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Vista Irrigation District Looks to Fill Board of Directors Vacancy (April 21, 2022)

Vista Irrigation District (District) board of directors is looking for a new director to replace Paul Dorey who recently passed away.

Dorey represented division 3, which encompasses the central and northeast portions of Vista and unincorporated areas of the County of San Diego; it is generally described as being bounded on the north by Townsite Drive and East Vista Way, on the west by State Route 78 and south and east by Woodland Road, Buena Creek Road and Foothill Drive.  He was elected to the board in 2006.

At the April 20, 2022 board meeting, the remaining four directors decided to fill the vacancy by appointing a replacement (at a future board meeting), who will serve until December 2022.

Applications must be submitted to the District headquarters by 3:00 PM on May 23, 2022; interviews will be held on June 1, 2022.  There are no special qualifications for the position; however, directors must be registered voters and live within the division they represent.  Information on applying and a map of division 3 may be obtained on the district’s website,, or at the district office located at 1391 Engineer Street in Vista.  The telephone number is (760) 597-3128.

The board generally meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 9:00 a.m.  Other members of the board are president, Marty Miller (division 1), Richard Vásquez (division 2), Patrick Sanchez (division 4) and Jo MacKenzie (division 5).

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