BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Carpinteria Valley Water District Board of Directors is composed of five members elected from the District, at large. Elections are held in the even numbered years.
Role of the Water District Board Members
The Board establishes policy on the District’s mission, goals, and operations. It sets water rates and charges and establishes an annual budget; makes contracts and employs labor as necessary to carry out the purposes of the District. The Board also has the authority to adopt ordinances that have the force of law within the District. Board member compensation for days of service, reimbursement of expenses, ethics training and related matters are outlined in Resolution No. 825.
The Board hires a General Manager to implement Board policies and actions, as well as a General Counsel and an outside auditor.
For election information please visit the County of Santa Barbara Elections webpage.