The San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) Board of Directors has announced that John Hayes was appointed to the Board at the regular Board meeting on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

The Board of Directors posted a Notice of Vacancy on the Board June 4, 2018 after the resignation of Eric Hammer. This Notice was posted throughout the Valley until June 21, 2018 pursuant to Government Code ยง1780.

The appointment of John Hayes will be for the term ending when the November 2018 election results are certified. The seat will go to election in November 2018 for a new 4-year term.

Director Hayes, a Felton resident, works as a manager for a major technology company. His technology and finance background, as well as his interest in environmental issues, will be useful in his tenure on the Board.

Director Hayes has served since January 2016 as the public member of the SLVWD Budget and Finance Committee. Director Hayes will remain on the Budget and Finance Committee, replacing Director Baughman, who will move to the Engineering Committee, replacing Mr. Hammer. These changes create an opening on the Budget and Finance Committee for a member of the public.

Any member of the public interested in filling the open committee position must complete an application. Applications are available at Completed applications can be sent to the District Secretary, 13060 Hwy. 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006 or [email protected]. The Board of Directors will make the committee appointment based on applications received.