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2008-07-08 21:00:24

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 8--The Santa Clara Valley Water District today extended the contract of its interim CEO, continuing a relationship in which she will work part-time and receive $432,000 this year by drawing both a state government pension and receiving a salary from the agency. The board voted 7-0 to continue Olga Martin Steele's contract for another six months, until Dec. 31, while it searches for a permanent chief executive. Board members praised...

2008-07-08 18:00:32

By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jul. 8--The Santa Clara Valley Water District today extended the contract of its interim CEO, continuing a relationship in which she will work part-time, yet receive $432,000 this year by drawing a state government pension and receiving a salary from the agency. The board voted 7-0 to continue Olga Martin Steele's contract for another six months, until Dec. 31, while it searches for a permanent CEO. Based in San Jose, the district provides...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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