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Community Members on Board Committees

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The Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors (Board) uses a committee format for in-depth discussion, debate, and deliberation to concur on matters which the Board must decide. The committee does not vote on matters rather makes recommendations for full Board consideration.

The committees are composed to review, study and discuss proposals, reports and issues in the specific area of expertise; advise and recommend actions to the Board of Directors on these topics; and to provide feedback to the General Manager and staff.

After Successful Pilot, Board Votes to make Community Advisory Positions Permanent and Seeks Applicants

(NOV. 29, 2021) SCOTTS VALLEY, CA – The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) today announced that the District’s Board of Directors made its community advisory positions within the board and its committees permanent roles and is actively recruiting for community members to serve on board committees. 

The Scotts Valley Water District Board of Directors launched the junior associate board members and  community members on committees programs in fall 2019 as a pilot programs to increase community engagement. At its November meeting, the board made those programs permanent.