The meeting of the WAS Committee of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District was called to order at 1:04 P.M. on Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by Dave Bernhardt at Central’s office at 3209 West 28th Street in Greeley. Committee members present were David Bernhardt, Randy Knutson, Bret Schmidt, and Gary Herman. Board member absent was Steve Bruntz. Staff members present were Randy Ray, Lynn Kramer, William Mihelich and Ruthanne Schaffer.
The Cultural Resource investigation is finished, and the report will be submitted shortly. Ryan D is working on the pipeline easements for the project and staff will have them soon. Staff is working with CWCB on different options to get funding through them. Bijou is having a meeting today to discuss their interest in the project and is wanting at a partnership of 25%. Staff has met with two different design/build teams for the Walker Recharge Project and plans to have the RFP out soon. The plan is to have the Board review them at the April or May Board meeting.
Staff had a meeting with Deere & Ault and BurnCo Monday regarding Shores Reservoir Pond C pump station and Pond A final mining.
Billy spoke to the Committee regarding the Tri-State augmentation plan and change of use for their 212 shares of Fulton ditch that has had to go to mediation. Central settled out of the case during mediation and has offered to work with Tri-State regarding the use of their shares that are currently being changed.
Ruthanne and Billy presented preliminary quota scenarios to the Committee and discussion was held.
RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD TO ISSUE A PRELIMINARY QUOTA FOR WAS AT 50%.
Motion: Gary Herman
Second: Brett Schmidt
The GMS/WAS Member Meeting will be held on March 22nd from 10am to 2pm at Island Grove.
There is a Community Meeting and 2018 Bond Briefing tonight at the Platteville Town Hall.
Chairman David Bernhardt adjourned the meeting at 2:06 pm.
Sr Water Accountant