Mono CAO Leddy to leave post

– Mono County press release

Bridgeport, CA – On April 14th, 2015 the Mono County Board of Supervisors and County Administrator Jim Leddy announced he would be leaving the employ of Mono County effective May 31st, 2015.

Jim Leddy

Jim Leddy

Mono County Board of Supervisors Chairman Tim Fesko commented, “The Board appreciates the hard work and energy Jim brought to the position during a crucial transitional period for Mono County. Thanks to Jim’s hard work, Mono County is moving in a new direction to improve services while understanding the new restrained fiscal reality. We wish his family well and will be strongly continuing the efforts to improve public services launched since 2013.”

CAO Leddy will be working to ensure all major initiatives such as Strategic Planning, the ongoing response to the Round Fire recovery, and other budget re-organization efforts continue forward after his departure.

CAO Leddy commented, “It has been an honor to work for the people of Mono County over the last two years on behalf of the Board of Supervisors. The opportunity to collaborate with the employees, Board and many communities of the County have been extraordinary experience with which my family and I will remember with fondness.”

The Board will discuss the process for recruitment in the coming weeks.

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Soothsayer Watch
Soothsayer Watch
7 years ago

Funny isn’t it? I recall clearly somebody posting on this blog that Leddy would be hitting the road after a couple of years.

Poli-Sci 101
Poli-Sci 101
7 years ago

Pad your resume and move on.

Dan Watson
Dan Watson
7 years ago

Good luck, Jim. It was good working with you.

MonoWatch
MonoWatch
7 years ago

Red flags should have been raised when Leddy lived in Mono, while his family remained in Sonoma. (a sign of a long-timer?) During our present economic climate, a decision was made to slash the salaries of employees but for some odd reason the supervisors’ salaries remained intact. I understand the… Read more »

Sunny
Sunny
7 years ago
Reply to  MonoWatch

His family did move here. You must have missed that.

Mono Employee
Mono Employee
7 years ago
Reply to  MonoWatch

MonoWatch, I’d love to know where you’re getting your information. First of all, his family did move here. They waited until their sons had finished the school they were at. Yeah, what kind of jerk watches out of the best interest of his children? Employee salaries were not slashed. The… Read more »

Curious
Curious
7 years ago

Just curious what happened here. Did the Board run him off? Did he get a better offer somewhere else? Did he ask for more money and was denied? Did he not like it here? It’s tough for County employees to get behind a leader if that leader keeps changing. Stability… Read more »

Mono local
Mono local
7 years ago

I sure hope the board of supervisors will try to find someone to fill Jims position that is a local or at least wants to buy a house here. A lot of the upper management in public works have no connection here they live in Nevada and don’t care about… Read more »

Eastside Bum
Eastside Bum
7 years ago
Reply to  Mono local

I once drove to Reno early one Thursday morning, and was shocked at the number of vehicles traveling southbound 395 (towards Bridgeport), between 6:30am and 8am. Most of the encounters were in Walker Canyon. Coleville, Topaz, and Hollbrook Junction.

I have to ask, does anyone live in Bridgeport anymore?

Low-Inyo
Low-Inyo
7 years ago
Reply to  Eastside Bum

Maybe a low population, and outside the County jobs,not a lot of work to be had,but what a beautiful place to visit and vacation !…I’d be living there right now and doing what I do now for a living,if it wasn’t so darn cold in the Winter.