HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT AGENDA

The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors will hold its regular meeting tonight. Following its routine consent agenda, the directors will be asked to approve a resolution that will exempt the sewer project from local building and zoning ordinances. Following that, the directors will honor the members of the public

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HI-DESERT WATER ADOPTS URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN

Every five years, the state requires water districts with more than 3,000 customers to submit a water management plan. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors heard some good news about their plan… The Hi-Desert Water District, together with a consulting firm, prepared an Urban

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MAJOR KUDOS FOR HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT

At Wednesday’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District, the water district was presented with two awards that recognize the district’s transparency, fiscal management responsibility and sound practices. The awards, District of Distinction, as well as a Transparency Certificate of Excellence, were presented on behalf of the California Special Districts Leadership

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT MEETS, KUDOS AND UPDATES ON TAP

It will be kudos, contracts, and updates tonight for the Hi-Desert Water District. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the Yucca Valley Water suppliers’ agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District, the district will be presented with two awards from the California Special Districts

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT ADOPTS URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN

Every five years, the state requires water districts with more than 3,000 customers to submit a water management plan. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors heard some good news about their plan… The Hi-Desert Water District, together with a consulting firm, prepared an Urban

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HI-DESERT WATER IN SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in a special session tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the meeting’s agenda… The Hi-Desert Water District board of directors will hold a special meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda, the board will review the district’s urban water management plan. After a

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HI-DESERT WATER MAY DECLARE EMINENT DOMAIN ON 21 PROPERTIES TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Among items including standby fees, the board will consider eminent domain proceedings. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The board of directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will hold their regular meeting tonight. Among the items on the agenda,

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LEAK SHUTS OFF WATER FOR YUCCA MESA RESIDENTS WEDNESDAY

Some residents in the Yucca Mesa neighborhood of Yucca Valley were without water for several hours Wednesday morning. A large leak forced the Hi-Desert Water District to turn off water to residents on Linda Lee, Los Coyotes, and Indio Avenue. The leak was repaired and water service restored about noon.

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HI-DESERT WATER IN ROUTINE MEETING TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District will look for an industry group candidate and an operations plan tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… Tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors will be fairly routine. Amonth the items on the agenda, the board will be asked to

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HI-DESERT WATER EXPECTED TO APPROVE 5-YEAR PLAN AND BUDGETS TONIGHT

Hi-Desert Water District board members will look at a five-year plan and budgets tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff rakes a closer look… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of directors, the directors will be asked to approve the final draft of

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Among the items on tonight’s meeting (Wednesday, May 18) of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will continue its discussions on the local hazard mitigation plan and its strategic plan update. The board will also be asked to approve agreements for professional auditing services and with the

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEETING TONIGHT

Among the items on tonight’s meeting of the High Desert Water District, directors will hear another update on the water district’s local hazard mitigation plan. Directors will also be asked to authorize two contracts for capital replacement projects, totaling about $196,000, review the district’s strategic plan, and authorize a $7.8

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YUCCA VALLEY SEWER PROJECT PRESENTATIONS OFFERED

If you have questions about the Yucca Valley sewer project, the Hi-Desert Water District is offering presentations to groups and local organizations. The presentations will be tailored to each group. The informative sessions include information about private property connections, assessment payments, construction stages, maintenance fees, state septic discharge prohibition, project

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HI-DESERT WATER BOARD GETS SEWER UPDATE TONIGHT

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says more sewer project business and updates are on the agenda… Among the items on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will select a candidate for the

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KARI BAGSHAW RETIRES FROM HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT AFTER 36 YEARS

The longest-serving employee of the Hi-Desert Water District in Yucca Valley officially retired Friday, April 1. Kari Bagshaw began her career with the water district in 1979 by serving customers in billing, and then moving into accounts payable, and payroll. In her most recent job as a customer service representative,

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HIGH DESERT’S WATER FUTURE

With today’s drought and projected growth, will the High Desert have enough water for the future? The latest population and water supply projections and more will be presented at the 2016 High Desert Water Summit in Barstow from 7:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The conference will feature several economic and

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HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT MEETS, PURCHASE OF BIGHORN WATER ON THE AGENDA

The Hi-Desert Water District Board meets tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff says hazard mitigation, a water system update, and the purchase of water and trucks are on the agenda… Among the items on tonight’s agenda for the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, the directors will receive a report on

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STATE REGIONAL WATER BOARD MEETS ON YUCCA VALLEY SEWER DEADLINE

The State Regional Water Board will hold a rare meeting in Yucca valley tomorrow. On tap is an extension of the deadlines for septic prohibition in the town. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more… The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board is expected to formally approve a resolution

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HI-DESERT WATER DELAYS ACTION ON FEES

A decision on whether to pass County process fees on the customers paying sewer assessment fees was postponed at last night’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District Board. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was at that meeting and files this report… The Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors postponed action at

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HI-DESERT WATER TO VOTE ON ADDED ON FEES

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will decide if a county fee for sewer payments will be passed on… At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District’s board of directors, the directors will vote on placing a fee on

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