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File #: 14-1098    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/31/2014 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/12/2014 Final action: 8/12/2014
Title: Supervisor Santiago recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Receive a presentation by John Kingsbury, Executive Director of Mountain Counties Water Resources Association (MCWRA). The presentation will be an overview of the MCWRA, introducing the North State Water Alliance principles and discussing the water reliability goals and statewide water solutions; and 2) Adopt Resolution 123-2014 supporting Principles Adopted by the North State Water Alliance. (Est. Time: 60 Min.)
Attachments: 1. A - Mountain Counties Water Presentation 8-12-14, 2. B - Mountain Counties Water Letter to BOS 8-12-14, 3. C - MCWRA North State Water Alliance Resolution No. 14.02 (1) 8-12-14, 4. D - North State Water Alliance Statement 8-12-14, 5. E - Resolution Supporting North State Water Principles 8-12-14, 6. Executed Resolution 123-2014.pdf
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Supervisor Santiago recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Receive a presentation by John Kingsbury, Executive Director of Mountain Counties Water Resources Association (MCWRA). The presentation will be an overview of the MCWRA, introducing the North State Water Alliance principles and discussing the water reliability goals and statewide water solutions; and
2) Adopt Resolution 123-2014 supporting Principles Adopted by the North State Water Alliance. (Est. Time: 60 Min.)
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Mountain Counties Water Resources Association represents water interests in all or a portion of 15 California counties in the Sierra Nevada and foothills.The North State Water Alliance (NSWA) is a growing coalition of cities, counties, water providers, business, agriculture and community groups in Northern California. Common geography and interests have brought these jurisdictions together to work closely on water issues. the NSWA mission is to promote responsible statewide water solutions that protect the economy, environment and quality of life for the north state and for all Californians.
 
The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), Mountain Counties Water Resources Association and other regional jurisdictions have all passed this Resolution recently.