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Posted on: September 21, 2019

[ARCHIVED] City Seeks Applicants to serve as trustee to Vector Control District Board

The City of Westlake Village is seeking applicants to fill an appointed position as the City’s representative to the Los Angeles County West Vector & Vector-Borne Disease Control District (District).

About the District

The District covers over 720 square miles, representing 23 cities and unincorporated areas of the County of Los Angeles, and provided services for over 4,600,000 people. The District is the second largest vector control district in the State of California by population served. The District is governed by a Board of Trustees with individual Trustees being appointed by each member jurisdiction. The Board of Trustees establishes and governs District policies, and makes budget decisions including that of the salaries and benefits of all District employees.

About the Position

To qualify for appointment, applicants must be a resident and elector (registered to vote) of the City of Westlake Village. The term of appointment is two (2) years with the present term for the City of Westlake Village to begin on January 1, 2020 and will end on December 31, 2021. While specific experience is not required, applicants with backgrounds relevant to the position or a demonstrated interest of subjects within the purview of the District are encouraged to apply.

Trustees who attend the regularly scheduled meeting are compensated by the District with a payment of $100 in lieu of expenses (gas, wear-and-tear on vehicle, etc.) to get to and from the meeting location. The trustees must attend the meeting to receive this compensation. If additional meeting are necessary during the month, no addition compensation is provided. No Trustee can receive more than $100 per month for serving on the Board regardless of the number of meetings.

The regular meetings of the Board of Trustees are held once every two months on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the District's headquarters located at 6750 Centinela Avenue, Culver City. There are a total of six meetings per year (January, March, May, July, September, & November). New trustees are required by the Fair Political Practices Commission to fill out a Statement of Economic Interest, Form 700 (assuming office) and return it to the District’s office for processing.

Residents interested in this opportunity are asked to complete a City application form; applications must be submitted electronically by 5pm on Friday November 1st, 2019.


For more information, please contact City Hall at (818) 706-1613.

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