Seats sit empty on boards, commissions

There are 23 vacant seats on committees and commissions that advise the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors. Five of those vacancies are on the Area 12 Agency on Aging Advisory Council and were noted in the 2003-04 Grand Jury Report, saying Calaveras County’s citizen representation is “minimal.” Area 12 manages the senior nutrition programs in Amador, Alpine, Calaveras, Mariposa and […]

STAY INFORMED: Last week’s headlines in the Calaveras Enterprise – Eva Schicke got close to safety

Here’s what you missed last week by not subscribing to the Calaveras Enterprise’s print edition. … Artist captures Eva Schicke on the job … Eva Schicke service draws thousands to fairgrounds … Redskins still rule at Calaveras High School … Arnold man’s death baffles investigators … Orinda woman killed in solo wreck … County spending outpaces income … Local columnists […]

County supervisors ready to spend $88 million

How did Calaveras County’s budget grow by $15 million in just one year? “A majority is salaries,” County Administrative Officer Tom Mitchell said. The Board of Supervisors today is scheduled to adopt an $88 million spending plan for fiscal year 2004-05. Last fiscal year 2003-04 the budget was $73 million. County employees’ salaries include contractual cost-of-living increases, step increases, promotions, […]


HRC BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING: 4:30 p.m. at the Calaveras Women’s Crisis Center, 1404 Gold Hunter Road outside San Andreas, the Human Resources Council’s Board of Directors will meet. Call 754-3114. For more What’s Hoppin’ highlights, click on the day above. WOMEN’S NETWORK MEETING: 5:30 p.m. at the Murphys Hotel, the Calaveras County Women’s Network will meet. Call 795-4611 for […]

County owes millions in taxes to state

Calaveras County owes the state of California $5 million for keeping more than its share of taxes for more than 25 years, county Auditor Linda Churches said. In 1978, Assembly Bill 8 was passed telling counties how to allocate property taxes between it and schools under Proposition 13. “Almost every county had errors (in implementing the allocations),” Churches said. “We […]