Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Water management will become an issue of greater and greater importance to the Santa Rosa Valley as Southern California continues to experience years with less and less rain. The California Sustainable Groundwater Act (SGMA) of 2014 requires that high- and medium-priority groundwater basins be managed by a local Groundwater Management Agency (GMA).

In 2015 the . . . → Read More: Groundwater Sustainability Agency

National Parks Service Study – Completed

Representative Julia Brownly held a Town Hall earlier this month to present and discuss the final National Parks Study Report. Congressman Adam Schiff who originally requested this study was in attendance. It was not apparent that any Santa Rosa Valley resident other than the author of this post was in attendance.

Information on the results . . . → Read More: National Parks Service Study – Completed

SoCalGas Advanced Metering Project – March 2016

The Southern California Gas Company provides natural gas service to the Santa Rosa Valley. In 2010 they announced, and obtained funding approval for, a project to convert all of the gas meters in their service area to automated reading. Announcement messages discussing the future meter conversion plans were distributed to Santa Rosa Valley Announcements List . . . → Read More: SoCalGas Advanced Metering Project – March 2016

Camrosa Setting Water Use Violation Fees

The Agenda for the Camrosa Water District Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 13th, is available HERE.

The primary item of importance for most of us is the action to set a Public Hearing for August 27th to accept comments on the Proposed Amendment to Ordinance 40-10, the Ordinance that controls provision of water service. . . . → Read More: Camrosa Setting Water Use Violation Fees

Fire Fee Protest Class Approved

SCE 66 kV Project Draft EIR Review

The State of California Public Utilities Commission has announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Report for public review and comment. A copy of the official notice is here.

There will be a local Public Meeting held on June 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the: Palm Garden Hotel 495 Ventu Park Road Thousand Oaks, . . . → Read More: SCE 66 kV Project Draft EIR Review

Camrosa Announces Stage 3 Water Restrictions

The Camrosa Water District held a Public Hearing Thursday evening, May 28, 2015, to consider the steps the Water District needs to take in order to comply with the new California State Water Restriction requirements. In a quick note, Tony Stafford, District General Manager, shared the outcome of the meeting female cialis online. The formal . . . → Read More: Camrosa Announces Stage 3 Water Restrictions

National Park Service Study Review

Do you want your home and property incorporated into the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA)? Do you want (more) Federal control over your property?

Those who have attended one of the National Park Service Public Meetings presenting the findings and proposals of the Rim Of The Valley Study have been struck by the . . . → Read More: National Park Service Study Review

National Park Service Study

Rim of the Valley Draft Special Resource Study & Environmental Assessment Available for Review… The National Park Service (NPS) has made available the Rim of the Valley Draft Special Resource Study and Environmental Assessment to you for review and comment. The NPS initiated this special resource study in 2010 and published preliminary management alternatives in . . . → Read More: National Park Service Study

Tropical Paradise – CUP Renewal Denied

The Ventura County Planning Commission Hearing held on Thursday, June 19, 2014, resulted in the Tropical Paradise Conditional Use Permit (CUP) renewal request being denied. At the current time the permit to operate this event venue in the Santa Rosa Valley will expire at the end of the calendar year. The applicant has 10 days . . . → Read More: Tropical Paradise – CUP Renewal Denied