Big Bear, Ca March 25, 2011 12:00 pm – Good management of the Valley’s water resources is essential. Concerned citizens living in the area served by the City of Big Bear Lake’s Department of Water & Power can help ensure good management by becoming a member of the DWP’s Board of Commissioners. The Board has 3 vacancies as of June 30, 2011. Commissioners are appointed to the 5-member panel by the City Council. Appointees are required to be registered to vote, a resident of an area served by the DWP, and must attend all regularly scheduled meetings on the third Tuesdays of every month, as well as additional meetings called by the Board. Applications for the openings can be obtained in the City Clerk’s office in the Civic Center at 39707 Big Bear Blvd, by calling (909) 866-5831, and online at citybigbearlake.com. The deadline to submit applications is 5:00 pm April 20, 2011.