Nevada County Democrats endorse Firth, Lamphier for Grass Valley City Council |

Nevada County Democrats endorse Firth, Lamphier for Grass Valley City Council

Both Jim Firth and Terry Lamphier have been endorsed by the Nevada County Democratic Central Committee for election to the Grass Valley City Council, according to a news release.

Firth and Lamphier are two of four candidates running for two open seats on the council, along with Jason Fouyer and Jerri Glover.

“Jim Firth brings a wealth of experience in dealing with various organizations throughout the state; plus many contacts with various legislative bodies,” the release states.

“He is committed to enhancing economic development in Grass Valley, hoping to bring new ideas that would support businesses in our area and bring good paying jobs to our area. You may follow him on his Facebook page at Jim Firth Grass Valley.”

“Terry Lamphier brings his extensive experience with the local community through his work on the Nevada County Board of Supervisors,” the release continues. “He understands the challenges local governmental agencies face trying to balance budgets with decreasing revenue and increasing demand for governmental services. As vice-chair of the Mental Health Committee, Lamphier is proud of the statewide recognition our county has received for its innovative programs.

“He has also worked with the local Nevada County Biomass task force. He is also on the local Nevada County Biomass Task Force, Nevada County Broadband Task Force, Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada counties, Nevada County Solid and Hazardous Waste Board, Palm Tree Group (“at risk youth”), Sierra Economic Development Corporation (alternate), Yuba/Bear Watershed Council, Community Collaboration on Behavioral Health Issues – Nevada County (in conjunction with Sierra Memorial Hospital) and the Grass Valley Redevelopment Successor Agency Oversight Board.

“In addition, Lamphier has served as past Grass Valley Planning Commissioner, Grass Valley Fee Committee member and member of the Del Oro Mural Committee. You can follow him on his Facebook page at Terry lamphier2014 or his website”

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