CAWCD Board meets in Pinal County for April 2024 meeting – Approves new reserve targets and hears presentations on System Use Agreement activities, Colorado River activities related to Mexico and the Multi-Species Conservation Program

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CAWCD Board Meeting

The Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board (CAWCD) met Thursday, April 4. This was the Board’s annual Pinal County meeting and was held in Florence, Ariz., at the County Courthouse. The meeting began with a presentation by Paul Orme, general counsel to five special districts in Pinal County, on the impacts of Colorado River shortage on Pinal County agriculture.

At the recommendation of the Finance, Audit and Power Committee, the Board approved new reserve targets of $166 million for Strategic Reserves, $444 million for Extraordinary Cost Reserves and $91 million for Working Capital.

The Board additionally 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 County. 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. Meetings are open to the public – in person and via livestream.

For additional details on the April 4, 2024 board meeting, take a look at the agenda. Board minutes and video will be posted here, as well.

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