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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 »

Superintendent Meyers resigns

El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Meyers stepped down from his position, it was announced at a special El Dorado County Board of Education meeting Monday morning. The board unanimously accepted Meyers’ resignation, which came less than two weeks after he crashed his truck into a utility box in Placerville and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the […]

Comments Off / November 17, 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 »

Small Serrano expansion given the OK

Parker Development received the go ahead to add residential lots to its Serrano development at the Nov. 12 El Dorado County Planning Commission meeting. Located near the intersection of Village Green Drive and Russi Ranch Drive in El Dorado Hills, the 122-acre site will be divided into 50 residential lots plus four open space lots. Making up Phase II […]

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

Serrano residents want school financing end date

Two recent El Dorado Schools Financing Authority special meetings ended with more questions about when Mello-Roos tax obligations will cease for Serrano residents, also known as Community Facilities District No. 1. The El Dorado Schools Financing Authority was created in June 1990 as a joint powers agreement by and between the area’s three school districts: […]

4 Comments / November 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Jeremy Meyers arrested again

Jeremy Meyers

El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Meyers was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol Thursday afternoon, his second DUI arrest in five months. California Highway Patrol officials report that at approximately 2:50 p.m. on Nov. 5 Meyers was driving a white 2013 Dodge Ram westbound on Green Valley Road at Mortara […]

Comments Off / November 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lopsided Measure E vote favors open space

More than 90 percent of Measure E voters sent a loud message to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Tuesday — deny Parker Development Company’s pending application asking to rezone the former El Dorado Hills Executive Golf Course from its current open space-recreation designation to residential housing and commercial. Thirty-six percent — 8,024 of the 22,240 registered voters […]

1 Comment / November 06, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »