EDH groups invited to guide land-use decisions
Local attorney Jim Brunello looked like a rumpled Uncle Sam last week as he pointed a figurative index finger at a room full of community leaders and delivered the message: “El Dorado Hills needs you.”
A student of county land use dating back to the 1960s, Brunello has led the Economic Development Advisory Committee for the past three-and-a-half years, and was in El Dorado Hills to encourage the formation of local councils to guide land-use decisions in their communities.
“People who wanted or didn’t want things made appointments with supervisors and made their case one on one,” he said. “They still do. Until now it’s all been decided in the back room.”
Brunello was at the library in El Dorado Hills last week with EDAC volunteers, encouraging local leaders to help pull the decisions that shape their community out of the back room and make land-use planning less reactionary.
The front door opened in December when ...