Sonora, CA — Some recognizable names were appointed to positions by the Tuolumne County Supervisors.
The Board voted 4-1 this morning to appoint former County Supervisor Mark Thornton to the Oak Grove Cemetery District. Supervisor Liz Bass was the lone vote in opposition. District Four Supervisor John Gray, who defeated Thornton four years ago, made the motion for the appointment. Thornton served on the Oak Grove Cemetery District before being elected County Supervisor. He time as a County Supervisor was from 1997-2008.
In addition, former Supervisorial candidate Jim Garaventa was appointed 5-0 to join the Tuolumne County Planning Commission. It is Garaventa’s second go around on the Planning Commission, as he previously served from 2005-08.