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The PE: TEMECULA: City manager’s pay is election issue

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10:58 PM PDT on Monday, October 4, 2010

By JEFF HORSEMAN
The Press-Enterprise

Just five city managers in California — and only one in the Inland area — earned more than Temecula City Manager Shawn Nelson in 2009, according to a survey.

Nelson, 51, earned $336,288 last year, an amount that includes his base salary, deferred compensation and other payouts, according to the survey released last month by the League of California Cities, an advocacy group for cities and towns. Nelson’s base pay is $291,571 a year, according to Temecula.

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MohaveDailyNews: Hospital administrator may serve with revised contract

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By JENNIFER DENEVAN/News West
Published: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 12:38 AM MDT

NEEDLES — Gasps were heard as the Board of Hospital Trustees of the city of Needles unanimously approved a revised version of Mark Uffer’s contract during their meeting Sept. 16.

John Pinkney, city and hospital attorney, made a call that night to Uffer and Uffer accepted. He was set to begin work Monday.

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The PE: S.B. County rejects settlement offer from fired administrator

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10:00 PM PDT on Tuesday, September 14, 2010

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

San Bernardino County supervisors Tuesday rejected an offer to settle a lawsuit by its former top administrator who has accused the county of firing him for cooperating with corruption investigations.

Mark Uffer, who lost his job as county administrative officer in November 2009, sought a $3.5 million payment plus medical and life insurance benefits for himself and his family, according to an Aug. 27 letter from his attorney released by the county.

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The Sun: Uffer a no-go in Needles

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Hospital’s board can’t agree on deal
Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/13/2010 06:56:24 PM PDT

Former San Bernardino County Administrative Officer Mark Uffer said Monday he will not be working at the Colorado River Medical Center in Needles as its chief executive officer after all.

On Friday, the hospital’s board of directors, for a second time, could not reach a majority vote on Uffer’s proposed employment contract, voting 3-3, Uffer said.

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InlandPolitics: Uffer attempting to cheat county taxpayers?

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Thursday, September 9, 2010 – 09:50 a.m.

Details are emerging on former San Bernardino County administrative officer Mark Uffer’s proposed contract with Colorado River Medical Center (CRMC) located in Needles, California.

One major oberservation? Uffer is trying to cheat county taxpayers.

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The Sun: Uffer’s employment up in the air

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Joe Nelson, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/07/2010 04:28:16 PM PDT

Former County Administrative Officer Mark Uffer’s job as chief executive officer of the Colorado River Medical Center in Needles hinges on whether the hospital’s board of directors approves a new contract Uffer is proposing.

Uffer announced last week he had been offered the job by hospital board member Linda Kidd, subject to him entering into a written contract with the hospital. He spent Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of last week touring the hospital and getting to know its staff and the issues in most immediate need of fixing there.

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InlandPolitics: Uffer job at CRMC a “no go” ?

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Friday, September 3, 2010 – 6:00 pm

Sources tell InlandPolitics.com that things blew up Thursday night at a meeting of the governing board of the Colorado River Medical Center (CRMC) in Needles.

The topic?

The contract for fired San Bernardino County administrative officer Mark Uffer.

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PE: Fired SB County CAO gets new position

10:00 PM PDT on Tuesday, August 31, 2010

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

Former San Bernardino County Administrative Officer Mark Uffer said he’s been offered a job as CEO of the Colorado River Medical Center in Needles.

Uffer, who is suing the county over his November firing by a majority of the county Board of Supervisors, said he’s working out the details of his contract with the hospital and plans to accept the position at the 25-bed hospital.

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