Westlands Accepting Board of Director Declarations of Candidacy
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a special election is scheduled to be held in Westlands Water District on February 26, 2019, for the office of Director. There is one vacant position to be filled that will serve until 2022. To qualify for the position of Director, the person shall be over the age of 18 years and be either 1) a holder of title to land in the District, 2) the legal representative of the holder of title to land in the District in accordance with California Water Code Section 34030, or 3) a representative designated by a holder of title to land in the District if the holder has filed with the District written evidence of that designation.
Official declarations of candidacy, that is, “nominating papers,” for eligible candidates desiring to file for the office may be obtained from the District’s Secretary, 3130 N. Fresno Street, Fresno, California 93703. The forms will be available commencing on November 5, 2018. They must be filed with the District’s Secretary at the District Office, 3130 North Fresno Street, Fresno, California 93703, either in person or by certified mail which has been received no later than 5 p.m., November 30, 2018.
The election will be conducted as an all-mail ballot election and there will be no polling places.
Appointment to the Director position will be made as prescribed by Section 10515 of the Elections Code in the event there are no candidates or an insufficient number of candidates for such office and a petition for an election is not filed within the time period prescribed in Section 10515 of the Elections Code.
For further information, call Westlands Water District, (559) 224-1523.
Date: November 5, 2018 WESTLANDS WATER DISTRICT Bobbie Ormonde Secretary