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01-02-14 Upcoming RRWCD Board Meeting in Burlington on January 9th…

Posted by Brian Allmer on January 2, 2014

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Regular Meeting of the RRWCD Board

The Board of Directors of the Republican River Water Conservation District will be holding its regular quarterly meeting in Burlington, Colorado.  The date, time, and location of the meeting and a summary of the agenda for the meeting are provided below.

Date:            Thursday, January 9, 2014

Time:            10AM to 4:00PM

Agenda:        Approve minutes of previous meetings; approve quarterly financials; receive reports on various recent meetings and programs; committee report; reports by the District’s engineer and attorneys; designate public places for posting notice of RRWCD meetings; report from State Engineer Dick Wolfe & Scott Steinbrecher on the Arbitration between Colorado and Kansas regarding the Compact Compliance Pipeline and Bonny Reservoir  and the Republican River Compact Administration’s approval for operation of the Pipeline during 2014; review and approve rate proposals from professional associates for 2014; as well as other matters.

Public Comment at 1:00PM

Republican River Water Conservation District Agenda for January 9, 2014

@ the Burlington Community and Education Center located @ 340 South 14th in Burlington, Colorado…

Proposed Agenda:

(Times are Approximate)

10:00 AM         Welcome

  • Pledge of Allegiance & Prayer
  • Approve the agenda
  • Approve minutes of the November 20th-21st meeting and the December 16th telephonic meeting and executive sessions held during those meetings

10:05 AM         General Manager’s Report

  • District activity report
  • Financial report and approval of fourth quarter expenditures

10:15 AM         Report by Tracy Travis, CCP operator

10:30 AM         Program Updates and Reports

  • Program Updates – Tim Davis
  • Colorado Water Congress
  • South Platte Roundtable
  • Republican River Weed Control Area
  • Yuma County Water Authority
  • Northern High Plains Water Preservation Partnership
  • Negotiating Committee Report – Chairman Greg Larson
  • Conservation Committee Report – Chairman Steve Kramer
  • Lobbyist Updates
  • Engineer’s Report
  • Attorney’s Report

12:00 PM         LUNCH – provided for the Board and designated personnel

1:00 PM           Public Comment

1:15 PM           Report from State Engineer Dick Wolfe & Scott Steinbrecher on the Arbitration between Colorado and Kansas regarding the Compact Compliance Pipeline and Bonny Reservoir and the Republican River Compact Administration’s approval for operation of the Pipeline during 2014

2:00 PM           Board Discussion & Action Items

  • Designate public places for posting notice of RRWCD meetings
  • Discuss & approve Professional Associates rates for 2014

3:00 PM           Executive session to develop a strategy for negotiations for the purchase, acquisition, or lease of water rights, easements, and property and to receive advice on legal questions and to discuss personnel matters.

3:40 PM           Old Business

3:50 PM           New Business

4:00 PM           Adjourn meeting

If necessary, the RRWCD Board of Directors will hold an executive session to develop a strategy for negotiations for the purchase, acquisition, or lease of water rights, easements, and property and to receive advice on legal questions and to discuss personnel matters.

Location:       Burlington Community and Education Center

340 South 14th

Burlington, Colorado

For further information concerning the details of this meeting, please contact:

Deb Daniel, General Manager

Republican River Water Conservation District

Phone: 970-332-3552 Cell: 970-630-3525

Email: deb.daniel@rrwcd.com

RRWCD website at www.republicanriver.com

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