Karen’s Plan

Supporting our common interests in affordable & reliable water for the 21st century. 

 Karen Hull has a clear vision for her Board role in NID and this includes:

Managing Finances Responsibly

    • Operate NID with a balanced budget
    • Build adequate financial reserves so that timely investments are made in NID’s aging infrastructure
    • Modernize operations and reduce waste
    • Fully evaluate the costs and benefits of projects.  Work to find viable lowest cost solutions

Strengthening Water Management 

      • Develop a multi-year plan to fund and address deferred maintenance within the District
      • Partner with regional water agencies to identify and implement best practices in water management
      • Identify actionable strategies to reduce waste and water loss
      • Work with local cities and counties in land use planning to ensure NID water resources are not over committed
      • Encourage water conservation measures
      • Invest in mitigation measures to protect canal infrastructure that is vulnerable to wildfires

Improving Forest Health and NID Watershed Management

      • Partner with federal, state and regional water agencies to identify and implement best practices in watershed management
      • Work with local agencies to manage our watershed forests for fire protection, erosion control and water quality

Building Public Trust

      • Engage in dialog that results in a shared understanding among stakeholders
      • Communicate key issues and obstacles in an open and comprehensive manner
      • Consider the full range of options when making strategic decisions
      • Respect the viewpoints of all stakeholders

Help put Karen’s vision into action.
Vote for Karen Hull for NID Division III.

Karen’s Commitment

The NID Board requires considerable knowledge in a wide range of business and technical areas. To help prepare for this important role, between now and the November election Karen is committed to:

      • Listening to the voice of NID customers about their concerns, ideas and hopes for the future of our water management
      • Learning about current water issues by attending conferences, reading and researching, and meeting with regional water authorities
      • Growing her understanding of the NID organization by attending Board of Director meetings and subcommittee meetings

Additionally, with your supportive vote, once elected, she will:

      • Share information that is critical for rate payers and community members to know
      • Engage the community in important conversations about our regional water management and other NID issues
      • Respect diverse viewpoints and working to find common ground that unites our community
      • Collaborate with the community, regional water agencies, and state and federal departments that impact and/or support our NID operation
      • Manage a fiscally responsible budget and sustainable operation that serves Nevada and Placer Counties well into the future

“I will appreciate your vote so that I can help represent the best interests of Placer & Nevada Counties.”

Karen has a beautiful brochure that gives more information about her plans, as well as her experience, education, and enthusiasm!