The “news” the assemblyman was reporting that day was the action taken by Assembly Budget Subcommittee Number Four to implement the fee by approving a request from the Board of Equalization for $6.4 million and 57 permanent positions in order to collect the fee from property owners.
Some progress may finally be made when the Lassen County Board of Supervisors holds a special study session meeting at 1:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 27 at the board’s chambers on Nevada Street to discuss the pool situation.
The public is invited to attend and participate.
March 20, 2012 — Lassen County’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a groundwater exportation application from the Estill Ranches last week — allowing them to export 3 cubic feet per second of water from their property in Lassen County across the state line to about 210 acres of their property in Washoe County in order to irrigate land for alfalfa production and to water about 500 head of cattle.
The water permit is only good for three years, the county will monitor the flow and the water may not be used for any other purpose.
Term limits, the state of the California budget, to partner with Israel or not or even what appears to be a bogged down Republican candidate process.
The winning topic, if you can call it that, was the recent U.S. Senate 56-42 vote down on the amendment that would have bypassed the White House administration and allowed forward movement on the Keystone Pipeline.
While I can find some common ground with both the pros and cons that have swirled around the issue, my blood pressure did rise a bit when one of the journalists reporting on the issue said something to the effect of, “The pipeline project might still get the green light from the president after November …” As in after the election, I have to ask?
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