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 FCGMA Resolutions List

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Note: Ordered oldest to newest. Signed Resolutions hyperlinked in the left column.

No.
Summary
Adoption DateEffective Date
Item 32,
Doc. 431
A resolution of the Ventura County Board of Supervisor's) Established the initial boundaries of the FCGMA, and duly recorded the Resolution and map in the Recorder's Office.
12-21-1982 01-01-1983
89-01
Supported the goals and objectives of having a cooperative weather network in Ventura County to collect weather information for natural resource management.
02-24-1989 02-24-1989
91-01
Declared a need for Water Conservation based on 4 years of below-normal rainfall and subsequent increased (record high) groundwater extractions. Advocated Best Management Practices, and urged cities to adopt Anti-Waste Ordinances.
04-26-1991 04-26-1991
91-02
Recognized and honored Robert Quinn for service to the FCGMA as Agency Coordinator during 1990-91.
11-27-1991 01-24-1992
92-02
Acknowledged that the FCGMA was in a state of overdraft, and endorsed the discontinuance of wells or reduction of extractions in favor of imported supplies from existing water systems or providers.
05-22-1992 05-22-1992
93-01
Increased Groundwater Extraction Charge to $3.00 per acre-foot from July 1, 1993 through January 1, 1994, after which the charge would drop to $2.20 per acre-foot.
06-30-1993 07-01-1993
93-02
Declared FCGMA support and protection to any agency, city, or individual who injected or percolated water.
10-27-1993 01-01-1994
94-01
Extended the filing deadline for both 1992 and 1993 Irrigation Efficiency applications to October 1, 1994, and dismissed surcharges of $10 or less.
05-25-1994 05-25-1994
95-01
Declared that it was not the intent of the FCGMA to Extend Agency Boundaries into the Santa Clara River Valley.
03-22-1995 03-22-1995
95-02
Honored Ventura Mayor Tom Buford for his contributions to the Agency, and for his service as a FCGMA Board Member representing City interests.
10-25-1995 10-25-1995
96-01
Increased Groundwater Extraction Charge from $2.20-AF to $3.00-AF effective January 1, 1996.
12-28-1995 01-01-1996
96-02
Approved the execution of an agreement for Federal 319(h) Grant funding for a Wellhead Protection Demonstration Project, and designated the Agency Coordinator as the authorized FCGMA representative in all dealings with the State Water Resources Control Board.
09-25-1996 09-25-1996
96-03
Decreased Groundwater Extraction Charge from $3.00-AF to $2.20-AF, effective July 1, 1996.
09-25-1996 07-01-1996
96-04
Honored Richard Farnsworth for his contributions over 17 years of exemplary service to the FCGMA as Staff Hydrologist.
12-11-1996 12-11-1996
97-01
Superceded Resolution 96-2 and authorized approval of State contract number 6-055-254-0 to accept Grant funding under the Wellhead Protection Demonstration Project. Authorized the Chair of the FCGMA Board to sign any and all agreements on behalf of the Agency to meet legal requirements for grant funding.
07-23-1997 07-23-1997
97-02
Authorized continued exports of groundwater outside the FCGMA boundaries by those named water suppliers who had service areas established there prior to creation of the Agency, subject to all Ordinances and regulations of the FCGMA.
12-17-1997 01-17-1998
97-03
Posthumously honored Carla Bard for her many years of dedicated, loyal, and exemplary service to the FCGMA. Extended great appreciation for her local and regional accomplishments in the areas of water conservation and farming.
11-19-1997 11-19-1997
98-01
Declared that groundwater dewatering for construction purposes would not be regulated by the FCGMA.
02-25-1998 02-25-1998
98-02
Decreed that a tiered surcharge penalty rate topping out at $200-AF was not sufficient to deter excessive groundwater extractions, and proclaimed that a single surcharge rate of $725-AF should be levied on all groundwater extractions in excess of any combined annual allocation. Made all penalty payments due within 30 days of the date a credit form was mailed and postmarked.
10-28-1998 01-01-1999
98-03
Increased Groundwater Extraction Charge to $2.60-AF, effective January 1, 1999 as a companion Resolution to Ordinance 5.7.
12-02-1998 01-01-1999
99-02
Commended the Port Hueneme Water Agency for vision, leadership, preservation of local groundwater resources, and perseverance needed to design and complete a Brackish Water Reclamation Facility that is compatible with FCGMA objectives.
05-26-1999 05-26-1999
99-03
Declared support for interim use of mounded groundwater beneath the Oxnard Plain Forebay Groundwater Basin when available, and allowed for unrestricted use of such groundwater, but only from the Upper Aquifer zones. Also recommended that water providers strive to export from the Forebay or utilize Forebay groundwater whenever possible in those basins known to be in a condition of overdraft. Waived all penalties for pumping beyond annual allocations for wells inside the designated area, but denied credits for wells that used such water in lieu of their annual allocation.
10-27-1999 11-27-1999
00-01
Honored Samuel A. McIntyre for his faithful and dedicated contributions to the FCGMA, and for his service on the Board.
01-26-2000 01-26-2000
00-02
Honored Arthur E. Goulet for work and input to initially create the FCGMA, and for many years of service as overseer of Ventura County water resources and Agency operations in his capacity as County Public Works Director.
03-22-2000 03-22-2000
01-01
Declared that storm water runoff could not enter deep gravel mine pits in the Forebay Groundwater Basin without first meeting either primary drinking water standards, or the average quality of existing groundwater downgradient of the UWCD Spreading Grounds. Percolating surface water must pass through the equivalent of 10 feet of vadose zone before reaching historic high groundwater levels. Surface exposures of groundwater, or any permanent body of water in the Forebay, must have long-term management by an agency approved by the FCGMA.
04-25-2001 05-25-2001
01-02
Increased Groundwater Extraction Charge from $2.60/AF to $3.00/AF, effective July 1, 2001 as allowed under Ordinance 5 as an addendum Resolution.
05-23-2001 07-01-2001
01-03
Gave formal support to the City of Oxnard's Groundwater Recovery Enhancement And Treatment (GREAT) program that will provide recycled water for injection, direct use, wetland restoration, etc.
05-23-2001 05-23-2001
02-01
Use of the State Water Entitlement - Supports the plan to allow UWCD to import up to 3,150 AFY of State water for release from Lake Piru and also to earn credits for a trust to be used under joint UWCD-FCGMA purposes.
11-27-2002 12-27-2002
02-02
Honored & commended Chris Peek for developing and providing weather station data for more than 10 years in support of the Evapotranspiration method of water conservation in crop management.
11-27-2002 11-27-2002
03-01
Honored John K. Flynn for originally helping to establish the FCGMA and for more than 20 years of service to the Agency. Also established the annual John K. Flynn Stewardship of Groundwater Award to be presented for contributions in groundwater protection and preservation.
02-26-2003 02-26-2003
03-02
Honored Michael Conroy for more than 12 years of service to the Agency as a director or alternate representing farm interests.
02-26-2003 02-26-2003
03-03
Stated Board intentions regarding SLP Basin allocations.
10-22-2003 11-22-2003
03-04
Granting credits to the City of Oxnard for the injection of recycled water.
12-17-2003 12-17-2003
03-05
Granting credits to the City of Oxnard for the direct delivery of recycled water.
12-17-2003 12-17-2003
03-06
Supporting a change in maximum allowable pumping fees from $3.00/AF to a maximum of $10.00/AF.
12-17-2003 12-17-2003
04-01
Authorizing application for and acceptance of state grant funds to conduct geological studies in the Las Posas Basin.
01-28-2004 01-28-2004
04-02
Honored Steve Bennett for his year of service to the Agency as a director representing the water interests of Ventura County.
03-24-2004 03-24-2004
04-03
Honored John Crowley for originally helping to establish the FCGMA and leadership and for more than 20 years of service to the Agency.
03-24-2004 03-24-2004
04-04
Honored Dee Zinke for her significant contributions to the final passage of the Assembly Bill 2734 as well as the future operation of the FCGMA.
09-22-2004 09-22-2004
04-05
Honored Assemblyman Tony Strickland for his sponsorship and personal support to Assembly Bill 2734 that enabled the Agency to increase the maximum allowable groundwater extraction fees.
09-22-2004 09-22-2004
04-06
Approved an amendment to the Ventura County Independent Special Districts Selection Committee rules & regulations and election procedures.
09-22-2004 09-22-2004
04-07
Honored and bestowed accolades to Dana Wisehart for her significant contributions to the future continued operation of the FCGMA.
10-27-2004 10-27-2004
04-08
Approving the memorandum of understanding for the Ventura Countywide Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (VCIRWMP).
10-27-2004 10-27-2004
04-09
Increased the groundwater extraction charge from $3.00/AF to $4.00/AF to cover anticipated litigation under the provision that this fee increase would be reduced back to $3.00/AF on 7-1-05 if additional funds were not needed.
12-15-2004 01-01-2005
05-01
Supported the Saticoy Regional Recycling Facility and the improved Jose Flores Wastewater Treatment Plant that recycles water that would otherwise be lost to the ocean.
01-26-2005 01-26-2005
05-02
Honored David Schwabauer for serving three terms as an alternate and one term as a director of the FCGMA representing the farming interests within the Agency.
02-23-2005 02-23-2005
05-03
Honored Dr. Roseann Mikos, Ph.D. for serving two distinguished terms as an Agency director representing the City interests within the FCGMA.
02-23-2005 02-23-2005
05-04
Honored Mr. William A. (Tony) Waters for 22 years of distinguished service as Agency counsel and congratulating him on his forthcoming retirement on March 31, 2005.
03-23-2005 03-23-2005
05-05
Required accuracy testing of water flow meters.
 

See Resolution 2006-1

05-06
Continued the groundwater extraction charge of $4.00/AF for semi-annual reporting period 2005-2.
09-28-2005 01-01-2006
05-07
Honored Dr. R. Lowell Preston, Ph.D. for 14 years of distinguished service as Agency coordinator and congratulating him on his retirement on July 15, 2005.
09-28-2005 09-28-2005
05-08
Formally defined the duties and responsibilities of the position of Agency executive officer and designated executive authority.
09-28-2005 09-28-2005
06-01
Required accuracy testing of water flow meters pursuant to Chapter 3.0 of Ordinance No. 8.1.
03-22-2006 04-22-2006
06-02
Established a groundwater extraction management enforcement surcharge of $2.00/AF effective July 1, 2006.
04-06-2006 07-01-2006
06-03
Honored Ventura County Management Assistant Ms. Karen Schoonover for her many years of distinguished service as clerk of the Board.
07-26-2006 07-26-2006
06-04
Define the class of extraordinary groundwater extraction management enforcement expenses eligible for Gemes funding.
07-26-2006 07-26-2006
06-05
Completed the ballot for the election of the Special District Alternate Commissioner to the Ventura Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO).
09-27-2006 09-27-2006
06-06
Adopted protocols and hearing procedures governing appeals of the Agency executive officer's determinations pursuant to Chapter 6.0 of the Agency's Ordinance Code.
10-25-2006 10-25-2006
06-07
Established United Water Conservation District as the designated reporting authority for FCGMA annual groundwater extraction volumes to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), in accordance with recent amendments to Section 5009 of the California Water Code.
10-25-2006 10-25-2006
06-08
Adopted the Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP) prepared by the Watersheds Coalition Of Ventura County and authorizing the Executive Officer of the FCGMA to file a CEQA Notice of Exemption.
12-06-2006 12-06-2006
07-01
Adopted the 2007 Update to the Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency's Groundwater Management Plan and Executive Officer authorization to file a CEQA Notice of Exemption.
05-23-2007 05-23-2007
07-02
Authorized application for, and acceptance of, grant funds from the California Department of Water Resources Local Groundwater Assistance Program.
12-05-2007 12-05-2007
08-02
Terminating the collection of Groundwater Extraction Management Enforcement Surcharge (GEMES) on December 31, 2007; and, limiting FCGMA expenses eligible for GEMES funding.
02-27-2008 02-27-2008
08-03

Establishing an Additional 5% reduction in historical extraction allocations within the boundaries of the Agency, effective January 1, 2009; and, authorizing the establishment of an alternative water supply project certification project in lieu thereof.

03-26-2008 01-01-2009
08-04

Adopting revised policies and procedures for requiring and implementing accuracy testing of water flowmeters pursuant to Chapter 3.0 of Ordinance No 8.1; and, rescinding Resolution 2006-1

05-28-2008 05-28-2008
08-05

Approving an Amendment to Settlement Agreement (Thornhill-Miller entered into effective September 12, 2007).

06-25-2008 06-25-2008
08-06

Commending the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance on their Fifth Anniversary.

07-23-2008 07-23-2008
08-07

Honored Dana Wisehart for her dedicated, distinguished, and honorable service to the water industry within Ventura County, and especially to this Agency, and wish her well in whatever plans and adventures await her in retirement.

10-22-2008 10-22-2008
08-08
Certification of the Agency Ballot for Election of a Special District Alternate Commissioner to the Ventura Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO).
09-24-2008 09-24-2008
08-09
Adjustment of the Groundwater Extraction Surcharge Rate to $950/AF on all groundwater extractions in excess of any combined annual allocation.
10-22-2008 01-01-2009
08-10

Supporting United Water Conservation District’s efforts to balance a limited water supply for people and the environment (NMFS decision).

12-03-2008 12-03-2008
09-01

Honored Director John K. Flynn at his retirement for his many years in public service and to the FCGMA.

01-28-2009 01-28-2009
09-02

Meter Calibration penalty structure for non-compliance with existing program rules and/or laws.

05-27-2009 05-27-2009
09-03

Enforcement Guiding Principles that allowed use of progressive levels of enforcement as needed to achieve ordinance compliance, and allow creation of monetary civil liability penalties if applicable.

06-24-2009 06-24-2009
09-04

Settlement to resolve an appeal by the Mutual Water Company - Strickland Tract involving payment of past-due groundwater extraction charges and suspension of potential interest/penalties in exchange for infrastructure inprovements that would result in future aquifer preservation.

07-22-2009 07-22-2009
09-05

Adjustment of the Groundwater Extraction Surcharge Rate to $1,150/AF on all groundwater extractions in excess of any combined annual allocation pursuant to Chapter 5.8 of Ordinance no. 8.1.

10-28-2009 01-01-2010
09-07

Concerning allocation transfer and use of good deed credit trust account in conjunction with United Water Conservation District’s acquisition of Vulcan Materials Company’s Ferro Property.

Repealed See Resolution 2010-1

10-01

Concerning allocation transfer and use of good deed credit trust account in conjunction with United Water Conservation District’s acquisition of additional groundwater recharge basins.

Repealed See Resolution 2010-8

10-02 LAFCO Special District Alternate & Regular Member Call for Nominations 03-24-2010 03-24-2010
10-03 Resolve a surcharge incurred by Nyeland Acres Mutual Water Company resulting from groundwater extractions in excess of their allowed annual allocation On Hold On Hold
10-04 Honoring Noel Klebaum, County Counsel, for his many years of service. 05-26-2010 05-26-2010
10-05 LAFCO Nominations and Voting. 10-28-2009

01-01-09
and 01-01-11

10-06 Adopting Groundwater Supply Enhancement Assistance Program (GSEAP) Criteria. To view GSEAP Criteria, click here... 09-22-2010 09-22-2010
10-07 Adopting Tiered Groundwater Extraction Surcharge Rates Rescinded See 13-03 Rescinded See 13-03
10-08 Concerning allocation transfer and use of good deed credit trust account in conjunction with United Water Conservation District’s acquisition of additional groundwater recharge basins 10-27-2010 10-27-2010
11-01 Repealing and Replacing Grandfathering Resolution No. 1997-2 01-26-2011 01-26-2011
11-02 Creating the United Water Conservation District Saticoy Well Field Storage Program 04-27-2011 04-27-2011
11-03 Honoring David Panaro, Staff Geologist, for his many years of service 05-25-2011 05-25-2011
11-04 Specifying the requirements for calculating the Irrigation Allowance Index under the Irrigation Allowance Program 10-26-2011 11-26-2011
12-01

Approving Re-Direction of Groundwater Extraction Surcharges to Preserve Natural Resources and to Resolve an Appeal from Nyeland Acres Mutual Water Company.

01-25-2012 01-25-2012
12-02

Approving the Imposition of Civil Penalties Against Those Operators Who Are in Violation of the Flowmeter Calibration Requirements of the Ordinance Code.

Rescinded
See 13-01
12-03 Approving the Imposition of Civil Penalties Against Those Operators Who Are in Violation of the Extraction Reporting and Payment Requirements of the Ordinance Code. Rescinded
See 13-01
12-04
LAFCo Nominations and Voting
07-25-2012 01-1-2013
13-01
Authorizing the Imposition of Civil Penalties for Specific Ordinance Code.
05-22-2013 05-22-2013
13-02
Concerning the Implementation of First Phase of the City of Oxnard’s GREAT Program and the Associated Recycled Water Management Plan.
06-26-2013 06-26-2013
13-03
Adopting Tiered Groundwater Extraction Surcharge Rates
10-23-2013

01-01-2014

14-01
Establishing the Conejo Creek Water Pumping Program Involving Camrosa Water District and Pleasant Valley Water District Using the Conejo Creek Diversion
03-26-2014

 03-26-2014

14-02
Increasing Extraction Charges to $6.00 per Acre-Foot
 06-25-2014

07-01-2014 

 14-03
Supporting a Legislative Change in Maximum Allowable Extraction Charge
 06-25-2014

06-25-2014 

 15-01
 A Resolution Electing to be the Groundwater Sustainability Agency for the Arroyo Santa Rosa Valley, (West, South, East) Las Posas Valley, Oxnard Forebay, Oxnard Plain, and Pleasant Valley Basins Within the Boundaries of the FCGMA
01-09-2015

 01-09-2015

 15-02
 Specifying Requirement for Establishing an Annual Efficiency Allocation by Operators that Supply Groundwater for Agricultural Use by Others
05-27-2015

05-27-2015

15-03 
 Honored Dr. Michael Kelley for serving four terms as a Director of the FCGMA representing the mutual water companies and special water districts within the Agency
02-25-2015

 02-25-2015

15-04
Imposing a Fee on Groundwater Extractions to Fund the Costs of a Groundwater Sustainability Program
09-23-2015

07-01-2015

&

08-01-2015

15-05 Adopting the 2014 Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Prepared by the Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County and Authorizing the Executive Officer of the FCGMA to File a CEQA Notice of Exemption 07-22-2015

07-22-2015

16-01 Delegating Authority to the Executive Officer to Initiate and Compromise Legal Action for Enforcement of the Agency Ordinance Code 01-27-2016

01-27-2016

16-02 Initiating a Request to the California Department of Water Resources to Modify the Bulletin 118 Groundwater Basin Boundaries for the Las Posas Basin, Pleasant Valley Basin and Oxnard Subbasin 03-23-2016

03-23-2016

16-03 Increasing Fee on Groundwater Extractions to Fund the Costs of a Groundwater Sustainability Program 07-20-2016

07-01-2016

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08-01-2016

16-04 Adjustments to Extraction Allocation for City of Camarillo Re Special Use of Mounded, Degraded Water in the North Eastern Portion of Pleasant Valley Basin 9/28/16 9/28/16 – NOTE: If a GSP is not adopted by 9/28/2018, this resolution will need to go back to the BoS w/revised language for Item 13.
16-05 Groundwater Pumping Project Policy 9/28/16