Maricopa County Board of Supervisor's Hearing on the Rio Verde Foothills Domestic Water Improvement District 4/21/21. The Board has set a follow-up hearing to be held on May 19, 2021. You can also watch the Entire Board of Supervisor's Meeting in the next link below.
After watching this video, the next videos "District formation does not stop water hauling " and Scottsdale's Council Meeting 2/2/21 provide important information for the residents of the Rio Verde Foothills.
Brian Biesemeyer, Executive Director of Scottsdale Water, clarifies "...the formation of the District is not the mark of when we (Scottsdale) would stop providing water." This is from the City of Scottsdale's 2/2/21 Council Meeting under Item #13 Rio Verde Foothills Domestic Water Improvement District. To watch the entire video go to the "VIDEO OF SCOTTSDALE'S MEETING"
For the District petition to be submitted to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, the petitioners are required by statute to receive consent from any town/city within 6 miles since it will be a noncontiguous District. We received "consent" from Fountain Hills, Carefree and Scottsdale.
We have included the link below to Scottsdale's Council Meeting on 2/2/21 since it includes:
When and why Scottsdale would limit water hauling
Clarification of misinformation in the Rio Verde Foothills
Importance of RVF obtaining its own water source.
Presenters included the Central Arizona Project, County officials, City of Scottsdale, Arizona's State Climatologist - advisor to Governor Ducey on Drought Declarations, Jeff Crockett - Attorney with extensive experience in water related issues, all five of the proposed Board members and answers to numerous questions that were collected from the community and a live question and answer session.
The next hearing for the District is on August 18, 2021. We will be accepting signatures from residents to join the District until July 30th, 2021.
Call 602-299-5222 or 602-402-2206 to set a time to sign.