CSD airs developer request to release funds

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The Community Services District board centered its attention on developer-related issues at the April board meeting. The main focus was a request by the Rancho North developer to use funds reserved for a future water treatment plant expansion to pay bond delinquencies on six parcels of undeveloped land. (Full letter is enclosed.) The board also dealt with a problematic request to provide water and sewer service to model homes being built in Murieta Gardens. Read more » Read more » about CSD airs developer request to release funds

RMA: New homes won't have gate access

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The Rancho Murieta Association board voted unanimously Tuesday night to make sure area Realtors are aware that buyers or renters of the Murieta Gardens homes will not have access rights through the gates to RMA property and amenities like parks, lakes and trails. Read more » Read more » about RMA: New homes won't have gate access

Developers $650,000 behind in bond payments

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Six North development properties owe almost $650,000 in bond payments and penalties for the community’s water treatment plant, the Community Services District’s Finance Committee was told Thursday. Since the end of 2017, the developers have paid only 12 percent of their bond bills, CSD staff reported. A development representative called the situation “a short-term delinquency” and said he expects a portion of the debt will be addressed by the end of June. Read more » Read more » about Developers $650,000 behind in bond payments

Construction this week on Cantova Way

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The Community Services District says there will be construction work on Cantova Way this week as the CSD and contractors for the Murieta Gardens development work to reroute a sewer line that runs from the Cantova sewer pumping station. CSD suggests you avoid the area if possible during the project, which begins today and is expected to last about a week. If you have questions, call the CSD at (916) 354-3700. Read more » about Construction this week on Cantova Way

County seeks candidates for planning group

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Supervisor Sue Frost's office lists two qualifications for this job: (1) You must be a resident of Rancho Murieta. (2) You must be passionate about your community. If you meet those qualifications, she'll be glad to consider appointing you to a seat on the Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council (CCPAC). Read more » Read more » about County seeks candidates for planning group

A peek at the new shopping center

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Development representative John Sullivan makes a point on the shopping center maps for Rancho Murieta's members of the Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council, from left, Jim Moore and John Merchant. (Click for larger image)

The Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council gave unanimous approval Wednesday night to plans for a convenience store, gas station, car wash and fast-food outlet in the new supermarket shopping center south of Jackson Road. The meeting also offered tidbits about the shopping center and what Murietans may find there in the coming months. Read more » Read more » about A peek at the new shopping center

New convenience store's request to be aired

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[Corrected Nov. 28] A request by the new shopping center’s convenience store to have a 12-pump service station/carwash and a fast-food restaurant with drive-through within 300 feet of residential zoning will be heard Wednesday night by the Cosumnes Community Planning Advisory Council. Read more » Read more » about New convenience store's request to be aired

SOLOS enjoys fall day and celebrates 1K

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SOLOS party

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It was Oktoberfest time at Lake Clementia Saturday afternoon as Saving Our Lakes & Open Spaces celebrated reaching the 1,000-member mark with music, grilled brats and socializing. The smooth sound of the New Jazz Quintet added to the mellow ambiance of the breezy fall day, and the crowd settled in to enjoy the performance after circulating through the buffet line. SOLOS, which works to influence development, estimated about 70 people attended. Click for larger image. Read more » about SOLOS enjoys fall day and celebrates 1K

Contractor sues hotel owners for $2 million

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Poelman Construction's banner flew on the hotel front during construction.

Poelman Construction Ltd., which built the Murieta Inn and Spa, is suing the hotel’s owners for more than $2 million it claims it’s owed due to lengthy construction delays. Read more » Read more » about Contractor sues hotel owners for $2 million

Jackson Road work resumes Sunday night

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Starting Sunday night, work will resume on the storm drain construction that has been paused for weeks at Jackson Road and the North Gate. Read more » Read more » about Jackson Road work resumes Sunday night

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