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WLSSD Board of Directors Selects 2019-2020 Officers

WLSSD Board of Directors Selects 2019-2020 Officers

DULUTH, MN—The Board of Directors of Western Lake Superior Sanitary District has elected its new slate of officers for 2019-2020.

Board Chair – Paul Thomsen, City of Duluth representative

Vice-Chair – Marcia Podratz, City of Duluth representative

Secretary – Laura Ness, City of Duluth representative

Treasurer – Julene Boe, City of Duluth representative

WLSSD is governed by a nine-member citizen board.

  • Four members are appointed by the City of Duluth,
  • Three members are appointed by the City of Cloquet,
  • One member is elected by the Carlton County cities and townships within WLSSD’s service area, and
  • One member is elected by the St. Louis County cities and townships within WLSSD’s regional service area.

The Sanitary Board is responsible for oversight of WLSSD and advancement of the WLSSD mission to protect and improve the waters of the lower St. Louis River basin. The Board elects its officers annually.

Celebrating 40 years of operations, Western Lake Superior Sanitary District provides award-winning wastewater and solid waste services to residents, businesses and industries within its 530 square mile legislative boundaries in Southern St. Louis and northern Carlton counties, and is a nationally recognized leader in pollution prevention.

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