County hires new economic development director
David L. Spaur has been named Monterey County's economic development director after a national search, the county announced Tuesday.
Spaur will begin his duties Feb. 11. His salary will be $148,760.
Spaur has nearly 25 years of executive experience in the community and economic development field, including director positions with Sacramento, Placer County and Mesa, Ariz.
"David's extensive and successful experience in agricultural and urban regions is a great match with the county's diverse needs," said county Administrative Officer Lew Bauman.
Seminar looks at financial elder abuse
The Carmel Foundation will hold a free workshop on recognizing and avoiding financial elder abuse at 2:30p.m. Wednesday at Diment Hall, Eighth Avenue and Lincoln Street.
Guest speakers will be Rick Storms of the Monterey County District Attorney's Office and Carmel police detective Rachelle Lightfoot.
For information, call 620-8705 or email email@example.com.
CalPERS, city relations subject of meeting
The city holds a second community meeting about the city's relationship with CalPERS at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Center, 515 Junipero Ave.
Karol Denniston, a San Francisco municipal finance expert hired by the city, will hear information, ideas and possible solutions regarding CalPERS, the state retirement system for city employees.
For information, see www.ci.pg.ca.us.
Workshop focuses on landmark district
The city is holding a community workshop on design standards for the Old Town National Historic Landmark District.
The city is developing lighting design standards and guidelines for the downtown specific plan.
The workshop is 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the Monterey Youth Center, 777 Pearl St.