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[Tuolumne County] Sonora officials to discuss leaving TCEDA

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report on the TCEDA. The report has been the subject of much public attention and many local media reports.

City officials are going to ask Sonora City Council members Monday if they want to consider ending the city’s involvement with the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority.

If so, a decision on the matter would be made at a meeting in December.

The council has until Dec. 31 to notify the county if it wants to split from the TCEDA before the start of the next fiscal year on July 1.

[Tuolumne County] People urge TCEDA board to be more open, less defensive

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report.

Some members of the public say the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority Governing Board could be more welcoming and less defensive if it wants more people to attend and provide input at its meetings.

[Tuolumne County] Citizens urge City of Sonora to leave TCEDA

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report.

Several people want the City of Sonora to depart from the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority before ongoing financial and management audits of the agency are completed.

The comments were made to the Sonora City Council at a public meeting on Monday night, during which the council also approved what will be the city’s first officially permitted medical cannabis dispensary.

[Tuolumne County] Perkins declares win in lawsuit against TCEDA

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Agency blasts critics who don’t attend meetings

Blog note: this article references a grand jury report about TCEDA.

The Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority announced the official settlement of a transparency lawsuit filed in June by Sonora resident Ken Perkins that has cost taxpayers more than $23,500 in attorney fees.