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Details of Skeel settlement released

Attorneys for the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and John Skeel settled the lawsuit brought by the former general manager over his 2011 firing. The final settlement document was signed on Sept. 11 and released to Village Life on Sept 18. The settlement awards $150,000 to Skeel, half of which will be covered by […]

Comments Off / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel suit settled; $150,000 award to former GM

John Skeel has had a good summer. He landed a job in July, taking the reins of the Tahoe Resource Conservation District, and now he has some spending money. The El Dorado Hills Community Services District has settled a lawsuit filed by its former general manager, agreeing to a settlement “in the neighborhood of $150,000,” […]

7 Comments / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel lands GM post in Tahoe

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John Skeel has landed on his feet. The former El Dorado Hills Community Services District general manager took the reins of the Tahoe Resource Conservation District on July 23. You might still run into him in the supermarket, however. Reached by phone, Skeel said he was “thrilled” to be able to stay in the area, […]

8 Comments / August 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Details of Skeel’s lawsuit

Attorneys for former El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel filed a civil suit on April 20 against the CSD, four of its directors, Human Resources Manager Tracey Lynn Lowry, district legal counsel Bob Thurbon and Lindsey Moore, and their firm, Thurbon and McHaney, LP. The lawsuit, or “complaint for damages,” alleges […]

Comments Off / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Skeel files lawsuit

Insiders see suit as bargaining chip in settlement talks The El Dorado Hills Community Services District is under attack. As the latest CSD board recall wobbles off the launch pad like a nuke aimed at El Dorado Hills, former General Manager John Skeel, whose firing has fueled two recall efforts and a lot of community […]

1 Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

No quick settlement of Skeel lawsuit

Recent mediation between fired El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager John Skeel and EDHCSD representatives have failed to produce a suitable settlement offer, Skeel’s attorney Ellen Arabian-Lee reported. Skeel continues to apply for positions across the country, but has not been offered employment to date, she added. In an e-mail to Village Life Arabian-Lee wrote […]

Comments Off / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CSD board rejects Skeel’s claim

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors rejected former General Manager John Skeel’s Feb. 26 claim for unspecified damages by unanimous vote during the March 8 board meeting. The claim rejection opens a six-month window during which Skeel can file a lawsuit against the district. Dennis Timoney of the Special District Risk […]

5 Comments / March 12, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

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