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David And Betty Linn File Claims Against Madera County For $15 Million

MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Board of Supervisors made public today that District Attorney David Linn and his wife Betty have filed separate Claims for Damages against the County of Madera totaling $15 million for damages they claim to have suffered due to the censure process by the Board of Supervisors. David Linn alleges that actions by the Board ...

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Supervisors Approve Airplane For Madera County Sheriff

MADERA COUNTY — The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today to approve the acquisition of a Cessna 172 for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. There will be no cost to the County to acquire the plane, which is being offered to the S.O. by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office, who used it for nearly 11 years. It is estimated that ...

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Supervisors Fight Back Against D.A. Linn’s Allegations Of Misconduct

MADERA — As Madera County District Attorney David Linn continues his efforts to find any malfeasance on the part of the five members of the Madera County Board of Supervisors, the Board is fighting back. In a statement released today, Linn announced that he is turning over his investigation to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who “will take charge of ...

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Madera County And The ACLU Settle Lawsuit

MADERA — The County of Madera and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California settled a lawsuit on Wednesday regarding California’s open meeting law, the Ralph M. Brown Act. The ACLU filed suit in July of last year, alleging the County violated the Brown Act during a closed session item at a Board of Supervisors meeting on Mar. ...

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Supervisors Reorganize For 2018, Commemorate 125th Anniversary

MADERA – The Madera County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to appoint District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler to serve as the 2018 Chairman of the Board. District 1 Supervisor Brett Frazier will serve as pro tem. The first board meeting of the year is typically a reorganization meeting, with annual formalities on the agenda. Tuesday’s meeting was no different, ...

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Supervisors Vote 5-0 To Censure District Attorney Linn

MADERA COUNTY — At a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors this morning, the five-member board voted unanimously to censure District Attorney David Linn for creating a hostile workplace environment and using sexually and racially offensive language. The Board had demanded his resignation in the wake of a complaint that was filed, and an independent investigation found that Linn ...

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Supervisors Vote To Cancel Blackhawk OHV Project

MADERA COUNTY — After two years of trying to navigate the complicated process involved in creating an OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle) park in the O’Neals area, the Madera County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 yesterday to kill the project. District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler was the only “no” vote when District 1 Supervisor Brett Frazier made the motion to cancel the ...

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