County Employees Give Blood to Save Lives
San Luis Obispo County employees gave blood to save lives yesterday as part of the county’s annual blood drive through United Blood Services. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 21, dozens of county employees took time out of their day to become volunteer blood donors. Read more.
CBID Ordinance Up for Annual Renewal
On April 21, the Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution of intention to renew the San Luis Obispo County Tourism Business Improvement District (CBID) ordinance and continue the collection of assessments for FY 2015-16. Read more.
Whistleblower Tip Prompts End of Unsanctioned Benefits Program
A confidential whistleblower tip prompted a recent investigation and the termination of an informal benefits program that had provided extra paid time off for San Luis Obispo County deputy district attorneys in exchange for periods of after-hours, on-call duty throughout the year.
County Appoints Information Technology Director
The County of San Luis Obispo has appointed Daniel Milei as Director of Information Technology (IT) as of April 7, 2015 after an exhaustive search. Milei has served as the County’s Interim Director of Information Technology since October 2014. Read more.
Child Support Services Department Ranks No. 1 in California
For the ninth consecutive year, our Child Support Services Department has ranked as the top performing child support services agency in the state, according to a recent report by the California Department of Child Support Services to the state legislature. Read more.
Drought Emergency Persists One Year Later
On March 24, the County’s Drought Task Force will present a special public report detailing how the local government has responded to the drought over the past 12 months and what it plans to do in the coming year. Read More.
County Budget Recognized Nationally for Transparency
On March 4, 2015, we were once again nationally recognized for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. We recently received our fourth consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-15 Budget. Read more.
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