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County candidate to visit Local Bean Saturday

Teresa Stanley

Teresa Stanley, a candidate for the county supervisor seat being vacated by Roberta MacGlashan, will stop at the Local Bean, in Murieta Plaza, from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday to meet with Rancho Murieta. Stanley, the owner of two businesses, has served for two decades on the Folsom Cordova Unified School District board. From her website: “...One of my first priorities as your supervisor will be to streamline the business permitting process to make Sacramento a better place for businesses to thrive and grow. We need to simplify the process to attract quality employers and jobs to our local communities."

County meeting on development Tuesday night

The Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council is holding a public workshop at Cosumnes River Elementary School 7 p.m. Tuesday on the development plan for Murieta North. The Rancho Murieta Properties development proposal calls for dividing 772 acres on the North into eight villages with a total of 827 single-family residential lots. The plan is currently going through the Sacramento County planning process and an environmental impact report is being prepared. Read more »

MacGlashan won't run again for county seat

County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan, who represents Rancho Murieta, announced Tuesday that she won't seek re-election when her term expires next year. Read more »

County will improve Stonehouse to allow gate

Stonehouse

The hill north of the Escuela gate will be lowered seven feet.

Safety improvements are coming for Stonehouse Road, Sacramento County announced late Monday, which will enable the Rancho Murieta Association to open the Escuela gate without having to fund the expensive road improvements. Read more »

Retreats project map heads for final OK

Approval of the final map for the Retreats West project is on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday meeting agenda. The item is one of 50 consent items that will be approved with a single vote of the board at its 9:30 a.m. meeting. Read more »

County meeting about Kiefer Landfill Monday

The county will hold a community meeting about the Kiefer Landfill 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District #58, 7250 Sloughhouse Road. The meeting will focus on proposed use of buffer lands around Kiefer Landfill, which is on  Kiefer Boulevard in Sloughhouse, about six miles from Rancho Murieta. There’s a summary of the plans here. The planning area was the subject of an environmental review and community meetings in 2012 and 2013. County representatives will be on hand for Monday’s meeting.

County acts to change Jackson Road status

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to seek legislation that would allow a stretch of Jackson Road to be moved from state to county control.  The change would address development forecast for the coming decades, which county staff argued requires local management of transportation needs. Read more »

Story: Supervisors challenge Boys Ranch idea

[Brief published Nov. 12] There was no vote Wednesday afternoon, but a majority of the Sacramento County board of supervisors indicated dissatisfaction with plans to lease the former Boys Ranch on Scott Road as a halfway house for federal prisoners. Read more »

County to air Boys Ranch proposal Wednesday

Boys Ranch

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will discuss repurposing the Boys Ranch facility as a halfway house for federal offenders at its meeting 2 p.m. Wednesday. Agenda materials on the topic include a lease agreement, vicinity map and comment letter. The online agenda provides meeting materials and offers an opportunity to comment on the item. The proceedings can be viewed live online. Read more »

Questions and answers on halfway house

The Rancho Murieta Association turned over its October board meeting to GEO Reentry Services for a half-hour presentation on the company’s proposal to lease the Boys Ranch facility from Sacramento County to serve as a halfway house for federal offenders. The Boys Ranch facility is located on Scott Road about five miles north of Jackson Road. Read more »

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