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Augie Capuchino – This Is What Service Looks Like

MADERA – For 38 years, Augie Capuchino has been the face many people see when firefighters are called out, when they are in need of rescue, are suffering a medical emergency, or are involved in an accident. After nearly four decades of combined service to Madera County and the Sierra National Forest, Agustin Capuchino has retired and was honored today ...

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Tree Mortality Work In Madera County Update Nov. 18

Written by Sarah Bolton – MADERA COUNTY – Hello Madera County residents! Welcome to the Tree Mortality Community Column. Our company, Blue Ridge Services (BRS), is partnering with Madera County to oversee and implement their tree mortality mitigation project. November is in full swing, but the risk of fires is still high in Madera County and surrounding areas. With cooler ...

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Tree Mortality Work In Madera County Update Nov. 7

Written by Sarah Bolton – MADERA COUNTY – Hello Madera County Residents! Welcome to the Tree Mortality Community Column. Our company, Blue Ridge Services (BRS), is partnering with Madera County to oversee and implement their tree mortality mitigation project. This week, we are highlighting one of our safety officers, Zak Souders. Zak works to ensure the safety of the tree ...

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Madera County Fall Job Fair 2018

COUNTY — If you know someone who is looking for a job or perhaps a whole new career, please pass this on: the Workforce Development Board of Madera County and the City of Madera Parks and Community Services have organized a fall job fair. The event is set for Thursday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Pan American ...

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Tree Mortality Work In Madera County Update October 24

Written by Sarah Bolton – OAKHURST – Blue Ridge Services, Inc., a waste and vegetation management company hired by Madera County to oversee the county’s tree mortality mitigation project, has been making consistent progress to remove dead and dying trees near county infrastructure. Blue Ridge Services (BRS) has sent Right of Entry forms to every private residence with dead trees ...

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Unsigned Ballot Envelope Means Your Vote Can’t Be Counted

MADERA COUNTY – Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters, wants to remind voters who Vote by Mail to return your ballot early and most importantly remember to SIGN your blue return identification envelope. A Vote by Mail ballot cannot be counted without a signature. If you already returned your ballot, and the signature was missing or does not ...

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Supervisors Vote 4-0 For Tax Incentive For Oakhurst Conference Center

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Community Center was packed Tuesday evening as residents turned out for a public hearing on the proposed 50 percent Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) incentive for a Conference Center and Team Building Facility planned near the Hounds Tooth Inn on the north end of Oakhurst. The meeting was an “On the Road” regular meeting of the Madera ...

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Deadline To Register To Vote In November Election

MADERA – Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters, reminds residents that in order to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election, persons must register to vote by Monday, Oct. 22. In order to be eligible to register to vote, you must be a United States Citizen, live in Madera County and be 18 years old ...

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Madera County Property Tax Bills Are In The Mail

MADERA – “It’s that time of year again,” reports Tracy Kennedy, Madera County Treasurer-Tax Collector. “We have just begun the tax season by printing and mailing our property tax bills.” Over 56,000 tax bills were mailed out, representing over $178 million in property taxes. The various bond charges and direct charges for each area are included on the tax bills. ...

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State And Local Agencies Meet To Discuss Tree Mortality Issues

MADERA – The Central Sierra is ground zero for tree mortality in California, and agencies from across the state are learning from local challenges. Madera County continues to lead conversations and share information with both decision makers and the public. The California Local Agency Formation Commission (CALAFCo) hosted its annual conference at Tenaya Lodge last week where approximately 250 decision ...

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