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Public Meeting Regarding Road Safety, Drainage Improvements in the Town of El Dorado

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 27, 2017 / comments


Supervisor Hidahl talks Southeast Connector progress


[Rachel Zirin, Folsom Telegraph]

Supervisor John Hidahl will talk about updates and progress on the Capital Southeast Connector at the next Town Hall meeting to give residents an opportunity to have their questions answered.

The Capital Southeast Connector is a 34-mile expressway spreading from Elk Grove all the way up to El Dorado Hills. 

This road connects Interstate 5 to Highway 50, giving commuters a safe and quick way to travel to and from work...



Still Leaving California -- After Slowing, the Trend Intensifies

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 25, 2017 / comments


Given its iconic hold on the American imagination, the idea that more Americans are leaving California than coming breaches our own sense of uniqueness and promise. Yet, even as the economy has recovered, notably in the Bay Area and in pockets along the coast, the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates show that domestic migrants continue to leave the state more rapidly than they enter it.

Community Invited to Provide Input on Mental Health Services Act Plan

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2017 / comments

[Margaret Williams]

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division invites the public to review and provide comment on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Three-Year Plan. The draft Plan provides information on current and new MHSA programs and budgets for three fiscal years (FY 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20). MHSA components in the Plan Update include: Prevention and Early Intervention; Community Services and Supports; Workforce Education and Training; Innovation; and Capital Facilities and Technology Needs.

Supervisor Hidahl Announces Town Hall Meeting in El Dorado Hills


(PLACERVILLE, CA) - Supervisor John Hidahl will hold a Town Hall meeting in El Dorado Hills to provide an update on the Capital Southeast Connector (Elk Grove to El Dorado Hills Expressway) on Monday, May 1st from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm at the El Dorado Hills Community Service District, Norm Rowett Pavillion, 1021 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

“This is a great opportunity for the community to learn and ask questions about the Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority and the current plans for construction from the primary agencies involved,” Said Hidahl.

The panel of three representatives providing information includes Tom Zlotkowski (JPA Executive Director), Sharon Scherzinger (recently retired executive director of the El Dorado County Transportation Commission) and Claudia Wade (El Dorado County Long Range Planning Senior Civil Engineer).  The Town Hall will be moderated by Supervisor Hidahl. 

“It’s important that the residents of El Dorado Hills and the County be aware of significant changes to the time-phasing of this six- year-old project. This is an opportunity for them to become informed and have questions answered about this significant project,” Hidahl said.  For more information please contact Supervisor Hidahl at or (530) 621-5650.