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Notice to Registered Voters Residing within the Groveland Community Services District

Two Vacant Board of Director Seats 


On September 14, 2017 Groveland Community Services District (GCSD) Board Members Maureen Griefer and Nicholas Stauffacher submitted their letter of resignation from the GCSD Board of Directors. Mr. Stauffacher was appointed to a term set to expire November 2018 and Ms. Griefer was elected to a term set to expire November 2020. The Board has decided to fill the vacancies on the Board of Directors by appointment. 


GCSD is a public agency formed under community services district law, California Government Code section 61000, et seq. The District provides water, wastewater, parks and fire services to the communities of Big Oak Flat and Groveland, including Pine Mountain Lake, and area to the east of Groveland. The Board of Directors is made up of 5 members elected at large. The person that is selected to replace Mr. Stauffacher will serve out the remainder of his term, which ends in November 2018. The person that is selected to replace Ms. Griefer will serve out the remainder of her term, which ends in November 2020.


Board Members are expected to attend regularly scheduled Board Meetings on the second Monday of each month. Board Meetings normally begin at 10am and continue until the Board’s business is completed. Board Members are also expected to serve on committees and attend special Board Meetings.


To qualify to serve as a GCSD Board Member, candidates must be registered to vote within the District and live within the service area of the District. Those interested in being considered to fill one of the vacancies are asked to fill out the Board Seat Appointment Application, submit a resume, and prepare a letter of interest that explains why they wish to become a GCSD director and what skill sets and experience they would bring to the Board. Applications, resumes, and letters of interest may be submitted in person at the District Office located at 18966 Ferretti Rd., Groveland, CA 95321, by mail to: P.O. Box 350, Groveland, CA 95321, or by email to Applications can be picked up in the office or downloaded from the District website at


The Board will accept applications until 4:00pm, Friday, November 10, 2017.


The Board will interview the candidates at a Special Public Meeting scheduled for November 18, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Groveland Community Hall. Members of the public will also be given an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates on relevant issues.


Please contact Jennifer Flores, Office Manager/District Secretary at (209) 962-7161 ext. 13 or by email at, with any questions regarding the filling of the Board vacancies.