A lot of private companies and government agencies have been forced to downsize over the past several years. Plumas County is no exception. More than a quarter of the county’s workforce has been cut loose since the recession began.
But one job the county needs to consider filling — and soon — is the administrative officer post. Some would argue the CAO is the most important job in the county. Not having a good CAO is like having a ship without a captain or a team without a coach. Would you want to fly into a major airport that didn’t have an air-traffic controller?