El Dorado County Sheriff’ John D’Agostini makes pitch for new facility

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 04, 2016 / comments

[Arch Nexus Project Architect Jeff Kennedy, left, and El Dorado County Sheriff John D'Agostini, right, conduct a Town Hall meeting to obtain input from the public on the design of the new El Dorado Public Safety Building.]

El Dorado County residents learned more about the sheriff’s facility needs at community meetings last week as El Dorado County Sheriff’ John D’Agostini took his pitch for a new, multi-million-dollar building on the road.

Last Tuesday night’s event at the American Legion Hall in Placerville was attended by interested residents, politicians, including District 3 Supervisor Brian Veerkamp and Assemblymen Frank Bigelow and law enforcement officers.

“This is a big investment for El Dorado County and a much-needed investment for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office,” resident Rochelle Franco said after the meeting. “Anyone who’s gone through the Citizen’s Academy or toured the EDSO facilities knows the space is...

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