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Key water leadership position in Kern County upended

 •  by Lois Henry
Kern County Water Agency Board President Ted Page addresses the board prior to being replaced as president by Royce Fast on Jan. 23, 2020. Credit: Lois Henry

Ted Page

A powerful water position changed hands unexpectedly Thursday when longtime Kern County Water Agency Board President Ted Page lost his post to fellow director Royce Fast.

A typically routine annual election of officers took a dramatic turn as Page, visibly upset, opened the meeting, then stood and said he …”never intended to create a situation where people were so pressed and so emotional about making this decision. It’s just life and it goes on. But I never wanted someone to be so pressured they just couldn’t take it.

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