STATE APPROVES BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER PLAN

At last night’s meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors learned that after nearly a year in the making, the agency has received state approval for its comprehensive Hazard Mitigation Plan. The move opens the door for the agency to seek grant funds so that it can begin to

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY MEETS TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the agenda… At tonight’s 6 p.m. Board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency only a schedule change and the consent calendar are up for vote, but directors will receive updates

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CANDIDATE FILING EXTENDED FOR MORONGO VALLEY CSD

Last Friday was the deadline for candidates to file for the November 3rd Consolidated Election; however, that deadline must be extended when an incumbent does not file and that’s exactly the case for one local special district office. Assignment reporter, Mike Lipsitz, has details… In Morongo Valley, long-time Community Services

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TOMORROW IS THE CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINE LOCAL RACES

The deadline to file as a candidate for some local offices is tomorrow. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us what is open and how to file… Friday, August 7 is the deadline for candidate filing for the November Consolidated Election. Several local board seats are open including two seats on the

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BIGHORN DESERT WATER SETS RULES, LIENS, GETS A MILLION DOLLARS

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there as the board adopted rules, placed tax liens, and counted their Goat Mountain money… Last night in Landers, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors responded to a state mandate and

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER CONSIDERS TAX LIENS ON PAST DUE BILLS

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they will be last in adopting emergency water rules and will consider placing tax liens on overdue water bills… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meets at 6 p.m. tonight. At the top

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CANDIDATE FILINGS NOW OPEN FOR NOVEMBER ELECTION

Some area elected boards will be decided this November. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the time to file to be a candidate is now thought August 7…

Candidate filing is underway for the November 3, 2015, consolidated election and several local board seats are open. Two seats are open on the

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LOCAL RAIN MEANS 48 HOURS OF NO WATERING

Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, and Twentynine Palms, as well as other parts of the Morongo Basin, received measureable rainfall Wednesday. For customers who get their water from a water district instead of from a well or who haul their water, that means outdoor landscapes can’t be watered during or within

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER MET, GRANTS GET ATTENTION

The Bighorn-Desert View Water board saw a lot of attention paid to their grant applications at last night’s meeting. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and explains…

Last night’s meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors in Landers looked to be fairly routine with most of the evening’s

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY MEETS TONIGHT

With the upcoming turnover of water service from county control to the Bighorn-Desert View Water agency planned for July 1, tonight’s meeting of the Bighorn board of directors is sure to be of interest to Landers residents. Reporter Mike Lipsitz goes over the agenda of tonight’s meeting…

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KUDOS FOR THE BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency—the water supplier for the Landers area—recently received recognition from the state. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the kudos…

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency was recently honored at the Association of California Water Agencies Spring Conference in Sacramento. The Agency received the prestigious Clair A. Hill Water

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER APPROVES BUDGET, AUDIT CONTRACT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and files this report…

Last night in Landers, the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors set and adopted the agency’s budget for fiscal 2015-2016, approved the coming fiscal year’s ad valorem tax for District 1

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER TO ADOPT BUDGET TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the meeting will discuss budget, ad valorem taxes, and audit services… Tonight’s regular 6 p.m. meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board is a number cruncher’s dream come true. Directors are expected

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD GETS A RAISE

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was at the meeting and files this report…

At last night’s Board meeting of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency, directors authorized a 5 percent cost of living increase, bringing their per diem compensation to

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BIGHORN-DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY BOARD CONSIDERS GIVING THEMSELVES A RAISE TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board will meet in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board will hold a public hearing on giving themselves a raise which could potentially add up to over $1,100 a month.…

Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors holds the regular monthly

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BUYS PROPERTY, PLANS TRANSITION

The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency met in special session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said getting ready to take over county water and property acquisition dominated the meeting… Last night in Landers, directors of the Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency met in special session where they were briefed on plans for

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER LOOKS AT BUYING PROPERTY TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View water Agency has called a special meeting for tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda… The Bighorn-Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meets in special session at 6 p.m. tonight. On the agenda is consideration of continuing associations with the agency’s legal counsel, auditors, and

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TAKEOVER OF COUNTY WATER BY BIGHORN NOW A DONE DEAL

The transfer of county water service in the Landers area to the Bighorn Desert View Water Agency is now a done deal. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the last hoop has been jumped through… Yesterday in San Bernardino, the Local Agency Formation Commission convened a hearing which marked the close of

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER BOARD NOT MEETING TONIGHT

The regular fourth Tuesday meeting of the Bighorn-Dessert View Water Agency will not take place this evening. The board next meets in Special Session on March 31.

STATE TO CONSIDER STRICT WATER RATIONING MEASURES TODAY

The State Water Resources Control Board considers tough water restrictions today that could reshape how we consume water. The Board will discuss the drought and water restrictions for the 400-plus water districts in the state. CalEPA researcher Max Gromberg said, “We are telling all of water districts around the state,

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