“Author Archive”
Stories written by cdaley
Last Login: Wed Sep 3 21:38:22 2014

Supervisors update planning documents

After two-and-a-half days deep in the weeds, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 13 voted tentatively to adopt a range of recommendations that will lead to General Plan amendments and a change in the county’s Zoning Ordinance. The project titled the Targeted General Plan Amendments and  Zoning Ordinance Update (TGPA-ZOU) required an extensive […]

Comments Off / November 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire fighting for promised revenue

El Dorado County owes the El Dorado Hills Fire Department more than $500,000 — funds guaranteed to the fire department after it annexed the Latrobe Fire Protection District. In 2014-15 and 2015-16 the department expected to receive a little more than $256,000 each fiscal year as outlined in an El Dorado County Board of Supervisors resolution guaranteeing that […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Activists threaten recall of all county supervisors

Calling for a “clean sweep,” a statement Tuesday afternoon from El Dorado County Total Recall, a countywide group of individuals spanning from El Dorado Hills to South Lake Tahoe and Georgetown to Somerset, announced the formation of a movement to recall all five members of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. At last Tuesday’s […]

Comments Off / November 04, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Day throws hat in D.1 race

Alan Day

Alan Day has joined the District 1 supervisorial fray. Announcing in a press release late last week, Day states he wants to “fight big money special interests and bureaucratic government that dominate our county.” Day has been in the spotlight for the past four years as a member of the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supervisors OK bond process for East Ridge Community Facilities District

El Dorado County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Oct. 20 to determine opposition or support for establishment of a community facilities district and authorization to levy a special tax followed by the authorization to issue bonds in an amount not to exceed $40 million. No one in the small audience spoke either in favor or […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Traffic Impact Mitigation fees may be heading south

Developers, large and small, were warned not to hold their breath but to anticipate that Traffic Impact Mitigation (TIM) fees might go down in the foreseeable future. Tuesday’s El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting featured a presentation by the Long Range Planning Division of the Community Development Agency. Staff from that division, along with […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Harn at odds with Grand Jury report

Auditor-Controller Joe Harn

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn responded last Tuesday to a Grand Jury report that calls him a “bully” and “politically motivated,” disagreeing with all but one finding in the report issued earlier this summer. The report titled “Putting Political Gain Above What’s Right for the County” alleges that Harn withholds or delays his department’s professional services […]

Comments Off / September 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »