Election to Become Groundwater Sustainability Agency
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Water Code section 10723, the Sierra Valley Groundwater Management District (SVGMD) will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 13, 2017 commencing at 5:30 p.m. at the Golden West Restaurant in Loyalton, CA, to hear comments from the public regarding SVGMD’s proposed application to be the Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) for the portion of the Sierra Valley Groundwater Basin within SVGMD legal boundaries. A map of the proposed area can be viewed at http://sierravalleygmd.org/.
After the public hearing, SVGMD’s Board of Directors is anticipated to take a formal action to submit a notice of intent to the California Department of Water Resources to become the GSA for the aforementioned area. The notice of intent shall be posted pursuant to California Water Code Section 10723.8 and will include a description of the proposed boundaries of the Sierra Valley Basin which SVGMD intends to manage as the GSA in accordance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014.
Written comments may be submitted to SVGMD by 5 p.m. on March 12, 2017. Comments can be emailed to [email protected] or sent via US mail to: SVGMD, PO Box 88, Chilcoot, CA 96105.