Today, Phillip Cline, who has served as District Attorney for the last 20 years, announced that he will retire from office on December 15, 2012, the day after his 65th birthday.
Tulare County Board of Supervisors Chairman Allen Ishida issued the following statement:
“On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I would like to thank District Attorney Phil Cline for his years of leadership and public service. District Attorney Cline held the position with honor, integrity, and performed at the highest level. We wish him the best upon his retirement.”
Tulare County District Attorney Phil Cline’s current term began on January 3, 2011 and was set to expire January 5, 2015.
Chairman Ishida said the Board of Supervisors hopes to make an appointment in October 2012 to serve the remainder of the District Attorney’s term.