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Penn Valley Gets Municipal Advisory Council

It’s a new way to give outlying communities a voice, and it will first be tried in Penn Valley. The Board of Supervisors has approved what is called a Municipal Advisory Council for the area. Penn Valley is in Supervisor Hank Weston’s District. He says the council will discuss various issues, kind of like a mini planning commission…

Listen to Hank Weston 1

The council will be made up of five to seven people, and will have no voting power, meaning it will be advisory only. While this is new to Nevada County, it’s being done in other places, and Weston says it is working well…

Listen to Hank Weston 2

The idea has been approved as a two-year pilot program, beginning July 1.

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