Mariposa & Yosemite

Merced River Plan prompts delay for Mariposa County's El Portal town plan

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors will consider postponing the completion of the El Portal town plan during a meeting on Tuesday, June 22. The town plan is being developed in cooperation with Yosemite National Park staff. The Merced River Plan must be completed before the El Portal town plan is approved, the county said.

The town plan is part of the land use section of the county's general plan. Town plans have been adopted for the communities of Coulterville, Fish Camp, Mariposa and Wawona, and are pending approval for Catheys Valley, Lake Don Pedro, Midpines and Yosemite West.

The board of supervisors meeting is at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, at the Mariposa County Government Center, 5100 Bullion Street in Mariposa.