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District Daily Press

| 03/20/2017


In today’s District Daily Press, Tehama County Resource Conservation District seeks public comments on its Off-Highway Vehicle grant program, Grossmont Healthcare District awards scholarships to 39 high school students, and Mountain House Community Services District seeks cityhood.

<< BUDGET, FINANCES, AND TAXATION >>

AM: San Bernardino County Special Districts Department
AD: 40, 47
SD: 20, 23
Southern Network

San Bernardino County Special Districts Department has operated the Cedar Glen water system since after the county formed County Service Area 70 CG in 2004.


RM: Tahoe City Public Utilities District
AD: 01
SD: 01
Sierra Network

In order to properly maintain improvements and budget for the future costs of aging infrastructure in the Tahoe City downtown core, Placer County, Tahoe City Public Utility District and Tahoe City Downtown Association are exploring the idea of forming a benefit assessment district.


<< COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND EVENTS >>

VVdailypress.com USA Mar 18 10:24 am
RMS: Phelan Pinon Hills Community Services District
AD: 33, 36
SD: 21, 23
Southern Network

The High Desert Keepers, joined by the Phelan Pinon Hills Community Services District, County of San Bernardino Code Enforcement, and CR&R will host a Tire and Electronics Amnesty Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.


Sierra Sun Times USA Mar 18 6:53 am

URM: Merced Irrigation District
AD: 21
SD: 12
Central Network

Water is now available for delivery from Merced Irrigation District for the 2017 irrigation season. MID began accepting orders on March 1, 2017 and is now delivering water throughout the system.


RMS: Grossmont Healthcare District
AD: 71, 77, 79
SD: 38, 39, 40
Southern Network
The Grossmont Healthcare District awarded $88,500 in scholarships to 39 high school students who have expressed interest in a career as a healthcare professional.

<< DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION / GOVERNANCE >>

The Star-News Robert Moreno USA Mar 18 12:00 pm
RMS: Otay Water District
AD: 71, 79, 80
SD: 38, 40
Southern Network

Otay Water District board member Hector Gastelum has repeatedly rebuffed calls to step down from his elected position after making a series of Twitter posts that many say were offensive and hateful toward Muslims.


TehachapiNews.com JILL BARNES NELSON USA Mar 17 3:54 pm

 
RMS: Golden Hills Community Services District
AD: 34
SD: 16
Central Network

Grant opportunities could be available for the Golden Hills Nature Park. To that end, the Golden Hills Community Services District is forming an Ad Hoc Committee to investigate the possibility.


TehachapiNews.com JILL BARNES NELSON USA Mar 17 3:52 pm

RMS: Golden Hills Community Services District
AD: 34
SD: 16
Central Network

The Golden Hills Community Services District board introduced an ordinance concerning the rules and regulations for water services concerns. The board elected to do it now, so it could be approved should the new water rates be approved next month.


The Fallbrook Bonsall Village News Joe Naiman USA Mar 17 1:20 pm

RMS: Rainbow Municipal Water District
AD: 75, 76
SD: 36, 38
Southern Network

Miguel Gasca is the newest member of the Rainbow Municipal Water District board.


The Almanac USA Mar 16 3:48 pm

RM: Menlo Park Fire Protection District
AD: 22, 24
SD: 13
Bay Area Network
As governing boards of many California public agencies have already done, the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has shifted board elections to even-numbered years, when voter turnout tends to be higher.

<< FORMATION AND REORGANIZATION >>

The Tribune Kaytlyn Leslie USA Mar 18 4:29 pm

RMS: Nipomo Community Services District
AD: 35
SD: 17
Coastal Network

The Nipomo Community Services District Board of Directors will consider forming groundwater sustainability agencies to manage portions of the Santa Maria groundwater basin.


Pasadena Star-News (AP) Steve Scauzillo USA Mar 17 11:07 pm

RM: San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District
AD: 41, 48, 49, 52, 55, 57
SD: 20, 22, 25, 29
Southern Network

Spurred by the international outbreak of Zika virus, the City Council finalized an agreement last week to join the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District.


Golden State Newspapers Denise Ellen Rizzo USA Mar 17 2:30 am

RMS: Mountain House Community Services District
AD: 13
SD: 05
Sierra Network
The process to transform the community services district of Mountain House into a city was the subject of a special meeting Wednesday night.

<< INFRASTRUCTURE, INNOVATION, AND INVESTMENT >>

RMS: Nevada Irrigation District
AD: 01, 05, 06
SD: 01, 04
Sierra Network

After being slowed by a stormy winter, more progress is being reported on a fire fuel reduction project in coordinated by the Nevada Irrigation District.


The Alpenhorn News USA Mar 19 11:30 am

RMS: Crestline Sanitation District
AD: 33
SD: 23
Southern Network

If that current meadowland is developed as planned, the Crestline Sanitation District will be facing compounded problems and expenses related to their effluent disposal.


KRON4.com ELLIOT SPAGAT USA Mar 19 7:58 am

RM: Imperial Irrigation District
AD: 56
SD: 40
Southern Network

The Imperial Irrigation District, which manages the Imperial Valley’s water, asked the State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday to hold hearings that could lead to binding measures to preserve the lake.


The Press Democrat GUY KOVNER USA Mar 18 6:23 pm

RMS: Graton Community Services District
AD: 02, 10
SD: 02
Bay Area Network

“We still have to get feedback from residents,” said David Clemmer, president of the Graton Community Services District, which operates the wastewater system serving about 450 homes and a few businesses in the unincorporated Graton area.


South Tahoe Now USA Mar 18 5:23 pm

RMS: Tahoe Resource Conservation District
AD: 01, 05
SD: 01
Sierra Network

The Tahoe Resource Conservation District was awarded a $260,128 grant to conduct a pilot project to kill invasive weeds at Lakeside Beach and Marina in South Lake Tahoe with ultraviolent C light.


The Modesto Bee Nan Austin USA Mar 18 11:06 am

URM: Del Puerto Water District
AD: 13, 21
SD: 05, 12
Sierra Network

Mayor Gary Soiseth also plans to highlight finalization of Turlock’s first-in-the-nation recycled water sale agreement with Del Puerto Water District.


The Fallbrook Bonsall Village News Joe Naiman USA Mar 18 4:51 am

RMS: Rainbow Municipal Water District
AD: 75, 76
SD: 36, 38
Southern Network

The Rainbow Municipal Water District has approved the purchase of 1.36 acres for what is expected to be a site for a district lift station.


<< PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE >>

Southern California Public Radio USA Mar 20 5:03 am

 
RM: Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
AD: 36, 38, 39, 43, 45, 46, 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 58, 59, 63, 64, 66, 70
SD: 18, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35
Southern Network

“Because we’ve gone so long without rain, the recent storms, coupled with the higher temperatures that followed right after, created the perfect environment for these different insects to emerge,” said Levy Sun, spokesperson for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District.


Gridley Herald USA Mar 17 7:00 am

AMS: Butte County Air Quality Management District
AD: 03
SD: 04
Northern Network

The California Department of Water Resources is working with the Butte County Air Quality Management District to protect workers and nearby residents during the debris-removal operation at the base of the Oroville Dam flood control spillway.


<< TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY >>

Red Bluff Daily News Online USA Mar 18 8:52 am

RMS: Tehama County Resource Conservation District
AD: 03
SD: 04
Northern Network

The Tehama County Resource Conservation District will be seeking public comments on its proposal for the 2016/2017 State of California Off-Highway Vehicle grant program.


Times-Standard Online Will Houston USA Mar 17 11:19 pm

RMS: Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District
AD: 02
SD: 02
Northern Network

Humboldt Bay harbor district Executive Director Jack Crider confirmed Friday that the district has been illegally renting its Samoa pulp mill property to businesses in full awareness that it is violating county land use laws.


The San Diego Union-Tribune Karen Brainard USA Mar 17 6:29 pm

URM: Romana Municipal Water District
AD: 71
SD: 38
Southern Network
A class action lawsuit against the Ramona Municipal Water District that was ruled in the district’s favor in November 2015 is making its way through the appeals court.

RMS: Oakdale Irrigation District
AD: 12
SD: 08
Sierra Network

The Oakdale Irrigation District for many years has violated state and federal law by failing to balance its voting districts, the Stanislaus County civil grand jury says in a report seeking immediate action.


The Desert Review USA Mar 17 8:59 am

RM: Imperial Irrigation District
AD: 56
SD: 40
Southern Network

With less than 10 months remaining of mitigation water to the Salton Sea, the Imperial Irrigation District and Imperial County filed a motion with the State Water Resources Control Board requesting that an evidentiary hearing on the district’s 2014 Salton Sea petition be held by July 17, 2017.


 

RM: Camarillo Healthcare District
AD: 37, 44
SD: 19, 27
Coastal Network
A judge on Thursday found about 40 percent of the voice mails at the center of a public records case involving former Camarillo Health Care District chief Jane Rozanski should be released but excluded the others as private.

<< WATER/DROUGHT >>

The Modesto Bee USA Mar 19 6:42 pm
RM: Turlock Irrigation District
AD: 12, 21
SD: 08, 12
Sierra Network

The Turlock Irrigation District would be back to normal water deliveries after five years of drought if its board approves the idea Tuesday.


Del Mar Times Joe Tash USA Mar 19 11:30 am

RM: Santa Fe Irrigation District
AD: 75, 76, 77, 78
SD: 36, 38, 39
Southern Network

At its meeting on Thursday, March 16, the Santa Fe Irrigation District’s board voted unanimously to lift all restrictions on water use by its customers.


 

 


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