Appointment of New County Counsel

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 12/6/2016


The Board will hear a request from the County Administrator to appoint Brian Washington as County Counsel. Washington was selected after a nationwide search and extensive recruitment process including interviews with a professional panel and the Board of Supervisors. Washington would start his new job January 9, 2017, and serve a four-year term as consistent with Government Code. He would replace Steven Woodside, who is retiring after four years with the County. Staff recommends that the Board approve the appointment and adopt the resolution.


The Board appointed Brian Washington and approved his four-year term as County Counsel.

Need more info? See the staff report and the news release about the appointment of Brian Washington as County Counsel.

Contact: Matthew Hymel, County Administrator

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