Candidates for three seats on the Hilton Head Public Service District Commission must file by noon on Aug. 15. The election will take place during the November 2014 general election. Candidates can file at the PSD Water Resource Center at 21 Oak Park Drive off Mathews Drive.
One seat each in PSD Voting Districts 1, 3 and 4 will be up for election. Voting District 1 comprises areas along William Hilton Parkway, Squire Pope, Wild Horse, and Gumtree roads in the Stoney neighborhood, as well as the Chaplin neighborhood and part of the Spanish Wells neighborhood. Voting District 3 comprises Port Royal Plantation, Palmetto Hall Plantation and areas along Beach City, Dillon, and Union Cemetery roads. Voting District 4 comprises Hilton Head Plantation and the Main Street area.
Candidates must be registered voters living in the PSD Voting District they seek to represent.
Incumbent Commissioners Herbert Ford of District 1, Bob Gentzler of District 3 and Frank Drehwing of District 4 all have announced that they will seek re-election.
The Commission is the governing body of Hilton Head PSD. The Commission sets utility policy and establishes its user rates and taxes.
For more information about Commission candidate filing, please contact Pete Nardi at Hilton Head PSD at (843) 681-5525 or firstname.lastname@example.org.