Senator John Hoeven Hires Former Valley City Administrator Jon Cameron


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N.D. (AP) – U.S. Senator John Hoeven has hired Valley City’s controversial former administrator as a full-time staff member to serve constituents in the western North Dakota oil patch.

Jon Cameron is based in Williston. His wife, Joan, will work for the city’s public works department as an engineering technician. Hoeven says Jon Cameron has more than 36 years in public service and worked extensively with then Governor Hoeven during 2009 flooding.

Cameron was a controversial public figure in Valley City. He resigned in October 2011 after months of political turmoil involving a dispute with former police chief Dean Ross. Voters defeated an effort to eliminate Cameron’s job but he announced the next day he was leaving anyway because he thought it was in the city’s best interest. He took a city manager job in Perry, Oklahoma. Cameron resigned from that position in June of 2012.

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  1. sddf Reply

    what a joke

  2. valleycityagain Reply

    Hoven and Berg just lost votes. This will make Hoven a one term-er if he keeps this crooked lair on board. Somehow I gots a feeling somebody is going to clue Hoven in on him, now if he would only listen how evil this guy is. I agree with you sddf.

  3. He just lost my vote…

  4. deb Reply

    I agree with loss of respect. What is he thinking. Must be desperate..