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Stakeholders invited to review and comment on Rules and Regulations, Groundwater Banking Policy drafts

Draft Rules and Regulations and a draft Groundwater Banking Policy are available for public review.

The 30-day public review and comment period for the drafts will conclude December 2, 2020. All comments can be submitted via email to comments@northforkkings.org.

The Rules and Regulations are established by the Board of the North Fork Kings GSA to provide for the sustainable management of groundwater within the North Fork Kings GSA boundaries, and covers groundwater monitoring, groundwater accounting/data management system, fees, and surface water recharge in the underground.

The draft Groundwater Banking Policy outlines parameters for landowner groundwater banking projects within the jurisdiction of the North Fork Kings GSA. The policy’s objectives include improving groundwater conditions, increasing water supplies, assisting in meeting Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) objectives, providing flexibility to landowners, and ensuring no negative impacts to overlying owners.

The North Fork Kings GSA is working to adopt board policies to guide efforts toward sustainability in the years to come. Stakeholders are encouraged to review and provide comments on draft board policies as they become available. Visit the board policy webpage to review the draft Rules and Regulations and draft Groundwater Banking Policy.

October 28, 2020 Board Meeting

The North Fork Kings GSA will hold a Board Meeting on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 5:30 pm.

In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order (N-29-20) and the declared State of Emergency, including social distancing directives as a result of the potential threat associated with the COVID-19 virus, access to this meeting is only available remotely.

ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82254541256?pwd=bTIzNXV3anEzT1dUSTJNMVEwSGo1QT09

One-Tap Mobile: +16699006833,,82254541256#,,,,,,0#,,966144#

Call-In: +1 669 900 6833 ; Meeting ID: 822 5454 1256 ; Password: 966144

MEETING MATERIALS:

Agenda Packet

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