FAQ - Voting: 2022 Board of Trustees Election
Board of Trustees Election 2022 Frequently Asked Voting Questions
Reclamation District 1000 (RD1000) is a local Flood Control Agency serving the Natomas Basin.
Your "APN" is your parcel number provided by the County and can be found on your election materials. If you are unsure of what your APN is you can look it up by the property address on Sacramento County's Assessor Parcel Viewer.
You are only required to complete a Form A if your full name is not listed on the return envelope as the property owner. This is common for trusts, corporations, or agency-owned parcels.
If your property lists your full name in the trust, eq: “John Smith Revocable Trust” you simply need to cast your votes and sign the envelope, nothing additional is required. However, if your trust does not list your full name, eq: “Smith Family Trust”, you will need to complete a Form A and provide documentation from your trust indicating that you are authorized to represent the trust (an executor, trustee, owner, etc.). The Form A and trust paperwork should be submitted with your ballot in the provided envelope, or you can present the information in person on election day.
Place of signing is where you are currently at, e.g.: “Sacramento, CA” or “Sutter County, CA”
If you received a ballot for someone that does not reside at your address or the ballot is addressed to the former owner of your property, contact the County Assessor's Office and request a change of address. Mailing addresses are based on the most recent address on record at the County Assessor's office. Any change of ownership that occurred after July will not be reflected in the current assessment role.
Reclamation District 1000's Board of Trustees serves as the governing body of the district, setting operational priorities, formulating policy on district issues, developing and approving strategic goals and objectives, and contributing toward overall district planning and oversight.
You received a ballot because you are a property owner within the Natomas Basin.
We encourage all landowners to participate. However, you are not legally required to vote. There is no penalty for choosing not to vote in any RD 1000 election.
Landowners and the representatives of landowners may cast votes in a Reclamation District Election. You do not need to be a registered voter in Sacramento or Sutter County to vote in a RD 1000 Election.
Please contact the RD1000 staff 916-922-1449 with your Ballot and/or Parcel Number as well as your mailing address so that a replacement ballot can be issued to you.
If you did not receive your ballot, please contact the District Office directly at 916-922-1449 and request a replacement. You will need to provide your name and your APN (Assessor's Parcel Number). If you are unsure of your APN you can look it up by address on Sacramento County's Assessor Parcel Viewer.
Only one of the named property owners is required to sign.
No, to run for the Board of Trustees you must have submitted a nomination petition with 5 endorsements by the nomination petition submittal deadline (September 15, 2022). You can run in future elections. Please see our website for information on the RD1000 Board of Trustees Elections.
District staff cannot endorse any particular candidate so you are encouraged to review the provided candidate statements. You may divide your assigned votes in any way across the candidates.
Yes, RD1000 will provide in-person election services on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, from 7 am to 7 pm at the District Office, located at 1633 Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95833
You should receive a ballot for all eligible properties within the District and cast the number of eligible votes per ballot. If you need more information or assistance in casting multiple ballots, please contact the District office at 916-922-1449.
Yes, if you are a property owner, regardless of actual residence, you are eligible to vote.