Record Tree Die-Off Threatens Public Health, Safety
(November 19, 2015)—As the drought persists, dead and dying trees in San Luis Obispo County pose a significant public safety threat, County officials reported on Tuesday. But the County and other local agencies are working to mitigate the problem as the expected stormy winter approaches. Read more.
County's Largest Ever Energy Efficiency Retrofit Moves Forward
(November 3, 2015)—The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the largest energy efficiency retrofit in the government agency’s history, a move that will reduce environmental impacts and save energy and operational costs over time. Read more.
County Administrative Officer Earns International Credential
(October 27, 2015)—San Luis Obispo County Administrative Officer (CAO) Dan Buckshi recently received the credentialed manager designation from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for his demonstrated commitment to high standards. To receive this prestigious credential, an ICMA member must have significant experience as a senior management executive in local government; earned a degree, preferably in public administration or a related field; and demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity, lifelong learning and professional development. Read more.
Drought Likely to Continue Despite El Niño Advisory
(October 22, 2015)—The drought that has affected San Luis Obispo County for more than four years is expected to only slightly improve following the El Niño storms this winter, according to a County report released on Tuesday. Read more.
County Appoints Interim Director of Veterans Services
(October 20, 2015)—The County of San Luis Obispo has appointed U.S. Navy Cmdr. Paul Porter as the Interim Director of Veterans Services as it proactively works to recruit a new Veterans Services Officer (VSO). Read more.
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