PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
Thomas M. Gau
1810 East Hazelton Avenue
Stockton, CA 95205
(209) 468-3000 Phone
(209) 468-2999 FaxMORE WATER Project
Advisory Water Commission Fact Sheet
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LEGAL AUTHORITY: SJC Flood Control & Water Conservation District Act, Section 7 (Stats. 1956, Chapter 46), SJC Flood Control & Water Conservation District Ordinance #1-F; Board of Supervisors’ Resolution R-86-438 & Ordinance #3457 dated 1/31/89; Board Order B-90-44 dated 1/9/90; & Ordinance #3920 dated 3/18/97.
MEMBERSHIP, QUALIFICATIONS, & RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: The Commission shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors, & it shall consist of not more than 41 Members, including 19 Regular & 19 Alternate Members plus 3 Ex-Officio Members. The Regular & Alternate Members of the Commission shall serve for staggered 4 Year Terms at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors, EXCEPT that in the event of a vacancy in office, a Commissioner appointed to fill that vacancy shall serve for the unexpired term of that vacancy. In the event that a Regular Member cannot attend a meeting of the Commission, the Alternate Member may attend & serve as a Full Regular Member during such absences. The Board of Supervisors shall appoint as Regular Members to the Commission, 1 Representative & 1 Alternate from 2 or more NOMINEES submitted by the following:
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District;
Stockton East Water District;
Central San Joaquin Water Conservation District;
South Delta Water Agency;
Central Delta Water Agency;
Woodbridge Irrigation District;
City of Stockton;
City of Lodi;
City of Manteca;
City of Ripon;
City of Escalon;
City of Tracy;
City of Lathrop;
South San Joaquin Irrigation District;
Oakdale Irrigation District;
The Irrigation & Water Districts of Southwestern San Joaquin County which are not specifically listed above.
At-Large Representative who is a Consumer of Water;
Board of Supervisor Member;
Environmental/Fish & Wildlife Organization Member.
The Director of Public Works or their designee, & the County Counsel or their designee, & 1 Representative of the California Water Service Company shall serve as Ex-Officio Members of the Commission. These Ex-Officio Members shall not make motions or offer resolutions, or vote as Members of the Commission, but may participate in Commission discussion. The Ex-Officio Members shall not receive compensation for their services other than the compensation to which they are otherwise entitled as County or District Officers or Employees.
TERM: 4 Year Term. The office of any Commissioner may be declared Vacant in the event a Commissioner is absent from 3 Consecutive Meetings, unless said absences are excused by the Chairperson of the Commission.
DUTIES: To study & make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors which sits as the governing body of the San Joaquin County Flood Control District, on matters of concern, including: flood control, drainage water conservation, water distribution, underground water conditions, water pollution, District water needs, exportation, supplemental supplies, salinity control, water rights, recreation & State and Federal projects of benefit to the District, water quality, recreation activities & development in connection with water conservation & flood control activities.
MEETING DATE & LOCATION: 3rd Wednesday
of every month at 1:00 p.m., San Joaquin
San Joaquin County
Department of Public Works
1810 E. Hazelton Avenue
Stockton, CA 95205
Last Updated on September 7, 2005