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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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). […]

Comments Off on New, returning supes on the job / January 10, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

New property tax system gets supervisors’ OK

During its first regular session of the new year the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement for modernizing the county’s property tax system. Recommended by the assessor, auditor-controller and treasurer-tax collector, the initial $1.2 million deal with Megabyte Systems runs through June 2019. Thereafter a maintenance agreement for $310,200 will be in place […]

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Sheriff’s facility loan OK

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to accept a $57 million loan for construction of a new public safety facility during a special meeting Dec. 28. Offered through a program of the United States Department of Agriculture, the vote allowed the county to take advantage of a lower interest rate that […]

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Election count complete, certified

Four weeks ago El Dorado County voters performed their civic duty by casting ballots in the 2016 presidential election. While some voted absentee or provisional, more than 83 percent voted overall. The total number of votes cast was 97,024 out of 116,459 registered voters, according to Registrar of Voters Bill Schultz. Schultz sent the data […]

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