Kennewick Irrigation District Director Patrick McGuire has decided to retire from the Board after over eight years of dedicated service to the District. The Benton County Board of Commissioners will be asked to appoint an interim Director position 2 to fill the vacancy left by his departure.
The person appointed to this position will serve though the end of 2017 and may run in the annual irrigation district election to be held on December 2, 2017. The person elected in the 2017 election will take office on the first Tuesday in January 2018 and serve for the remaining year (2018) of the unexpired term.
RCW 87.03.045 addresses qualifications of irrigation district electors and directors in Washington State. Kennewick Irrigation District Directors must be eighteen years old, a citizen of the United States and a resident of Washington. They must be electors of the District and hold title or evidence of title to land in the District.
An application for consideration for appointment is available on the Board of Directors page or may be picked up from the District Office located at 2015 S. Ely St in Kennewick.
To be considered for appointment, interested persons must submit an application no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
If you have any questions or would like to request an application be mailed to you, please call the KID Office at 509-586-9111.