CAWCD Board convenes in-person for the first time in 2021

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CAWCD Board Meeting Recap

Board approves two System Conservation projects for the benefit of Lake Mead, as well as Water Quality Guidance Document for the introduction of non-CAP water into the CAP system

The Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors (CAWCD) convened on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 for its August 2021 Board meeting. CAWCD Board President Terry Goddard called the meeting to order with the majority of the Board Members in-person and the remainder participating virtually. This was the first time the CAWCD Board has convened in the Board Room at CAP Headquarters since March 2020. The public was invited to watch via livestream and to provide public comment via the Board’s online “Blue Card.”

The meeting began with a resolution honoring Robert S. (Bob) Lynch for his more than 50 years in private practice and with the United States Department of Justice, providing legal and legislative services for and relating to the Central Arizona Project. This was followed by a formal welcome to the CAP team for former U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman.

The Board took the following actions:

On the consent agenda, the Board approved an Equipment Purchase Contract for West Plant Discharge Valves.

Finally, the Board heard presentations on:

The CAWCD Board of Directors is a popularly elected, 15-member board. Ten members are from Maricopa County, four from Pima County and one from Pinal. Members serve six-year, unpaid terms. The board typically meets publicly the first Thursday of each month to establish policy and set rates and taxes for CAP.

For additional details on the August board meeting, take a look at the agenda and packet. Board minutes and video will be posted here.