Manager of small water district makes $299,005

Serving customers at 350 meters, the Yuima Municipal Water District is among the smallest public water agencies in San Diego County.

It also offers one of the richest compensation plans in the region to its general manager, who runs a staff of eight employees in North County’s Pauma Valley.

Linden Burzell has held Yuima’s top post since 2004 and this year will be paid $299,005 in salary and benefits to manage a $6.9 million budget. That’s slightly more than Jim Sandoval gets for salary and benefits as city manager of Chula Vista, where he manages 972 employees and a $326 million budget serving 210,000 residents.

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Drink booze and talk water in SF

“We are thrilled to announce the first in a series of WaterTap gatherings in San Francisco. Hosted by Imagine H2O, WaterTap Happy Hour will convene and grow a community of entrepreneurs, investors, and other stakeholders interested in solving the challenges of water. Imagine H2O aims to build the ecosystem that will enable water entrepreneurship to thrive.

At WaterTap you can:
-Meet a lively group of passionate folks working to change the world
-Enjoy happy hour at one of San Francisco’s most popular venues
-Find collaborators, investors, mentors, feedback, ideas, and overall good company
-Learn about the Imagine H2O Water-Energy Nexus business plan competition, which will close on Nov 15th

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