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Notice of Joint Work Session with SJWCD and PAWSD, June 12

San Juan Water Conservancy District (SJWCD) has scheduled a public Work Session for 10 am to noon on Wednesday, June 12, at 46 Eaton Drive Suite 5. The Running Iron Ranch subcommittees of both Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD) and SJWCD will discuss issues related to their joint ownership of the property. A Work Session offers no Zoom option and no opportunity for public comment. No decisions will be made.

Notice of Regular Meeting, June 17

A Regular Meeting of San Juan Water Conservancy District is scheduled for Monday, June 17, at 4 pm. The location of the public meeting is 46 Eaton Drive Suite 5. An agenda will be published here and will contain a Zoom option.

Notice of Joint Work Session with SJWCD and PAWSD, May 8

San Juan Water Conservancy District (SJWCD) has scheduled a public Work Session for 10 am to noon on Wednesday, May 8, at 46 Eaton Drive Suite 5. The Running Iron Ranch subcommittees of both Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District (PAWSD) and SJWCD will discuss issues related to their joint ownership of the property. A Work Session offers no Zoom option and no opportunity for public comment. No decisions will be made.

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

DISTRICT SEAL

 

Notice of Special Meeting, May 8

The Directors of San Juan Water Conservancy District have scheduled a Special Meeting at 4 pm on Wednesday, May 8. The Special Meeting is at 46 Eaton Drive Suite 5. The purpose of the Special Meeting is for Strategic Objective One committee members to consider advancing projects, including the Headwaters Reservoir, on the Running Iron Ranch. An Executive Session may be called to receive legal counsel. This is the only agenda item. The only anticipated action is to call an Executive Session to receive advice from legal counsel.

Notice of Regular Meeting, April 29

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of the San Juan Water Conservancy District (SJWCD) is scheduled for Monday, April 29, 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 Regular Meeting via Zoom on Monday, April 29, 2024 at 4:00 PM MSD, use this link:

Join Zoom Meeting

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Passcode: 561400

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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. Introduction of Craig Dollar, Lead Water Commissioner, Division 7

6. Consideration of Attorney’s Report

7. Consideration of Treasurer’s Report

8. Chair’s Update and Board Outreach Reports

– Special Meeting, March 25

– SWWCD Annual Seminar, March 27

– SJHFHP Meeting, April 19

– SWBRT Meeting, April 25

– Upcoming Events: Special District Association Regional Meeting, June 21; Healthy Archuleta 2024 Food Summit, May 11; Children’s Water Festival, WIP at FLC, May 15; Forests to Faucets Teacher Training, June 4-6.

9. Discussion of PAWSD and Weber gravel lease

-Joint Work Session with PAWSD Running Iron Ranch Subcommittee

10. Consideration of letter to Becky Mitchell (proposed by Director Proffitt)

11. Consideration of letter of support for 2024 Colorado Outdoor Partnership Initiative Grant

12. Consideration of letter of support for Southwestern Water Conservation District BLM WaterSMART grant application

13. Consideration of Vacancy on Board of Directors and Reappointment of Directors Tedder and Proffitt

14. Consideration of Approval of (amended) Records of Proceedings of March 2024

15. 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.

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.

Objective 3: Educate the SJWCD community about water resource issues facing the Upper San Juan River Basin. Define the public position on the construction of a reservoir.

16. 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: Introduction of Craig Dollar, Reg 7 Commissioner; Consideration of Attorney’s Report; Consideration of Treasurer’s Report; Consideration of Vacancy on Board of Directors and Reappointments of Directors Tedder and Proffitt; Chair’s Update and Board Outreach Reports; Discussion of PAWSD & Weber Gravel Lease; Discussion of SJWCD Letter to Becky Mitchell; Consideration of letter of support for 2024 Colorado Outdoor Partnership Initiative Grant; Consideration of letter of support for Southwestern Water Conservation District BLM WaterSmart grant application; Consideration of Approval of (amended) Record of Proceedings of March 2024; Updates from Committees Advancing Strategic Objectives and Actions.

SAN JUAN WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICT

By /s/ Sally High

Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors

DISTRICT SEAL

Notice of Work Session, March 26

Directors of San Juan Water Conservancy District will hold a Work Session at 4 pm on Tuesday, March 26, at 46 Eaton Drive Suite 5. The purpose of the public, in person, Work Session is to research and plan next steps in filming of three water films. Christi Bode of Moxiecran Media will meet with directors. There is no agenda and no opportunity for public comment.