An action to decide the relative entitlements of all persons pumping from our groundwater basin was started in 2018. On November 17 the judge filed a “Final Statement of Decision re: Phase 2” substantially adopting the Settlement Agreement entered into by Crestview and others constituting 87% of the owners of Continue reading Judge rules in favor of Crestview and other Settling Parties in Phase 2 of the groundwater basin adjudication.
Two shareholders had leaks totaling about 10 acre-feet (3.26 million gallons) during 18 days in October and one day in November. At current Tier 3 rates of $15.50 per 1,000 gallons, they will owe Crestview up to $50,000. The general manager told the board that the leaks were on the Continue reading Massive water leaks to cost two shareholders up to $50,000.
In the November 15 board meeting, shareholder Frank Mezzatesta was elected 3-0 to fill the unexpired term of Doug Off, who resigned November 2. In a surprise move, the board then elected Mezzatesta president of Crestview heading the following slate of officers: President: Frank Mezzatesta Vice President: Alma Quezada Secretary: Continue reading Frank Mezzatesta to be new director and president of Crestview.
Our board is due to appoint a new director at the November 15 meeting. Will it be Muro or Stephenson, who garnered far more votes in the June election than any incumbent? Will it be Lingl or Rieger who did not campaign for election and rarely attended board meetings? Will Continue reading Whom will our board appoint to fill the vacant directorship?
Director since 1996 and current Treasurer Doug Off resigned on November 2, according to the November 15 board meeting agenda posted today. Item 4 on the agenda (in public session) is “Board Member Vacancy & Election of Officers.” Call or email the office to get Zoom credentials for the meeting. Continue reading Director and Treasurer Doug Off has resigned.
The Las Posas Hills Owners Association board has decided to “table” the question of having members vote on authorizing water wells until after Crestview’s well site review process is concluded because Crestview may select a site outside Las Posas Hills instead of reapplying for a Well #7 permit at 191 Continue reading LPHOA board tables move to amend CC&Rs to allow water wells.
Crestview will comply with revised EPA regulations requiring all water utilities to inspect or otherwise determine whether the lines between the meters and the homes are made of lead (or copper with lead-containing solder joints). A report will go to the State Office of Drinking Water by the end of Continue reading Crestview to inspect all service lines for lead content.
Camarillo is forecast to receive 1.5 inches of rain starting Sunday evening and continuing through Tuesday. Our general manager has warned that we need to reduce our water use by an additional 10 percent in the current water year or suffer draconian water use restrictions imposed by imported water suppliers. Continue reading Reminder: Pause outdoor watering Sunday and keep it off until at least Thursday.
On November 1, owners of 11 lots (out of about 82) in Las Posas Hills submitted a demand for a special meeting of HOA shareholders to recall all five directors and elect replacements. This is an escalation of the September 6 shareholder demand for a vote to amend the CC&Rs Continue reading Well #7 causing upheaval in Las Posas Hills Owners Association.