Mt. Murphy Bridge, Emergency Notifications, Community Design Standards, CLAC Vacancy, Law Library

El Dorado County

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Mt Murphy FEIR

Department of Transportation recommending the Board take the following actions related to the Mount Murphy Road at South Fork American River - Bridge Replacement Project, Capital Improvement Program project number 77129/36105029:
1) Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, consisting of the Draft Environmental Impact Report dated January 2022 and the Final Environmental Impact Report
dated May 2022;
2) Adopt the Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations that includes the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan;
3) Approve the Project as described in the Final Environmental Impact Report; and
4) Authorize Department of Transportation staff to proceed with filing the Notice of  Determination, final design, rights-of-way acquisition, permitting, and other activities for Project construction.

Agenda and meeting participation instructions for Item 31. 22-0243 are here:

Any written correspondence should be directed to the County of El Dorado Board of Supervisors, 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667 or via email:
Please submit your comment via email by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the Board meeting. Your comment will be placed into the public record and forwarded to the Board of Supervisors.

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Mt. Murphy Bridge Town Hall Video Available

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Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the Mt. Murphy Bridge Town Hall meeting on Thursday, 5/12/22, at the Gold Trail Grange. A video of the town hall is available here:
This is a public Facebook page and you do not need a Facebook account to view the page.

Thank you to Cal.Net for providing WiFi for the meeting. We appreciate DOT (Department of Transportation), OES (Office of Emergency Services), CalFire, State Parks, Garden Valley Fire Protection District, El Dorado County Fire Protection, and the Gold Trail Grange for this town hall to follow up from our October 20, 2021 Town Hall Meeting regarding the progress on the new Mt. Murphy Bridge project and evacuation information.

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Emergency Notifications (CodeRed) Reminder 

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The El Dorado County Office of Emergency Services partnered with CodeRED emergency notification service to alert residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email, and social media when there is a threat to the health or safety of residents. Please sign up for CodeRed and share with your neighbors. If you have neighbors or family members who do not use the internet, please consider assisting them with signing up for CodeRed so that they can receive potentially life-saving messages.

Go to, or call 530-621-5895 and speak with one of our OES staff to complete your registration.

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design std 

New Information has been added to the Commercial and Multi-Family Design Standards Project Webpage:

Webpage Here 

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ONE (1) VACANCY EXISTS ON THE COLOMA LOTUS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR A LANDOWNER/RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE. The Member at Large shall live within the Area of Responsibility and shall be an owner of residential property or a resident on property that is within the project area of the River Management Plan. This representative shall not have a financial interest in any outfitting business nor derive their primary income from an aspect of commercial outfitting.

Description: The Committee shall review and make recommendations to the County Parks and Recreation Commission, the Planning Commission, and the Board regarding topics impacting the Coloma Lotus Valley, including the area of influence along South Fork of the American River from Chili Bar Dam to Folsom Lake.

Term for this Vacancy: Fulfilling the unexpired term of a previous appointee, Term expiration 6/25/2023. All members serve at the pleasure of the Board.

Committee Webpage

An online application for appointment is available at the website below:

You may also call (530) 621-5390 or visit the Board Of Supervisors Office at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, for a paper application.

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 Law Library

The Law Library offers on-line WestLaw and CEB services for residents and business owners to use in researching their legal issues. These services can only be accessed while in the Law Library locate at 550 Main Street, Suite A, Placerville, CA

Phone number:(530) 626-1932

The El Dorado County Law Library is now open on Saturdays 9am-12pm and 1pm-5pm.

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