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AG clears auditor

El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn

The Office of the California Attorney General will not pursue any action against El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn. “The 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury requested an investigation into the allegations and findings of its report in case GJ-14-12,” a brief news release from the county Chief Administrative Office states. “The Office of the California […]

No Comment / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Public Health offering back-to-school childhood immunizations

New state law goes into full effect this school year The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Public Health Nursing Division reminds parents to plan now for the coming school year by ensuring their child is up-to- date on required immunizations. For those families without a health care provider, Public Health is now offering low-cost back-to- school […]

No Comment / July 20, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sacco and Triano win SOA seats

Newcomers Don Sacco and George Triano have won the two open seats on the five-seat Serrano Owners Association Board of Directors. Incumbent Dean Getz came in third. Approximately 53 percent of ballots were returned in time for the July 15 vote at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85. Sacco came in first with 1,669 votes, […]

107 Comments / July 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

May statewide residential water conservation at 28 percent

The State Water Resources Control Board recently announced that Californians cut residential water use by 28 percent in May in comparison with the amount of water used in May 2013. According to the SWB, cumulatively local water suppliers have saved 1.6 million acre feet in the 12 months since mandatory conservation goals began — enough […]

1 Comment / July 18, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Public asked to comment on biological, oak resources documents

El Dorado County’s Long Range Planning Division recently announced that public and agency comment is invited on a draft environmental impact report. At issue is the recently completed General Plan Biological Resources Policy Update and Oak Resources Management Plan. Under the California Environmental Quality Act and county code, effective June 30, the public and relevant […]

No Comment / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID’s Abercrombie on medical leave

Jim Abercrombie

The El Dorado Irrigation District board appointed General Counsel Tom Cumpston as acting general manager at a special closed-door meeting on July 7 while General Manager Jim Abercrombie is out on medical leave. Abercrombie has been with EID since 2009 as its general manager. He is a registered civil engineer with a master’s in business administration. He previously worked at […]

No Comment / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID refinances, takes on more debt

With an improved bond rating in the bank, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors voted to refinance up to $25 million in revenue bonds at a lower interest rate as well as to issue up to $57 million in new debt in the form of Certificates of Participation at its June 27 meeting. […]

No Comment / July 05, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »