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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Western Municipal Water District Board vacancy to fill by appointment

RIVERSIDE, CA – On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, the Western Municipal Water District (Western) Board of Directors voted unanimously to fill a vacancy on its Board by appointment, as provided under state law.

The Western Board vacancy was left after the tragic passing of Director Donald D. Galleano, who formerly represented Division 4 of Western’s service area. Division 4 includes the communities of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, and Norco (see map below).

Key dates are as follows:

  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 5 p.m. is the deadline for candidates to submit a letter of interest. Candidates are encouraged to complete a supplemental application.
  • Eligible candidates will be scheduled for an interview to present their qualifications at the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The Board may elect to schedule additional meetings and interviews if necessary.
  • The Board intends to appoint the new Director no later than Monday, Aug. 2, 2021.

To be eligible, candidates must live within the boundaries of Division 4 and be registered voters. A map of Division 4 is available on the Western website, or by calling Western at 951.571.7224 to confirm residency within Division 4.

Letters of interest and supplemental application must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Letters of interest may be submitted online, via email to, or hand-delivered or mailed to Western’s Meridian office at the following address:

Attn: Tammi Ford, Clerk of the Board
Western Municipal Water District
14205 Meridian Parkway Riverside, CA 92518

The Division 4 Director’s seat will be placed on the ballot for the November 8, 2022 general election. The newly appointed Director will hold the office until the general election results are certified.

For more information, visit or contact Western’s Clerk of the Board at 951.571.7224 or


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