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Santa Barbara City Fire Chief Appointed

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 COMMENT 367147P helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 06:19 PM

Congratulations-a well earned promotion. Santa Barbara has done well.


 COMMENT 367176 helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 07:38 PM

So glad they hired from within. It makes me mad when SB has great employees who do such a good job and they always seem to hire from elsewhere. Let's hope the next time we need a new police chief, they hire someone with a history with the SBPD!


 COMMENT 367185 helpful negative off topic

2013-01-24 07:50 PM

Pat willl make the change a smooth transition. He comes from within and knows the department from the ground up.

Oiur fire protection is in good hands.


 COMMENT 367270 helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 08:35 AM

Congrats Pat Mac!....now, go find the little red knife.


 COMMENT 367282 helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 08:57 AM

Bet he retires in 3 years - last year he maxes out vacation/sick pay to boost his pension income. He then hands the job of the next guy in line. Do you realize we are paying for 6 fire chiefs right now (5 retired and still getting full pay and benefits and providing zero value). Yes - I am venting. Private sector is belt tightening while public sector is getting fatter.


 COMMENT 367345 helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 10:30 AM

Best wishes Pat, he was a great choice.

to 282, the retired chiefs are paid by PERS not the city. The city contributed to the retirement while they were working after retirement PERS picks up the retirement pay.


 COMMENT 367351 helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 10:41 AM

282 Don't hate the player hate the game! Oh and don't let jealousy eat u alive. U should have picked a better career if yours sucks.


 COMMENT 367564 helpful negative off topic

2013-01-25 08:44 PM

Happy to see that they promoted within. I'm sure he knows the area and its needs better than anyone from any outside organization.


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