JANUARY 2019

It is now time to make 2019 the new and improved 2018! With better events, cooler concerts, more enrichment classes, and nicer parks, the District wants 2019 to know we are ready for you!

In This Issue
January Board of Directors Meeting

When:  Thursday,
January 10, 6:30 pm
Where:  Norm Rowett Pavilion at 1021 Harvard Way, EDH

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meets the second Thursday of every month.

Click here  for more information and to download the latest Board Agenda Packet.

Important Closure Dates to Note

All District offices will
be closed:
* Tuesday, Jan. 1
* Monday, Jan. 21
for national holidays. 
Regular hours will continue the following day.

Useful Links
& Opportunities

District News & Updates
2018-19 Sustainability Project
 
Construction of solar panels at Community Park on 1021 Harvard Way and Promontory Community Park on 2700 Alexandra Way started on Monday, December 3. Construction currently impacts the parking lots at Community Park between the Norm Rowett Pavilion and Teen Center as well as the Parks Building on 1021 St. Andrews Drive. EnPro Solar has completed marking areas for installation, cutting and removing curbing, drilling and forming. The concrete pour will begin in January after the holidays. Work days for EnPro Solar are  Monday  through Friday, 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Thank you for your patience while we complete this valuable and significant District project.

Bass Lake Park Project

EDHCSD wants your opinion! Community input is encouraged as EDHCSD begins developing concept designs and preliminary ideas for the recently purchased Bass Lake land. The first draft of designs includes walking and multi-use paths, lit ball fields (similar to Promontory Community Park fields), all abilities playground, and disc golf course. The CSD welcomes ideas and suggestions from neighbors and organizations who want to help make this new park a reality. Please email your suggestions to EDHCSD Parks and Planning Director, Tauni Fessler, at

2019 EDHCSD Summer Concert Series
 
Calling all graphic designers, artists, and concert lovers! The District invites you to submit a design for a new logo for our upcoming 2019 Summer Concert Series. The winning logo will be used in all marketing material the CSD creates for this year's concert series. The logo will be featured on t-shirts, banners, flyers, and posters. Your logo will be seen by the entire El Dorado Hills Community! In order for your entry to be considered it must be submitted by Friday, March 1, 2019. It must be your original artwork and hand drawn or designed on a computer. Please submit to Kim Shepherd at kshepherd@
edhcsd.org
 or hand deliver to the Registration Office at 1021 Harvard Way.

NOTE: If you are interested in being involved in the Summer Concert Series as a sponsor please contact Michael Cottrell at (916) 614-3215 or mcottrell@edhcsd.org.

EDHCSD Summer Camp Jobs

Come spend your summer playing at the CSD and get paid for it! We are seeking mature, responsible, positive role models who enjoy working with elementary aged children and teens in a recreation based camp. These job openings are for our KydZonE Extreme Summer Day Camp, Skate Park, and Teen Camp.  Please have your applications in no later than  Friday, April 12  and plan for a group interview on Saturday, April 20. Experience as a camp counselor or experience with children is a plus, preference may be given to those who meet the minimum age requirement or those entering their senior year of high school. The application will be available on Friday, January 18  here .

Pool
Community Pool Season Pass Discount
 
Get your 2019 Summer Season Pass by Tuesday, April 30 and save over $90! Buy a Family Pass now for only $99 or an Individual Pass for just $40. Membership includes admission to the Community Pool for recreation swim starting Saturday, May 11 through Sunday, September 29, swim lesson discounts, use of Kiddy Pool during swim lesson sessions, and morning lap swim. Price increases to $195 on Wednesday, May 1. Click  here  for purchase or call the Registration Office at  (916) 933-6624.

Classes & Activity Highlights
Christmas Tree Recycling & Chipping

The CSD/Waste Connections sponsored free event will take place at the Community Park, 1021 Harvard Way on Saturday, January 5 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Sunday, January 6 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Cash donations will be accepted and used towards the EDH Promise Foundation Community Assisting with Recreation Experiences (C.A.R.E.) program for residents who need assistance with recreation program fees. To prepare for this event please remove everything from the tree including all ornaments, lights, ornament holders, nails, and tree stand. Trees that are "flocked" are not eligible for chipping. Discarded wreaths, garland, and greenery with metal, plastic, wire, lights, or ornamentation are not considered green waste. Place them in your trash cart. Residents have a choice of bringing their own trees to the Community Park, utilizing Boy Scout curbside tree collection fundraiser offered on Saturday, January 5, cutting the tree into small pieces to place in green waste care for green waste collection week, or taking it to the Material Recovery Facility in Placerville on 4100 Throwita Way, Placerville. Click here for flyer.

Skate Park Group Lessons

These group lessons target beginners by teaching the fundamentals of safe skateboarding. From foot placement and how to fall, to dropping in on the half pipe and air tricks, skaters will receive a wide variety of quality instruction. Join our class on Saturday, January 12 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM. Click  here  to register.

Happy 12th Birthday Teen Center!

Come help us celebrate as the Teen Center turns 12 on Sunday, January 20! Members will be celebrating on Friday, January 18 and continue the celebration at our Late Night event! The Teen Center will be open until 9:00 PM. The Birthday Bash is $5 for members and $8 for non-members.

Daddy and Me
Valentine Dance


It's a tradition 16 years in the making, with two dances to choose from! Dads and daughters get dressed up for a night full of memories complete with dancing, photos, and a dessert bar. This event is open to girls ages 3 and older with their dad on either Friday, February 1 or Friday, February 8 in the EDHCSD Community Activities Building Gymnasium, 1021 Harvard Way. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Click  here  to register for the Friday, February 1st  dance and  here  for Friday, February 8th  dance.

Sports Registration
NFL Flag Football
Deadline: Friday, January 25
or when full
 
Girls Volleyball
Grades 4th - 12th
Deadline: Monday, January 14
or when full
 
Adult 5x5 Basketball  
Deadline: Monday, January 14 or when full
 
Interested in Coaching?
Want more time with your child outside the house? Want to get more involved in the community? Try coaching! Please contact EDHCSD Sports Department at (916) 614-3223 for current opportunities.

El Dorado Hills News
El Dorado Transit

El Dorado Transit will now serve El Dorado Hills on an hourly schedule from 6:35 AM to 7:35 PM, Monday through Friday starting Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The route will start and end at the El Dorado Hills Park and Ride where it connects with the 50 Express and Commuter Routes. Stops include Safeway Shopping Center, EDHCSD, Oak Ridge High School, El Dorado Hills Library, El Dorado Hills Senior Center, Nugget Market, Town Center, El Dorado Estates, El Dorado Hills Business Park, and Heritage and 4 Seasons.