Meeting Agenda

Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency
Regular Meeting April 30, 2015 5:00 pm

Ojai City Chamber, 401 S. Ventura Street, Ojai, CA  93023
Phone:  (805) 640-1207   Fax:  (805) 640-1247
Web site:  OBGMA.com / email address OBGMA@aol.com
Those wishing to address the Agency Board on Agenda items are requested to complete a “Speaker’s Card” and file it with the Agency Secretary prior to the start of the meeting.  Cards are available in the lobby.  All comments should be limited to three minutes unless the Board President grants additional time.

                                                                                               AGENDA
CALL TO ORDER 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (Conrow)                       
ROLL CALL (VanDerMeer)

1.   PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (Conrow):
The Board will receive comments from the public at this time.  Other than for emergency items, no action can be taken during this period.  Matters raised at this time may be briefly discussed by the Board and will generally be referred to Staff and/or placed on a subsequent agenda.

 2.  PUBLIC HEARING FOR ORDINANCE NO. 9: AN ORDINANCE OF THE OJAI BASIN             GROWNDWATER MANAGEMENT AGENCY SUPERCEDING ORDINANCE NO. 4 SPECIFYING THE CHANGES IN LEVYING GROUNDWATER EXTRACTION CHARGES (Conrow):
            Action:  Open Public Hearing – Present Draft - Public Comments
   Close Public Hearing – Board Questions and Comments

3.  BOARD TO CONSIDER FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 9:  AN
            ORDINANCE OF THE OJAI BASIN GROWNDWATER MANAGEMENT
AGENCY SUPERCEDING ORDINANCE NO. 4 SPECIFYING THE CHANGES IN LEVYING GROUNDWATER EXTRACTION CHARGES (Conrow):
Action:  Discussion

4.  PUBLIC HEARING FOR ORDINANCE NO. 10:  AN ORDINANCE OF THE OJAI BASIN GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT AGENCY REQUIRING TESTING AND CALIBRATION OF ALL GROUNDWATER EXTRACTION FACILITY FLOWMETERS (Conrow):
            Action:  Open Public Hearing – Present Draft – Public Comments
                           Close Public Hearing - Board Questions and Comments

5.  BOARD TO CONSIDER FIRST READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 10:  AN ORDINANCE OF THE OJAI BASIN GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT AGENCY REQUIRING TESTING AND CALIBRATION OF ALL GROUNDWATER EXTRACTION FACILITY FLOWMETERS (Conrow):
            Action:  Discussion
6.  MEETING ON MAY 5, 2015 WITH COLDWELL BANKER REALTORS ON WELL OWNER RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE OBGMA (Conrow):
            Action:  Discuss and Approve

7.    MEETING MINUTES OF MARCH 26, 2015 (VanDerMeer):
            Action:  Review and Approve

8.   TREASURER’S REPORT (VanDerMeer):
           March 2015
           Budget Spreadsheet update.
           Action: Receive and File

9.   WATER WELL PERMIT APPLICATION FOR LEAVITT (Conrow):                 
          
Action:  Review and Approve

10.   AD HOC COMMITTEE UDATE ON THE GROUNDWATER   SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT PLAN (Baggerly):
            Action:  Discussion
           
11.   PROGRESS REPORTS:
    a.  BASIN WATER LEVEL REPORT – GOLDEN STATE:   (Hanford)
    b.   KEAR GROUNDWATER MONTHLY REPORT: (Kear)
                 
12.   NEW STATE MONEY AVAILABLE FOR GRANTS (Conrow):
            Action:  Discussion

13.   REVIEW D.B. STEPHENS WATER MODEL PROJECTION (Conrow):
            Action:  Discussion

14.  REVIEW OF THE CITY OF VENTURA DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL
       IMPACT REPORT (Conrow):
            Action:  Discussion and Response

15.  DIRECTOR REPORTS AND COMMENTS (Board Members):
            OJAI WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
            MUTUALS
            CITY OF OJAI
            GOLDEN STATE WATER COMPANY
            CASITAS MUNCIPAL WATER DISTRICT

ADJOURN The next regular board meeting will be on May 28, 2015.