PUBLIC NOTICE: Seeking Letters of Interest for Citizen Member and Alternate Member for Buckman Direct Diversion Board


February 8, 2018

The Buckman Direct Diversion Board (“Board”) is seeking interested Santa Fe community members to serve on the BDD Board.

The BDD Board is a Joint Powers Act entity consisting of the City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County and oversees Buckman Direct Diversion (BDD).  Buckman Direct Diversion is a water supply project co-owned by the City and County.  The BDD diverts Rio Grande surface water to supply drinking water to the City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County.  Las Campanas serves as a limited partner and receives raw water for irrigation of its facilities.  BDD was completed in 2010 and has been operational since 2011.  The Board consists of five members: two City councilors, two County Commissioners and one citizen member.

The Board meets once per month, most usually on the first Thursday of the month.  Additional special meetings may occur.  The meetings typically start at 4:00 p.m.

The Board is seeking letters of interest for the citizen member position and for the alternate citizen member position.  The alternate may participate in meetings but does not vote unless the citizen member is absent.  The position is a volunteer, unpaid position.

Please submit letters to:

Charles M. Vokes, BDD Facilities Director

Buckman Direct Diversion (BDD)

341 Caja del Rio Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506

Letters must be received by February 26, 2018 at 5 p.m.