The Board of Supervisors initiated the recruitment for District Attorney following the June 23 Board meeting. You can watch the meeting online.
The recruitment closed on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
Applicant names were released on Monday, July 24, 2017.
The Board of Supervisors selected five applicants to continue in the process during its regular Board meeting on August 1, 2017. Those five people who were selected were invited to and appeared at a public forum on August 15, 2017.
Issues surrounding the eligibility of two applicants who are sitting judges were raised during the August 1, 2017, meeting. Both applicants were offered the opportunity to clarify their qualifications in light of the Constitutional questions that arose.
Final applicant interviews are expected to take place on September 12, 2017, during a public meeting of the Board of Supervisors.
All Board of Supervisors meetings are broadcast live on CCTV and streamed live online; the Public Forum will be broadcast and streamed live as well. CCTV can be watched on Comcast Channel 27, Wave Channel 32 or AT&T U-Verse Channel 99.