Articles Tagged With ‘Los Osos Community Services District’




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Why is the SLO County Grand jury investigating Los Osos?

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Opinion by TOM SALMON Currently, the Los Osos Community Services District is under investigation by the San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury. As an outsider looking in, I can only speculate as to why. The investigation is common knowledge, because... (Continue reading)

Smoke and mirrors, still in los Osos

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OPINION by TOM SALMON On April 10, CalCoastNews reported that the Los Osos Community Services District Board had directed their interim General Manager Peter Kampa to “immediately prepare and circulate a request for qualification/request for proposal for general legal counsel... (Continue reading)

Los Osos penalized for under reporting wages

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By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District owes fines and interest for under-reporting almost $100,000 in wages during the past two years. The penalties are a result of “quarterly and annual payroll reports not being filed or being... (Continue reading)

Are Seitz’s days numbered in Los Osos?

Michael Seitz

By KAREN VELIE The Los Osos Community Services District is considering parting ways with longtime district legal counsel Shipsey & Seitz. In 1998, Shipsey & Seitz was first hired to represent the district during its formation. However, in the past... (Continue reading)

First home hooked up to the Los Osos sewer plant

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Following the successful inspection of the new Los Osos sewer plant, a local contractor connected the first home to the plant on Monday. Gellerman Construction, one of about 80 contractors working on the project, plans to connect two homes on... (Continue reading)

Los Osos CSD to hire interim general manager

Peter Kampa

The Los Osos Community Services District board is set to hire an interim general manager at its meeting on Thursday. As with the district’s previous general manager, the candidate was recently fired from an administrative position. On Feb. 11, Los... (Continue reading)

Los Osos needs to dump Wallace and Seitz

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OPINION by TOM SALMON At the most recent Los Osos Community Services District meeting, an adhoc committee was appointed for two board members to look at the problems with their contract employees, mainly Mike Seitz, district counsel. and John Wallace... (Continue reading)

Should Los Osos dump Wallace and Seitz?

John Wallace

OPINION by TOM SALMON On Sept. 30, it was brought to the attention of the Los Osos Community Services District (LOCSD)  Board that General Manager Kathy Kivley had overpaid herself. This was less than a month after independent auditors would not... (Continue reading)

Cancer causing chemicals found in Los Osos water

Erin Brockovich

Los Osos Community Services District officials sent a notice out this week warning residents that the levels of Hexavalent Chromium in the drinking water were found to be above the drinking water standard. Hexavalent Chromium is the same chemical found... (Continue reading)

Los Osos CSD parts ways with its general manager

Kathy Kivley

Embattled Los Osos Community Services District general manager Kathy Kivley will retire at the end of January, following a settlement she reached with the CSD board. The district board decided to part ways with, but not fire Kivley after an... (Continue reading)



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