Four of the district's five commissioner seats will need to be filled during the May 2019 election:
Position #2: This position, currently filled by Terry Anderson, will be open for a four year term. Terry has chosen not run for reelection.
Position #3: This position, currently filled by Rod Zawalski, will be open for a four year term. Rod has chosen not to run for reelection.
Position #4: This position, currenlty filled temporarily by Buck Boston, appointed by the board after the resignation of Jerry Davis, will be open for the two year completion of the current term.
Position #5: This position, currently filled by Dan Gleason, will be open for a four year term.
Position #1, currently filled by Art Bradley, will be open for a four year term in May 2021.
Candidates are needed as the board continues the process of defining our infrastructure priorities and how to finance them. Those elected will start their terms in July of 2019.
Filing: The filing deadline for the May election is March 21. If mailed, all required material must be received by this date. Filing earlier than the deadline is encouraged. If you file in person at the county clerk's office, you can ensure that you have filed correctly. There are two ways to file:
1. Filing by declaration: Submit filing form SEL-190 and a $10 filing fee to the county clerk's office by March 21.
2. Filing by petition: Submit filing form SEL-190 along with signature submission form SEL-121 with at least eighteen valid signatures to the county clerk's office by March 21.
When filling out form SEL-190, in the "District, Position, or County" blank, write "Otter Rock Water District Position #(desired position)"
For more information, contact the Lincoln County Clerk's office:
In person: 225 W Olive St Rm 201, Newport OR 97365 (courthouse second floor)