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5-022.05 CHOWCHILLA


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07/27/2022   Resubmission
01/29/2020
08/01/2022   Resubmission
01/31/2020
09/30/2022   Resubmission
05/15/2020
Doug Welch (Chowchilla Water District GSA)
327 S. Chowchilla Blvd.
559-665-3747
dwelch@cwdwater.com
Notice Date: 08/15/2019
A public notice was sent to Madera County, Merced County, and City of Chowchilla on 08/15/2019 announcing the planned adoption of the Chowchilla GSP by all four GSAs in the Chowchilla Subbasin. This notice was sent by Chowchilla Water District GSA on behalf of all GSAs in the Chowchilla Subbasin, as indicated in the notice. A press release was also distributed in Madera County, Merced County, and City of Chowchilla announcing that the Final Draft Chowchilla Subbasin Joint GSP was available for a 90-day review and comment period, ending on 11/11/2019.
Press_Release_Final_Draft_Chowchilla_GSP.pdf (119.7kB)
Notice_Planned_Adoption.pdf (162kB)
Public Hearing Date: 12/17/2019
Chowchilla Water District GSA gave notice of a public hearing (held on 12/11/2019) to consider adoption of the GSP. The notice was published on 11/27/2019 and 12/04/2019 in the Chowchilla News and the Merced Sun-Star, newspapers of general circulation in and around the Chowchilla Subbasin, including Merced and Mariposa Counties and the City of Chowchilla in northern Madera County. County of Madera GSA gave notice of a public hearing (held on 12/17/2019) to consider and accept public comment on the adoption of the GSP. The notice was published on 12/04/2019 and 12/11/2019 in the Madera Tribune, a newspaper of general circulation in Madera County and the Chowchilla and Madera Subbasins. County of Merced GSA gave notice of a public hearing (held on 12/10/2019) to consider adoption of the GSP. The notice was published on 11/26/2019 and 12/03/2019 in the Merced Sun-Star. Triangle T Water District GSA held a public hearing to adopt the GSP on 12/12/2019, which was noticed on its agenda.
Notice_Public_Hearing_County_of_Merced.pdf (81.1kB)
Notice_Public_Hearing_TTWD.pdf (1.5MB)
Notice_Public_Hearing_County_of_Madera.pdf (7.2kB)
Notice_Public_Hearing_CWD.pdf (214.6kB)

Incomplete GSP Resubmission Notices

Notice Date: 04/18/2022

One notice of the planned adoption of the revised GSP was submitted by the Plan Manager on behalf of all GSAs in the Chowchilla Subbasin.

Notice of Proposed GSP to City and Counties.pdf (170.6kB)
Public Hearing Date: 07/26/2022

County of Madera GSA published a Notice of Public Hearing on 07/09/2022 (in The Madera Tribune) for the Public Hearing held on 07/26/2022. County of Merced GSA published a Notice of Public Hearing on 07/07/2022 for the Public Hearing held on 07/19/2022. Chowchilla Water District GSA published Notices of Public Hearing on 06/29/2022 and 07/06/2022 for the Public Hearing held on 07/13/2022. Triangle T Water District GSA provided Notice of Public Hearing for the Public Hearing held on 07/14/2022.

TTWDGSA Notice and Agenda 7.14.22.pdf (140kB)
Madera Co - Madera Tribune Proof of Publication-Public Hearing July 2022.pdf (1.8MB)
Merced Co - 07.19.2022 Notice of Public Hearing - Chowchilla GSA Amended GSP.pdf (90.2kB)
CWD - PUBLIC NOTICE July 2022.pdf (68.1kB)
File Name GSP Regulation Element(s) Uploaded Date & Time
Chowchilla_ISW_Workplan_20221205.pdf (6.6MB) §354.18(f) 01/09/2023 1:34 PM
Chowchilla_Subsidence_Workplan_20221205.pdf (1.6MB) §354.18(e) 01/09/2023 1:33 PM
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