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EID board chooses rates model; public meetings scheduled

PLACERVILLE — During its Oct. 11 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation Board of Directors again considered various components of the district’s recently completed Cost of Services study model. The Board selected a preferred cost recovery allocation methodology and the method for integrating Domestic Irrigation customers into other rate classes, and considered the El Dorado County Office of […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID needs new board members

EDITOR: In El Dorado Irrigation District Director Greg Prada’s rejection of EID’s annual audit he committed two violations of reason. First, he pulled out fragments of data, embellished some and reached conclusions inconsistent with the audit’s financial results. Then he insisted the audit needed to break out certain detailed data by enterprise instead of summarizing overall […]

1 Comment / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID board ignores ratepayers’ protests

EDITOR: The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors has again shown its disdain for ratepayers by voting 3-2 for a 21 percent rate increase. Directors Alan Day and Greg Prada emphatically claimed that no rate hike was required. The board meeting was attended by many disgruntled ratepayers objecting to the increase. Directors George Osborne, Dale Coco […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EID board approves new spending

The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors authorized several projects at its Dec. 14 meeting — the final for the year. Among the big-ticket items were a long list of FERC related projects including those for water temperature monitoring, water quality and noxious weed monitoring coming in at $461,000. The directors also approved $65,000 to design and integrate software applications and […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Superintendent’s job: Board ready to replace Meyers

The El Dorado County Board of Education finalized a timetable for selecting a new superintendent of schools at its Nov. 23 special meeting. While board members began the meeting by acknowledging how much internal talent there is to draw from within the district, they decided they wanted to open the recruitment process as they go about replacing former […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Updated fire fee approved by Cameron Park board

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors moved forward on two fee schedule updates at its Sept. 16 meeting. Approved on a 5-0 vote was an updated fire impact fee program following a presentation and public hearing. The program is expected to fund the expansion of fire protection and emergency response facilities, apparatus and equipment as the […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Meyers’ DUI prompts special meeting

Jeremy Meyers

At the Aug. 27 El Dorado County Office of Education Board of Trustees meeting Trustee Heidi Weiland said she struggled with what the board should or could do regarding El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools Jeremy Meyers’ arrest, saying that even though he is not an employee of the board, it was the legal, moral and […]

Comments Off / September 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »



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