The Commission has appointed seven persons to serve on the Nye County Water District Governing Board. Pursuant to the statutes, “The Governing Board shall be comprised of: one member who is a resident of Beatty or the Amargosa area; one member who is a resident of the Tonopah area; three members who are residents of the Pahrump Valley; one member who is a resident of the area in Nye County known as Currant Creek or the area known as Smoky Valley; and one member who is a resident of Nye County excluding Pahrump Valley”. Please refer to the attached Nye County Water District Maps, approved by the BOCC at the August 19, 2008 meeting and as amended. A member of the Board or any person related to a member of the Board within the third degree of consanguinity or affinity must not be affiliated with a private utility that is regulated by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.
Pursuant to the NRS, the Commission is required to appoint the members of the Governing Board of the Nye County Water District. Each member of the Board serves for a term of 2 years A vacancy on the Board must be filled in the same manner as the original appointment, and any member may be reappointed. Members of the Governing Board serve at the pleasure of the County Commissioners and may be recalled by a simple majority vote of all the members of the Commission.