Chris Daley

Road plan, fees move on

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors tentatively approved the county’s interim Capital Improvement Program and the Traffic Impact Mitigation fee program for 2016-17. Board Chairman Ron Mikulaco opposed the four-part recommendation made by Community Development Agency staff; however, Supervisors Brian Veerkamp, Shiva Frentzen, Sue Novasel and Michael Ranalli carried the plan forward. The agenda […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Little breathing room in county budget

• Fire districts, roads could get more money When the county’s books closed fiscal year 2015-16 last week, there was $4.1 million more in the fund balance than anticipated. El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Don Ashton opened Monday’s special budget hearings by telling the Board of Supervisors that he and his budget team focused on the […]

September 21, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Nutting files civil suit against the county, officials

Ousted District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting has filed a civil suit in United States District Court, Eastern District of California, seeking monetary damages of up to $2.7 million from El Dorado County and various current and former county leaders ($100,000 each) for alleged improprieties related to his removal from office in 2014. The filing notes that […]

August 17, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Supervisors, public take Measure E 101

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors hosted a nearly four-hour presentation along with public comment on the recently voter-approved Measure E. Tuesday’s board workshop clarified a number of points the measure includes but left several yet to be explored. Focused primarily on differences between existing policies and those contained in Measure E’s language, deputy […]

August 17, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Measure E lawsuit filed

El Dorado County voters passed Measure E with about a three-point margin on June 7. Less than two months later a lawsuit seeks to prevent its implementation. Measure E aims to curtail certain development projects based on restrictions approved in the county’s 2004 General Plan and a 2008 revision of the 1998 Measure Y. The […]

August 10, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Supes OK fee refunds

It won’t be this month and probably won’t be next month, but one of these days some El Dorado County residents will get a check from the county as a refund for fees they paid back when the county and Sheriff’s Department planned to build a substation in the El Dorado Hills/Cameron Park area. The plan was shelved […]

August 10, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Storm water survey now available

El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency has rolled out a survey geared to help the public become more aware of water, water runoff, water pollution and storm water management. The survey is available on the CDA’s Long Range Planning website and is sponsored by the El Dorado County Storm Water Team. The information from the  anonymous […]

July 27, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

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