< Back to All News

Nevada City’s Sphere of Influence Reduced?

Nevada City is in danger of having its “sphere of influence” shrunk. While that doesn’t mean the city itself would be smaller, City Engineer Bill Falconi says it means their ability for future growth would be severely limited. He says when the city began, it was only one square mile…

Listen to Bill Falconi

For example, the city’s wastewater treatment plant is not inside the city limits, but is inside the so-called sphere of influence. The Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, which is a political body designed to be a conduit between cities, counties, and other agencies, is proposing reducing the sphere of influence by up to two-thirds. Nevada City councilmember David Parker is not happy with the idea…

Listen to David Parker

LAFCO will be discussing the sphere of influence reduction during their meeting tomorrow morning at 9:30 at the Rood Center. That meeting is open to the public.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment



* captcha