MORONGO VALLEY CSD VOTES TO PUT $350 FLAT PARCEL TAX ON THE BALLOT

Last night in Morongo Valley, the Community Services District board approved a plan to put a flat tax proposal to voters this June. The proposed annual $350 per parcel tax must win a two-thirds majority to pass. If approved, it would replace the current property assessment. Revenue generated would be

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD LOOKS AT FIRE TAX AND A BUDGET REVIEW TONIGHT

At tonight’s regular 7:00 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, the board is expected to review the final fire tax proposal and vote on bringing it to Morongo Valley voters in June. Among other items on tonight’s agenda, the board will receive a mid-year budget review, and present

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TO ASK FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT GRANT TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz a grant application for fire equipment is on the docket… The Morongo Valley Community Services District meets tonight in special session in order to discuss terms and conditions for the possible submission of a grant. If awarded, the

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD LOOKS AT NEW TAX OF $350 PER PARCEL

The Morongo Valley CSD Board met last night. After reorganization the CSD decided to try to get a new tax of $350 per parcel approved by the voters. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there and files this report… At last night’s meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District board the

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TO CONSIDER A FIRE TAX TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD board meets tonight in regular session. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board may consider putting a fire tax on the ballot to save the local fire department… At tonight’s regular 7:00 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, board members will consider a revenue-generating measure

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TO SEEK TAX TO KEEP FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Morongo Valley CSD Board met in regular session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the board heard they have to raise taxes in order to keep the fire department… Last night in Morongo Valley, the Community Services District board directed General Manager Donna Munoz to draft a proposal for

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD SAYS GOODBYE TO CHUCK OSBORNE

It was 1995 when a bright-eyed 34-year-old Chuck Osborne first took the oath of office as a director for the Morongo Valley Community Services District. Tonight, the CSD honors Osborne’s 20 years of service. Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… At tonight’s regular 7:00 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community

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ELECTION RESULTS FOR BIGHORN WATER AND MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARDS

With all precincts reporting, fewer than 1,000 voters in Flamingo Heights, Landers and Morongo Valley went to the polls for yesterday’s elections. Their votes will be added to provisional and mail-in ballots for final, certified results. As it stands for the two open board seats at the Bighorn Desert View

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PART 3 OF 3: WE MEET MORONGO VALLEY CSD CANDIDATE MATTHEW CAMPOS

The Morongo Valley Community Services District oversees the parks, street lights, and fire department in the unincorporated area on the west end of our Basin. On November 3, voters there must decide who among three candidates are best suited to fill two open seats on the CSD board. Assignment reporter

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WE MEET MORONGO VALLEY CSD CANDIDATES, PART 1 OF 3: JOHNNY TOLBERT

The Morongo Valley Community Services District oversees the parks, street lights, and fire department in that unincorporated community at the west end of our Basin. On November 3, voters there will decide who among three candidates are best suited to fill two open seats on the CSD board. Assignment reporter

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TO HEAR FROM 3 CANDIDATES FOR 2 OPEN

The Morongo Valley CSD will hear from their candidates before getting down to business tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda… At tonight’s regular 7:00 meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District attendees will hear from each of the three candidates running for the two open seats on the

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD TO HEAR LAFCO FINDINGS TOMORROW

Reacting to complaints from a Morongo Valley CSD board member. LAFCO, the Local Agency Formation Commission, recently conducted an investigation in to the workings of the CSD. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says they will review their findings with the CSD Board tomorrow night… In August 2014, the Local Agency Formation Commission

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD IN FIRE EQUIPMENT COST DILEMMA

The Morongo Valley CSD Board met in a special session last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz said the Board is struggling with funding for fire equipment… At last night’s special meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District Fire Chief Jock Johnson reported that the department’s primary vehicle, the medic engine,

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley Community Services District will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tonight when the board will hear options for repairing or replacing the Fire Department’s medic engine after which General Manager Donna Munoz will present a midyear budget review. Tonight’s meeting takes place at the Covington Park

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD Board meets in regular session tonight. Fire department funding by committee or taxes will be discussed. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look at the agenda… The Morongo Valley Community Services District holds its regular third Tuesday meeting at 7 p.m. tonight when directors are expected

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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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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD LOOKS AT MUNOZ’S CONTRACT

The Morongo Valley CSD Board met last night. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the salary of General Manger and County Supervisorial candidate Donna Munoz dominated the meeting… At last night’s meeting of the Morongo Valley Community Services District, directors took up the issue of the employment contract for General Manager Donna

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MORONGO VALLEY CSD BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Morongo Valley CSD Board meets in Regular Session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz checks the agenda… In Morongo Valley, the Community Services District holds the now regular third Tuesday night meeting at 7 p.m. in the Covington Park Community Building multipurpose room. Tonight’s agenda includes the continued consideration of the

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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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