Accepting Nominations And Notice Of Election
Within The Vale Oregon Irrigation District
Please take notice that pursuant to ORS 545.002 to 545.163, inclusive, an election for three Directors will be held within the Vale Oregon Irrigation District on November 10, 2022, to elect a Director from Division 1, Division 2 and Division 5 to serve a three-year term, beginning with the first regular meeting in January 2023, and until the Director’s successor is elected and qualified.
A person to qualify as a director must be a resident of Oregon and an owner or a shareholder of a corporate owner, of land situated within the division of the Vale Oregon Irrigation District from which the person seeks to be elected and subject to annual assessment charges. In the event that a person owns land in more than one division he/she can only run for the position of Director in the division in which they hold residence. Nominations for a Director may be made by a petition, signed by at least ten qualified electors of the division for which the Director is being nominated and filed with the Secretary of the District by 4:00 pm M.T. on October 12, 2022. Petitions are available at the district office located at 521 A Street West, Vale, OR.
In the event only one candidate is nominated, an election will not be held, and the person nominated, if qualified, will be declared elected as the Director. In the event more than one candidate is nominated, notice shall be given, and election ballots mailed to each qualified elector.
Date: September 19, 2022
Jessi Hansen, Secretary for Vale Oregon Irrigation District
Publish Date: September 21, 2022