Otay Water Seeking Applicants for Vacated Board of Directors Seat

The selected candidate will fill the remaining seven-month term of Jaime Bonilla, who resigned from the Board in late March.

Otay Water District made the following announcement on April 11, 2012:

is currently seeking applicants to fill a vacant position on its Board of Directors.  The selected candidate will fill the remaining seven-month term of from the Board in late March. Division 2 encompasses Otay Mesa, as well as the Sunbow, Rancho Del Rey, and Otay communities of the city of Chula Vista. 

In order to be considered for appointment, applicants must be a U.S. citizen and resident of California, at least 18 years of age, registered to vote, a Division 2 resident and otherwise legally able to hold public office.

Applications and a map of Division 2 are available from the District’s website at www.otaywater.gov.  To request that an application form be sent by mail, interested parties may call the District Secretary at (619) 670-2280.  The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, April 23, 2012 at 5 p.m. 

All qualified candidates will be interviewed and an appointee will be selected by majority vote by the sitting Board of Directors during a noticed public meeting. The appointee will assume all powers and duties of a member of the Board of Directors immediately following his or her appointment and the administration of the oath of office.

About the Board of Directors
The five-member Board of Directors is the governing body of the Otay Water District and is responsible for setting rates for service, taxes, policies, ordinances, adopting the annual budget and other matters related to the management and operation of the water agency. Each director is elected by voters within one of five divisions to represent the public's interest on the Board. Directors serve four-year terms in office. Elections for the Division 2 representative will be held in November 2012.

About the Otay Water District
Otay Water District is a public agency providing water, wastewater and recycled water service to more than 208,000 customers within approximately 125 square miles of southeastern San Diego County.  Customers served by the District include those in Spring Valley, La Presa, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, communities in eastern Chula Vista and Otay Mesa.  For more information about the District, please visit www.otaywater.gov.


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