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Letter to the Editor

El Dorado County transparency

EDITOR: Regarding the “CAO contract details questioned” article, Village Life is to be praised for its efforts to bring this issue into the light. I urge you to use the California Public Records Act and any other means to verify the many assertions made by Mr. Combs, Mr. Ciccozzi , Ms. Knorr and Mr. Harn. If their statements […]

February 24, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Friends keep the library strong

EDITOR: Feb. 7 marked the 10-year anniversary of the opening of the El Dorado Hills Library. In relation to that event I would like to take this time to honor a special group of volunteers to which I belong — the El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library. We have 200 some members but operate on 20 […]

February 15, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

EID general manager responds

EDITOR: In the recent letter to the editor “EID board ignores ratepayers’ protests” Darwin Throne indicated that the El Dorado Irrigation District board ignored the many ratepayer protests voiced during the Jan. 11 rate hearing. The board and staff listened very carefully to the approximately 30 people who voiced their concerns at the three-hour hearing — both […]

January 27, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

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 […]

January 20, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

EID execs should not get raises

EDITOR: Having read about pay raises for the El Dorado Irrigation District’s general manager and chief counsel,and their benefits over time I say there is no way there should be such a thing. In these times, considering the costs of neglected repair/renovation to EID infrastructure and the burden of costs passed on to the citizens, […]

January 20, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Rules of the road

EDITOR: I have been driving for 32 years and I have never seen so many people drive with their lights off when they should be on. Driving with your lights on at certain times of the day and when it rains is the law. People nowadays are in such a hurry they forget to stay back from […]

January 06, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Recall explanation

EDITOR: Recall has been a fundamental part of our governmental system since 1911 when Article II was amended to the California Constitution by voters. Recall has been used by voters to express their dissatisfaction with their elected representatives. The effort to recall the El Dorado County supervisors has been brought forward by a countywide group […]

December 23, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,
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