North San Joaquin Water Conservation District’s stormy session
New chairman Bryan Pilkington ends meeting early — no action taken on agenda; General Manager Ed Steffani steps down
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Ed Steffani steps down after Bryan Pilkington ends North San Joaquin Water Conservation District meeting early
North San Joaquin County Water Conservation District board member Mark Beck, center, clarifies rules of order with newly elected board President Bryan Pilinkgton, left, at the Lodi Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. Also pictured is board member Marden Wilber.
Posted: Tuesday, December 7, 2010 3:41 pm
Updated: 7:44 am, Thu Dec 9, 2010.
A meeting that was supposed to mark the beginning of a new era
of teamwork for a local water district dissolved into a shouting
match Tuesday morning. The audience and board members for the North
San Joaquin Water Conservation District bickered with one another
after the meeting was abruptly adjourned by new chairman Bryan
Earlier, a former board member, John Ferreira, stood up and
raised his voice at Pilkington, who was once the district's most
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 3:41 pm.
Updated: 7:44 am.