city of colfax

Sewer testing to begin: Watch for smoke

Where there’s smoke, there isn’t always fire. Starting next week, the smoke could be coming from testing being conducted by the City of Colfax on sanitary sewer lines. During ...

State approves $1.745M loan for Colfax

You can hear the relief in the voice of Colfax City Manager Bruce Kranz. On Monday, the state Water Resources Control Board, meeting in Sacramento, approved a $1,745,600 loan from ...

Colfax's namesake was strong advocate for railroad

Long before the Civil War took place Schuyler Colfax, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was a strong advocate for the construction of railroads across the nation connec ...

Leases extended for museum, visitor center

The Colfax Heritage Museum and the visitor center, located in the city-owned Passenger Depot building, are staying put for now. The city of Colfax agreed to extend lease terminati ...

Sewer work a $12 million project

To help bring an end to long-standing wastewater treatment plant issues, the city of Colfax is seeking formal approval on Sept. 6 for a $12,834,600 financing agreement with the sta ...

Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal suing city

Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal, Colfax’s former trash collector, is suing the city and Recology Auburn Placer over the city’s decision in June to award a 10-year-trash collectio ...

Property taxation revenue drops 3 percent

A report issued July 18 reveals decreasing property tax revenues throughout Placer County, but officials say the information is not going to impact the budgets they already have. ...

Colfax awards trash contract to Recology

The City of Colfax will stop subsidizing trash collection as of July 1. At the June 8 meeting, the council approved a 10-year-trash collection contract with Recology Auburn Placer ...

Get rid of hazardous waste Saturday

All Placer County residents can take advantage of a free hazardous waste collection event this weekend. From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18, most products labeled “danger ...

County to help with pool?

Colfax will get help from the county in its efforts to rebuild the city pool, according to City Manager Bruce Kranz, “County park administrator John Ramirez committed his suppor ...