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Child Support Bench Warrant Release Event

MADERA COUNTY — Madera County Department of Child Support Services wants to assist people in need of help to start 2018 off right by getting child support cases back in good standing. In conjunction with Madera Superior Courts, the Madera County Department of Child Support Services will offer modifications, rescheduling of court, dismissal of charges, and/or discussion of license release at a special ...

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Deputies Now Carry Life-Saving Drug For Overdoses And Exposure

MADERA COUNTY –The Madera County Public Health Department and the Sheriff’s Office have been working together to address the growing opioid epidemic and save lives. Though residents of the mountain area may think this is a problem reserved for cities, Coarsegold actually tops the list of deaths county-wide from opiate overdoses, with 13 deaths per 100,000 people, followed by Chowchilla ...

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Madera County Staff Completes Audits Of Special Districts

MADERA – Madera County Auditor-Controller Todd Miller announced to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that Certified Audited financial statements for all Madera County Special Districts have been completed. “After a year of hard work by the staff of the Auditor-Controllers office, I am pleased to deliver the completed audits of 125 Special Districts,” Miller told the Board. “Upon assuming ...

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Big Changes In Store For Voters In Madera County Elections

MADERA COUNTY — Beginning with the June 5 election, voters in Madera County will be able to vote in person for nearly two weeks ahead of the election, and every registered voter will receive a ballot in the mail. Madera County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar Rebecca Martinez says she hopes everyone will be excited about the improvements to the voting process. “I am ...

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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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Prosecutors’ Association Revokes Endorsement Of D.A.

MADERA COUNTY — Following news today of the Madera County Board of Supervisors’ vote to censure District Attorney David Linn for misconduct in the workplace, the Madera County Prosecutors’ Association has rescinded its endorsement. “In light of the findings in the recent investigation, the Madera County Prosecutors’ Association revokes its endorsement of David Linn for District Attorney,” according to a statement ...

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Madera County District Attorney Accused Of Abusive Conduct

MADERA  – The Madera County Board of Supervisors has released a statement saying they have recently been made aware of allegations of serious workplace misconduct made against District Attorney David Linn. “Several employees of the District Attorney’s Office allege that since assuming his office in early 2015, District Attorney Linn has engaged in a pattern of harassing and abusive conduct ...

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Deputy Sheriffs’ Association Endorses Moreno For District Attorney

MADERA RANCHOS — The Madera County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (MCDSA) has announced they will endorse prosecutor Sally Orme Moreno for District Attorney. “The backing of the members of the association, which is comprised of Madera County’s Sheriff’s Deputies and District Attorney Investigators, is another sign that Moreno is law enforcement’s choice for Madera County District Attorney,” said the MCDSA in ...

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County Officials Update Residents On Proposed North Fork Roundabout

NORTH FORK — Madera County Planning officials held the second community meeting in North Fork last Thursday to discuss the proposed roundabout planned for the intersection of Roads 274 and 225. Several dozen residents were in attendance to hear more about the project and voice their opinions about the plan to remove the 3-way stop near the Mono Museum, and ...

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Madera County Supervisors Updated On Operational Priorities

MADERA COUNTY – At the regular Board meeting on Oct. 24, Madera County staff provided a quarterly progress report to the Board of Supervisors concerning operational priorities as identified at the annual management workshop in April. The six priorities, which are in line with the newly adopted mission Creating a Countywide Culture of Excellence through Dedicated Public Service are Intergovernmental ...

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