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Fire dept. gets overdue funds

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will receive the promised $513,302 from El Dorado County. Last Tuesday the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors made a “finding of public benefit” and directed county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn to transfer the funds, which are a portion of property taxes collected over the last two years  — the time frame […]

Comments Off / December 22, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Harn gets recall notice

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn has received a Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition. Recall proponents cite five issues from which they are “seeking relief from the tyranny of our elected officials who have engaged in malfeasant acts and corrupt practices.” Citing a violation of California State Penal Code, the notice states that […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes hike ambulance fees

The cost for a ride in a local ambulance just shot up from $1,114 to $1,427. The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 17 approved a 28.11 percent increase for ambulance service in County Service Areas 3 and 7 —South Lake Tahoe and the county’s Western Slope. A board resolution includes language that allows […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mik gets recall notice

Ron Mikulaco

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco received his notice of intention to circulate a recall petition at the Nov. 17 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting. Prior to this action, Mikulaco told Village Life feedback from his constituents continues to be “very good,” and said they recognize him as a “very hard worker and a very knowledgeable representative of […]

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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 »