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Posted on: October 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Commission to Evaluate County Manager on October 15, 2020

Yerington, NV – October 15, 2020 the Lyon County Board of Commissioners will be reviewing the work performance of County Manager Jeff Page. Page has been serving as the County Manager since 2010. The Commission is required by state law to evaluate the performance of the County Manager in an open and public meeting.

September 17, 2020 the Commission directed the Human Resources Department to conduct a 360 performance evaluation of the County Manager from the Department Directors that directly report to him. Human Resources conducted the requested evaluation and provided the Commission with the results.

Those results were:


Above Average


Below Average


The County Manager is accessible and responsive.

58% (4)

23.5% (2)

17.6% (2)

The County Manager communicates effectively, seeking and providing feedback where appropriate.

58% (4)

23.5% (2)

17.6% (2)

The County Manager inspires growth, development, collaboration, and cooperation.

78.9% (6)

21.1% (2)

The County Manager is an effective planner and problem-solver, taking into consideration the pros and cons of all available options and deciding on the best course of action.

67.6% (5)

32.4% (3)

The County Manager provides a clear sense of purpose and direction, roles and responsibilities to me.

69.4% (5)

22.2% (2)

8.3% (1)

The County Manager encourages and supports me.

89.7% (7)

10.3% (1)

The County Manager conducts himself in a professional, ethical manner.

69.4% (5)

22.2% (2)

8.3% (1)


Human Resources provided each Commissioner with an evaluation form to be completed and submitted to Human Resources for tabulation of results. The County Manager was evaluated on 3 major categories and numerous subcategories using a scale of Needs Improvement, Meets Expectations and Exceeds Expectations. Each Commissioner’s grading is indicated on the form by the District they file in:

D1 Bob Hastings

D2 Vida Keller

D3 Ken Gray

D4 Joe Mortensen

D5 Jay Dini.


Category: Assisting the Board with its Policy-Making Role – The County Manager was graded as Meets or Exceeds expectations on 14 subcategories by each Commissioner.


Category: Operations and Management - The County Manager was graded as Meets or Exceeds expectations on 19 subcategories by each Commissioner.


Category: Community, Intergovernmental and Business Relations - The County Manager was graded as Meets or Exceeds expectations on 12s subcategories by each Commissioner. The County Manager was marked as needs improvement by Commissioner Hastings on the subcategory of willing to meet with members of the community and discuss issues of concern. Commissioner Hastings remarked that Page needs to be more visible to citizens outside of Yerington.


The Commission will then address Page’s employment agreement and extending it for an additional two years. The Commission will publicly review the evaluation and agreement, take public comments and take action to approve, modify or deny the evaluation and employment agreement. The evaluations and employment agreement can be found at: or in the agenda packet for the County Commission meeting at:








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