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Local Advocacy


The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce  OPPOSES  SB 626 (Beall) because it would severely undercut the workers compensation reform deal agreed to by labor unions and employers in 2012 and would result in dramatic cost increases to California employers.

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2013 El Dorado Hills Chamber Voting Record
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The Chamber Opposes AB10 (ALJEO) Minimum Wage-Annual Adjustment
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The Chamber Opposes SB 594-Use of Public Resouces
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Chamber Supports the Maketplace Fairness Act;  
This legislation will require online retailers to collect sales taxes on retail purchases in the same manner in which local merchants now do.

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Chamber Weighs in on LUPPU (Land Use Policy Programmatic Update) & Southeast Capital Connector;  
support for both with recommendations.

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Chamber signs on to OPPOSE SB626. 
SB626 would severely undercut the recent balanced workers� compensation reform deal agreed to by labor unions and employers and would result in dramatic cost increases to California employers.

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Chamber encourages Board of Supervisors vote in support of the Plan of Finance for the Capital SouthEast Connector.
In anticipation of the upcoming vote of the Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority on the project�s 2012 Initial Plan of Finance, on behalf of the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce I wanted to convey our support for moving this project forward due primarily to its economic development benefits.

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Chamber voices concerns to EID Board of Directors regarding rates for commercial customers.

Chamber recommends that EID make a recommendation to the California State Water Resources board to re-consider their current standards on equity and parity in water and sewage rates for commercial customer.

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Chamber Opposes Proposition 30 and Supports Measure L

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to oppose Proposition 30 and supoprt Measure L during their September Board Meeting. To view the opposition letter to Prop 30 and the support letter for Measure L, click here.

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Chamber Supports California Pension Reform Act

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce encourages legislators to support the pension reform proposal, which Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced last October 27, 2011. The Chamber also supports the CalChamber Coalition for Pension Reform. Click here to view the support letter.



El Dorado Hills Chamber Encourages a "YES" Vote on Measure C
(Click here to read the support statement by the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce)

The El Dorado Hills Chamber Strongly Supports the Green Valley Road Class II Bikeway (Phase 2) Project
(Click here to read the letter of support to the Department of Transportation)


Immediate Action Requested to Keep Waste Connections, Inc. Here In The Sacramento Region
(Click here to read the request letter to Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg from the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce)


El Dorado Hills Chamber Board Unanimously Votes To Support Development of an Entertainment/Sports Facility For Our Region
(Click here to read the letter of support to Mayor Kevin Johnson) 


El Dorado Hills Chamber Requests The Compiled Alternative Redistricting Map Gets Another Look - July 15, 2011
(Click here to read the letter composed to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors)


The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce Strongly Supports The Proposed Safe Routes To School Project - July 11, 2011
(Click here to read the letter of support) 

Chamber Weighs In On County Redistricting - May 20, 2011 Press Release
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The El Dorado Hills Chamber Fully Supports the EDCTC Grant Application To Obtain Transit Planning Grant Funds for Development of the "El Dorado Hills Community Transit Needs Assessment and US 50 Corridor Transit Operations Plan." (Click here to read the letter of support)
 

Chamber Supports Grant Application for Bicycle Transportation Account
(Click here for the letter of support)


Chamber Weighs In On Redistricting For The County
(Click here to see the support letter from the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce)


El Dorado County Department of Transportation's Grant Application for CMAQ Funding for US 50/El Dorado Hills Blvd/Latrobe Rd Interchange Eastbound Ramps (click here to read the support letter from the EDH Chamber)


Government Relations Committee
Policy & Procedures 2012

I. Mission Statement

The mission of this committee shall be to provide a basis for the Chamber to act on local, state and federal government issues, thus creating a favorable and profitable business climate.

 

II. Policy Statement (Guidelines)

To review any proposed legislation or issue, which might have ramifications for local businesses.  The evaluation shall also take into account prior Chamber positions adopted by its Board of Directors.  To make recommendations, where appropriate, to the Board of Directors for purposes of establishing official Chamber positions.

 

III. Composition

The council shall consist of up to 12 voting members representing different areas of expertise.  Along with voting members, the committee will consist of additional non-voting members to serve in the capacity of advisors and informational resources.  The council is open to all Chamber members in good standing.

 

Consideration for Membership

Prospective council members can apply for openings of the council by notifying the Chamber office, Committee Chair, or by filling out the �Prospective Member Questionnaire�.  The Chamber Board will select a membership committee who in turn will recommend to the board prospective candidates to fill specific categories for committee approval.  New council members must be approved by the El Dorado Hills Chambers of Commerce Board of Directors. 


Terms of Office

Council members will serve a 2-year term not to exceed four years in concurrent terms.  After four years of service a voting member will become a non-voting member and must stay in that capacity for one year before applying for an opening as a voting member.  Exception is the first appointed committee which, at board discretion, will be staggered to avoid a lack of continuity.

 

IV.  Attendance

The Governmental Review Council meets the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. at the CSD Parks and Recreation Conference Room.  If a council member accumulates more than 4 absences a year, the member will lose voting rights. 

 

V. Minutes

Minutes shall be kept of all GRC meetings by an assigned staff person and all recommendations shall be in writing.

 

VI. Quorum

A quorum will consist of those voting members in attendance at any regularly scheduled meeting.


 

Contact the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce at: 916-933-1335 or chamber@eldoradohillschamber.org
We are located at: 2085 Vine Street, Ste. 105, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 (map)

 
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