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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1994
A water district and a sewer district serving residents in Dana Point and parts of San Clemente will merge Jan. 1. The merger of the Capistrano County Water District and the Capistrano Beach Sanitary District was approved Wednesday by the Local Agency Formation Commission. The name proposed for the reorganized district is Beach Cities Water District.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1994
A water district and a sewer district serving residents in Dana Point and parts of San Clemente will merge Jan. 1. The merger of the Capistrano County Water District and the Capistrano Beach Sanitary District was approved Wednesday by the Local Agency Formation Commission. The name proposed for the reorganized district is Beach Cities Water District.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 1, 1991 | LEN HALL
In its first rate increase since 1983, the Capistrano Beach County Water District will raise residential and commercial water rates by about 50% starting in January. The basic rate for 1,000 cubic feet of water will jump from $8 to $12, said John Serences, the district's general manager. The price for each 100 cubic feet of water exceeding 1,000 cubic feet will jump from 80 cents to $1.20. Under the new rates, a typical bimonthly bill for a residential customer will go from $13.60 to $20.40.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1991
Free water conservation kits that can save a typical home about 1,000 gallons of water a month are being offered by the Capistrano Beach County Water District. Each kit contains a low-flow shower head, a toilet tank displacement bag and conservation tips. The cost of the kits is being shared by the water district and its wholesale supplier, the Tri-Counties Municipal Water District. The kits may be obtained at the district office, 26101 Victoria Blvd., in the Capistrano Beach area of the city.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 1991
The Capistrano Beach County Water District is looking to fill an opening on its board of directors. Registered voters in the district have until Feb. 8 to send a resume to district offices, said director Ray Benedicktus. "With water becoming an important issue, we'd like to encourage people to apply," Benedicktus said. The board of directors will fill the seat by appointment. Resumes should be sent to John Serences, district general manager, P.O. Box 2515, Capistrano Beach, Calif. 92624.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1992 | ANNA CEKOLA
A public hearing will be held tonight on a proposed rate increase in the Capistrano Beach County Water District, which serves about 8,000 residences in Capistrano Beach and parts of Dana Point and San Clemente. Under the proposed increase, the average water bill would go up $7 to about $28 every two months, district officials said. An increase is needed to help cover higher wholesale water costs and to pay for general operations, according to the district.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1993 | LEN HALL
Donald E. Mischka, the former assistant general manager of the Rosamond Community Services District in Kern County, was hired this week as interim general manager of the Capistrano Beach County Water District. Mischka, 37, takes over for the ousted Dennis A. Erdman, who was fired March 16. Mischka will start work April 1 and will be living in the district by April 15.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 17, 1991 | ZION BANKS
For the third month in a row, Tri-Cities Municipal Water District customers have surpassed a 20% water-conservation goal. District officials are reporting that its four customers combined--the city of San Clemente, Capistrano Beach County Water District, Southern California Edison Co. and the state of California--used an average of 37% less in August than in the same month a year ago.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1993 | FRANK MESSINA
A city water pipeline has apparently been tapped without authorization by a neighboring water district for the past 13 years, officials from both agencies have acknowledged. Although both parties are still digging through old records, officials estimate that city water valued at about $40,000 has been used by the Capistrano Beach County Water District since 1980. The city and the water district say they are negotiating amicably to settle the debt. City Manager Michael W.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 1993 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Orange County Grand Jury plans to question Capistrano Beach County Water District officials, possibly in relation to the recent firing of the district's general manager, board members said. A grand jury official contacted the secretary of the district on Thursday and said all five board members would be interviewed, collectively and individually, by the jury foreman starting at 10 a.m. May 4, said Jim Hayton, a director elected to the board last November.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 1, 1992
No one could argue that Orange County's 35 special districts don't serve an important purpose. They grapple with many significant civic issues--water, sanitation, parks, libraries, cemeteries and mosquito abatement. They also bring democracy down to its closest level to the people. But special districts have grown like Topsy--there are more than 3,000 of them throughout California--and they are overdue for some reforms.
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