//September 5, 2018 GMS Committee Minutes

September 5, 2018 GMS Committee Minutes

 MINUTES

GMS Committee

September 5, 2018

The meeting of the GMS Committee of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District was called to order at 9:02 A.M. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by Vern Kammerzell at Central’s office at 3209 West 28th Street in Greeley. Committee members present were Vern Kammerzell and Alan Axton.  Members absent were Chad Schafer, Frank Eckhardt and Tom Brown.  Other Board member present was Everett Kissler.  Staff members present were Randy Ray, Lynn Kramer, Danyelle McCannon, William Mihelich and Ruthanne Schaffer.  Guest present was Jarred Sater.

Jarred Sater spoke to the Committee regarding amending a well decree and any impacts to the GMS augmentation plan.  The Committee will continue to work on the request.

Randy spoke to the Committee and gave an update on the Walker recharge project.  Wayne Eckas will be developing a scope of work for the pipeline for Central Board review and approval at the September Board meeting.  Staff is working with the Bureau on the grant for the pipeline.

Randy and Billy met with the owners of a pit east of Greeley

RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD TO SEND A LETTER OF INTENT ON THE PIT EAST OF GREELEY AS DISCUSSED.

Motion:  Alan Axton
Second:  Everett Kissler
MOTION CARRIED

Staff is still waiting to hear back from the Big Thompson Platte River Ditch with a proposed license or carriage agreement.

Lynn presented to the Committee a proposed change in the assessment structure.  This would split the non-irrigation category into 3 separate categories.  Staff is recommending a change in the gravel pit rate from a flat rate to a per acre foot rate for new contracts only.

RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD TO ADOPT THE STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS, INCLUDING THE SEPARATION OF THE NON-IRRIGATION AG CATEGORY WITH A FEE OF $40/AF, NON-IRRIGATION DOMESTIC CATEGORY AT $100/AF, NON-IRRIGATION INDUSTRIAL CATEGORY AT $100/AF, AND NEW GRAVEL PITS AT $400/AF.

Motion:  Alan Axton
Second:  Everett Kissler
MOTION CARRIED

Billy spoke to the Committee regarding Ken Mayer’s augmentation plan and recharge right using Meadow Island shares and an existing recharge site.  He would like to work with Central to operate his augmentation plan/decree.  Staff will continue to work on this.

Billy had a phone conference with the City of Evans regarding the IGA.

Danyelle reviewed the midyear budget to actual and presented a preliminary 2019 budget for the Subdistrict.

Randy gave an update that there were no oppositions filed in the Nissen Reservoir diligence case.

Chairman Vern Kammerzell adjourned the meeting at 12:14 pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Ruthanne Schaffer

Sr Water Accountant

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