Paint Placerville schedule changed

By From page B1 | March 03, 2014

A Feb. 25 conference call with representatives from the Benjamin Moore Paint Co. brought a change in the previously reported painting schedule for Main Street. Earlier, the company had set the schedule for painting some of the downtown buildings — part of a nationwide campaign to revitalize Main Streets — for April, with a celebratory grand reveal in May.

The new schedule begins the painting project  around June 2 with completion scheduled about June 17.  Another change is the elimination of  a kickoff event in favor of a more significant reveal celebration on Saturday, June 21, from 4-7 p.m.

Due to changes in the date of the reveal celebration, the “MayBe Parade” will not be combined with it. Instead, the “MayBe Parade” will be combined with the May 17 Third Saturday Art Walk  on Main Street sidewalks and around the area of the Bell Tower.

A Benjamin Moore project representative will meet with business and property owners in April  to review and coordinate the color palette for the project and discuss other details pertaining to it.

A community meeting to discuss  proposed projects to augment the painting to revitalize Main Street will be held 7-9 p.m. on March 24 at the El Dorado County Office of Education, room B-2.

For more information, visit the Placerville Downtown Association Website at

Wendy Schultz

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