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Hanks takes over the IID Board Tuesday

(IID to hold first Board meeting of 2014)…The Board will have a new President for the meeting.

The Imperial Irrigation District Directors chose Division 3 Director James Hanks as the Board President for 2014. The Vice-President of the Board is Division 4 Director Stephen Benson. The First action item Tuesday will be to present outgoing Board President Matt Dessert with a resolution recognizing his past year leading the Board. Also during the meeting the Directors will be ask for direction concerning the at-large versus district elections issue. It has been recommended that the issue be placed on the ballot for the November elections. Some IID Directors have suggested the electorate should decide the issue, and the IID Board should support whatever they choose. A Salton Seawater Marine Habitat Project will also be discussed. The IID Board meeting is open to the public at 1:00 Tuesday afternoon. The meeting will be held in Condit Auditorium on Broadway in El Centro.