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County Hires New Enviro Health Director

Nevada County has a new Environmental Health Director…

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Lawrence replaces Wesley Nicks, who left for a similar position in Placer County. Peggy Zarriello had been running the department on an interim basis. County Executive Officer Rick Haffey says Lawrence is a retiree, but from out of state…

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Had Lawrence been a retiree from California, he would not have been hired because of new state employee retirement regulations. The Environmental Health Department oversees the checking of wells and swimming pools, and other water safety and food safety issues. Lawrence will start September 30–one week from today.

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