Community Seeks Executive’s Resignation

SACRAMENTO COUNTY – Local activists are circulating a letter seeking support for their call to fire a County executive in the wake of accusations of financial mismanagement and personnel harassment.

Last month, Board of Supervisors Chair Phil Serna and District 2 Supervisor Patrick Kennedy asked CEO Navdeep “Nav” Gill to resign after he hosted a meeting without following COVID-19 safety protocol resulting in employees testing positive for the virus or needing to be placed in quarantine.

Serna and Kennedy declared “no confidence” in Gill after it was discovered that he authorized spending more than 80 percent of CARES Act funding that was earmarked for coronavirus response for Corrections spending, specifically the Sheriff’s Department.

At the time Gill and others on his CARES funding committee claimed the swap was done to “stabilize the budget” and keep service cuts at bay.

Countless residents have since called into Board of Supervisors


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