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Tonight’s Board Meeting

Tonight’s Board meeting will take place via Zoom Video Conference.

This meeting is hereby noticed pursuant to California Government Code Section 54950 et. seq. and California Governor’s Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20

The BCVWD Board of Directors will attend via Zoom Video Conference
To access the Zoom conference, use the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84318559070?pwd=SXIzMFZCMGh0YTFIL2tnUGlpU3h0UT09#success

To telephone in, please dial: (669) 900-9128
Enter Meeting ID: 843 1855 9070
Enter Passcode: 985412

For Public Comment, use the “Raise Hand” feature if on the video call when prompted, if dialing in, please dial *9 to “Raise
Hand” when prompted

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO AMEND THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE

BEAUMONT-CHERRY VALLEY WATER DISTRICT

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO AMEND THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE OF THE BEAUMONT-CHERRY VALLEY WATER DISTRICT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District pursuant to the authority
vested in it by section 87306 of the Government Code, proposes an amendment to its Conflict of
Interest Code. All inquiries should be directed to the contact listed below.

The Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District proposes to amend its Conflict of Interest Code to include
employee positions that involve the making or participation in the making of decisions that may
foreseeably have a material effect on any financial interest, as set forth in subdivision (a) of section
87302 of the Government Code. The amendment carries out the purposes of the law and no other
alternative would do so and be less burdensome to affected persons.

Changes to the Conflict of Interest Code include addition of the following position:
Human Resources Coordinator

The proposed amendment and explanation of the reasons is available on the District’s website at
www.bcvwd.org or can be obtained from the agency’s contact.

Any interested person may submit written comments relating to the proposed amendment by submitting
them no later than October 01, 2020, or at the conclusion of the public hearing, if requested, whichever
comes later. At this time, no public hearing is scheduled. A person may request a hearing no later
than September 17, 2020.

The Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District has determined that the proposed amendments:

  1. Impose no mandate on local agencies or school districts.
  2. Impose no costs or savings on any state agency.
  3. Impose no costs on any local agency or school district that are required to be
    reimbursed under Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the
    Government Code.
  4. Will not result in any nondiscretionary costs or savings to local agencies.
  5. Will not result in any costs or savings in federal funding to the state.
  6. Will not have any potential cost impact on private persons, businesses or small
    businesses.

All inquiries concerning this proposed amendment and any communication required by this notice should
be directed to:

Yolanda Rodriguez, Director of Finance and Administration
Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District
560 Magnolia Ave, Beaumont, CA 92223
(951) 845-9581 ext 224 or yolanda.rodriguez@bcvwd.org.

DRAFT 2020 CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE

The #AppleFire is now 60% contained

The #AppleFire is now 60% contained. BCVWD is incredibly grateful to the firefighters who travel around the state to battle flames and keep communities safe throughout wildfire season. Get California fire updates at fire.ca.gov.

“Thank you to the many firefighters, agencies and personnel that are working hard to protect our community and fight the Apple Fire,” said BCVWD Board of Directors President John Covington. “We are grateful to your dedication to protecting our residents, and we admire your tenacity and commitment to serving the public.”

08-10-2020 Employment Opportunity

Apply now!

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District is currently accepting applications for the position of Water Utility Person I (Temporary).  We encourage you to check out our employment page for more information about position title, job description, and salary information.

Click here for more details

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District Steps in to Support Apple Fire Battle No impact to customer water delivery amid fire

Beaumont, CA – Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District (BCVWD) is providing water from District recharge ponds to firefighting helicopters working to contain the Apple Fire.

The District’s bulldozer is also clearing land of combustible material such as trees, shrubs and grass, also known as cutting fire-break, to allow access for firefighting vehicles in the upper canyon.

“Thank you to the many firefighters, agencies and personnel that are working hard to protect our community and fight the Apple Fire,” said BCVWD Board of Directors President John Covington. “We are grateful to your dedication to protecting our residents, and we admire your tenacity and commitment to serving the public.”

The fire, which began Thursday, July 31, has burned 4,125 acres and is 0% contained as of Saturday afternoon, August 1. Evacuation orders are in effect for many area residents. For updates and information about the Apple Fire, including evacuation details, go to www.rvcfire.org or www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/7/31/apple-fire.

The fire has not caused any interruption to water service delivery in the area. In the event an outage does occur, BCVWD will provide outage information on its website at www.bcvwd.org.

“The safety of our customers is of utmost importance as we work together to battle the Apple Fire,” said BCVWD General Manager Dan Jaggers. “Our hearts go out to all those impacted, and we will continue to do our part to fight the fire and protect our community.”

For more information about BCVWD, visit www.bcvwd.org.

BCVWD Board of Directors 2020 Elections

Two Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District (BCVWD) Board of Directors seats are up for election on November 3, 2020, as part of the 2020 General Election.

BCVWD is governed by a five-member Board, elected by local voters. District elections are zone-based, which means each Director represents a geographic area in which he or she lives. The two seats up for election are:

  • Division 1, held by Andy Ramirez
  • Division 2, held by Lona Williams

To run in the 2020 BCVWD Board of Directors election, candidates must be:

  • A citizen of the United States of America
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A resident and registered voter in Division 1 or Division 2 of BCVWD at the time nomination papers are issued

A person interested in running for election to the BCVWD Board of Directors can call 951-845-9581 to make an appointment with staff to fill out an application, receive verification and be issued nomination documents. BCVWD is a multi-county special district, so nomination documents must be filed with both Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Interested parties can also contact:

Riverside County Registrar of Voters

951-486-7200

voteinfo.net

San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters

909-387-8300

sbcountyelections.com

The period for filing Nomination Papers is July 13, 2020, through August 7, 2020. If an incumbent does not file Nomination Papers by August 7, 2020, at 5 p.m., all other candidates will have until August 12, 2020, at 5 p.m. to file. For more information about the BCVWD Board of Directors, including division maps, go to bcvwd.org/board-of-directors. Contact BCVWD at 951-845-9581 or info@bcvwd.org with any questions.

New step-by-step guide walks customers through “How to Read Your Bill”

BCVWD knows that sometimes navigating your bill can be confusing. Customers can find a step-by-step guide on “How to Read Your Bill” by clicking the link below.

“Transparency and accountability are at the heart of BCVWD’s operations,” said Treasurer Daniel Slawson, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “We hope this detailed information will help our customers understand their bill, as well as how money is used to provide water services.” CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO PDF

Your water is safe and reliable! Learn more from the 2019 Water Quality Report.

Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District (BCVWD) routinely pulls hundreds of water samples and conducts tests throughout the year to make sure your water is safe to drink. The results are published annually in our Water Quality Report. The 2019 report is now available by clicking the link below.

“At BCVWD, we are dedicated to ensuring your tap water is safe and dependable,” said Secretary Lona Williams, on behalf of the Board of Directors. “Our team works year-round to ensure your water meets federal and state standards and is there when you need it.”

Providing high quality, reliable water is always top priority at BCVWD. The coronavirus pandemic will not affect water safety or supply. The water we deliver is unaffected by the virus, which is transmitted from person to person through droplets produced when an infected person talks, coughs or sneezes. If coronavirus was ever detected in the water, the treatment process would remove the virus. BCVWD continues to monitor the evolving coronavirus situation to ensure the safety of the public and our employees. Click here to learn more.

To request a paper copy of the 2019 Water Quality Report or to ask questions, please contact Customer Service at (951) 845-9581 or info@bcvwd.org.

2019 Water Quality Report

View previous reports here.

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