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Public Works Director Announces Retirement

Nevada County’s Public Works Director is stepping down. Steve Castleberry has announced that he is retiring at the end of the year. Castleberry has been with the county since 2008, and has served as director since 2012…

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In terms of roads, Nevada County was one of the first agencies to install a skid-resistant pavement surface that is designed to reduce collisions around curves, and also under Castleberry’s leadership, the county has one of the lowest rural collision rates. Before coming to work for the county, Castleberry worked as an engineer in the private sector. He says this kind of work is different, and rewarding…

Listen to Steve Castleberry 2

Castleberry had planned to retire this summer, but was convinced to stay until the end of December. He says he will have some input into naming his replacement.

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