Mt. Murphy Bridge Meeting, NAMI Family Education Program, Medicare Workshop, Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee Vacancy

El Dorado County

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 Mt. Murphy Bridge Community Meeting
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 6:00pm

Mt Murphy Bridge

Community Meeting: The Department of Transportation and Supervisor Lori Parlin will hold a Town Hall Meeting to follow up on issues related to the Mt. Murphy Bridge.

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm
In Person: Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, 330 Fair Lane, Placerville
Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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Webinar ID: 898 0799 8339

We would like to thank everyone for their patience and their cooperation during the recent closure of Mount Murphy bridge. Please reach out to your neighbors who may not have internet access and share this information.

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Free of charge, 4 sessions beginning Saturday, October 23, 2021, 9:00AM – 3:00PM
For more information and to register, contact El Dorado County NAMI at (530) 306-4101.

NAMI El Dorado County is offering a 4-session Family-to-Family education program for family, friends and significant others of adults with mental health conditions. NAMI Family-to-Family provides information about anxiety, depressive disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental health conditions. Other topics covered include communication, problem solving, treatment and recovery.

The course is designed to increase understanding and advocacy skills while helping participants maintain their own well-being. The program is taught by trained family members who have a loved one with a mental health condition. NAMI Family-to-Family is an evidence-based program (EB). For information on the research base for the program, visit

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A free, one-hour virtual workshop to help Medicare recipients understand what drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans will be available in El Dorado County in 2022 is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The workshop is open to the public and will include a question and answer period.

The workshop is presented by the El Dorado County Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) and will be available online (via ZOOM) or by telephone.

The workshop will help Medicare enrollees prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment, which is October 15 through December 7, 2021. The enrollment period is one of the few times Medicare beneficiaries can change, enroll into or dis-enroll from a Medicare Part D drug plan or a Medicare Advantage Plan (such as an HMO). Changes to plans are effective January 1, 2022.

The workshop will be offered as a webinar with slides, as well as audio-only by telephone. No registration is required. To access the online workshop, go to:

For telephone access dial: 1-669-900-6833; Meeting ID: 893 1390 9272; Passcode: 149229. A recording of the workshop will be available after the presentation at

In addition to the workshop, HICAP provides free, unbiased, individual counseling about Medicare to residents of El Dorado County throughout the year. HICAP is not associated with any insurance company. The program works in partnership with older adult programs of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all HICAP counseling sessions are provided by telephone. To request an appointment, call (530) 621-6169. The number of appointments is limited, so calling early is recommended.


For information about other older adult services in El Dorado County, please visit

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One vacancy exists on the Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee for a Member At Large.

Description: The Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee is advisory to the Board of Supervisors in developing the Countywide Economic Development Plan, preparing annual reports concerning activities, achievements and recommendations, sponsoring business related seminars, forums and training workshops, reviewing existing County regulations and procedures to eliminate unneeded inconsistent and redundant legal requirements; and reviewing on a periodic basis the County government structure for consistency with efficient and cost effective regulation of business.

Term for this Vacancy: Four (4) year term from the date of appointment.

Additional Information 

Please submit an application for appointment to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors’ office, at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville,California, 95667. An application is required. Applications may be obtained via the County website Here.  

Applications may be emailed to:
A signed original is preferred, however not required. You may also call (530) 621-5390 or visit the Board of Supervisors office for an application.

Published: 10/13/2021 10:06:04 AM

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