The South Tahoe Public Utility District (STUPD) will be conducting a consolidated general election with the El Dorado County Election Department on Nov. 4, and three out of five seats on the utility district’s board will be up for election.
STUPD board members, which serve four-year terms, are elected by popular vote by residents within the district’s boundaries, according to a media release. They receive medical, dental and vision benefits, along with a $400 monthly stipend.
Anyone interested in running for a seat must a registered voter in the district. The filing period begins July 14 at 9 a.m. and ends Aug. 8 at 5 p.m.
If an incumbent fails to file for their term by the last day of the filing period, the time will be extended for five days, ending Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. The extension does not apply if there is not an eligible incumbent to be elected, in which case the incumbent may not file after Aug. 8.
Declaration of Candidacy papers are available at the South Lake Tahoe Recorder-Clerk’s office, located at 3368 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 108, in South Lake Tahoe. For more information on STUPD, visit www.stupd.us or call Melonie Guttry, executive services manager, at (530) 543-6203.
Board meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. in the District Board Room, located at 1275 Meadow Crest Drive in South Lake Tahoe.