NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Board of
Directors of the Coachella Valley Water District at the District’s Coachella office located at
85-995 Avenue 52, Coachella, on May 24,2005, at 9:OO a.m., in the Forbes Auditorium.
At said hearing, the Board of Directors of the Coachella Valley Water District shall hear
and consider all oral and written comments, if any, concerning the proposed amendment of
Regulations Governing Domestic Water Service considered at said hearing.
The purpose of the hearing is to consider changes to the District’s Regulations Governing
Domestic Water Service that would rescind an exemption for previously subdivided lots in
Improvement District No. 11 and Service Area 23 fi-omthe Dwelling Unit Charge component of
the Water System Backup Facilities Charge and make other revisions to text clarifjmg previously
adopted changes in the Supplemental Imported Water Charge component of the Water System
Backup Facilities Charge. Improvement District No. 11 is located west of the Salton Sea fiom
Avenue 86 extending south including Desert Shores Salton Sea Beach and Salton City. Service
Area 23 is located east of the Salton Sea fi-omNorth Shore extending south including Bombay
Beach and Hot Mineral Spa. The purpose of the Dwelling Unit Charge is to fund construction of
water supply facilities such as wells, and water transmission, distribution and storage facilities
within the service area. The Supplemental Imported Water Charge is to fund acquisition of new
imported water supplies for recharge of the groundwater basin. Both charges apply to new water
service connections or to changes in use of existing properties. A report entitled “Water System
Backup Facilities Charge Study” dated September 2004 describing the basis for the charges is
available for inspection at the Coachella office of the District.
All questions concerning this matter should be referred to Dan Parks,Assistant to General
Manager, at (760) 398-2661, extension 2262.
Dated: May 19,2005.
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