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All Registered Voters To Receive Mail-In Ballots In Madera Co.

MADERA COUNTY — Beginning with the June 5 election, voters in Madera County will be able to vote in person for nearly two weeks ahead of the election, and every registered voter will receive a ballot in the mail. Madera County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar Rebecca Martinez says she hopes everyone will be excited about the improvements to the voting process. Martinez will ...

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Madera Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Encouraged To Become EMTs

MADERA COUNTY — On Tuesday the Madera County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to provide a 2.5 percent monthly incentive for those employees of the Madera County Sheriff’s Office who are certified as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). This item was one of many priorities that came out of the 2017 management workshop where county leadership outlined a number of operational ...

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Slide Prompts One-Lane Traffic Control On Hwy. 49 North

MARIPOSA — Highway 49 North (SR-49) is subject to one-lane traffic control near the Bagby Recreation Area for the foreseeable future, as crews work to clear the roadway and keep it safe in the aftermath of a slide. “CalTrans is continuing to work on SR-49 near the Bagby Recreation Area,” says Mariposa CHP. “Roadway repairs and debris removal are projected ...

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Supervisors Approve Airplane For Madera County Sheriff

MADERA COUNTY — The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today to approve the acquisition of a Cessna 172 for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. There will be no cost to the County to acquire the plane, which is being offered to the S.O. by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office, who used it for nearly 11 years. It is estimated that ...

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Supervisors Fight Back Against D.A. Linn’s Allegations Of Misconduct

MADERA — As Madera County District Attorney David Linn continues his efforts to find any malfeasance on the part of the five members of the Madera County Board of Supervisors, the Board is fighting back. In a statement released today, Linn announced that he is turning over his investigation to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who “will take charge of ...

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Supervisors Get Quarterly Updates On Operational Priorities

MADERA COUNTY – The Board of Supervisors continues to move forward on their Operational Priorities, receiving reports from staff and inviting the public to a Management Workshop in Bass Lake next month. On Tuesday, Mar. 6, Madera County management provided a quarterly update to the Board on the eight priorities chosen at the 2017 Management Workshop. The priorities are Mission/Vision/Values, ...

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County Administrator Clarifies YUSD Position

OAKHURST — With televised news reports varying, a Madera County administrator in Special Assignment to the Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) was determined today to set the record straight when it comes to the District, and he did so in the form of an open letter to the community at large. The missive was electronically circulated to members of the ...

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Site Chosen For New Community College In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — At its Mar. 6 Board of Trustees meeting, the State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Board approved the purchase of 30.20 acres of property located on the west side of Westlake Drive, north of Highway 49 in Oakhurst, for the purchase price of $1,822,500. Pending a successful close of escrow, this will be the new site of the ...

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