by Dave Waddell
In Chico’s way of government, the city manager selects the chief of police. Since the city manager, Mark Orme, takes his marching orders from the City Council, ChicoSol thought community members would like to hear from council members about their priorities for the selection of Mike O’Brien’s successor.
O’Brien retired last week after five years as chief. His deputy, Matt Madden, is serving as interim chief.