ACWA: Managing Complex Issues in Tough Times


ACWA Regions 5 & 8 Joint Program

Managing Complex Issues in Tough Times

A Look at Proposition 218 and ESA Impacts on Water Agencies


September 9 & 10, 2012

Santa Barbara, CA



Join ACWA Regions 5 & 8 in Santa Barbara on September 10 for an in-depth program on ESA and Prop. 218 issues. Hear from industry experts and local agencies who will share their stories and lessons learned about these processes. This program will be preceded by a networking reception and program about regional challenges on ESA issues Sunday evening, September 9, 2012 at Arnoldi’s Café in Santa Barbara, CA.


Sunday, September 9:


5 p.m. – 7 p.m.   Program & Networking Reception at Arnoldi’s Café

        600 Olive Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Monday, September 10:


9 a.m. – 2 p.m.    Program at City of Santa Barbara’s Casa Las Palmas Facility

                                  323 E. Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Registration is available online August 10 at




Pre-Registration Fee: $ 75.00

Onsite Registration Fee: $90 – as space permits

(Registration fee includes: meeting materials, reception, breakfast & lunch).


Registration deadline: September 4, or until space is full.

Cancellations must be received in writing by 5 p.m. on September 4, 2012, in order to cancel a registration and receive reimbursement.



Suggested Hotel Accommodations:Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort, located at 633 E Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103. Government rates start at $139 + taxes a night. Please reserve your overnight accommodations with the hotel by calling (805) 564-4333.

This event is underwritten by ACWA Regions 5 & 8 and sponsored by Newhall County Water District and Lagerlof Senecal Gosney & Kruse LLP.

Questions? Contact ACWA Regional Affairs Representative Marcia Wulff at or Tiffany Giammona at or call (916) 441-4545.