TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD MEETS IN ROUTINE SESSION TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District hold its regular monthly board meeting tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what to expect … It looks to be a fairly routine meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District tonight. The board meets at 6 p.m. for the likely approval of noncontroversial items on

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER HEARS JOINT SEWER PROJECT PROPOSAL FROM CITY MANAGER

Twentynine Palms City Manager Frank Luckino, a former chief financial officer with Hi-Desert Water District and former Yucca Valley council member, gave a presentation last night to the Twentynine Palms Water District, about a joint sewer project between the city and the Marine Corps Combat Center. Reporter Eric Knabe was

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER LOOKS AT SACRAMENTO, SEWAGE, AND CHROMIUM-6 TONIGHT

Sacramento, sewage, and the chromium-6 standard are all up for discussion at tonight’s 6 p.m. meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District. Here is reporter Mike Lipsitz to help sort it out… City Manager Frank Luckino will offer an update on the prospect of a joint wastewater treatment facility between

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HI-DESERT AND TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

Coming up on tonight’s agenda of the Hi-Desert Water District Board of Directors, another contract for the wastewater treatment facility, purchase of a vehicle, directors’ compensation, and lobbying services. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… The Board of Directors of the Hi-Desert Water District will be presented at

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TWENTYNINE PALMS AND HI-DESERT WATER DISTRICT BOARDS MEET TONIGHT

At tonight’s water board meeting in Twentynine Palms, directors will take up a number of items. Reporter Mike Lipsitz fills us in… Tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District will start with a public hearing and board vote on the continuation of standby and availability fees in the district;

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NO ELECTION FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD

Anyone thinking about the August 2017 mail ballot election for three seats on the Twentynine Palms Water Board can stop now. That race has ended before it began. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains…

The San Bernardino County Elections Office confirmed to Z107.7 News yesterday that the race for the Twentynine Palms

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CANDIDATE FILING FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT EXTENDED

It’s not too late to file for anyone thinking to run for the Twentynine Palms Water Board. That’s because the Friday deadline has been extended. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us why… Candidate filing for a seat on the Twentynine Palms Water District board has been extended to 5 p.m. this

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE FRIDAY AT 5

There’s a mail ballot election at the end of August, but for anyone living outside the Twentynine Palms Water District, you wouldn’t know it. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… Candidate filing is underway for the August 29, 2017 Consolidated Mail Ballot Election and will continue through 5 p.m. Friday, June

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER BOARD GETS CHROMIUM-6 UPDATE TONIGHT

At tonight’s water board meeting in Twentynine Palms, the board will hear an update on Chromium-6 treatment and look at a draft budget. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… At tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District the board will hear a presentation on the draft budget for fiscal 2017/2018.

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FILING PERIOD OPENS FOR THREE SEATS ON TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Three four-year terms for the Twentynine Palms Water District board of directors are up for election in August. Twentynine Palms residents interested in running for election may obtain and file the candidate filing documents from the water district office, or from the San Bernardino County Elections Office, 777 East Rialto

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A WIN FOR LOCAL WATER, JUDGE ORDERS CHANGE IN STATE CHROMIUM-6 STANDARDS

In a ruling that will save Morongo Basin water agencies and their customers literally millions of dollars, a Superior Court judge ordered the State Water Resources Control Board to implement a new drinking water standard for chromium-6 that considers the limitations of disadvantaged communities. The court said the Department of

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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