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Election Information

Official Resolution

 Resolution No. 09192019

RESOLUTION OF BENCHLAND WATER DISTRICT

REGARDING 2019 BOARD ELECTIONS

WHEREAS, The Board of Benchland Water District ("District") consists of seven trustees elected at-large to serve four year terms; and

WHEREAS, there are three trustees whose terms end on December 31, 2019, and therefore there are three trustee postions to be filled during the 2019 election; and

WHEREAS, the Clerk of the District provided and published notice of the trustee positions to be filled, as required by Utah Code ann. § 17B-1-306(3)-(4); and 

WHEREAS, only three candidates filed declarations of candidacy with the District within the candidate filing period, as provided by Utah Code Ann. §17B-1-306 (5), namely Scott Bass, Paul Hirst and Ralph Reeves.

WHEREAS, no person wishing to become a write-in candidate has filed a declaration of candidacy with the District, as required by Utah Code Ann. §§ 17B-1-306(5) (g) and 20A-9-601; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that because there are only three candidates for the three at-large positions, and because there are no other District ballot proposals, the District hereby cancels the 2019 election and certifies that each of the three candidates identified above is unopposed and therefore considered to be elected to office, as provided by Utah Code Ann. §§ 17B-1-306(5) (i) and 20A-1-206(3).

Adopted and passed by the Board of Trustees of Benchland Water District this 19th Day of September 2019.

BENCHLAND WATER DISTRICT

signed Scott Bass, Chair of the Board of Trustees

ATTEST:

signed, Jennifer Holbrook, District Clerk

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The Benchland Water District provides irrigation service to much of Farmington, parts of Kaysville and Fruit Heights and to adjacent areas of unincorporated Davis County.  The District is governed by a board of seven (7) Trustees that serve four-year terms of office.  At the present time those serving as Trustees are Chairman Scott Bass, Vice Chairman Phil Leonard, Paul Hirst, Ralph Reeves, Judy Rice, Justen Smith and Jim Taylor.

Responsibilities of Trustees as a participant of the elected seven member Board of Trustees of the Benchland Water District are as follows:

  1.  Attend the regularly scheduled and specially called Benchland Board of Trustee Meetings.  Attendance Policy: Miss no more than two (2) consecutive meetings.
  2.  Set and approve District Policy, set and approve District Budget and expenditures, and oversee the District Management.

Qualifications for Candidacy are as follows:

  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be a resident of the Benchland Water District.
  • Be a registered voter of the Benchland Water District.
  • Candidate cannot be an employee of the Benchland Water District.

 
FOR ELECTION INFORMATION OR RESULTS PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK:

http://www.co.davis.ut.us/clerkauditor/elections/election_results/default.cfm

Current Board of Trustees are as follows:

Name                        Present Term of Office

Scott Bass              January 1, 2020   thru     December 31, 2023               
Paul Hirst               January 1, 2020   thru     December 31, 2023
Ralph Reeves        January 1, 2020   thru     December 31, 2023

Phil Leonard             January 1, 2018     thru     December 31, 2021
Judy Rice                 January 1, 2018     thru     December 31, 2021
Justen Smith           January 1, 2018      thru     December 31, 2021
Jim Taylor                January 1 2018      thru     December 31, 2021