Articles Tagged With ‘Cambria Community Services District’




Cambria CSD approves another water and sewer rate hike

As it has done multiple times in recent years, the Cambria Community Services District Board of Directors approved water and sewer rate increases last week. On Oct. 4, the CSD held a ratepayer protest hearing, as required by California’s Proposition... (Continue reading)

Cambria CSD to remove its general manager

In a closed-session hearing last week, the Cambria Community Services District board decided to enter into negotiations on a separation agreement with CSD General Manager Jerry Gruber. [Cal Coast Times] On Aug. 31, the CSD board of directors met in... (Continue reading)

Final election results for SLO County

By KAREN VELIE The current president of the Cambria Community Services District Board has been unseated and a purposed transportation tax was defeated, both by slim margins, according to the San Luis Obispo County Clerk Recorders Office’s final election results... (Continue reading)

Cambria finance director in line for five-digit raise

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Months after discrepancies surfaced in Cambria Community Services District accounting, CSD General Manager Jerry Gruber is proposing a nearly $15,000 salary increase for Finance Manager Patrick O’Reilly. The raise would amount to a more than $21,000 increase... (Continue reading)

Cambria bait and switch

OPINION by CYNTHIA HAWLEY This Cambria Community Services District Board of Directors pulled a fast one on Cambria’s rate payers. It’s an old con trick called the “pig in a poke” or “bait and switch.” The con is that the... (Continue reading)

Cambrians can do better; cast your vote for change

OPINION by TINA DICKASON Cambrians are in desperate need of a change in the governing board of the Cambria Community Services District. We have an opportunity in this election to replace three incumbents, two who are up for re-election, and... (Continue reading)

Ed Asner moderates Cambria forum

Cambria voters got a helping of candidates for the Cambria Community Service District Board with a dash of Hollywood as Emmy Award winning actor Ed Asner came to moderate the Free and Equal forum  Thursday night. Five of the seven... (Continue reading)

Concerned Cambrians call for candidates

Statement from Concerned Cambrians The Cambria Community Service District board of directors has been a major disappointment to the larger Cambria community. If you attend the CCSD meetings, you will be concerned too. CCSD discourages public participation! Last minute presentations... (Continue reading)

Cambria manager gets raise despite financial discrepancies

Editor’s Note: The CalPERS audit is at the bottom of the article. By JOSH FRIEDMAN A series of financial blunders committed by the Cambria Community Services District have surfaced over the past year, including in a recent audit that discovered... (Continue reading)

Proposed raise exposes Cambria’s financial blunders

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Less than two months after public outrage prompted the Cambria Community Services District to table a staggered 38 percent pay raise for the CSD general manager, the salary hike is again up for a vote. This time,... (Continue reading)