The City will continue to pay John Cussins’ insurance package who has generously worked for free many years.
Wall worked as Water Treatment Operator at Beale AFB from June 2017 to September 2018. His training as a wastewater operator goes back to Fall Brook Public Utilities District from June 1993 to December 1993.
From the audience, Phyllis DeMartini spoke against the number of hours calling it “not effective.” She had concern with the middle of winter, turning dark and no supervision. Vice Mayor Sarah Jackson said he’d be on probation one year, be monitored and checked for productivity.
Because the current two employees are not licensed, they both had to be at the plant. With the new Operator, they will do maintenance including streets, Ac-
cording to Public Works Director Nancy Rogers, they will attend free online training in Redding for their water certificates. This is their second attempt and according to Sarah, “Last try on our dime.”