Mather, Calif., February 6, 2017 – The Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority
(JPA) has announced the appointment of Folsom City Council Member Steve Miklos and El
Dorado County Supervisor John Hidahl to its board of directors.
The Connector JPA was formed in December 2006 and includes Sacramento County, El Dorado
County and the cities of Elk Grove, Folsom and Rancho Cordova. It is responsible for the
Connector's planning, environmental review, engineering design, development and
Miklos was elected to the Folsom City Council in 1994 and has served as mayor in ten different
years since then. He also is a director and former chair of the Sacramento Area Council of
Governments (SACOG) board of directors.
Hidahl was elected to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors in November 2016. His
previous public service included 33 years as an elected director to the El Dorado Hills Fire
The 34-mile Connector will run from Interstate 5 and State Route 99 south of Elk Grove to
Highway 50 just east of El Dorado Hills. The project’s overall first phase includes construction of
four continuous lanes generally along Kammerer Road, Grant Line Road and White Rock Road
south of Highway 50, expanded at-grade intersections, and a continuous path for pedestrians,
bicyclists and equestrians.
Preliminary or final engineering work is underway on approximately 19 miles of the Connector
alignment, including in Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, Folsom and El Dorado Hills.
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