Public Invited to Vote on Design for Innovative Placerville "Healthy Living Parklet"

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 11, 2017 / comments

Residents of El Dorado County and the City of Placerville are invited to help choose the design of an innovative new “Parklet” to be installed on Main Street in Downtown Placerville from May to September 2017. “A Parklet is a small public area that transforms a former parking space into a public recreation area,” explained Olivia Byron-Cooper, manager with the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), Public Health Division.

City of Placerville Declared a State of Emergency

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 10, 2017 / comments

Cleve Morris, City Manager (Placerville, CA) – The City of Placerville has declared a local state of emergency due to damage to local infrastructure from the recent weather events. In accordance with City Code, the City Manager declared the emergency after surveying current damages to local infrastructure, reviewing reported information from City staff, and considering the potential for additional damage. The following are some of the current infrastructure problems due to the recent weather events:

Infrastructure Damage causes a Local State of Emergency

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 10, 2017 / comments

El Dorado County Declares a Local State of Emergency Due to Damage to Local Infrastructure from the Recent Weather Events

Placerville, CA – El Dorado County has declared a local state of emergency due to damage to local infrastructure from the recent weather events. The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors at its meeting on January 10, 2016, in unanimous vote, declared the emergency after getting a report on damage to local infrastructure by County staff. The following is some of the current infrastructure problems due to the recent weather events:

The Cosumnes Mine Road Bridge Is Closed

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 10, 2017 / comments

DOT| (Placerville, CA) – The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency has closed the Cosumnes Mine Road bridge as it crosses the North Fork of the Cosumnes River in El Dorado County. 

Water has washed away the soil from under the north bridge approach making it no longer safe to cross. The bridge will be closed until the water recedes enough to allow County staff to assess the full damage to the bridge and its approach. 

Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 10 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 10, 2017 / comments

National Weather Service Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 10 AM PST Wednesday.

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 AM Wednesday to 4 AM PST Thursday.

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