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EPID changes January meeting to 1/05/12

During the December 13 meeting of the Board of Directors of Eagle Point Irrigation District, members discussed qualifications and criteria for hiring part-time office help.  The board is cautious about hiring and later finding that the candidate is unsuitable.  However, Manager David Ford assured the Board that he would be cautious and that the successful […]

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Eagle Point Irrigation sets budget for 2012

Eagle Point Irrigation sets budget for 2012

EPID Board members set the 2012 budget at their meeting on November 22.  They have adopted modest increases in employee payroll and also O & M charges for the coming year. It was noted that 2011 was an excellent year for hydro generation, one of the factors for keeping patron’s costs to a minimum.  During […]

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EPID certifies Board election results

As of 8 a. m., Monday, November 14, the election results of the recent Eagle Point Irrigation District have been certified correct in accordance with state laws.  The final tally showed that 302 ballots were certified and returned and marked correctly.  Secretary Becky Santana reported that approximately 10 ballots were returned after the deadline of […]

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Deupree re-elected to EPID Board

Deupree re-elected to EPID Board

    In what appeared to be a hotly contested election for Board member for the Eagle Point Irrigation District, incumbent Stan Deupree, won by a large margin.  While the vote count is still preliminary, It appears that a large majority of patrons of the District chose to retain Deupree over challenger Charlie Boyer. The […]

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EPID election Candidates

EPID election Candidates

For the first time in many years there is a contested election for a Board seat at the Eagle Point Irrigation District.  Current Board member Stan Deupree is running for re-election and being challenged by patron Charlie Boyer. Deupree has been on the Board for a period of 10 years. Boyer has what he says […]

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EPID Canal Repairs completed

EPID Canal Repairs completed

    Eagle Point Irrigation Crews have completed repairs to the main canal section that was involved in the landslide on October 2.  Crews installed the canal liner after filling some estimated 4-5,000 cubic yards of rock from a nearby pit.  The Liner and backing were installed the week of October 17 and water started […]

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EPID elections, board and budget meetings

EPID elections, board and budget meetings

Eagle Point Irrigation District, just recovering from the canal blow-out, has a good deal more than that on the plate for the coming weeks. Ballots for the election of one District Board member were mailed to patrons on October 25.  Those need to be completed and mailed or returned to the District office by November […]

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EPID canal repairs near completion

EPID canal repairs near completion

According to a report from the Eagle Point Irrigation District, canal repairs are moving rapidly to conclusion. David Ford, Office Manager for the District, reports that good weather and the availability of materials in close proximity to the blow-out, means repairs have been moving along quite well. The blow-out occurred on October 3, near the […]

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Eagle Point Irrigation District update

Eagle Point Irrigation District update

  Eagle Point Irrigation District officials awoke October 2 to some news they never want to hear:  the main canal had a blow-out near where the canal crosses Cobleigh Road in Butte Falls.  The call came at 5:30 a. m. Someone passing by the site called in and EPID crews responded quickly to prevent additional […]

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EPID Blowout Shortens Irrigation Season

Five thirty in the morning—a Sunday morning at that—is no time to receive bad news. But that’s what happened to Eagle Point Irrigation District. A large portion of the main canal near Cobleigh Road gave way, possibly causing damage to the road and depositing large amounts of sediment into Big Butte Creek and the Rogue […]

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