The Turlock Irrigation District (TID) Board of Directors voted unanimously on March 15, 2011, to hire Casey Hashimoto as the TID General Manager (GM) permantly after serving as Interim AGM since previous TID GM Larry Weis left to manage Austin Energy in August 2010. Hashimoto agreed to an annual salary of $195,500 which was the same as he was receiving while serving as Interim GM, and much less than his predecessor who was paid $277,188 a year.
Hashimoto has named Robert Nees as the Assistant General Manager, Civil Engineering and Water Resources; Larry Gilbertson will be the Assistant General Manager, Electrical Engineering and Operations; and Brian LaFollette will serve as the Assistant General Manager, Power Supply.
The three promoted AGMs followed the newly appointed General Manger’s lead and agreed to the salary each were being paid while serving as Interim AGM. Compared to 2009, the AGM positions that included some of the titles mentioned were paying annually $166,144.50 for AGM Civil Engineering and Water Resources, $175,799.00 for AGM Engineering & Operations, and $185,020.50 for AGM Power Supply.
AGM of Civil Engineering and Water Resources Bob Nees’ salary will be $177,084; AGM of Electrical Engineering and Operations Larry Gilbertson will be paid an annual salary of $171,468; and AGM of Power Supply Brian LaFollette’s salary will be $171,468.
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