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Notice of Special Meeting, May 20

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of the San Juan Water Conservancy District (SJWCD) is scheduled for Monday, May 20, 2024, 4:00 PM (Mountain Standard Time).

The meeting will be at the SJWCD office at 46 Eaton Drive Suite 5, Pagosa Springs, CO. The SJWCD Board will be discussing and sharing documents related to the agenda below.

This meeting is in-person, but may be attended by Zoom.

To remotely access the SJWCD Special Meeting via Zoom on Monday, May 20, 2024 at 4:00 PM MSD, use this link:

San Juan Water Conservancy District is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: SJWCD Special Meeting

Time: May 20, 2024 04:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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For questions about how to participate by Zoom, please contact Sally High, SJWCD Executive Assistant, at shigh.sjwcd@gmail.com.

Proposed Agenda for the Regular Meeting is as follows:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Revisions to Agenda
  3. Disclosures of Conflict of Interest
  4. Public Comment (3-minute limit)
  5. Consideration of Attorney’s Report
  6. Consideration of Treasurer’s Report
  7. Chair’s Update and Board Outreach Reports
    • Email exchange with Renee Lewis (PAWSD) about Running Iron Ranch
    • Call with Russ Sands (CWCB)
    • Call with Senator Cleave Simpson
    • Healthy Archuleta Food Summit
    • SJHFHP Field Trip
    • Upcoming Pagosa Gateway Open House & 2-3-2 in-person meeting
    • Strategic Objective Committee One meeting with Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District
  1. Consideration of Engaging Professional(s) to Advance Reservoir Planning
  2. Consideration of Designating a SJWCD Representative to SJHFHP
  3. Consideration of Approval of Records of Proceedings of April 25 Special Meeting, April 29 Regular Meeting, and May 8 Special Meeting
  4. Updates from Committees Advancing Strategic Objectives and Actions

Objective 1: Advance the San Juan River Headwaters Project (SJRHP) as one resource for meeting agricultural, municipal, environmental, and recreational water needs of the San Juan Water Conservancy District (SJWCD) community. (Directors Riehm, Nobles, Proffitt)

Objective 2: Identify complementary and supplemental uses for the Running Iron Ranch property and initiate programs with suitable partners to develop the particular use cases. (Directors Hagberg, Riehm, Proffitt) 

Objective 3: Educate the SJWCD community about water resource issues facing the Upper San Juan River Basin and define the public position on the construction of a reservoir. (Directors Tedder, Nossaman, Hagberg, Nobles)

  1. Consideration of Executive Session Pursuant to C.R.S. § 24-6-402(4)(b) for the purpose receiving legal advice on specific legal questions regarding: Consideration of Attorney’s Report; Consideration of Treasurer’s Report; Chair’s Update and Board Outreach Reports; Consideration of Engaging Professional(s) to Advance Reservoir Planning; Consideration of Designating a SJWCD Representative to SJHFHP; Consideration of Approval of Records of Proceedings of April 25 Special Meeting, 2024 Regular Meeting, and May 8 Special Meeting; Updates from Committees Advancing Strategic Objectives and Actions

SAN JUAN WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICT

By /s/ Sally High

Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors

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