Colfax City Council

Council inches closer to finding funds

Colfax City Council members inched closer to completion of a state-mandated wastewater treatment plant upgrade last week, extending the terms for a state loan, authorizing staff to ...

Youth asks council to keep swimming pool open

For more than three hours last Tuesday night, 14-year-old Joseph Goulet waited patiently for his turn to address the Colfax City Council. During that time, he watched council mem ...

Council considers tough measures to balance budget

In a marathon six-hour meeting last Thursday, the Colfax City Council, city staff and residents debated how to balance the general fund budget and pay for upgrades to the wastewate ...

Delfino jumps right into council business

Out of a field of five candidates, Ken Delfino was last night’s unanimous choice to replace Sharon Gieras on the Colfax City Council. Gieras resigned from the council July 2. De ...

General plan joint session draws few residents

Despite pleas from the Colfax City Council and Planning Commission, only about a dozen curious citizens showed up to participate in last Wednesday’s joint planning session. The ...

Meeting delayed for lack of quorum

Tuesday’s city council meeting and budget workshop was rescheduled to 7 p.m. Thursday. Late Friday afternoon, Councilman Josh Alpine informed the city he could not make Tuesday ...

City staff lets out 'flustrations'

Shortly before he resigned, former mayor Jim Albright told the Record he was “flustrated.” Although flustrated is technically not a word (it’s a colloquialism combining the ...

New ideas, attitudes on sewer upgrade

With the exception of one person, there was a distinctly new, more positive attitude from concerned citizens at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. The packed 4-1/2 hour meetin ...

City Council seats up for election

Voters will be selecting three Colfax City Council members during the Nov. 4 general election. Up for election are two four-year terms and one two-year position as well as the trea ...

Mayor, councilwoman resign due to hostility

The sudden resignation of Mayor Jim Albright and Councilwoman Sharon Gieras resulted in mixed public comment during Tuesday night’s council meeting. In the wake of last week’s ...

Living in small community has good, bad sides

One of the best features of living in a small town is the ability to be seen and heard. That’s what I believed when I left the San Fernando Valley nearly 30 years ago. Just be ...

Mayor, Council member resign

In the wake of Tuesday’s contentious and volatile three-hour public hearing, Mayor Jim Albright and council member Sharon Gieras submitted letters of resignation on Wednesday. G ...

City faces hard choices to balance its budget

Colfax City Council members considered everything from laying off staff to not contributing to the Colfax Garden Club during its three-hour budget workshop last Thursday evening. ...

Council considers drastic cost-cutting measures

Facing massive costs to bring the city’s sewage system up to state and federal standards, the Colfax City Council considered drastic measures Tuesday night. Although each cost-c ...

Council to consider disincorporation, termination of Sheriff’s contract

The Colfax City Council’s plan for a steep escalation in sewer rates has provoked consideration of drastic measures, including disincorporation, closure of the Placer County Sher ...