CAWCD Board Convenes Virtually for June 2021 Meeting

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CAWCD Board Meeting Recap

Board approves final CAWCD Ad Valorem Taxes for the 2021/2022 tax year, as well as the 2022-26 Water Delivery and Capital Charge Rate Schedule

The Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors (CAWCD) convened virtually on Thursday, June 10, 2021 for its June 2021 board meeting. CAWCD Board President Terry Goddard called the meeting to order and CAWCD Board Vice President Mark Taylor chaired the meeting. The public was invited to watch via WebEx and later livestream and to provide public comment via the Board’s online “Blue Card.” This CAWCD Board meeting was held virtually in accordance with CAP’s headquarters closure to keep employees safe and water flowing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board will now take its traditional July holiday and will return on August 5, 2021.

The meeting kicked off recognizing two employees for 25 years of service and nine employees celebrating their 20-year anniversary.

The Board took two actions:

  • Authorizing subcontracts for NIA Priority Water among the United States, CAWCD and the following entities:
    • Carefree Water Company
    • Town of Cave Creek
    • EPCOR-Sun City West
    • EPCOR-San Tan
    • Town of Queen Creek
    • Town of Marana
    • Apache Junction Water Utilities Community Facilities District
    • City of El Mirage
    • Town of Gilbert
    • City of Buckeye
    • Central Arizona Water Conservation District, acting it is capacity as the Central Arizona Groundwater Replenishment District
    • Viewpoint RV and Golf Resort
    • New Harquahala Generating Company
    • Rosemont Copper Company
    • Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District
    • Resolution Copper Mining
    • Freeport-McMoRan – Sierrita, Inc.

On the consent agenda, the Board approved the following items:

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 June board meeting, take a look at the agenda and packet. Board minutes and video will be posted here.