THE RCD IS AN INDEPENDENT SPECIAL DISTRICT.
The RCD was approved by the Board of Supervisors and county voters to control runoff, prevent soil erosion, enhance water distribution, improve agricultural land capabilities, and conserve water, soil, air, and habitat and assisting residences and landowners with conservation practices.
Per state law, the qualifications and requirements for applicants are as follows: Directors must be registered voters and must either (1) reside within and own property within the district, or (2) be a formally designated agent of a resident landowner within the district. Applicants cannot be directly or indirectly interested in the sale of equipment, materials, or services to the RCD and must file a Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) within 30 days of appointment. Directors will be required to take an oath and shall adhere to open meeting laws. RCD directors will be volunteers and receive no compensation other than expenses pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 9303, which would be charged to the RCD.
The initial Board of Directors will consist of seven directors who will be appointed at large by the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors for staggered four-year terms, as provided by Public Resources Code Section 9202 and LAFCo Resolution 2015-0005. Per Public Resources Code 9305, at its initial meeting, the RCD Board determined by lot which three of the seven directors shall serve an initial two-year term.
Meeting Frequency: The RCD meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249.
Affecting Legislation: LAFCo resolution 2015-005 Approving the formation of the Calaveras County Resource Conservation District. Board of Supervisors resolution 20160726r123 Resolution of Organization for the Calaveras County Resource Conservation District (RCD), establishing the initial composition of the RCD Board of Directors. Calaveras County RCD resolution 2016-001 establishing day, time and place of regular monthly meetings.
Term Limit: 2 year Terms, unlimited number of Terms.