by Scott Neuffer

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September 6, 2012
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County chair discusses new job with NNDA

Douglas County Commission Chairman Lee Bonner has accepted a temporary job with the Northern Nevada Development Authority, the region's publicly funded economic development agency, and he does not believe it poses a conflict of interest.

Bonner, who worked as GE Energy's communications specialist before being elected to the board in 2010, recently announced his new position as NNDA director of communications on LinkedIn, a social networking site for professionals.

When asked earlier this week about the new position, Bonner said he'd checked with both the county manager and district attorney's office before taking the job.

"One thing's clear - I'm …

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