Protect Rural Communities or Punitive Slush Fund Against Visitors?

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 29, 2021 / comments

[El Dorado County BOS Supervisors Parlin and Turnboo. Image "Don't Visit EDC TAX"]

[Placervile Calif.] At the 3/30/21 TOT Workshop, the Board will continue its 3/9/21 discussion regarding how to allocate TOT (Transient Occupancy Tax / Hotel Tax / Bed Tax). The Board’s discussion and public comment on 3/9/21 regarding the Urgency Ordinance to restrict chain stores brought to light the need to fulfill the General Plan’s promise to protect the unique character of our rural communities.

El Dorado Water Agency New Board Members

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 03, 2021 / comments

[El Dorado Water Agency, 10:13 AM · Mar 3, 2021]

Congratulations to our new Board of Directors members!

We are happy to introduce Wendy Thomas, George Turnboo, Mike Thornbrough, and David Peterson as a part of our board. 

The El Dorado Water Agency, "EDWA" was authorized within the 1959 (El Dorado County Water Agency Act) to ensure that El Dorado County has adequate water to serve its multiple needs now and in the future.

Learn more about our board members here:

County Adds Analysis of Last 12 Budgets to Website

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 14, 2019 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County updated its website today to include a 12-year analysis of the County's budget from fiscal year 2008-09 to 2019-20 in an effort to become more transparent to residents about a complex issue.

Calaveras County Seeks Cannabis Worker Background Checks - New Department of Cannabis Control

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2019 / comments

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The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to direct staff to create a Department of Cannabis Control Tuesday, the Calaveras Enterprise reports. The new agency would oversee cannabis licensing, background checks, and site inspections for the county.

District 4 Supervisor Dennis Mills and District 1 Supervisor Gary Tofanelli voted no, saying it was too soon to make such a move.

City of South Lake Tahoe unveils new logo

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 05, 2019 / comments

<PR Pond> South Lake Tahoe, CA-

The City of South Lake Tahoe unveiled its new logo today. The logo is intended to complement the City Seal not replace it.

“The logo reflects all the wonderful things about the City of South Lake Tahoe,” said Chris Fiore, Communications Manager, “The mountains, the colors of the lake, this logo captures the essence of the city.”