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April 18, 2013
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TCID lobbies for AB 310

Personal liability among the Truckee-Carson Irrigation Board of Directors opens old wounds. After the 2008 Fernley flood, each of the seven board members were sued individually and settled out of court for an undisclosed amount. The consensus of those sued — Ernie Schank, David Stix Jr., Lester de Braga and Bob Oakden — was they did not deserve to be held personally responsible for the breach. The men have argued they did not neglect or ignore signs the Truckee Canal was faulty. Nevertheless, the four men plus current Project Manager Rusty Jardine have championed for legal protection against claims against …

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