Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




County failing to protect Oceano from flooding?

OPINION By JEFF EDWARDS On July 19, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors heard a progress report from their Public Works Department regarding the drainage and flooding problems in Oceano. Unfortunately, with only a few short months remaining... (Continue reading)

SLO County to review sanitation district books

The San Luis Obispo County auditor-controller will evaluate two new employment contracts for engineering and administrative services at the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District as part of a review of the district’s financial records. [TimesPressRecorder] The review was... (Continue reading)

Oceano medical marijuana co-op proposed

The fight over medical marijuana is headed back to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors within the next few months.[Tribune] The owner of a medical marijuana collective in Goshen applied in May to open a similar shop in... (Continue reading)

Illegal appointment will cost Oceano

The Oceano Community Services District will likely be slapped with nearly $75,000 in fees after losing a civil lawsuit that found the board illegally appointed one of its directors. In his tentative ruling released Tuesday San Luis Obispo County Superior Court... (Continue reading)

Oceano selects new manager

The Oceano Community Services District board has appointed a new interim general manager by a unanimous vote on Wednesday. Thomas Geaslen, president of Titan Lending Corp. in Nipomo, replaces ousted General Manager Raffaele Montemurro. Geaslen says he is coming on board with... (Continue reading)

Oceano agrees to settlement with terminated manager

At a special meeting on Friday, Oceano officials agreed to pay former General Manager Raffaele Montemurro $12,408 in a settlement agreement in which both parties agreed not to file a lawsuit or any claim against the other. Montemurro’s settlement was... (Continue reading)

Oceano’s financial records manipulated?

Oceano’s former general manager asked the company he purchased a controversial new computer system from to input unconfirmed accounting data leaving the district unable to come up with accurate financial information. After years of financial mismanagement, Oceano Community Services District is... (Continue reading)

Grand Jury finds conflict of interest with Wallace Group

Accusations that the administrator of a sanitation district in San Luis Obispo County’s South Bay has been funneling millions of dollars to a private engineering company he owns without proper oversight, has been validated by a San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Oceano manager terminated

Oceano Community Services District's general manager was terminated by the board following an almost four-hour closed session on Tuesday. “I was accused of something I never did,” Raffaele Montemurro said. “When I said you have to treat everyone in an arbitrary... (Continue reading)

Termination of Oceano’s general manager on Tuesday’s agenda

While Oceano’s general manager sat with his head hung low wiping sweat from his brow, the district’s board members voted to have a special meeting on May 31 to discuss the discipline, dismissal or release of their community’s general manager. During... (Continue reading)