County Supervisors Unanimously Back Latrobe area Farm

[Chris Daley]

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed with planning commissioners in supporting 4 Directions Farm near Latrobe. 

Some neighbors of the nearly 60-acre parcel had appealed the Planning Commission’s April approval of a conditional use permit for the property.

Citing increased traffic concerns and narrowness of access roads, Thomas R. Schultz, representing other residents Willis Nelson, James Peroutka Jr. and Mark Wynne, told the board, “Improvements to Brandon Road would be necessary before development.” He also noted asbestos might...