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One era ends, another begins at Security

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Greg Remson proclamation

Security Chief Greg Remson listens as Board President Jerry Pasek honors his years of service.

When Greg Remson began with Rancho Murieta Security in 1984, the South wasn’t yet built and the North ended at the second Guadalupe. On Friday – 32 years after joining the department, 25 years after becoming sergeant, and 12 years after being named chief – he will retire. Read more » about One era ends, another begins at Security

RMA, CSD boards meet this week

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The Rancho Murieta Association and Community Services District boards hold their monthly meetings this week. The RMA meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the RMA Building and the CSD meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the CSD Building.

The RMA agenda includes the appointment of a chair for the Nominating Committee, an update on turf at Stonehouse Park, and board action on a member request. The CSD agenda includes a resolution honoring Security Chief Greg Remson, who retires this month, and a legal opinion on payment of fees by developer Cosumnes River Land LLC. The board will also continue its long-running discussion of the CSD role in parks and collection of parks fees.

The agendas are available as file attachments below. Read more » about RMA, CSD boards meet this week

Pushback over CSD plant cost, developer fees

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The Community Services District board of directors had a potentially costly meeting last week as a developer contested payment of fees, the manager of construction for the water treatment plant requested additional funds, and a contingent of residents asked for midge fly control measures. Read more » about Pushback over CSD plant cost, developer fees

CSD board meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday

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The Community Services District holds its monthly board meeting 5 p.m. Wednesday at the CSD Building. Agenda items include adoption of the 2016-17 budget and rates as well as disagreements over hotel development fees and construction costs for the new water treatment plant.

The board will consider a challenge from the Murieta Gardens developer over how the CSD calculated $173,644 in fees that are due when a water permit is issued for the Murieta Inn. Directors will also consider a request from Roebbelen Construction for reimbursement of $177,866 in contingency funding for the water treatment plant project. Read more » about CSD board meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday

CSD dedicates new water treatment plant

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Water treatment plant

The Community Services District celebrated the completion of its $12 million high-tech water treatment plant Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. After remarks by CSD President Jerry Pasek, General Manager Darlene Gillum and Sacramento County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan, representatives of the community’s governing organizations toured the plant guided by Paul Siebensohn, director of field operations, who pointed out some of its features.  A buffet lunch provided by North developers followed at the Country Club. The plant was financed by North and South developers and the CSD.  Pasek praised the water the ultra-filtration system produces, saying, “It’s actually better than most bottled water.” Click photo for larger image. Read more » about CSD dedicates new water treatment plant

CSD alters irrigation rules, joins county panel

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In a special meeting Wednesday, the Community Services District board followed the state lead and loosened its irrigation restrictions to allow three-times-a-week landscape watering. The board also appointed a representative to a county committee on development, an appointment that followed questions about whether the meetings will be public – they won't – and a bit of wrangling over who would be named to the committee. Read more » about CSD alters irrigation rules, joins county panel

CSD is headed for zero hike in monthly bills

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The Community Services District is heading into the home stretch for a 2016-17 budget with no increase in monthly residential bills for water, sewer, drainage, security and trash collection services.  Last week the board approved the introduction of the budget and an ordinance to amend rates. Next month the directors will vote to adopt both. Read more » about CSD is headed for zero hike in monthly bills

County is setting up talks on development

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As it did a decade ago, Sacramento County is facilitating meetings on Rancho Murieta development and inviting key community players to take part.

The Community Services District has called a special meeting for 5 p.m. Wednesday to appoint a board representative to the sessions, which the CSD says are expected to begin in early June. In addition to a director, the board packet for Wednesday’s special meeting says the CSD is also expected to appoint its general manager.

The packet says the stakeholder groups include the developers, local ranchers, the Rancho Murieta Association and the Saving Our Lakes & Open Spaces (SOLOS) group, which has criticized current development plans. Read more » about County is setting up talks on development

RMA, CSD boards meet this week

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The Rancho Murieta Association and Community Services District boards hold their monthly meetings this week. The RMA meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the RMA Building and the CSD meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the CSD Building.

RMA board action items include a fish restocking purchase and a left turn lane from Stonehouse Road to Escuela Drive. The CSD meeting includes a review of the 2016-17 budget followed by a public hearing on rate changes.

The agendas are available as file attachments below. Read more » about RMA, CSD boards meet this week

Hazardous waste event coming up May 21

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An opportunity for Murietans to get rid of hazardous household waste is coming up May 21. Staged by the Community Services District, the drop-off will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the FAA Building, 14670 Cantova Way.

Fluorescent bulbs, needles and syringes, propane tanks (up to two, maximum seven gallons), gasoline, latex and oil-based paints, and other waste generated in the course of living in and maintaining a home will be accepted. Unacceptable items include medications, refrigerators, microwaves, e-waste and ammunition.

Participation is limited to district residents. Proof of residency will be required. Read more » about Hazardous waste event coming up May 21

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