With little to no fanfare, wait, check that. With virtually zero fanfare the City of Grass Valley just took a giant leap forward in regard to the Wolf Creek Trail and various connecting trails. Consent Agenda item 12 at the June 28 council meeting authorized the purchase of the corner lot on Idaho- Maryland Road […]
Op-Ed | Bruce Herring: NID directors need to answer questions
This November three seats will be up for grabs on the NID board, smack dab in the middle of the Plan for Water process. Once again it is important to point out that residents of Nevada City and Grass Valley are prohibited from voting for members of the NID Board of Directors. But do they […]
NID 2 Candidate Bruce Herring Files for November Election
Grass Valley, Calif. July 30, 2018 – Bruce Herring, candidate for the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors in Division 2, has officially filed his Declaration of Candidacy papers to run in the November general election. Bruce is a retired high school principal and small business owner. For a year now, Bruce has been […]
Op-Ed | Bruce Herring: Centennial, who decides?
January 5, 2018 – We are three years and $11 Million into the proposed Centennial Project. NID argues we need it to stretch out the supply of water during times of extended drought and the continuing decrease in snow accumulation levels. Those opposed bring up environmental and Native American cultural concerns, skepticism about the true […]
Op-Ed | Bruce Herring: The Working Man’s Blueprint for Water Management in the 21st Century!
September 20, 2017 – Hello. I’m Bruce Herring. I’m a candidate for the NID Board of Directors in Division 2. Here’s why. First a little background. With few exceptions public water agencies remain tied to a 20th Century model. For supply concerns this model still turns first to the expansion of surface water storage and […]
Op-Ed | Bruce Herring: Consider all alternatives to Centennial Dam
Dear NID Board, If I were a member of the board I would be proud to represent such a storied, well respected, and well run organization. I would be proud that “we” have a history of expertly managing our extensive system of water delivery, power generation, and recreational facilities. Proud that we have successfully tested […]