June 21, 2018 – In 2017 I announced my candidacy for the Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors District 2 seat. Over these past 12 months I’ve come to appreciate the critical importance of water management in the Sierra Foothills. I have also met an extraordinary group of concerned community members and NID employees. We should be proud and thankful for these activists who are dedicated to ensuring a clean and reliable water supply for NID customers. I believe the concerned citizens have helped bring to the forefront the need for new perspectives concerning our future water needs.
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Unfortunately, the ongoing as well as new demands of my business have changed the equation concerning my candidacy. As always, my family and business are my first priorities. As a result, effective June 22th, I’m reluctantly withdrawing from the race.
I send my heartfelt thanks and admiration to the fine people who have supported my campaign and their work to improve NID. We are a good community with many blessings. I will continue to support those in need in our community and to work to keep Nevada County a special and prosperous place to live.