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Grass Valley City Council To Address Fire and Finance Positions

The Grass Valley City Council is addressing  the now-vacant Fire Chief position by appointing an Interim Fire Chief until a full time chief is in place. City Administrator Dan Holler says the item  on Tuesday’s agenda proposes current Battalion Chief Mark Buttron be appointed acting Chief.
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Clarabut will also be on hand as a volunteer to finish up some of the final projects he wants to see through fruition. Holler speaks highly of Buttron’s experience.
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Upon approval, Buttron’s appointment will be retroactive to August 19th.
Holler says that the City hopes to fill the vacant chief’s position with a full time employee sometime in November.

In a another personnel agenda item, the City Council will begin the process of replacing Director of  Finance and Administrative Services Roberta Raper as she moves to a position as the Director of Finance for the City of Napa. Roberta is returning to a city at which she worked prior to coming to Grass Valley. Dan Holler says Raper will be missed.
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Raper was with the City of Grass Valley for approximately a year and a half.
Recruitment for the position will be begin immediately.

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