Community service key for retiring mayor
RETIRING MAYOR Carl Hagen stands near numerous awards he received for community service in both the Bay Area and El Dorado County at his office on Placerville Drive on Dec. 16. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
On Dec. 9, 2014, Placerville Mayor Carl Hagen turned over his gavel to Vice Mayor Patty Borelli and walked into a life a little different from the one he has led for the past 10 years as a member of the Placerville City Council.
Hagen, 69, who has been mayor twice, was appointed from a pool of nine candidates to replace Councilman Robert Salazar, who died during his term in 2004. In 2006, Hagen was elected to his first full term on City Council and to his second in 2010.
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