CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: February 26, 2002
Subject/Title: Authorize Mayor McPoland to appoint a member of the City Council to act as an alternate East County Water Management Association (ECWMA) Governing Board Representative.
Submitted by: Karen Diaz, Deputy City Manager
Approved by: John Stevenson, City Manager
Authorize Mayor McPoland to appoint a member of the City Council to act as an alternate East County Water Management Association (ECWMA) Governing Board Representative.
The ECWMA is a consortium of 11 public agencies from Eastern Contra Costa County formed to identify and evaluate potential water management strategies to meet future water needs. The 11 agencies include:
City of Antioch
City of Brentwood
Byron-Bethany Irrigation District
Town of Discovery Bay
Contra Costa County Water Agency
Contra Costa Water District
Delta Diablo Sanitation District
Diablo Water District
East Contra Costa Irrigation District
Ironhouse Sanitary District
City of Pittsburg
The ECWMA is controlled by the Governing Board Representatives (GBR) which is comprised of one designated elected official from each of the eleven agencies. Each agency also appoints an alternate representative who serves as a backup to the designated representative. The Current Chair of the GBR is Bette Boatmun (Contra Costa Water District) and the current Vice Chair is Mike McPoland (City of Brentwood).