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General Plan Workshop & Planning Commission Schedule & Information

December 13, 2011 – The Board of Supervisors will be participating in a Study Session lead by the Planning Department on the Water and Economic Elements of the General Plan at 1:30 pm. You can download the agenda and board packet here. December... Learn More

EBMUD Drops Plans to Expand Pardee!

Planning News from December 5, 2011 Community opposition in Amador and Calaveras counties helped quash EBMUD plans to expand Pardee Dam and flood the Mokelumne River! The revised draft PEIR will be released December 6. Public meetings... Learn More

Significant CEQA Streamlining Reform Bills Enacted

Courtesy of Meyers / Nave Read the original article here. This is a little bit dated but some of these new regulations and interpretations will take effect on January 1, 2012. October 24, 2011 Three important reform bills designed to streamline California... Learn More

Rebranding Planning so the Public Understands

Robin Rather, CEO of Collective Strength, speaks about how planners can build support for planning in their communities and counter critics. “I think the attacks are coming more frequently and with more pain, because planners have been succeeding.... Learn More

Change in Planning Commission Meeting Dates for 2012

PRESS RELEASE FROM CALAVERAS COUNTY The dates set for the regular monthly meetings of the Planning Commission will be changed to the second and fourth Thursday of each month. The first regularly scheduled meeting of the Planning Commission in 2012 shall... Learn More

Planning Commission Study Session Scheduled for December 1st at 9 AM

The Planning Commission Agenda indicates that they will be reviewing the Board of Supervisors Study Session of November 22nd and discussing refinements to the Preferred General Plan Land Use Map.  You can view and download the agenda and supporting documents here.  Read More

Countywide Land-Use Plan Returns to Board Next Year

Written by Sean Janssen, The Union Democrat November 23, 2011 01:59 pm County planning staff will bring back a long-range land use plan Jan. 10 for the Board of Supervisors to pore over in greater detail. The board, after a lengthy Tuesday afternoon study... Learn More

Calaveras Board of Supervisors Approves “Next Steps” for the General Plan

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors approved all of the recommendations that new Planning Director Rebecca Willis made for moving the General Plan Update forward during the study session on November 22, 2011.  Many of her recommendations stemmed... Learn More

General Plan Study Session Scheduled for November 22

The Board of Supervisors agenda (available here) shows a Study Session “Refinements to the General Plan Preferred Land Use Map” at 2:00 pm.  This is an important next step in the General Plan process and we encourage all of you who can find... Learn More

Rebecca Willis, Planning Director, announces a Nov. 22nd General Plan Workshop/ Study Session

Planning Director, Rebecca Willis, spoke during Review of Correspondence and Reports; you can watch the video (she speaks at 1 hr. 1 min. ~50 sec.+) here. Rebecca Willis gave a brief summary of the process so far and noted that there is now brand new... Learn More

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