Health district delays appointing new director
Candidate interviewed but split vote will give time for more applicants
Last updated 12/7/2022 at 2:49pm
Special to the Village News
After Stephanie Ortiz suddenly resigned Nov. 9 as one of five directors of the Fallbrook Regional Health District, the board met for a special meeting Nov. 30 to select a replacement to serve Zone 2 through 2024.
There was one applicant, Mike Stanicek, who each of the four directors said was an excellent fill-in for the elected position. However, after meeting for an hour, the directors ultimately decided to delay the decision until Dec. 14, their only remaining meeting of the year.
That meeting is when Howard Salmon, board chair and member of the bo...