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Supervisors Get Quarterly Updates On Operational Priorities

MADERA COUNTY – The Board of Supervisors continues to move forward on their Operational Priorities, receiving reports from staff and inviting the public to a Management Workshop in Bass Lake next month. On Tuesday, Mar. 6, Madera County management provided a quarterly update to the Board on the eight priorities chosen at the 2017 Management Workshop. The priorities are Mission/Vision/Values, ...

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Madera County Supervisors Updated On Operational Priorities

MADERA COUNTY – At the regular Board meeting on Oct. 24, Madera County staff provided a quarterly progress report to the Board of Supervisors concerning operational priorities as identified at the annual management workshop in April. The six priorities, which are in line with the newly adopted mission Creating a Countywide Culture of Excellence through Dedicated Public Service are Intergovernmental ...

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Now You Can Build Your Shop Before Building Your House

MADERA COUNTY — When you buy a piece of property and plan to build a home, you may want to first put up a shop or storage building. Until now, that has been illegal in Madera County. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to amend Ordinance 18.04.015 to allow for the construction of one accessory structure on a ...

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Can You Rent Out Your Private Home As An Airbnb?

MADERA COUNTY — As technology makes it easier for private homeowners to advertise their properties as short-term rentals on such websites as Airbnb and Homeaway, some residents have raised concerns about having vacation rentals in their neighborhood. The County has therefore been addressing the language in the ordinance governing such activities in private homes, though County staff makes it clear ...

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County Spends 64% Of Discretionary Budget On Protection

MADERA COUNTY — As residents consider their vote on Measure L, the proposed Public Safety Tax scheduled for the Mar. 7 special election, many are questioning the information they’re getting and want answers from the County clarifying details of the measure. We contacted the County to get their response to questions we’ve received from the public, and to assertions put ...

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Supervisors To Consider Raise For Volunteer Firefighters

MADERA COUNTY — The Board of Supervisors will be considering a resolution to establish a new salary structure for Paid Call Firefighters (PCFs) at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Currently, PCFs, or Volunteer Firefighters, are only paid the minimum wage of $10.50/hour and are only compensated when responding to fires and motor vehicle accidents. They are not paid ...

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