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Recent News

October 17, 2014
LAO Releases Final 2014-15 State Budget Report

This week, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) released the final 2014-15 State Budget Report, which summarizes California’s 2014-15 spending plan, including legislative and gubernatorial action through October 2014.

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October 10, 2014
Water Curtailments May Be Lifted During Substantial Precipitation Events

The Executive Director of the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has notified post-1914 appropriative water rights holders in the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Russian, and Eel River watersheds of plans to temporarily release them from curtailment during upcoming intermittent significant precipitation events. 

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October 3, 2014
RCRC Board of Directors Takes Positions on Statewide Ballot Measures

Last week, the RCRC Board of Directors took a support position on Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, and an oppose position on Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. 

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Current Issues

October 17, 2014
Williamson Act Survey Released

The Department of Conservation (DOC) has released the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (FY 2014-15) survey of participation in the Land Conservation Act and Open Space Subvention Act (OSSA). 

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October 10, 2014


RCRC Staff is continually monitoring the current drought situation, its impacts to Member counties, and economic assistance opportunities as they become available. Please refer to this section of the RCRC website for the latest news and information related to the 2014 California drought.

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October 10, 2014
Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program Draft Guidelines Released

The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) has posted preliminary draft guidelines for the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program (SALCP).  These Guidelines serve as the Request for Grant Applications, and application forms for the SALCP.

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2014 Annual Meeting

Held September 24-26, 2014

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Click here to access the Annual Meeting panel presentations.

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