New CAWCD Board Officers: President Terry Goddard, Vice President Mark Taylor and Secretary Alexandra Arboleda, as well as Executive Committee Members Lisa Atkins, Jennifer Martin and Stephen Miller
The Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors (CAWCD) convened virtually on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021 for its February 2021 board meeting. The public was invited to watch the livestream and to provide public comment via the Board’s online “Blue Card.” CAWCD Board meetings will be held virtually through at least March 2021, in accordance with CAP’s headquarters closure to keep employees safe and water flowing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Board held the election of Board Officers and Executive Committee members with the following outcome:
President – Terry Goddard (Maricopa County)
Vice President – Mark Taylor (Pima County)
Secretary – Alexandra Arboleda (Maricopa County)
Executive Committee Members – Lisa Atkins (Maricopa County), Jennifer Martin (Maricopa County) and Stephen Miller (Pinal County)
The elected members took office at the end of the meeting and will serve two-year terms.
- Construction Contract for HVAC Replacement at Mark Wilmer Pumping Plant
- Letter Agreement for the Salt River Project to CAP Interconnect Feasibility Study
The Board heard updates and presentations on:
- CAP Asset Management and Infrastructure Health
- Colorado River Conditions
- Reconsultation Activities
- Bureau of Reclamation 7.D Report
- Arizona Reconsultation Committee Modeling and Analysis Workgroup Meeting
- Preparation for Possibility of Tier 1 Shortage in 2022
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.