Martinez officially takes helm of IID

Today marks the first official day of newly installed Imperial Irrigation District General Manager Henry Martinez’s three-year contract with the district.

The most immediate difference in general manager contracts between Martinez and his predecessor Kevin Kelley is pay: Kelley’s base salary for the position was $256,000 a year; Martinez’s is $328,000 a year.

Staff Writer Richard Montenegro Brown can be reached at 760-337-3452 or

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