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Glenn County District 5 Board of Supervisor to Resign from Office

Glenn County District 5 Board of Supervisor to Resign from Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 10, 2022

GLENN COUNTY – On June 10, 2022 Glenn County Board of Supervisor, District 5, Ken Hahn, announced his resignation effective June 22, 2022. Supervisor Hahn is stepping down due to a planned relocation to Redding, CA to be closer to family and grandkids.  

Photo of Mr. Hahn

Glenn County Awarded $4.4M for Parks Accessibility and Beautification Project

The Clean California Local Grant Program managed by The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) funds a wide range of community enhancements, such as litter abatement, landscaping and art installations, greening, and community identification projects. Caltrans received 329 applications that sought $758,485,147 in grant funds. 105 projects, or approximately 30% of the received applications, totaling $295,993,146 in requested grant funds were awarded.

The Glenn County Facilities Department worked hard to develop a successful application in an extremely competitive grant program, within a very short time frame. The support of the Board of Supervisors and County Administrative Officer made the award of funding possible. The total award for Glenn County was $4,480,790 for improvements at three locations. The application focused on three parks located in Glenn County which include, Willows Memorial Park, Orland Memorial Park and Walker Creek Park. Below is a description of improvements at each location:

Mardy Thomas Appointed New Director of Planning and Community Development Services

At the May 3, 2022 Glenn County Board of Supervisors meeting, Mardy Thomas was appointed as the new Director of Planning and Community Development Services effective May 4, 2022. The Director of Planning and Community Development Services position is responsible for the direction and administration of the functions of permitting, planning, development, building inspection and building services; and to serve as the County’s Planning Director as established in the County Code.