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IID Board to honor John Benson

(IID to Honor the late John Benson)….A resolution will be adopted.

The resolution will recognize and honor his contributions to the Valley. John Benson served eight years as an Imperial Irrigation District Director. He also served on the Brawley City Council, among many other accomplishments. John Benson passed away recently. He is the father of current District 4 Director Steve Benson. Also at this weeks Imperial Irrigation District Board meeting, the Directors will discuss and possibly ratify the Farm Unit fallowing program revised elements. They will consider a resolution establishing the Agricultural Water Distribution Board. They will consider a request by the College of the Desert Foundation to invest in a science lab. And they will receive a status report on the reformation of the IID Dive Team. The Directors convene the public portion of their meeting at 1:00 Tuesday afternoon. The meeting will be held in Condit Auditorium on Broadway in El Centro.