Durock Road AM/PM Public Notice, Tribe Parcels and Event Center, Marshall Medical Pilot Program, Coat and Blanket Collection Drive, Opioid Resources, Historical Museum Commission Vacancy, Caltrans Road Condition Map, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

El Dorado County


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of El Dorado, as lead agency, has prepared a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the below referenced Project. The Draft MND analyzes the potential environmental effects associated with the proposed Project in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This Notice of Intent (NOI) is to provide responsible agencies and other interested parties with notice of the availability of the Draft MND and solicit comments and concerns regarding the environmental issues associated with the proposed Project.

Notice with instructions to comment and retrieve documents is Here

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The County of El Dorado Board of Supervisors is tentatively planning a discussion on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 1:15pm to approve a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) addressing BIA Case 40317 and 40447, which incorporates the assessed impacts of the Federal Government accepting the specified parcels "in trust" by the United States of America on behalf of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians (SSBMI), Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract).

The January 9, 2024 Agenda and Meeting Details, including how to participate online via Zoom, will be available by 5pm on January 3, 2024 at: https://eldorado.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

The County of El Dorado Board of Supervisors received Notices of Non-Gaming Land Acquisition Application on November 13, 2023. Per the Notices, “The determination whether to acquire this property ‘in trust’ will be made in the exercise of discretionary authority which is vested in the Secretary of the Interior, ...”

On December 5, 2023 the Board requested an extension on the comment period for the two Notices by an additional 30 days. See Legistar file 23-2150 for documentation, including the Notices of Non-Gaming Land Acquisition Application: https://eldorado.legistar.com/gateway.aspx?m=l&id=/matter.aspx?key=35376   

A map of the parcels being proposed for taking “into trust” is available Here

A webpage explaining the Fee-to-Trust process is available here: https://www.bia.gov/service/trust-land-acquisition/benefits-trust-land-acquisition#fee-land-vs-trust-land-2

A request to make an appointment to review the application, or questions regarding the application, may be directed to the Pacific Regional Office attention, Langdon Bueschel, Realty Specialist, at (916) 978-6092.

Send Written Comments to:
Ms. Amy Dutschke, Regional Director
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pacific Regional Office
2800 Cottage Way, Room W-2820
Sacramento, CA 95825

On your comment letter, include this subject line:

RE: Notice of Non-Gaming Land Acquisition Application (Case #40317 and 40447)
Shingle Springs Rancheria Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs (Verona Tract)

Please consider sending a copy of your comment letter to our office and we will forward it to the Clerk of the Board for distribution to all Board members and inclusion in the public record. You can forward either an email copy or hardcopy to bosfour@edcgov.us or 330 Fair Lane, Building A, Placerville, CA 95667. Please submit your comment by 4:00 p.m. on January 8, 2024, which is the day prior to the Board meeting.  

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Marshall press release

Marshall, in partnership with UC Davis Health, has announced plans for a pilot program in Georgetown to learn how utilizing home-based healthcare technology can help older adults and people with disabilities live healthier, more independent lives and better manage their health conditions at home. The program is made possible by a $175,000 grant from Sacramento-based AKT Development.
Read about it: https://www.marshallmedical.org/newsroom/2023/november/marshall-and-uc-davis-health-partner-with-akt-de/

Participants must be a Marshall patient. Any questions can be directed to Tammra, the Practice supervisor at the Georgetown Clinic, her number is 530-333-2548. https://www.marshallmedical.org/locations/divide-wellness-center/

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 Coat and Blanket Drive Final

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Opioids are the leading cause of drug overdose deaths in the United States. This website provides updates and information on opioids and how you can protect yourself and loved ones.  


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Two VACANCIES EXIST ON THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM COMMISSION FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS. The County Historical Museum Commission is established to assist the County in maintaining a vision and subsequent goals for the County Museum; to encourage opportunities for County residents to become involved in the historic interpretation and presentation of historical artifacts and documents important to the County.

Term for this Vacancy: Four-year terms.

Additional information

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

An application is required to be considered for appointment 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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Caltrans is reminding motorists to plan for extra travel time and remember safe driving tips for foggy conditions this holiday season. Traffic Alert


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