Mark Acuna was recently elected on November 8, 2016, to fill a two-year term on the City Council. He was previously appointed to fill a one-year vacancy on the City Council on December 8, 2015, and elected to two four-year terms on the Council in 2004 and 2008. He enjoyed the honor of being appointed Mayor in 2007 and 2012. Mark represented the City on various commissions and agencies during those terms. Mark also served on the City’s Planning Commission for 9 years. During the past 2 years, he served on the Gold Bug Park Development Committee Board assisting the dedicated volunteers in promoting gold mining history in Placerville.
Mark moved to Placerville in 1975, living in a historic house on Bedford Street. He enjoyed a small town Placerville with lumber mills, freight trains and quiet Sundays with the businesses closed. Mark is retired from a 37 year career at Pacific Gas & Electric Company as an Electrical Estimating Engineer.
Mark and wife Kandee, a local real estate agent, share their home with three rescue cats. He and Kandee enjoy collecting antiques and traveling California’s small towns. They are both longtime members of Sierra Wildlife Rescue and the Sacramento Zoological Society. Mark is active in several railroad historical organizations and is a trained volunteer for the National Weather Service.
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