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Olson Named Interim City Manager for Three Months

Nevada City has found a City Manager, at least on an interim basis. Mark Prestwich left at the end of last month to become City Manager of Saint Helena, in Napa County. New mayor Duane Strawser says Finance Director Catrina Olson will be given a look…

Listen to Duane Strawser 1

Strawser says they were able to draw people like Prestwich to the job because of the quality of life in Nevada County, and its proximity to Lake Tahoe and other recreation, but says Nevada City can’t compete with other cities financially…

Listen to Duane Strawser 2

Grass Valley is also looking for a City Manager, and while that position pays a little more, they are in the same boat. Tim Kiser is the Interim City Manager of Grass Valley, and no timetable has been set for a permanent replacement for Bob Richardson, who left in January.


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