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I am Rick Farinelli, Supervisor for Madera County's 3rd District. This site is a resource not only for third district residents, but for anyone interested in learning more about local events and news, as well as updates from my office and the Madera County Board of Supervisors.

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This last Friday the Veteran's Job Fair returned to Madera. Though open to the public, this wonderful program focuses on putting veteran's and local employers under the same roof to make sure our returning vets have a chance of finding a job or career once they come home.
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You notice what's going on down at the river? Recently County crews and Red Rock Environmental Group started the process of cleaning up the garbage and green waste in the Fresno River bed. You won't believe what they've cleaned up so far!
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Important news from around the valley:

All the discussion Tuesday followed a special Monday meeting where the nearly 3,000-home Gunner Ranch development cleared a critical step by a 4-1 vote. Monday’s meeting was the fourth time the project and its extensive final environmental impact report came before the board for approval, with its most recent denial on a 3-2 vote in December of last year. Water was the...
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Moratorium on new wells, use restrictions considered to mitigate drought effects By Mark SmithTHE MADERA TRIBUNE To read this article and others from the Madera Tribune, click here. Water was again the primary focus for the Madera County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday as it directed staff to draw up multiple options for slowing continued overdraft of...
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Community Calendar
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