The Town of Oro Valley is accepting applications from interested parties to serve on the town's water utility commission.

A vacancy exists for a commercial and / or turf representative who has interest and knowledge of water issues, a release said. The position represents commercial and / or turf interests in the community. Applicants must be employed by a commercial and / or turf customer of the town's water utility. The three-year term begins July 1.

The Oro Valley Water Utility Commission is composed of seven members who advise the town council on all issues relating to water, including water rate structure, capital improvements, development of renewable water supplies including reclaimed water and Central Arizona Project water, water conservation and public education, the release said.

The commission meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The applicant selected for this particular vacancy on the Oro Valley Water Utility Commission is required by Town Code – Water Code 15-4-3 to be a technically qualified representative from commercial and / or turf interests within the Oro Valley water system.

Applications are available at the Oro Valley Town Hall, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive, or at the town clerk's website at The deadline for submitting the completed application is May 15. Interviews for this position are anticipated to be conducted the week of May 18.

Questions regarding the commission and its duties may be directed to the Oro Valley Water Utility at (520) 229-5000. Interested citizens may also visit the water utility's website at

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