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Change in Starting Time for Board of Supervisors Meeting
December 30, 2010
The starting time for the regular meeting of the Sutter County Board of Supervisors on January 4, 2011 has been changed from 7 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

This is the annual reorganization meeting of the Board of Supervisors, when a new chairman and vice-chairman will be selected. Also on the agenda is the ceremonial swearing in ceremony for department heads and Board members who are starting new terms after successful election or re-election efforts in 2010.

Sacramento River Overflowing at Tisdale Weir
December 21, 2010
Video of the Sacramento River overflowing at Tisdale Weir, a natural and critical function of the Sacramento Valley Flood Control system. When the Sacramento River rises, half its flows are diverted into the Sutter Bypass, reducing the pressure on Sacramento River levees.

The Sutter County Tisdale Boat Deck is closed before the river overflows the weir, and is re-opened when the water recedes and there is no forecast for additional overflows.

View the online video

Holiday Closure
December 16, 2010
On Friday, December 31st, most county offices will be closed in observance of the New Year's Holiday.
Sutter County, Red Cross Team Up to Produce Video on Emergency ‘Go Kit’
December 10, 2010
During an emergency, you may not have time to gather food, water and other items you will need to keep your family safe and comfortable. When disaster strikes, you may not have time to gather up important documents that you will not want to leave behind.

The Sutter County Office of Emergency Management and the American Red Cross have teamed up to produce a video describing the very simple process of preparing an emergency ‘Go Kit’. The video is available online.

Open House and Children's Program at Museum
December 08, 2010
We've decorated from floor to ceiling and we're celebrating the holidays with an Open House and Children's Program on Sunday, December 19, 2010 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

The program consists of Holiday stories with Aondreaa the Story Tailor (she's marvelous) and music with John Carter (who is also marvelous). There will be hot cider, punch and cookies. Free for kids of all ages.

The Community Memorial Museum is located at 1333 Butte House Road in Yuba City. Regular open hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call the Museum at 822-7141.

Red Cross Seeks Volunteers for Critical Emergency Positions
December 03, 2010
The American Red Cross Chapter of Northeastern California, which is headquartered in Yuba City, is seeking volunteers to help staff the agency in large scale emergencies, as well as volunteers to help the Red Cross provide assistance to families after fires and with tracking down members of the military when there is a family emergency.

Charles McCaul, the local Red Cross Emergency Manager, appeared before the Sutter County Board of Supervisors on November 20 to make an appeal to the community for volunteers.

Mr. McCaul stated that volunteers are needed for 30 different positions in a large scale disaster impacting the entire community, and that volunteers are also needed to assist in the day to day emergencies, such as providing housing, clothing and other resources to families after they are burned out of their homes.