Butte County officials announced today that they will conduct an oath of office ceremony for the newly elected county supervisors on January 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors chambers on 25 County Center Drive, Oroville.

   Butte County officials announced today that they will conduct an oath of office ceremony for the newly elected county supervisors on January 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors chambers on 25 County Center Drive, Oroville.  The public is invited to attend this ceremony.
The three supervisors who will take the oath of their office for the next four years are: Bill Connelly (District 1), Steven Lambert (District 4), and Kim Yamaguchi (District 5). 

    Supervisor Connelly represents the Oroville area and is entering his second term.  Among his duties, he has represented the Butte County Board of Supervisors in the Butte County Air Quality Management District, Local Agency Formation Commission, California State Association of Counties, National Association of Counties, and the Lake Oroville Joint Powers Authority.    

    Supervisor Lambert represents the Gridley-Biggs area and is entering his first term.  He has served as a council member and mayor for the Town of Paradise.  He has also served as a director with the Butte County Farm Bureau and a director of the Butte County Economic Development Corporation.       


Supervisor Yamaguchi represents the Paradise ridge area and is entering his third term.  He has served as the chair and vice-chair of Butte County Board of Supervisors.  Among his duties, he has represented the Butte County Board of Supervisors in the Regional Council of Rural Counties, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Fire Safe Council, and the Butte Regional Waste Management Authority.


In addition to the oath of office ceremony, Congressman Wally Herger and Assemblyman Doug LaMalfa will make a special presentation to the outgoing Chair of the Board, Curt Jossiasen (District 4), who has served as a county supervisor for 12 years.
The oath of office will be administered by Candace J. Grubbs, County Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters.