Republican River Water Conservation District to Hold Quarterly Board Meeting in Holyoke, CO on August 17th

The Board of Directors of the Republican River Water Conservation District will be holding their regular quarterly board meeting in Holyoke, Colorado.  The date, time, and location of the meeting and a summary of the agenda for the meeting are provided below.

Regular Meeting of the RRWCD Board

Date:                Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Time:              10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Location:        Phillips County Events Center
Biesemeier meeting room
22505 U.S Highway 385
Holyoke, CO 

  • Agenda: Consider and potentially approve minutes of previous special Board meeting, May 18, 2021, quarterly Board meeting, minutes of Board teleconference on May 27, 2021 and minutes of Board teleconference on June 08, 2021.  Discuss and vote on a resolution documenting the need for the RRWCD to be focused on water conservation to enhance efforts for compact compliance. Discuss the need for retirement of acres in the South Fork Focus Zone. Receive recommendations from the Conservation Committee to increase payments for CREP and EQIP programs in the South Fork Focus Zone and to increase the RRWCD Water Use Fee to cover the additional cost for conservation to protect the entire Basin. Receive recommendation from Legislative Committee on hiring a new state lobbying firm. Receive a report on payment in lieu of taxes on the Dryden property.  Discuss Board Retreat for 2021.

If necessary, the RRWCD Board of Directors will hold an executive session to receive legal advice on legal questions and litigation concerning South Fork water rights; to discuss and determine positions, develop strategies, and instruct negotiators concerning the purchase or lease of water rights; determine positions and instruct negotiators concerning water supply acquisition, receive legal advice on legal questions related to such agreements, contracts and easements, discuss program applications; the Compact Compliance Pipeline, Bonny Reservoir and personnel matters.

For further information concerning the details of this meeting, please contact:
Deb Daniel, General Manager
Republican River Water Conservation District
Phone 970-332-3552 Email
RRWCD Website

RRWCD is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: RRWCD Quarterly Board Meeting August 17, 2021
Time: Aug 17, 2021 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 860 2406 9538
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