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The number of homeless people in Merced County has more than doubled in one year, according to the homeless count released on Monday. There are 768 homeless people in Merced County, including 21 children, based on the 2014 Homeless Count and Survey.
The Merced County Association of Governments went against staff recommendations last week on how to spend transportation funds over the next 27 years. Nov. 21 to pursue a scenario with more housing, fewer people relying on public transportation and
Merced County elected officials on Thursday voted unanimously to lay off 10 employees from the countys landfills and change a flat-rate fee policy, both of which were recommended by the waste management authoritys new director. Brooks Stayer,
Pulling the countys landfill operating costs out of the dumps is no easy task, but the waste management authoritys new director proposed a plan Thursday to get the facilities back on track. The plan involved cutting out wasteful spending and
The Merced County Association of Governments visited Los Banos on Tuesday in a continuing effort to determine how it will spend transportation funds over the next 27 years. Regional Transportation Plan, which will determine what projects receive
This plan should be a true regional collaboration that represents what all our communities want for transportation. The plan is related to highway, bicycle and pedestrian facilities...Sept. 3 at Los Banos Community Center 645 Seventh Street; and 6 p.
Land for the Los Banos bypass is closer to being acquired, but it will be nearly 15 years before construction is likely to start. The Merced County Association of Governments on July 18 voted to apply an additional $300,000 toward purchasing land for
The city will see a 1 percent decrease in federal funding for housing and blight in 2013...Housing and Urban Development funding, which provided the city with $1.29 million in grants. Estimates in May had the amount dropping by as much as 8 percent. "
Thursday. "We're very happy that the program is going to continue in the most effective manner and still meet the regulations by HUD," said Lori Flanders, Merced County of Association of Governments spokeswoman. "Everything will continue to run as it
The Merced County Association of Governments held a public workshop Tuesday to discuss the Continuum of Care program, but some members say they felt misled about the purpose of the meeting...The staff asked those attending the meeting to identify