TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER TO END MANDATORY WATER CONSERVATION

Tonight in Twentynine Palms, the Water District looks to put an end to the mandatory water conservation measures it had instituted in response to the statewide drought. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… Looking beyond routine items on the consent agenda, a single action item awaits board vote at tonight’s meeting

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER LOOKS AT A “SMART” PLAN

At tonight’s water board meeting in Twentynine Palms, directors will look at water availability assessments and grapple with what they’re calling a SMART plan. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board is expected to review—and likely leave unchanged—the current water availability

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER, WITH 3 WELLS OFFLINE, LOOKS AT A REHAB CONTRACT TONIGHT

At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, directors aim to balance well maintenance during a period of diminished production. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board is considering awarding an almost $70,000 contract to rehabilitate Well number 12. Maintenance

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT A BUSY AND EXPENSIVE MEETING TONIGHT

It looks to be a busy agenda at tonight’s water board meeting in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has this report on what to expect… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board Will hear public comment on the District’s Urban Water Management Plan then likely follow

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD LOOKS AT THEIR OWN COMPENSATION TONIGHT

At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board is expected to consider their own stipends, currently set at $100 per meeting and limited to ten meetings per month. That item is for discussion only; any vote on the matter would come later. Also tonight, an outside consulting

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER TAKES A SERIOUS LOOK AT FUTURE WASTEWATER TREATMENT

The Twentynine Palms Water District will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they will start the process of taking a serious look at wastewater treatment and pay against some unfunded retirement debt… The Twentynine Palms Water District board meets for the regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m.

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks their agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board is expected to consider a customer request for an adjustment or payment plan on a $1,400 bill following discovery of a leak

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MAY APPOINT NEW MEMBER TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board will convene in special session today at 6 p.m. today. On the agenda, the board is expected to select a new director to finish out the term of Chancy Chambers who resigned last month. Also tonight, the water board will consider revisions to the

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT LOOKS AT EMERGENCY PLANS TONIGHT

The Twentynine palms Water District Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says most of the meeting will discuss preparing for emergencies… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board is expected to adopt a resolution intended to assure the safety of employee families during

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT LOOKING FOR APPOINTEE TO BOARD

At yesterday’s special meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the four remaining board members voted to fill by appointment the open seat left by the resignation of Chancy Chambers. The district will post a notice of vacancy and call for interested candidates to submit a letter of interest and

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER SPECIAL MEETING AFTER DIRECTOR CHANCEY CHAMBER RESIGNS

The Twentynine Palms Water District will meet in a special session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the meeting is to decide how to fill the seat of Board Member Chancey Chambers, who recently resigned… The Twentynine Palms Water District meets in special session today at 5 p.m. At this meeting

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER SET TO GET TWO NEW PICKUP TRUCKS

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board will meet tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says a contract for general manger Ray Kolisz and two new pickup trucks are on the agenda… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board is expected to award the bid for purchase of two

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER PLAN CALLED “LACKING, “SKEWED AND QUESTIONABLE” PASSED

The Twentynine Palms Water District board met in regular session last night. Even in the face of serious questions about their Urban Water Management plan, they approved it. In their last piece of fire business, after over 50 years as the County takes over the fire department July 1, the

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS ON WATER AND THE FINAL FIRE BUSINESS MEETING

The Twentynine Palms Water Board meets in regular session tonight. A proposed budget, water plans and a commendation are all on the agenda. Reporter Mike Lipsitz notes tonight will also be the last time they conduct any fire department business… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER MEETS WITH WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board holds the regular monthly water and fire meetings tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has some of the details… At tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District, the board will hold a public hearing on its draft urban water management plan. Then following

…View Full Story…

IN A RE-DO, TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT APPROVES CITY ASSISTANCE IN FIRE TRANSFER

After a surprise 2-2 tie vote last week that forced the Twentynine Palms Water District board of directors to table an agreement between the water district and the City of Twentynine Palms, in which the city would take over the water district’s unfunded pension liabilities, the water district held a

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT CALLS SPECIAL MEETING SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors called a special meeting for this morning. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more…

About a dozen people attended Saturday’s special Twentynine Palms Water District board meeting to plead with board members to delay the county’s annexation of the fire department, or

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT CALLS SPECIAL MEETING SATURDAY

In a surprise move that no one expected, Twentynine Palms Water District Board President Sam Moore and Director Carol Giannini voted against approving the two-party agreement between the City of Twentynine Palms and the water district at a regular meeting Wednesday night. Director Chancy Chambers was absent, making it a

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD PUTS THE SKIDS ON COUNTY TAKEOVER OF FIRE SERVICES

In a surprise last-minute vote change last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District board put the skids on the process for the annexation of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department to County Fire. In a move which one shocked resident called “Unbelievable,” Board president Sam Moore suddenly changed his vote on

…View Full Story…

TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MEETS WITH WATER AND FIRE BUSINESS TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District board hold the regular monthly water then fire meetings tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has some of the details … The Twentynine Palms Water District aims to tackle an ambitious agenda at tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting. Following public comments, the board will adjourn for a closed

…View Full Story…