First goal deadline and Board Rules

First goal deadline – Feb. 1st! Thanks to all of you who have endorsed me online and thanks to those who have sent contributions! I’m so pleased and appreciative when I look over the list posted here (see Endorsements, above) and see your names! Thank you! If you plan to do either but haven’t yet, I […]

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BOS to meet 2x next week

Computers! If I don’t push the right button, they obey the wrong command every time. Last night I began blogging and partially completed this when I clicked “SAVE DRAFT,” or so I thought. Some of you received it last night… before it was finished. So here then, is the complete post. Last night’s post is indicated […]

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Why increase PERS benefits for deputies?

If you read yesterday’s Union Democrat editorial, you’re likely scratching your head that I voted in favor of granting jail deputies and probation officers 3% at 50 PERS retirement benefits with the economy in shambles and the county budget headed for significant state and federal funding cuts.  My vote seems to go against many comments I’ve […]

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County furloughs

Good evening, I’ve heard from a lot of you who ask if the Board of Supervisors will be on furlough next week along with the rest of the non-public safety Tuolumne County employees. Unfortunately, the press release about the furloughs did not mention the Board’s participation. The answer is absolutely yes. The Tuolumne County Board of […]

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New role on Board, committee assignments

From the first meeting on January 9, the BOS is off to a brisk start. Newly and unanimously elected Board Chair Dick Pland has challenged Board and staff to an ambitious year of accomplishments. The Board elected me to the Vice Chair spot so I’ll be watching Supervisor Pland very carefully to be able to […]

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