NID Board of Directors meeting wrap: Ricki Heck named 2020 Board President

December 12, 2019

Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Directors elected new officers for 2020, during its Dec.11 meeting. Present were Scott Miller, Nick Wilcox, Ricki Heck, Chris Bierwagen and Laura Peters.

Directors elected new officers for 2020: Ricki Heck will serve as Board president, and Chris Bierwagen will serve as vice president. Director Heck, a 39-year resident of Nevada County with a background in business and commercial real estate, was elected to the Board in 2018. Director Bierwagen, a fourth generation farmer with extensive experience serving on local boards and agencies, also was elected in 2018.

The General Manager reported District water storage is 194,428 acre-feet, which is 68 percent of maximum capacity or 110 percent of a six-year average for the water year. Precipitation (as measured at Bowman Lake) is 85 percent of average at 16.2 inches.

The next regular meeting of the NID Board of Directors will be held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at the NID Business Center located at 1036 West Main Street, Grass Valley. NID Board meetings are open to the public.