Current Conditions

FAQ-Board of Directors


How long has PID been headed by an active board?

At a meeting held March 20, 1916 the Butte County Board of Supervisors canvassed votes cast at an election held March 7, 1916 regarding formation of the Paradise Irrigation District and election of Directors for each of the five Divisions. The Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution forming the Paradise Irrigation District, setting the boundaries of the District and each Division of the District, and naming the Director of each Division.

How often are new Board members elected?

Board members are elected to a four year term. The elections for each division are staggered and elections are held every two years.

Who can run for a position on the Board?

Candidates for election to a Division must be a voter and resident of that Division at the time of filing for election, and must be a resident of that Division during the entire term. Persons may file for candidacy at the Butte County Elections Office, 155 Nelson Avenue, Oroville, California, during a 25-day period from the 113th through the 88th day prior to the November General Election, (which is approximately mid-July to early August).

How do I find out who my representative is?

A map of the District showing Division and a listing of Board member in the Board Section of our website.

How do I contact my Board member?

Board member's Division and telephone numbers can be found in the Board Section of our website.

When are Board meetings?

Regular Board meetings are held on the third Wednesday's of the month at 6:30 p.m. Occasionally meetings are rescheduled. Special meetings may be called with 24 hours notice. Agendas of our Board meetings are posted approximately three days before the meetings, except in the case of Special Meetings, on the "Board Activities" page.

Can citizens attend board meetings?

All meetings of the Board of Directors are open to the public and participation is encouraged.

What kinds of decisions do the board members make?

The Board of Directors sets the policy of the District. They are charged with approving the budget and making financial decisions with regard to rates, charges, fees, debt and investments.


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