from “safety-net” nonprofits in western Nevada County providing a life-line to our neighbors most in need, and small businesses throughout the County hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  40. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (13)

    Nevada County's Readiness Plan approved by State

    Nevada County is still under the statewide Stay-at-Home order, however this means that Nevada County has met the State’s readiness criteria to move further into Stage 2 reopening and reopen more local businesses. Read on...
  41. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (12)

    Nevada County submits Readiness Plan to State to move further towards Stage 2 reopening

    Today, Nevada County Public Health Officials received good news after a meeting with the California Department of Public Health. Nevada County's attestation of readiness to move further into Stage 2 reopening received a positive response from the State. Read on...
  42. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (11)

    Nevada County businesses can start preparing for Stage 2 reopening

    Nevada County is still under the statewide Stay-at-Home order but is prepared to meet the State’s readiness criteria to move further into Stage 2 reopening and reopen more local businesses. Read on...
  43. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (9)

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Rescinds Local Stay-at-Home Order

    Public Health Officer, Dr. Ken Cutler, has rescinded Nevada County's local Stay-at-Home Order. Nevada County is now under the statewide Order and looking towards meeting the state's "readiness criteria". Read on...
  44. Coronavirus Increase Testing

    Nevada County will increase COVID-19 testing with new community testing sites

    Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement to add more than 80 community testing sites across the state, Nevada County will soon launch a test site in Grass Valley and another site in Kings Beach, in neighboring Placer County. Read on...
  45. Utilities - McCourtney Road Transfer Station NewsFlash

    Vehicle Limits to Be Lifted at McCourtney Road Transfer Station

    There will no longer be a limit to the number of vehicles that can access McCourtney Road Transfer Station, but customers will be required to wear a face covering and will continue to be limited in the type of materials they can haul to the facility. Read on...
  46. NevCo Relief Fund

    Nevada County Relief Fund Empowers Community to Take Care of its Own

    With todays’ public launch of the Nevada County Relief Fund, the community now has a central place to come together and lift up their neighbors and small businesses hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  47. 1

    Public Health Officer Issues New Stay-at-Home Order for Nevada County to Clarify Local Questions

    Nevada County Health Officer Dr. Ken Cutler has issued a new Order that clarifies and complements the statewide Stay-at-Home Order in order to address local questions and issues. This Order is in effect until rescinded. Read on...
  48. Coronavirus NewsFlash Template (7)

    Nevada County Public Health Officer Issues Self Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19

    In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to protect vulnerable individuals and to help prevent the local healthcare system from being overwhelmed, the Nevada County Health Officer, Dr. Ken Cutler, has issued two new separate, but related orders. Read on...
  49. StayHome_Sq-1

    Volunteer to Stay Home & Save Lives from COVID-19

    Nevada County Public Health needs your help in combating coronavirus in our community. At this critical time, you can make an important contribution to the battle against COVID-19 by sheltering in place. Read on...
  50. Emergency Economic Response_NewsFlash

    Supervisors Launch Nevada County COVID-19 Business Task Force

    Last Friday, over seventy-five business and nonprofit leaders participated in a kick-off video call to launch the “Nevada County COVID-19 Business Task Force,” co-chaired by Board Chair Heidi Hall and Vice Chair Dan Miller. Read on...
  51. Coronavirus_NewsFlash

    Coronavirus Update

    COVID-19 virus cases continue to climb. Get all the information at mynevadacounty.com/Coronavirus. Read on...
  52. NewsFlash - CodeRED Shelter in Place Notice

    CodeRED Alert on Requirements of California’s Stay at Home Order on Tuesday Morning, March 24th

    A CodeRED Alert will go to all Nevada County residents on Tuesday morning, March 24th, to inform everyone about the requirements of California's Stay at Home Order. Those subscribed to CodeRED will receive notifications staggered throughout the morning. Read on...
  53. Wash Hands_NewsFlash

    Nevada County Public Health Confirms 10 Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19

    Nevada County has had ten persons under investigation for coronavirus, nine of whom have tested negative for COVID-19. The one that is currently under investigation is being tested, and there are still no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nevada County. Read on...