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Grass Valley Hires City Manager

After several months of searching, Grass Valley has named a new City Manager. The City Council unanimously appointed Robert Richardson to the position this morning. Interim City Manager Jeff Foltz was in charge of filling the position, and is pleased with the choice…

Listen to Jeff Foltz

The City Manager will make 163-thousand dollars a year, which didn’t sit well with former city employee Gary Smith, who spoke in opposition of the appointment…

Listen to Gary Smith

Richardson has been Auburn’s City Manager for the last 11 years and has been in local government for over two decades. Grass Valley Mayor Dan Miller says his local experience and knowledge of the area put him over the top…

Listen to Dan Miller

Richardson will be the first-ever full time City Manager for Grass Valley. The city had previously had a city administrator form of government. Richardson is scheduled to start February 10.

1 Comment

January 8, 2014


He will be missed in Auburn. A HUGE loss for us. Treat him well Grass Valley. He is a gentle giant with many talents and you will soon reap the rewards. Miss you already Bob

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