The district is accepting nominations for positions on its Board of Directors for Division Three (3), in the area East of Madras between Gateway and Highland Lane, now being held by Martin Richards and one director for Division Five (5), in the area South of Iris Lane to the Crooked River, now being held by Vern Bare. A map of the divisions can be viewed at the district office or on the website at www.northunitid.com. The terms begin January 1, 2020 and are for three years. To be eligible as a director a candidate must:

  1. Be 18 years of age or older.
  1. Be the owner of water right land situated within the boundaries of the district from their respective division.
  1. Be a resident of the State of Oregon.
  2. Must submit a petition, signed by 10 landowners with North Unit Irrigation District water rights, to the district office before 5:00 pm on the 8th of October 2019.  Petitions can be obtained from the district office.

If only one petition is received per division, that petitioner will be certified as having been nominated and elected for that division. The receipt of two or more petitions for a division will require an official election to be held November 12, 2019.