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Supervisors Take Oath of Office

January 04, 2011

Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 so they could welcome the New Year ready to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors.

News-elected Supervisor Jack Duran, left, is administered his oath of office
by Assistant Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters, Ryan Ronco.
Supervisor Duran, a Roseville attorney, is starting his first term representing the 1st District on the five-member board. His district covers most of the city of Roseville and a stretch of unincorporated land that is west of Roseville and just north of the Placer-Sacramento county line.

Supervisor Weygandt has represented the 2nd District since 1995 and is beginning his fifth term.

The district includes most of western Placer County, including Lincoln, Sheridan, part of Rocklin and part of western Roseville.

Supervisor Duran was formally sworn into office during a ceremony at the County Clerk- Recorder-Elections Office Dec 29.

Supervisor Weygandt took the official oath of office during a family-oriented ceremony at the Board of Supervisors Chambers the following day.

Supervisor Robert Weygandt, left, takes oath of office from Placer
County Counsel, Anthony J. La Bouff.

“I look forward to completing the Placer County Conservation Plan and beginning its implementation,” Supervisor Weygandt said. “This will be an historic accomplishment and will optimize long-range planning that balances urban development and natural resource conservation. I also look forward to continuing to seek innovative strategies for managing the county’s financial resources during these challenging economic times.”

The first board meeting of the new year is scheduled to be held Tuesday, Jan. 11 in Auburn.

At the meeting, a swearing-in ceremony will be held to welcome Duran to the board and commemorate the start of Weygandt’s fifth term.

The board also is scheduled to select a chair and vice chair for 2011 during the meeting. Fourth District Supervisor Kirk Uhler was chairman during 2010 and Supervisor Weygandt was vice chair.

Before he joined the board, Supervisor Duran was president of the Roseville Joint Union High School District’s Board of Trustees. He is a business attorney who also previously served as a Peer Court judge.

As a member of the county board, he pledges to continue his long record of leadership by example, emphasizing he is committed to common-sense solutions, transparency in government and fiscal responsibility.

Supervisor Duran moved to Roseville at age 18, attending Sierra College and working as a truck driver for UPS. After putting himself through California State University, Sacramento and graduating with honors from the McGeorge School of Law, he served as a deputy attorney general at the California Department of Justice before transitioning into private practice.

Supervisor Duran and his wife Kim have been married for 17 years and live in Roseville with their sons, Jared and Jakob.

Supervisor Weygandt, a Placer County resident for more than 45 years, lives on the same foothills ranch in rural Lincoln where he grew up.

After graduating from Lincoln High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in finance and management from the University of Southern California. From 1979 to 2004, he was vice president, chief financial officer and part owner of an aircraft repair facility in Lincoln.

Before he joined the board, Supervisor Weygandt was a county planning commissioner, served on the Placer County Economic Development Board and worked as a community college professor.

Supervisor Weygandt has a son, Eric, and a daughter, Stephanie, who both live and work in Placer County. The supervisor has five grandchildren: Haley, Sydney, Madison, Braden and Tanner.

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