North Tahoe utility director resigns seat
Jeff Lanini is resigning his seat on the North Tahoe Public Utility District Board of Directors effective Feb. 29.Lanini, who represents District 1from State Line to the top of Dollar Hill, resigned due to increased business travel requirements, according to a release from the district. He has served on the board since his appointment in 1996 after the resignation of Pete Jeffalone. Director Laninis term was due to expire at the beginning of December. Until his departure, Lanini is participating in the interview process and final hiring decision for the districts new general manager.Jeff has been instrumental in many important projects of the District including adoption of the Capital Improvement Project and recent rate increase which will allow the district to proceed with important system replacements in coming years, said Lane Lewis, president of the board of directors.Lewis said the board is currently soliciting persons interested in applying for the vacated seat. Anyone interested should provide a letter of interest including qualifications and why they wish to serve. The letter must be received by the district no later than March 6 at 4 p.m. Letters will remain confidential until March 6, at which time they will be made public. The board will consider appointment at a Special Board meeting to be held on March 10, at 6 p.m. Those who have submitted a letter of interest will be allowed to make a five minute statement to the board during that meeting. Send or deliver letters to the North Tahoe Public Utility District, 875 National Avenue (Mailing address, PO Box 139) Tahoe Vista, CA 96148. All letters should be sealed and labeled Board Vacancy.