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.

JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT FINALLY ISSUES WILL-SERVE LETTER

After the county board of supervisors gave final approval to the Next Era solar project at the former Joshua Tree airport, it was up to the Joshua Basin Water District board of directors to issue a will-serve letter to the energy company. The board held its regular meeting last night,

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER DISTRICT

Joshua Basin Water District board of directors will take another look at the NextEra solar project at the former Joshua Tree airport during the regular meeting tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills in the details… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board will again consider providing a

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COUNTY DELAYS NEXTERA VOTE, JOSHUA BASIN WATER MEETING SHORTENED

The County Board of Supervisors was expected to make a decision on an appeal of the approval of a controversial NextEra Commercial Solar project on the former Roy Williams airport in the Sunfair area of Joshua Tree yesterday. What they did was postpone that hearing until Tuesday, August 16. The

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER TAKES UP NEXTERA SOLAR WILL-SERVE LETTER AGAIN

The Joshua Basin Water District Board will revisit the issues surrounding the issuance of a “will-serve” letter for a controversial commercial solar project in the Sunfair area. Reporter Mike Lipsitz outlines the issues… At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District the board will receive an update on the

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD: CHROMIUM 6 REIMBURSEMENT AND A FINANCIAL REPORT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says Chromium 6 reimbursement and a financial report are on the agenda….. At tonight’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District the board is expected to receive the third quarter financial report and approve a resolution

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER GENERAL MANAGER ON Z107.7 “UP CLOSE” SHOW TOMORROW

The General Manager for the Joshua Basin Water District will be the guest on tomorrow’s Up Close Show. Call in between 10 and 11 a.m. Friday morning to ask Curt Sauer about chromium-6 in the water supply, the board’s refusal to provide will-serve letters to the NextEra solar company and

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER APPROVES WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN AFTER PUBLIC INPUT

The Joshua Basin Water District approved their water management plan last night, after listening to some public input. Reporter Mike Lipsitz files this report… At last night’s meeting of the Joshua Basin Water District, the board continued from the June 1 meeting a public hearing on the Urban Water Management

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS IN REGULAR SESSION TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board meets in first a closed, then open session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at a busy agenda… Following at 5 p.m. special meeting with labor negotiators, the Joshua Basin Water District will reconvene in open session at 6:30 p.m. consider a number

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER MEETING PART 1 OF 2: SURPRISE OBJECTIONS TO WATER PLAN

In recent weeks, Joshua Basin Water District General Manager Kurt Sauer has made impassioned pleas for public input on the agency’s draft urban water management plan. At last night’s meeting, much to everyone’s surprise, he got it. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz explains in this first part of a two-part story…

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