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File #: 20-2536    Version: 1 Name: Appointment to Napa County Groundwater Sustainability Plan Advisory Committee
Type: Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2020 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Consider appointment of a Yountville Representative to the Napa County Groundwater Sustainability Plan Advisory Committee.
Attachments: 1. Napa County Media Release
Yountville Town Council Staff Report


DATE: May 5, 2020

TO: Mayor and Town Council

FROM: Steve Rogers, Town Manager

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Consider appointment of a Yountville Representative to the Napa County Groundwater Sustainability Plan Advisory Committee.
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DISCUSSION/BACKGROUND
The purpose of the Napa County Groundwater Sustainability Plan Advisory Committee is to advise the NCGSA Board of Directors on the preparation of a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) with policies and recommendations to manage the groundwater within the Napa Valley Sub-Basin to ensure its long-term protection and availability. Working with staff, consultants, and a facilitator in a public forum, the Committee will submit a recommended GSP to the Board of Directors for consideration no later than November 1, 2021.

The Committee shall meet monthly with dates and times to be determined at the first meeting, and may conduct special meetings on an on-call basis as needed, usually at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1195 Third Street, Napa, CA.
The Committee is comprised of 25 individuals representing the following qualifications:
* Cities and Town Representatives: Four (4) members recommended by the individual city or town councils (Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, and Yountville) located within the sub-basin (no specialized or professional background is required);
* Napa Sanitation District Representative: One (1) member recommended by the Napa Sanitation District (no specialized or professional background is required);
* Surface Water Right Representatives: Two (2) members who own legal surface water rights along the Napa River within the sub-basin (no specialized or professional background is required);
* Public Water System Representatives: Two (2) members who own or operate legally entitled groundwater dependent public water systems within the sub-basin (no specialized or professional background is required);
* Groundwater Rights Representatives: Two (2) members who hol...

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