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PUBLIC NOTICES

Below are the latest notices for board meetings and other public postings. Please click the links to view the notices, or click "Board Meetings", "General Notices", "Contract Opportunities", or "Employment" to view all notices currently posted.
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    Board Meetings

    2022 June 16 Board Meeting

    The public meeting of the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) will be held on

    Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

    Per Government Code Section 54953, effective until January 1, 2024, WCA board meetings will be temporarily conducted remotely via the below remote access information. Anyone needing assistance accessing the meeting should contact WCA Board Secretary.

    TELECONFERENCE MEETING VIA ZOOM

    ADDRESS: https://zoom.us/j/85016720437
    Passcode: 961773

    Or by phone at 1-669-900-9128; Meeting ID #850 1672 0437

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    2022 May 19 Board Meeting

    The public meeting of the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) will be held on

    Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1:30 pm.

     

    Per Government Code Section 54953, effective until January 1, 2024, WCA board meetings will be temporarily conducted remotely via the below remote access information. Anyone needing assistance accessing the meeting should contact WCA Board Secretary.

     

    TELECONFERENCE MEETING VIA ZOOM

    ADDRESS: https://zoom.us/j/85016720437
    Passcode: 961773
    Or by phone at 1-669-900-9128; Meeting ID #85016720437

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    2022 March 30 Board Meeting

    The public meeting of the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) will be held on

    Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 1:30 pm.

     

    Per Government Code Section 54953, effective until January 1, 2024, WCA board meetings will be temporarily conducted remotely via the below remote access information. Anybody needing assistance accessing the meeting should contact WCA Board Secretary.

     

    TELECONFERENCE MEETING VIA ZOOM

    ADDRESS: https://zoom.us/j/83724815470
    Passcode: 966549
    Or by phone at 1-669-900-9128; Meeting ID #
      837 2481 5470

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    2022 March 17 Board Meeting - CANCELLED

    The public meeting of the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) Scheduled for

    Thursday, March 17, 2022
    1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    HAS BEEN CANCELLED

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    Contract Opportunities

    RFP for Survey and Legal Description at Walnut Creek Habitat and Open Space

    WCA is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for survey services and creation of legal descriptions of portions of two contiguous properties for the purpose of a Lot Line Adjustment.

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    Deadline Extended: RFP for Broom Removal Field and Specialist Crews at Mount Baldy Wilderness Preserve

    WCA has extended the deadline for the RFP for broom removal services at WCA’s Mount Baldy Wilderness Park until July 7, 2022, 5 pm. Respondents may apply for either or both of the following designated roles:

    Field Crew. The selected Field Crew Respondent(s) will conduct the bulk of the field work and will have expertise with youth development, education, and/or job training.

    Specialist Crew. The selected Specialist Crew Respondent(s) will have expertise with invasive species removal. Specialist crew will provide training and oversight of field crews to eradicate broom from upstream areas of the preserve, and oversee monitoring and mapping. 

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    RFP for Stewardship and Engagement Workshop Leaders

    WCA is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify workshop leaders to partner with on a series of planning workshops on the topic of Stewardship and Engagement in relation to WCA’s Azusa Foothills Open Space lands. These workshops will take place on WCA’s Azusa Foothills Open Space lands on the south facing side of Glendora Ridge, which may be accessed for the purposes of this project via a guided .75 mile hike of approximately 12% grade. 

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    RFP for Los Angeles River Ranger Program Evaluation Services

    Los Angeles River Ranger Program

    REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

    for

    Program Evaluation Services for the REACH Zone at the Lower Los Angeles River and Rio Hondo River Confluence

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    General Notices

    Special Use Permits

    Some uses of WCA properties require a Special Use Permit Application. If you would like to use any WCA properties for any of the purposes listed below, please reference and fill out the linked application and return them to the WCA office.

    Some uses that require a Special Use Permit include:

     
    • Access to publicly closed areas or properties
     
    • Commercial filming activities
     
    • Commercial still picture activities
     
    • Events with 20 or more people expected
     
    • Live music entertainment
     
    • Weddings, quinceaneras, or other ceremonies
     
    • Fee collection (donations, admissions, concession, or merchandise sales)
     
    • Vehicular traffic interference and/or closing of interior roads and/or adjacent public streets
     
    • Use of amenities other than their specified recreational use
     
    • Any aviation ascent or descent into a WCA property

     

    Click on the following titles to download the documents (pdf files):

      
     
    • WCA Special Use Permit Application Form (1 page)* 

      *The Permit Application Form must be saved to your computer and opened with a PDF viewer to digitally complete the form and use the 'Submit by E-Mail' and 'Print' buttons.

     

    If you are not sure if a Special Use Permit is required for a use that you are considering, or if you have other questions relating to Special Use Permits, contact the WCA or call us at (626) 815-1019. Please be prepared with a description of the property and specific locations for use, so that we can direct you to the appropriate property manager. 

    Any person using WCA property for a use that includes any of the above mentioned criteria must have the original signed Special Use Permit in their possession and shall display such permit at the request of any employee of the WCA or of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA), or any peace officer. No person shall violate any term, condition, or limitation of any such permit.

     

     

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    Park Policies

    Ranger services for properties owned and managed by the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) are provided by the Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority (MRCA). As such, rules and regulations for WCA properties, and the prescribed punishment for violation thereof, are established in the MRCA Park Ordinance (26 page pdf file).

    If you have received a citation from an MRCA Ranger on WCA property and have specific questions or comments, please contact the MRCA directly at their toll-free citation information line, (877) 847-2338, Monday-Friday between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm or visit their Frequently Asked Questions page.

     

    For emergency ranger services, or to report unapproved activities, please call 24-hour dispatch at: 562-698-1446.

    For information regarding the Watershed Conservation Authority’s policies concerning special uses of WCA properties click here or contact WCA’s office directly at 626-815-1019. For information about filming and photography activities on our properties click here.

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    Employment

    Work With Us

    The WCA is a dynamic work environment with a diverse portfolio of projects. Notices of work opportunities are posted in this Employment section when positions are available.

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    Senior Project Manager

    The WCA has an open full-time hire position for a Senior Project Manager. The full job description is available here.

    Under the general direction of the Executive Officer or designee, this full-time position will organize, plan, develop, and implement projects that provide open space, habitat restoration, and watershed improvement for both the San Gabriel River and the Lower Los Angeles River. Provide leadership with the implementation of organizational goals and values as they relate to park management and planning and with overall program administration; perform related duties as assigned.

    Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

    Submit cover letter, resume, list of 3-4 references and any other relevant information regarding this position to the Watershed Conservation Authority at [email protected]

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