CAWCD Board President Terry Goddard calls his first meeting to order – marking one year since the Board was last able to meet in person
The Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors (CAWCD) convened virtually on Thursday, March 4, 2021 for its March 2021 board meeting. This was the first meeting chaired by new CAWCD Board President Terry Goddard and marks one year since the Board last met in person. 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 until at least 2021, in accordance with CAP’s headquarters closure to keep employees safe and water flowing during the COVID-19 pandemic
During the Board meeting one employee – Robert Ring – was recognized for 30 years of service; and two employees – John Harrison and Jesus Lucero – were recognized for 25 years of service.
The Board approved the several items on the consent agenda. Additionally, it heard a presentation by Danee Garone of Arizona Ombudsman Citizens’ Aide regarding the state’s Open Meeting Law.
The Board also heard updates and presentations on:
- Report of Board Committees
- CAP Asset Management and Infrastructure Health
- Recovery Planning and Implementation
- System Use Agreement Activities
- Colorado River Conditions
- Water Operations
- Preparation for Possibility of Tier One 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.
For additional details on the March board meeting, take a look at the agenda and packet. Board minutes and video will be posted here.