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    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-seven member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

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    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-seven member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

    Hometown California Podcast Current Agenda 

  • Winner- RCRC Fourth Annual Rural County Photo Contest, Jason Brand

    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-seven member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

    Hometown California Podcast Current Agenda 

  • Alpine County

    California's Rural Counties

    RCRC is a thirty-seven member county strong service organization
    advocating on behalf of California’s rural counties.

    Hometown California Podcast Current Agenda 

Hot Issues

FEDERAL SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS

Adopted in 1906, federal law requires the U.S. Forest Service to provide counties and schools with 25 percent of the revenues generated on federal forest lands from a variety of...

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FEDERAL PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES

In October 1976, Congress enacted the Federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Act to provide federal payments to local governments to help offset losses in property tax revenues due to...

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Next Event

RCRC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING - 02/10/2021

RCRC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING - Location - RCRC Board Room, Sacramento, CA 

Board of Forestry wraps up latest workshop on its proposed revisions to the State Fire Safe Regulations, announcing… https://t.co/HRzObsgAPD
Robust discussion on ridgeline development at the Board of Forestry workshop. SB 901required the Board to promulgat… https://t.co/6DeMbv5RU9
staff testifies at today's Board of Forestry State Fire Safe Regulations workshop on the importance of applyi… https://t.co/81H5PWJUHL
staff will be attending todays Board of Forestry and Fire Protection workshop at 9am on Fire Safe Regulations… https://t.co/iNY7j1xVKC
🎧: On , talks about about political reform, the state of politics, and influen… https://t.co/tO8EIRy9kN
The bill of the week is SB 29. In response to COVID-19, SB 29 requires county election officials to mai… https://t.co/gf801jNNUW
This week staff testified during the California Board of Forestry joint committee meeting. BOF staff provided… https://t.co/IpCxtnav2F
The is posted! Urgent Local Vaccine Recommendations, Bill of the Week, State Auditor Finds Smaller… https://t.co/Plm86q2ISR
The latest is posted. Your source for legislative and regulatory news impacting 's… https://t.co/08bA843NED
On 1/7 CPCU issued a Proposed Decision requiring wireline communication providers to increase system resiliency so… https://t.co/dLzThy1aiB
RCRC sincerely appreciates the assistance of Supervisors (Mendocino), (Sonoma), David G… https://t.co/LvGUfJwqg9
is calling on and Legislature to allocate Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program dollars to… https://t.co/QHiU1sSknd
CA State Auditor Report: California should have allocated more Federal COVID-19 funding to small counties. Large co… https://t.co/sG22WmyB5E
2021-22 Policy Principles are now up on our website at https://t.co/sTU5ugRjBm. Each year, the RCRC Board of Direct… https://t.co/FudD5d1N65
Congratulations Supervisor Michael Kelley (Imperial County) on your appointment to the Region 5 seat on the RCRC Ex… https://t.co/LIu9CNHRG9
Congratulations Supervisor Bob Williams (Tehama County) for your appointment yesterday as Chair to the Golden State… https://t.co/NNTNjhvQbn
Yesterday RCRC honored Assembly Member Laura Friedman with the 2020 Rural Leadership Award for her work as chair of… https://t.co/nZbRRQHrCJ
Yesterday evening RCRC honored Colonel Paul Cook (former Congressman) with the 2020 Rural Leadership Award. Thank y… https://t.co/vZI1qbln5V
Tune into our virtual Installation of Officers for a special panel discussion on holistic wildfire solutions for 20… https://t.co/x5MlMBrXIG
Meet the Immediate Past Chair of the RCRC Board of Directors Supervisor Daron McDaniel from Merced County! Today, S… https://t.co/HvAeP3h5C8

News: The Barbed Wire

This week, RCRC along with our county partners the California State Association of Counties, the Urban Counties of California, County...Read more
RCRC has expressed support for Senate Bill 29, authored by Senator Tom Umberg (D–Santa Ana). Last year, in response to...Read more
The State Auditor released a report on Tuesday noting that a funding formula proposed by the Newsom Administration disadvantaged smaller...Read more
This week at the California Board of Forestry (BOF) joint committee meeting, staff provided a brief update on the State...Read more
In the latest episode of Hometown California , RCRC’s Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs, Paul A. Smith, holds a...Read more
On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden , outlining his wish list of California-specific policy...Read more
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the Final Rule for industrial hemp production, which will go into effect...Read more
RCRC’s partner, the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA), will be issuing permits for hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in...Read more
Announcements regarding hearings, grants, and public comment notices of importance to California's rural counties. CARB Announces Annual Reporting for Off-Road...Read more
Resource pages, deadline extensions, and available programs to assist communities impacted by COVID-19. DWR Provides Tips for Holding Online Meetings...Read more
Information related to the current status of legislation and regulations impacting California’s rural counties.Read more