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Board approves engine purchase, reworks ordinances

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors recently approved the purchase of a new Smeal Type 1 fire engine, an expected $484,791 expense. The new engine will be financed using a lease purchase agreement with delivery expected in four to six months. The purchase plan requires yearly payments of $74,416 over seven years. When the lease expires, the […]

Comments Off / October 02, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Fire Board candidate Matt Fillmore wants to ensure the department’s success

Matt Fillmore

Involvement in Boy Scouts and church programs taught Matt Fillmore the value of community service, something he hopes to continue as a member of the El Dorado Hills Fire Board. “I’ve always been a service-oriented individual,” Fillmore said. “I think El Dorado Hills has an amazing fire department and my goal would be to keep it […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire Board candidate Doug Hus wants to do the right thing

Doug Hus

El Dorado Hills Fire Board candidate Doug Hus is comfortable in everything from overalls to a suit and tie. But no matter what dress code the job requires, his goal is to do what’s best for the community and that’s why he said he’s running for one of three available seats. “It just feels like […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Time for new thinking on EDH Fire Board

EDITOR: The El Dorado Hills Fire Board elections are coming. Critical fiscal and service issues impacting EDH citizens are at stake. Succinctly the major issues are: The extravagant Francisco fire station is projected at $4.9 million, $1 to $2 million above the initial proposed costs. The union PAC manipulated department rules and regulations in the past election and contributed […]

2 Comments / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Knight joins school board

Georgi Knight

During its regularly scheduled Aug. 14 meeting, the El Dorado County Board of Education provisionally appointed Georgianne Knight to the vacant board position, representing District 1. Her appointment expires in November. She is the only candidate running for the seat on the November ballot. Knight has worked for the California Department of Education for 18 years, where she collaborated […]

Comments Off / August 18, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

School board seat still open

The El Dorado County Board of Education is still accepting applications for the vacant District 1 seat. The deadline to complete an application has been extended to 5 p.m. on Aug. 11 with the board conducting interviews at its Aug. 14 meeting. The board will make a provisional appointment for the remainder of the term, which expires in […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID board votes to support small farms

EDITOR: The EID board voted 3-2 at a contentious board meeting on July 14 to continue to support the small farm water rate with “qualified” livestock added to the mix. The comments by the farming community were interesting: Dr. Robert Shuman: “Farming is the music of life.” My question for Dr. Shuman is: “Do you really […]

1 Comment / July 27, 2014 | Posted in Commentary,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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