The filing period is now open for the position of Director for Division No. 3 in the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District. To serve as a Director, an individual must be a qualified voter within the Director Division he or she represents. To qualify as a voter, an individual must own land included within the District and vote in the Director Division in which he or she resides or is nearest to his or her residence.
Dennis Swinger, Jr., is the incumbent Director for Director Division 3. This Director Division is all of the East District located in Lincoln County and that part of the East District located in Adams County North of Providence Road. This term will be for one year to fulfill statutory requirements for the unexpired term remaining after the appointment of Dennis Swinger, Jr. by the Adams County Commissioners. The term will begin in January 2023.
To file for the position of Director, a Declaration of Candidacy Petition, signed by at least 10 qualified voters in that Division must be filed in the East District office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 7, 2022. The election date is December 13, 2022.
Candidacy petitions may be obtained by calling the East District‘s main office in Othello at (509) 488–9671. The main office is located at 55 North 8th, Othello, Washington.