New government building opens |

New government building opens

Staff reports

The El Dorado County Departments of Child Support Services and the Department of Transportation will hold an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening its new South Lake Tahoe facility.

The 12,000-square-foot facility will jointly house the Department of Child Support Services on the ground floor and the Tahoe engineering unit of the Department of Transportation on the second floor.

“This is a beautiful new facility for the clients of El Dorado County serves in the Tahoe basin,” said Dave Solaro, chairman of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. “Service to the public is the Board of Supervisors’ No. 1 goal. This facility is more centrally located, and more accessible via public transit, which will be more convenient to our clients.”

The Child Support Services department provides paternity establishment and child and medical support collection for El Dorado County. The new office on Emerald Bay Road has a large reception area with toys for children who accompany their parents and guardians to the office.

The facility also offers restrooms and changing tables that allow parent to attend to their child’s personal needs while workers attend to the parent’s financial needs.

The Department of Child Support Services provides assistance, free of cost to El Dorado County residents in need of paternity establishment and child support collection. Call (530) 573-3280 for more information.

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