El Dorado News

March 24, 2018
El Dorado News Times

Smith request to remain adviser for utility denied

The El Dorado City Council denied Thursday one of two requests by the former general manager of the city’s water utilities, agreeing that the second request is entangled in a layer of issues that will have to be unpacked in a special meeting to be scheduled later.

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Smith to make a proposal

The El Dorado City Council will convene for a special meeting at 5 p.m. today to discuss a proposal from the former general manager of the El Dorado Water Utilities.

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Parking proposal

The El Dorado-Union County Recreation Complex Board are still working out the details for a proposal to allow the use of the complex as a paid parking site for the new Murphy Arts District.

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Officials give insight to those looking to open a business

Opening a business can be a costly endeavor, and it can be even more costly if budding entrepreneurs are not aware of the steps they need to take before applying for an El Dorado business occupational license and opening up to the public. Square footage, fire walls, building usages, occupancy ratings, and height of fire extinguishers are some of the many things that must be considered when opening a business to make sure the project complies with city, state and national codes.

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