Weston draws support for political race | TheUnion.com

Weston draws support for political race

Former Fire Chief and Penn Valley resident Hank Weston has received the support of Nevada County’s Assemblyman Rick Keene in the race for District 4 supervisor.

“Hank Weston is highly qualified to serve the residents of Nevada County as Supervisor and I know that he possesses the experience and leadership that we can count on… I think that it is essential that the next Supervisor from District 4 possess real-world leadership experience,” Keene said in a press release.

Weston worked for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for 36 years and subsequently as Fire Chief of the Grass Valley Fire Department.

Martin Harmon, also of Penn Valley and owner of Gold Country Ranch in the Yuba Highlands, and Gordon K. Beatie, Rough and Ready resident and vice-chairman of Holt of California, are also vying for the seat incumbent Robin Sutherland has announced she will not seek again.

“I am very happy to have the endorsement of our Assemblyman and other community leaders. Having their respect and support means a great deal to me and I look forward to working effectively with Assemblyman Keene and our regions other leaders to ensure that our needs in Nevada County are met,” Weston said in a press release.

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