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CSD General Manager Search Process To Start Soon

Big Bear, Ca, September 28, 2011, 5:00pm – The Big Bear City Community Services District will be starting the search process for a new General Manager soon.  According to CSD Board Secretary, Mary Reeves an executive search firm, Bob Murray and Associates, was selected to head the search process at the September 12th  meeting of the CSD.  The firm will be taking the lead on the search process and is currently working on finalizing the position brochure.  The firm will advertise through their network both locally and nationally in their search for the next CSD General Manager, and will present qualified candidates to the board for the final interview and selection.  Jeff Newsome, current CSD board chair had expressed interest in applying for the position earlier in the year, and has since announced that he will not resign from the board to apply.  Deanne Johanson, CSD Human Resources Manager told KBHR that the firm hopes to have the process finalized by...

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New Fire Chief for Big Bear Lake Sworn In

    Big Bear Lake, Ca July 14, 2011 12:00 pm – Yesterday’s meeting of the Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District was notable in many ways.  With most items on the agenda entered on the Consent Calendar, the board was able to focus their attention on a presentation on the Healthy Urban Forest Initiative by David Yegge and the final item on the agenda, the swearing in of the District’s new Interim Fire Chief, Jeff Willis.  With his installation, Willis retains his current position as Fire Chief for the Big Bear City Fire Department and will be dividing his time between the two departments.  Willis’ services are contracted to the Big Bear Lake fire district by the Community Services District, with half his salary being reimbursed to the CSD by Big Bear Lake.  The contract renews annually, unless terminated by either the CSD or the Big Bear Lake Fire District.  Under the provisions of the contract, Chief Willis’ duties include evaluating the potential for sharing more fire services between the two departments.  He is required however, to refrain from allowing his position to prejudice the options available for possible merger or consolidation of the fire services.  Willis’ services as Chief for Big Bear Lake will be supervised by the Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District.  His work as Chief of the Big Bear City Fire Department will continue...

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CSD Verifies Voter Registration Status Of Applicants

Big Bear City, CA, May 25, 2011, 3pm – The Big Bear City Community Services District has verified the voter registration status of the 16 applicants to fill the vacancies on the Board Of Directors  recently created when Rick Ollila and James Smith resigned earlier this month. The following 16 people are now considered qualified candidates for appointment: Patricia M. Miller, Carl Hayner, Christopher Jackson, John Day, David M. Strandberg, Denise Proffer, Thomas A. Love, Susan Chaidez, Roger J. Mannex, Al Ziegler, Karyn Oxandaboure, Bob Ybarra, Michelle Kirkoff, Bob Colven, Renee Dunlop, and Larry Walsh. Board Secretary Mary Reeves tells K-BEAR that the process will be talked about at the Special Meeting of the CSD Board of Directors tomorrow at 5:30pm....

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Two CSD Meetings Set for Today

Big Bear City, Ca May 2, 2011 8:00 am – Two Big Bear City Community Services District meetings will be held today.  A special board meeting will be held at 4:30, prior to the regular meeting which is set to begin at 5:30 pm.  On the agenda for the special meeting is a closed session conference with legal counsel regarding existing litigation.  During the open session of the regular meeting, an ordinance will be introduced for adoption at a June 20 public hearing.  The ordinance directs that various sewer, solid waste, and water standby or availability charges be collected on the tax roll.  On the agenda for discussion are an ordinance to increase ambulance service fees, another to increase sewer connection fees, a resolution regarding collection of fees on the tax roll and public hearings on the resolution, and discussions about the CSD organization structure and recordings of meetings.  A closed session will include conferences with labor negotiators.  As always, the public is encouraged to attend the meetings and comment.  The meetings will be held at the CSD Office at 139 E Big Bear Blvd, in Big Bear City. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30677.mp3|titles=CSD...

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