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Notice of Vacancy

Yountville Representative - Napa County Mosquito Abatement District

Post Date:11/09/2017
The Town of Yountville is recruiting for one (1) Yountville volunteer to represent the Town on the Napa County Mosquito Abatement District Board of Trustees. The term of office is two years and will be from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019.

Mosquito abatement districts are formed pursuant to the laws found in the California Health and Safety Code-Division 3, Chapter 1, Section 2000 et seq. These laws, also known as the Mosquito Abatement Act of 1915, allow for local municipalities or counties to form these Districts.

Napa County Mosquito Abatement District consists of six (6) members, one from each incorporated municipality and one from the County. The District consists of the entire County, which is an area of approximately 797 square miles. The Board members represent all of the citizens that reside within the area served by the District and may or may not be mosquito and vector control experts. A background in Government Finance or background in Agricultural Science is preferred.

The District is currently developing monitoring and control programs for yellow jackets, ticks, and rodents in response to demands for these services. A benefit assessment was passed in July of 2003 to support these new programs and enhance the mosquito control and mosquito-borne disease programs.

Applicants must be residents and registered voters within the Town of Yountville. To complete an on-line application, visit the Town’s website at www.townofyountville.com under Boards and Commissions or contact the Town Clerk at 944-8851. Deadline to file on-line Application is November 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Save the Date: Applicant Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the December 5, 2017, Town Council Meeting at approximately 5:00 p.m. Time may change based on number of applications received.

Important Note: Mosquito Abatement District members are required to file an Annual Statement of Economic Interest with the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission in Sacramento. This is a voluntary, non-paying position.