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Chris Daley

CAO report: County budget a mixed bag

Chief Administrative Officer Don Ashton recently gave a good news/bad news presentation to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. During his mid-year budget report, Ashton noted that the county’s General Fund revenues to fund the “net county costs” element are projected to be about $2.4 million more than budgeted. The other side of that coin, […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Town Center West project previewed

Brian Holloway presented a conceptual review of a proposed project in El Dorado Hills Town Center West on behalf of the Mansour Company at the March 7 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting. As a planned development, Holloway, principal with the Holloway Land Company, described a residential buildout of approximately 200 homes on approximately […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Bass Lake rezone OK’d

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved a rezone of 38.5 acres for the Bass Lake North project in the El Dorado Hills area at its Feb. 28 meeting. The couty Planning Commission approved the rezone in January and recommended the board do the same. The project is a proposal by Norm Brown’s NC Brown […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Dixon Ranch development denied

At the end of a five-hour, standing-room-only El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting Feb. 14, Supervisors John Hidahl, Shiva Frentzen and Michael Ranalli voted to deny approval of the Dixon Ranch subdivision. Supervisors Brian Veerkamp and Sue Novasel favored future consideration of a revised version of the project but opposed full denial. Dixon Ranch […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Supes reconsider bills’ support

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors opted to “reconsider” rather than “rescind” its Jan. 24 vote of support for the state’s Senate Bill 1 and Assembly Bill 1. Both pieces of proposed legislation, if approved, would raise state revenue for road maintenance and related services through a number of tax and fee increases centering on the […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Supervisors declare countywide emergency

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously declared a countywide state of emergency Jan. 1o in order to battle flooding, mudslides and infrastructure damage resulting from recent storms. Requested by Division of Transportation Director Bard Lower, the board’s action allows county crews to streamline efforts to repair and prevent damage to roads and facilities. In […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

New, returning supes on the job

El Dorado County’s Board of Supervisors welcomed new colleague John Hidahl as its first order of business last Tuesday. Presiding El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Suzanne Kingsbury performed swearing-in duties for the new District 1 supervisor and then administered the oath of office to re-elected supervisors Brian Veerkamp (District 3) and Shiva Frentzen (District 2). […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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