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Brief Council Agenda Tonight

Contrary to Grass Valley, Nevada City’s financial situation is pretty good as the new fiscal year gets underway. Grass Valley Mayor Dan Miller told KNCO that his city is facing a 2-million dollar budget shortfall over the next five years, but new Nevada City City Manager Mark Prestwich says things there look pretty good…

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Nevada City residents passed Measure L–a three-eighths of a cent sales tax increase to fund specific improvement projects. The Nevada City City Council meets tonight. Prestwich says they’ll set a date for a hearing on the proposed re-opening of a Bed and Breakfast on Spring Street. A special meeting was held last week to hear that issue, but City Attorney Hal DeGraw fell ill…

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DeGraw is recuperating. No hearing will be held on the issue tonight, just a date set for a future hearing. Tonight is also the last full meeting with Sally Harris as Mayor. New council member Evans Phelps, and re-elected City Councilman Duane Strawser will be sworn in at the July 23 meeting. At that time, Terri Anderson will become mayor, and the council will-elect a new vice-mayor.

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