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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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