Articles Tagged With ‘Oceano’




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)

Can Oceano make employee payroll?

Crippled by years of financial mismanagement, Oceano Community Services District is facing the possibility it will not be able to cover payroll in August. “It is to early too tell if we can make payroll in August,” said Raffaele Montemurro, the... (Continue reading)

Hazmat team responds to ammonia leak in Oceano

Emergency crews have evacuated a state park’s maintenance building at 928 Pacific Blvd in Oceano because of an ammonia leak that was found at 8 a.m. on Thursday. It is suspected that the ammonia leak is coming from pressurized cylinders... (Continue reading)

Plane crash at Oceano Airport

A single engine aircraft crashed at the Oceano airport at about 11 a.m. today, said San Luis Obispo Sheriff department officials. The small plane crashed as it was landing on the runway. Rescue personnel were not called and no one... (Continue reading)

Oceano board appoints ex-official and newcomer to vacant seats

Oceano Community Services District board members voted unanimously to appoint former board member Rick Searcy along with Felma Hurdle to the board on Wednesday evening. Searcy and Hurdle were appointed to fill vacancies created by the resignations of Jim Hill... (Continue reading)