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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 3A Supervisors approve streamlined district attorney's office Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews.com With almost no discussion, the Plumas Board of Supervisors approved District Attorney David Hollister's plan to streamline his office. During the board's Jan. 14 meeting, HoUister asked the supervisors to approve a number of changes that he said would not only make his office more efficient, but save the county $60,000 in payroll costs.. The savings will be partially realized by vacancies in the department that will be refilled with lnw~r IpvM ~ntt-~itjoDo~ ~at W~ save $32,000, and the retirement of a long-time deputy district attorney that will result in further savings of $28,000 per year. After the supervisors unanimously approved the changes, Supervisor Lori Simpson told HoUister, "I'd like to acknowledge you for streamlining your office and saving the county money." High Sierra contract The supervisors also approved the new contract for the High Sierra Music Festival with no discussion. Quincy attorney Peter Hentschel, representing the festival organizers, said, "The contract is very much the same and is working fairly well." He added that County Counsel Craig Settlemire had "been instrumental in helping to design the new contract." The contract covers the festival through 2018 and includes a $75,000 annual fee to the county. This year's music festival is scheduled for July 3 - 6 at the fairgrounds in Quincy. For all your construction needs More than a job Co-workers crowded the Board of Supervisors chambers to honor colleague Marleen Langrehr for her work with thesenior .... nutrition program. Supervisor Lori Simpson lauded Langrehr for her work first in Chester and more recently in Quincy. "She's beloved by everyone here," Simpson said. "She really does a wonderful job." But it was far more than a job to Langrehr, who often did extra work to ensure that the seniors had a good experience when they came for lunch. "She makes every occasion 5zJ~r~Ls~r L~) ~J~o~r~i ~ pzese~ts a certificate of appreciation to Marleen Langrehr for her work with the senior nutrition program. Langrehr plans to travel with her husband and enjoy her grandchildren during retirement. Photo by Debra Moore O Langrehr's husband also stood to acknowledge his wife, describing her as the most dedicated person to seniors that he knows. "I'm super proud of her," he BOARD OF said. SUPERVISORS When it was her turn to ROUNDUP speak, Langrehr described the importance of the senior so special," said Public Health nutrition program. Director Mimi Hall, who "It's the reason why a lot of oversees senior services. "She people get up in the does stuff after hours and at morning," she said. home." 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