Calaveras BOS Approve New Chair And Vice Chair For 2019

Calaveras BOS Approve New Chair And Vice Chair For 2019

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors approved a new chair and vice chair for 2019.  Jack Garamendi will hold the gavel for the New Year with Merita Callaway was selected as vice chair.  Supervisor Gary Tofanelli moved to appoint Garamendi and it was seconded by new Supervisor Benjamin Stopper.  The vote was 5-0.  Returning Supervisor Callaway, who was re-elected following a four year break, was nominated by Supervisor Stopper to serve as vice chair, and it was seconded by Tofanelli.   After selected Chairman, Garamendi called for civility over the next year, adding that outbursts from the audience may be popular for postings on YouTube and social media, but they rarely influence decision making among county leaders.   2018 was a contentious year in Calaveras County with meetings focused on high profile issues like marijuana rules and regulations, and the threatened recall of multiple members.

Written by KVGC Staff

 

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