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Andrew Nevis Appointed to Planning Commission

District 4 supervisor Lori Parlin appointed Andrew Nevis to fill one of two vacant El Dorado County planning commissioner positions. The new appointee is a legislative analyst for the state who reviews legislation to determine its effects on the State Water Board and the Regional Water Quality Control Board.

(Oct. 8, 2021) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
LAFCO Seeks Alternate Public Member

The El Dorado Local Agency Formation Commission is looking for an alternate public member to LAFCO to serve the remainder of a four-year term through May 2024. Applicants must live and vote in the county and cannot serve another local public agency.

(Oct. 8, 2021) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report

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