Notice is hereby given that a special joint meeting of Westlands Water District Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee and Joint Special Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee Meeting and Board Workshop will be held on March 29, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. at the District’s Fresno Office, 3130 N. Fresno Street, Fresno, California 93703.
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Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Members
- Frank Coelho, Chair
- Jeff Fortune
- Charles Herrin
- Brian O’Neill
- Augustine Ramirez
Advisory Committee (AC) Members
- Frank Coelho, Chair
- Kevin Assemi
- Anthony Azevedo
- Eric Barlow
- Cameron Brooks
- Gary Coelho
- Justin Diener
- Gary Esajian
- Jeff Fortune
- Jeff Flores
- Daniel Hartwig
- Charles Herrin
- Roy Jimenez
- Michael Walls
Public Comment – Any member of the public may address the Board concerning any matter on the agenda before or during its consideration of that matter. Public comment is limited to three minutes per person and no more than fifteen minutes per topic. For good cause, the Board President may waive these limitations.
NOTE: Because the notice provides for a special meeting of the AC & TAC and a joint AC&TAC Special Meeting/Board workshop, Board Directors may discuss items listed on the agenda; however, only AC and/or TAC members may vote on action items
- Call to Order
- [Technical Advisory Committee Only] Committee to Consider Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 17, 2022
- [Joint] Committee to Receive an Update on Board Direction for Groundwater Recharge in the Westside Subbasin
- [Joint] Committee to Receive an Update on the Groundwater Conditions
- [Joint] Committee to Receive an Update on Implementation of the Westside Subbasin Clarified and Amended GSP
- [Advisory Committee Only] Committee to Review and Comment on Agenda Proposed for the Next Advisory Committee Meeting
- [Technical Advisory Committee Only] Committee to Review and Comment on Agenda Proposed for the Next Technical Advisory Committee Meeting.
- [Joint] Public Comment – Any member of the public may address the Advisory or Technical Advisory Committee concerning any matter not on the agenda but within the Committees’ jurisdiction. Public comment is limited to three minutes per person and no more than fifteen minutes per topic. For good cause, the Committee Chairperson may waive these limitations.
Order of Business
The order of business reflected in this Notice and Agenda is subject to change.
A person with a qualifying disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 may request the District provide a disability-related modification or accommodation in order to facilitate that person’s participation in any public meeting of the District. Such assistance includes appropriate alternative formats for the agendas and agenda packets used for any public meetings of the District. Requests for such assistance may be made in person at the District’s Fresno office, which is located at 3130 N. Fresno St., Fresno, California, by telephone (559-224-1523), facsimile (559-241-6277), or written correspondence addressed to Westlands Water District, Attn: Karen Clark, P.O. Box 6056, Fresno, California 93703. Notifications of at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will assist staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made.
Remote Participation by Members of the Public
At this time, the District permits any member of the public to participate in meetings of its Board and Committees from any location by telephone or video, or both. Remote participation by members of the public from any location is offered as a courtesy and is not required by law. Telephone and internet access and reliability varies widely, and District staff may not be able to assist members of the public with technical difficulties. To avoid issues that may arise from participating remotely by phone or video, members of the public who wish to provide public comment are encouraged to attend in person at a noticed location.
At the appropriate time to provide the comment, members of the public wishing to comment will be acknowledged by the Chair of the meeting. Members of the public participating by video should use the “Raise Hand” tool located in Zoom meeting link when seeking to provide public comment on an item.
Written material related to an item on this agenda that is distributed less than 72 hours prior to this meeting to at least a majority of the members of the legislative body will be available for inspection during normal business hours at the District’s Fresno office, which is located at 3130 N. Fresno St., Fresno, California. Written material distributed during a public meeting will be available for public inspection at the meeting, if prepared by the local agency or a member of its legislative body, or after the meeting if prepared by some other person.
This agenda has been prepared pursuant to applicable laws of the State of California, including but not limited to, Government Code section 54950 et seq. The agenda and information to support items on the agenda have not been prepared to inform an investment decision concerning the District, including in any of District’s bonds, notes, or any other financial obligations. Any projections, plans, or other forward-looking statements included in the information in this agenda or the information supporting the items on the agenda are subject to a variety of uncertainties that could cause any actual plans or results to differ materially from such statements. The information in this agenda and the information supporting the items on the agenda are not intended to be used by investors or potential investors in considering the purchase or sale of the District’s bonds, notes, or other financial obligations. Investors and potential investors should rely only on information filed by the District on the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s Electronic Municipal Market Access System for municipal securities disclosures and the District’s Investor Relations website, maintained on the World Wide Web at emma.msrb.org and wwd.ca.gov/investor-relations, respectively. For purposes of this note, “District” means Westlands Water District, Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 1, Westlands Water District Distribution District No. 2, San Luis Unit/Westlands Water District Financing Authority, and/or Westlands Water District Financing Corporation.
Written materials related to an item on this agenda to be considered in open session that are public records and that are distributed less than 24 hours prior to the meeting will be made available for public inspection, (1) when distributed if said materials were prepared by the District or a member of the Board of Directors or (2) after the meeting if said materials were prepared by others, at the District’s Fresno office, 3130 N. Fresno St., Fresno, California during normal business hours.
A person with a qualifying disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 may request the District provide a disability-related modification or accommodation in order to participate in any public meeting of the District. Such assistance includes appropriate alternative formats for the agendas and agenda packets used for any public meetings of the District. Requests for such assistance and for agendas and agenda packets shall be made in person, by telephone, facsimile, or written correspondence.