Meeting Announcements

Executive Committee Meeting

RRWCD meeting room and virtually via Zoom

July 16, 2024

Proposed Agenda 

(Times are Approximate)

8:00 AM Welcome – Rod Lenz, Committee Chairman 

  • Prayer
  • Approval of agenda
  • District office updates: assessments, public outreach, etc. – Deb, Reon & Payton
  • Discuss Appreciation Dinner and Board Retreat – Deb Daniel, General Manager
    • Appreciation Dinner suggestion – late August
    • Board Retreat suggestion – January 9-10, 2025 —- Best Western Plus Overland Inn – Fr. Morgan, CO —- Historic Cow Palace – Lamar, CO —- Best Western Sidney Lodge – Sidney, NE
  • Discuss RRWCD podcasts – Rod, Deb, Payton and Reon
  • Discuss invoice from Lenz Farms – road materials – Deb Daniel
  • Discuss professional invoices and Board reimbursements – Deb Daniel
  • Update status of CDPW grant to SFRRC on Bonny dam project – Deb Daniel and Reon McBride
    • Possible grant available from CWCB  —- Possible BOR grant available for Bonny and CCP 
  • Discuss rates in SFFZ if $5M grant is not approved by CWCB/2025 State Legislature – Deb Daniel
  • Discuss offering well owners within 1 mile of live-stream flow of North Fork Republican the same rate per acre as being offered in SFFZ – Rod Lenz
  • Discuss the possibility of the RRWCD using the CCP augmentation to off-set no more than 600,000 AF of pumping annually – Rod Lenz
  • Discuss financial needs to include in 2025 Budget – Aaron Sprague
  • Discuss upcoming special Board meeting – Rod Lenz
  • New Business
  • Old Business
  • Adjourn meeting. 
RRWCD Conservation Committee Meeting

RRWCD Conservation Committee Meeting

Republican River Water Conservation District

410 Main Street, Suite 8

Wray, CO  80807

and offered virtually via Zoom

(for virtual link – contact RRWCD office)

January 24, 2023

Proposed Agenda

(Times are Approximate)

1:30 PM Welcome – Steve Kramer, committee chair

o Pledge of Allegiance
o Prayer
o Approval of agenda
o “How do we continue the momentum from the PTAC presentation?” – Tim Pautler
o Extended RAMP proposal – Steve Kramer & Dennis Wieser
o Program rates in SFFZ – Deb Daniel
● CREP – EQIP/WPPP – RAMP
● Dryland Farmable CREP
o Issues with RAMP program – Deb Daniel & Payton Liming
● Description of acres
o Forage program proposal to encourage reduce pumping – Deb Daniel
o New Business

o Old Business

o Adjourn meeting.

For questions, please contact the RRWCD office at 970-332-3552. Thanks!

RRWCD Special Virtual Board Meeting

Special Board meeting – February 12, 2024

offered virtually and in person

410 Main Street, Suite 8, Wray, CO  80758

Proposed Agenda

(Times are Approximate)

2:00 PM – Welcome – Rod Lenz – President of the Board

  1. Pledge of Allegiance & Prayer
  2. Roll call of Directors/declare a quorum – Kristen Schneider, Secretary of the Board 
  3. Introduction of guests
  4. Approve the agenda

2:10 PM – Approval of Irrigated Property Lease

  1. Recommendation to Board – Steve Kramer – Vice President
    1. Discuss and vote on lease bids

2:30 PM – RAMP Applications

  1. Review RAMP blind evaluation – Payton Liming, Administrative Assistant
    1. Discuss and vote on RAMP applications

2:45 PM – Professional rates

  1. Review 2024 accounting rate – Rod Lenz, Board President
    1. Discuss and vote on 2024 accounting rate

3:00 PM – Executive session to receive legal advice on legal questions and litigation concerning South Fork water rights; to discuss and determine positions, develop strategies, and instruct negotiators concerning the purchase or lease of water rights; determine positions and instruct negotiators concerning water supply acquisition, receive legal advice on legal questions related to such agreements, contracts and easements, discuss program applications; Compact Compliance and discussions with Kansas (to the extent subject to privilege), and the Compact Compliance Pipeline and Bonny Reservoir, and to discuss personnel matters

3:30 PM – Adjourn meeting

Public Notice

Public Notice

Regarding a Potential for a Future Per Acre-Foot Fee that Could Include 2022 Water Use