Articles Tagged With ‘Los Osos Community Services District’




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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)

Los Osos general manager put on administrative leave

Kathy Kivley

The Los Osos Community Services District Board of Directors has placed embattled General Manager Kathy Kivley on paid administrative leave. Kivley’s administrative leave took effect at 5 p.m. Friday. Los Osos board members reviewed Kivley’s performance in a closed session... (Continue reading)

Los Osos general manager’s days appear to be numbered

Kathy Kivley

By KAREN VELIE Following a review of Los Osos Community Services District General Manager Kathy Kivley’s performance and an investigation into misappropriation of funds, Kivley spoke with legal counsel and quickly left the Dec. 3 board meeting. A CalCoastNews’s analysis... (Continue reading)

Did Lou Tornatzky curse at the public after pledging civility?

Lou Tornatzky

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Shortly after agreeing to the League of Women Voters’ civility pledge, Los Osos Community Services District Board member Lou Tornatzky mouthed a slur at an audience member, video shows. On Nov. 5, the Los Osos board heard... (Continue reading)

Los Osos GM again blames bad audit on past staff

Kathy Kivley

Los Osos Community Services District General Manager Kathy Kivley is maintaining her stance that accounting errors detected in a recent audit of the CSD came as a result of mistakes made by former district staff. [Tribune] An audit of the... (Continue reading)

Los Osos needs an unbiased investigation

Peggy Pavek

OPINION By PEGGY PAVEK I’m very concerned about the way in which Los Osos Community Services District Board President Mike Wright, Vice President Marshall Ochylski and attorney Mike Seitz went about “selecting” an “investigator” for the matter concerning General Manager... (Continue reading)

Los Osos board calls for investigation into GM’s pay

Kathy Kivley

The Los Osos Community Services District Board of Directors voted in closed session Monday to hire an independent investigator to examine allegations that CSD General Manager Kathy Kivley misappropriated district funds. A CalCoastNews analysis of the district payroll found Kivley... (Continue reading)

Los Osos general manager facing performance review

Kathy Kivley

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Days after receiving allegations that its top official has been overpaying herself, the Los Osos Community Services District Board will review the performance of CSD General Manager Kathy Kivley. The board will convene for a special meeting... (Continue reading)



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