MOJAVE DESERT RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING


AGENDA

September 4, 2019

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Mojave Desert Resource Conservation District has been scheduled for September 4, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Victorville Field Office.

1. Call to order, pledge of allegiance

2. Self-Introduction of Guests:  Mandy Parkes, Inland Empire RCD
3. Public Discussion/Invited Guests(s): Mandy Parkes, RE: Discussion on MOU with IERCD on DOC and

    Natural Resources Agency  Forestry Grant
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Consent Calendar:

a.    Approval of Minutes: August, 2019
b.    Approval of Financial Report: August, 2019
     1.  Review of Bank Statements: August, 2019
c.    Approval of Bills:September, 2019

6. District Conservationist’s Monthly Report:  Holly Shiralipour
7. Releaf Project:  Cheryl Nagy
8. Irrigation Water Management/Los Flores Ranch: Tony Walters
9. Mojave Weed Management Area:
10. Old Business: 

        a. RC&D Program Update:

b. Conservation Easements/Mitigation:
     1.    Stone Briar II                         
           
c. Mojave Water Agency FY 2017-2018 Weed Removal Program:
d. Sand Blow/Fugitive Dust:
e. Dairy Issues – District Lead in Dairy Co-Op:      
f. Update on Camp Cady: 
g. Raven Issues: Propane Cannons/County Ordinance 
h. Grant Funding Opportunities:
         1.  2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
i. Tamarisk Bio Control:
j. Regulations for Standards for Different Levels’ of Mulch/Compost:
k. Rampdown in Baja to 30% - Possible RCD Assistance with Relation to the Old Baja Plan:
l.  Industrial Hemp:
m. Mojave Narrows Management Plan:
n. Assistance to MDLT for Weed removal/Restoration at its Palisades Ranch:
o. Composting Operations to Deal with Manures:
p. FY MWA Workplan: 
q. DOC and Natural Resources Agency Forestry Grant Through Inland Empire RCD:
r. EQIP Options for Cattle Ranchers:
s. CARCD Annual Conference - November 12-15 - Redding:

t. RCD as CEQA Lead Agency for MDLTs Palisades Ranch Restoration Plan/Project

11. New Business:

a. Approval of Discussion Summary for Tamarisk Beetle Defoliation:
b. What if Any is the RCDs Role in Working with Farmers Throughout the Adjudicated Area if

    Ramp-Down of Water Rights Continues:
c. Approval of MOU with IERCD on Forestry Capacity Building Grant:

13.   Correspondence (Discussion items only)
14.   Directors Reports and Comments
15.   Closed Session (Litigation and Personnel): 
16.   Adjournment

 

 

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