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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 »

Residents vote for park amenities; board opts out of golf course purchase

EDHCSD General Manager Brent Dennis and Recreation Supervisor Whitney Kahn, standing, led small table groups where residents shared what’s important to them. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Approximately 30 residents participated in a public priorities workshop at the Valley View Elementary gym last month as part of the process to update the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Master Plan. Groups sat together in solidarity. A bocce ball contingent led by Carl Renner wants to see more lighting and courts at Promontory […]

5 Comments / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Applause for EDUHS Board

EDITOR: We purchased a home in Blackstone in El Dorado Hills in early 2013 and soon learned that the high school boundary for our development was less than ideal. Even with two high schools closer in proximity, our children’s future high school experience would consist of being bused two hours round trip to Union Mine […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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