Our water rates will be going up by as much as 67% on December 1, 2021—just three days from now. 

The Crestview board is poised to adopt tomorrow (November 29) a budget for FY 2022, which begins December 1.  If the proposed budget is adopted, this is how our rates will change for each 1,000 gallons of water used:

  • Tier 1 increase from $3.65 to $4.00
  • Tier 2 increase from
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Crestview’s “strategy” for getting permits for Well #8 is to do the same things that failed for Well #7 and wasted $800,000. 

General Manager Robert Eranio told the board on August 26, 2021 that Well #7 had so far cost $1.3 million, including land.  The land may be saleable for near its purchase of price $505,000 but $800,000 will be a total write-off. Construction costs would have been in the neighborhood of … Read more

NEEDED URGENTLY: Three Crestview shareholders to serve on the board of directors.

All three of Crestview’s longest-serving board members have indicated they intend to step down in the near future.  It is not clear they will even stay until the next annual shareholders’ meeting in March.  Two have served for 25 years and one for seven years in these unpaid positions.  Director … Read more

The secretive Crestview board deliberately violates the California Mutual Water Company Open Meeting Act at every meeting.

The board never complies with the provision of the Mutual Water Company Open Meeting Act (“MWCOMA”) that “any matter discussed in executive session shall be generally noted in the minutes of the immediately following meeting that is open to” shareholders.  The board meeting agendas available to shareholders have a separate … Read more