Governing Board member Neil Combee gave his resignation at the May 22 Governing Board meeting. He is leaving his position to run for a state House seat.
Combee was first appointed to the Governing Board in April 2005 and has served as Governing Board chair, vice chair and secretary.
Elected to the Polk County Board of County Commissioners in November 1988, Combee held that position until November 2004. During his tenure as a commissioner, he served as the Board’s liaison with the District. In the early 1990s, he also served on the District’s Southern Water Use Caution Area Work Group.