FAQs

1. Who are the Supervisors?  Who is the Chair?

The El Dorado County Supervisors are: 

    District 1 - John Hidahl
    District 2 - Shiva Frentzen (Chair)
    District 3 - Brian K. Veerkamp 
    District 4 - Michael Ranalli
    District 5 - Sue Novasel

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2. How can I find out who my Supervisor is?

Supervisorial District Maps are located online and are available in the Board of Supervisor's office at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667. 
If you are unable to verify which district you are in, you may call the office of the Clerk of the Board at (530) 621-5390.  We will need your street address to determine which Supervisorial District you reside in. 

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3. How do I contact or make an appointment with a County Supervisor?

Constituents wishing to speak to a Supervisor may contact them by phone, fax or email.  The department fax number is (530) 622-3645. 

District 1 - Supervisor John Hidahl 
      phone: (530) 621-5650 
      email: bosone@edcgov.us

District 2 - Supervisor Shiva Frentzen 
      phone: (530) 621-5651 
      email: bostwo@edcgov.us

District 3 – Brian K. Veerkamp 
      phone: (530) 621-5652 
      email: bosthree@edcgov.us

District 4 - Supervisor Michael Ranalli 
      phone: (530) 621-6513 
      email: bosfour@edcgov.us

District 5 - Supervisor Sue Novasel 
      phone: (530) 621-6577 
      email: bosfive@edcgov.us

Information about each Supervisor and District is available on the Board of Supervisors website: www.edcgov.us/bos/

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4. When do the Board of Supervisors meet?

In general, the Board meets three times per month on Tuesday's.  Please view the Board Meeting Calendar for scheduled meeting dates (subject to change by the Board).

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5. How do I address the Board at a Board of Supervisors regular meeting?

Members of the public may address the Board of Supervisors in person on any matter listed on the published meeting agenda when the Board Chair opens the item for public comment.

Agenda items categorized on the Consent Calendar are commonly approved with one motion by the Board.  If the item you wish to comment on is categorized on the Consent Calendar, you must make your comment when the Board Chair calls for public comment during the Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Consent Calendar portion of the meeting.

Matters not on the agenda for a specific date may be addressed to the Board during Open Forum.  Public comments during Open Forum are typically limited to three (3) minutes per person .  California law prohibits the Board from taking action on any matter which is not on the posted agenda.    

Public comment periods may be limited or modified by the Board Chair or by majority vote of the Board.

At the time you speak: 
    • Step up to the podium and state your name for the record (Providing your name is voluntary). 
    • If you have written material to present to the Board, please provide six (6) copies to the Clerk. 
    • Keep your comments brief and in line with the agenda item under consideration.

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6. When are Board of Supervisor’s meetings broadcast via internet streaming or Television?

View live streamed (day of meeting) and archived videos of the Board of Supervisors meetings by following this link.  Videos of past Board meetings are available on the internet 24/7.

Most Board of Supervisors meetings are broadcast on cable TV as follows:

     West Slope: Comcast Channel 15 
                         Wednesdays at 1:00 PM (day after Tuesday meeting) 
                         Tuesdays at 7:00 AM (one week after previous Tuesday meeting) 

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7. How do I get a DVD of a Board Meeting?

Contact the office of the Clerk of the Board at (530) 621-5390.  DVD's are available free of charge (please allow up to 5 business days for processing). 

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8. How do I get a copy of the Agenda?

The Agenda is posted on the Board of Supervisor's agenda website no less than 72 hours before each Board meeting to be in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (Brown Act).  You can also obtain a copy of a meeting agenda by coming to the Board of Supervisors office located at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667. 

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9. How can I get a copy of the Board of Supervisors Agenda on a regular basis?

See Email Subscription on the Board of Supervisor’s website at http://www.edcgov.us/bos/ to subscribe to free email notifications when meeting agendas and minutes are published.   

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10. How do I apply for a position on Boards/Commissions?

The current list of all Boards and Commissions is located online.

An Application for Appointment is available online or can be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors office located at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667 or by calling (530) 621-5390 and requesting an application be sent to you by mail, email or fax.

Current vacancies are listed on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors "Notice of Vacancy" section of the main page (www.edcgov.us/bos) and at the county building at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667. 

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11. How can I get a copy of a Resolution or other item the Board approved? 

Use the search feature via the Agendas and Minutes website under the Search Agenda Items find agenda content from 2006 to the most recent Board meeting date.  If your request is for an item prior to 2006, contact the office of the Clerk of the Board at (530) 621-5390.  There is a fee of $0.15 per page for copies. 

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