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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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. […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gas station project: Tribe gets access

El Dorado County supervisors voted 4-0 on June 28 to approve an application for a road encroachment and installation of water and sewer lines on Shingle Springs Drive by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. The Community Development Agency’s Planning Division staff recommended supervisors adopt the conditions of a mitigated negative declaration, a mitigation […]

Comments Off / July 01, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

HHS offers free aging workshops

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Family Caregiver Support Program presents a free Aging & Caregiver educational series in El Dorado Hills. The series will be held on July 15, 22 & 29 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center, 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills. […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Serrano election under way

Serrano residents have received replacement ballots for the second Serrano Owners Association election this year. The May election was invalidated when votes for the two seats up for grabs on the board were counted before a quorum was present. Serrano has hired HOA Elections of CA for the do-over election. The SOA is still resolving […]

Comments Off / June 28, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »