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File #: 22-688    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/27/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 7/12/2022 Final action:
Title: Appoint William Vance Ricks as County Surveyor
Sponsors: Public Works




Date:                                          June 28, 2022


To:                                          The Honorable Lake County Board of Supervisors


From:                                          Scott De Leon, Public Works Director


Subject:                     Appoint William Vance Ricks as County Surveyor


Executive Summary:

As your Board is aware, Gordon Haggitt retired as County Surveyor on August 6, 2021.  As an interim measure until a permanent replacement could be hired, the board appointed Mr. Michael A. Mueller as interim County Surveyor.


We have completed the recruitment for County Surveyor and found a suitable candidate, William Vance Ricks.  Mr. Ricks currently resides in Redwood Valley, and has ran his own surveying firm  since 2012, with jobs in Mendocino, Sonoma, and Lake County.


The Lake County Code Chapter 2, Article V authorizes the Board of Supervisors to appoint the County Surveyor of the County of Lake.  In accordance with that provision, your Board needs to appoint Mr. Michael A. Mueller, as the County of Lake, County Surveyor.



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Recommended Action: 


Appoint William Vance Ricks as the County of Lake, County Surveyor.