Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Wagon Trail on Council of Government Agenda

         At the Monday, June 6, 2012  Council of Governments meeting, the Wagon Trail Project, the widening of Hwy 4 between Copperopolis and Angels Camp, is on the agenda, and the County is expected to report on the status.
     The meeting begins at 5:30 PM and is held at the Board of Supervisors Chambers at the Government Center in San Andreas.
    Also on the agenda is the quarterly report of Calaveras Transit by the County.

Special Murphys Sanitary District Meeting

   A special meeting has been called of the Murphys Sanitary Disrict Board of Directors for tomorrow, May 31st at 6 PM at their office, 90 Big Trees Rd. Suite B in Murphys.
     On the agenda is a review of Board Member applications and appointment of a new Board Member. Frederick Kett and Joyce Bruce Swanson are the two applicants.
     Also there will be an election of officers,along with  job descriptions of a Finance-Office Manager and Administrative Assistant, a salary schedule and the 2011-2012 Budget.

Updated Dog Nuisance Law Could Effect You

   If you are a dog owner there is new language in the county's dog nuisance ordinance that may effect you. This revised ordinance is aimed at encouraging responsible pet ownership and allow the comfortable enjoyment of life and property to all in a neighborhood. The law was ratified by the Board of Supervisors on May 22nd and will go into effect June 22nd. It rectifies a “considerable number of persons” loophole in the former law, allows for Officers to be witnesses in certain cases, and now have a procedure in place to abate the nuisance.
   The revised law states: 6.10.110 - Nuisance 
   A. No person shall keep, maintain or permit either willfully or through failure to exercise proper control, on any lot, parcel of land, or premises under his/her control, any animal(s), including livestock, which disturbs the peace and comfort of the inhabitants of the neighborhood, or interferes with the