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Buttron to Become Permanent Fire Chief

After having the word ‘interim’ in front of his title for over a year, Mark Buttron is about to be Grass Valley’s official and permanent fire chief. The City Council will vote to approve a contract tonight, at the recommendation of City Manager Bob Richardson…

Listen to Bob Richardson 1

Richardson says he didn’t interview anyone else for the position…

Listen to Bob Richardson 2

As for Buttron, he says the move wasn’t a big surprise, but he’s thankful for the opportunity…

Listen to Mark Buttron

Buttron also thanks his wife Lisa and daughter Emily for their support. The Council is expected to approve the recommendation tonight with little or no objection. If that happens, Richardson says he’ll have Buttron sign the contract tomorrow morning.

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