THIS SUNDAY IS “WATER EDUCATION DAY” IN JOSHUA TREE

Think you can’t you wash your car with just a half gallon of water? Well you can. Learn how at the fourth annual Water Education Day. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says there’s a lot of more to know about water and where you can soak it all up… Sunday, March 26,

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER LOOKS AT $130,000 IN OFFICE IMPROVEMENTS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District board meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what’s on the agenda… On tonight’s regular session agenda is a resolution to establish a board policy for the retention and destruction of records, a proposal to replace the 30-year-old heating and air conditioning system at the

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD SET TO GIVE 6% RAISE TO GENERAL MANAGER

The twice monthly meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District board of directors is tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what to expect … At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board will vote on a six percent general manager salary increase to $167,000. Also tonight, the

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS, WANTS PRIMARY PUMP BACK IN OPERATION

The Joshua Basin Water District meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what’s on the agenda… Tonight’s regular session convenes at 6:30 p.m. On the agenda is a staff recommendation that the district award rehab of Well 14 to Tri-County Pump for approximately $160,000. Well 14 is the district’s primary

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER STRUGGLING WITH CHROMIUM 6 COMPLIANCE

For water districts that have tested positive for Chromium-6 above the state’s allowable threshold, treatment to bring their water into compliance is expected to be very costly. The board at Joshua Basin Water District is looking into alternative ways to satisfy state requirements. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more … The

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MAY REVISE CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY

The Joshua Basin Water District board of directors convenes tonight in regular session. Among items on the agenda, directors will consider revisions to the conflict of interest policy after which it will hear standing committee, staff and director reports. It all starts at 6:30 p.m. at district offices on Chollita

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER IN SPECIAL CLOSED SESSION TONIGHT

Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 this evening in a special closed session. Labor negotiations is the only topic of discussion. Tonight’s meeting takes place at district offices on Chollita road in Joshua Tree.

JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District starts the new year with a fairly routine agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… The Joshua Basin Water District board of directors meet in regular session tonight. There are no action items on the agenda, but there will be a fiscal 2015/2016 audit report, as

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER CONSIDERS WILL-SERVE FOR MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY

A busy agenda is on tap at tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details… The Joshua Basin Water District board of directors meet in special session tonight. Among items on the agenda, directors will hear a review of the financial audit report of the

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HI-DESERT AND JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

Among the items on tonight’s agenda of the Hi-Desert Water District board of directors, the directors will discuss the implementation of the strategic plan, and receive an update on the sewer project. The board will go into closed session to negotiate price and terms of payment on five properties. The

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WATER FROM WELL TEST MAY CROSS JOSHUA TREE ROADS

Joshua Basin Water District will be conducting a 48-hour test on Well 14, beginning today, Tuesday, November 15, through Thursday morning, November 17. This is part of the maintenance and rehabilitation process of the well. Water released from this pumping test may cross Rice Road and possibly Sunfair Road. Cautionary

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SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING FOR JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD TODAY

The Joshua Basin Water District board will meet at offices on Chollita Road in Joshua Tree for a special closed session at 2 p.m. this afternoon. On the agenda: labor negotiations.

JOSHUA BASIN WATER TO DISCUSS PAVING THEIR PARKING LOT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says paving and surplus property are on the agenda…… Infrastructure, of a sort, is up for discussion at tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District board. It seems temporary fixes to cracks and holes are far from a

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WE MEET THE CANDIDATES FOR JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT

Five candidates are on the ballot for three open seats on the Joshua Basin Water District; incumbents Bob Johnson and Mickey Luckman aim to retain their seats, while former board member Richard Fountain, and newcomers Buck Buckley and Geary Hund each hopes to take a seat at the table. Current

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER CANDIDATE FORUM LAST NIGHT

At last night’s candidate forum sponsored by the Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce, five hopefuls vying for three seats on the Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors answered questions previously submitted from a variety of sources. Moderator and reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report … The subject of land

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER CANDIDATES FORUM TOMORROW

A candidates’ forum for the Joshua Basin Water District Board will be held tomorrow. Reporter and Forum Moderator Mike Lipsitz tells you when and where… Meet and query the five candidates vying for three board seats at the Joshua Basin Water District at a public forum 6:30 p.m. to 8

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION TONIGHT

Tonight’s regular meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors has been cancelled. A special meeting has been called tonight with one board member taking part via telephone. At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District the board is expected to approve a contract with an outside

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board will look at some rules and regulations and work on reservoirs tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board will consider amending the district’s rules and regulations on excessive water use and the water

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD CONSIDERS ASSISTANCE POLICY

The Joshua Basin Water District board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board will look at their assistance policy and capacity fee… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board will consider an adjustment to the district’s policy for assisting customers who experience

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER SPECIAL MEETING TONIGHT

At tonight’s special meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District board, the board will meet for closed session labor negotiations for represented employees. There are no other items on the agenda. Tonight’s meeting starts at 6 p.m. at district offices on Chollita Road in Joshua Tree.