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El Dorado CountyCandidate for Supervisor, District 1

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John W. Hidahl

El Dorado Hills Fire Board Member
2,866 votes (23.63%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Work with my colleagues on the Board of Supervisors to establish a structurally balanced County Budget. The County has an estimated budget deficit of $20 Million for the 2016/2017 fiscal year. Our roads must be fixed and maintained.
  • Work with my neighbors to preserve as much of the current Open Space in El Dorado Hills as possible. As spokesperson for the ParksNotParker team, I am fighting to preserve our 98 acre golf course as open space-recreational use.
  • Improve senior housing opportunities and services in the community. While El Dorado Hills has many new senior facilities in the planning phase, they need to be constructed to meet the increasing demand for senior living alternatives and activities.



Profession:Retired Aerospace Engineer and Program Manager. 31 years with Aerojet, and 10 years at Northrop Grumman-North Highlands
Retired, Self (2015–current)
Member and current Chairman, El Dorado Hills Community Council — Appointed position (1993–current)
Spokesperson, ParksNotParker-Preserve the 98 acre EDH Golf Course as Open Space — Appointed position (2015–current)
Vice President, Lakehills Fire Safe Council — Elected position (2013–current)


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Ca Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) with subsequent Masters of Business Admin. (MBA) coursework , Mechanical Engineering, with a concentration in Systems Engineering (1973)

Community Activities

Chairman, Lakehills Architectural Control Committee (2000–current)

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CEDAC-EDH survey results — May 9, 2016 Committee to Elect John Hidahl-Supervisor District 1

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