Raffaele Montemurro named new general manager of Oceano Community Services District

The Oceano Community Services District named Raffaele Montemurro its new general manager on Wednesday night.

Montemurro currently is the executive director of the Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family Center, according to Ryan Fothergill, an attorney for the district.

Montemurro's starting salary, including benefits, is $78,500. He begins his new position Oct. 12, Fothergill said.

Montemurro replaces Interim General Manager Kevin Walsh, who took over the job vacated by Patrick O’Reilly about a year ago.

The district’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to hire Montemurro and officially finalized his contract on Wednesday.

--Nick Wilson