Reminder, July 23 Public Workshop —
Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan
Dear Water, Land Use and Community Stakeholder:
This is a reminder of Public Workshop #1 for the 2013 Bay Area Integrated Regional Water Management Plan on Monday, July 23, 2012, 4-6 p.m., at the Association of Bay Area Governments Auditorium, 101 Eighth St., Oakland, CA. (Lake Merritt BART Station.)
The workshop will provide an overview of the process to update the Plan, the Plan objectives, and the submittal and evaluation of water –related project proposals. Projects included in the Plan can qualify for competitive state grant funding, and there will be a regional process to prioritize projects.
The deadline to submit a water project proposal is September 1, 2012. Visit www.bairwmp.org to submit a proposal online.
Workshop #2 will be held August 27, 2012, 4-6 p.m., Oakland venue to be determined. The main topic of the meeting will be project prioritization for the Bay Area IRWMP.
Public agencies and non-profit organizations are encouraged to submit projects and to collaborate on projects. Projects serving water challenges in disadvantaged, low-income communities will get special consideration. Native American tribes are also encouraged to consider projects that will serve their needs.
For information, please visit the website or email BAIRWMP@kearnswest.com.