CPMWC Board of Directors Meeting is Thursday, January 13th - Please join in

Chemeketa Park Board of Directors Meeting is Thursday, January 13th at 7:00 via Zoom. Please see attached Agenda and link to attend the meeting. Hope to see you there!

Chemeketa Park Mutual Water Company

Board of Directors Meeting

January 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Due to the public safety restrictions issued by the Santa Clara County Department of Health, the Board of Directors will hold the monthly meeting this month via Zoom. All residents are welcome to attend.

Topic: Chemeketa Board Meeting - January 2022

Time: Jan 13, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Call to Order

Review and Adopt Minutes

Public Comment

Financial Report

Expenditures, budget, past due accounts

Capital project status

Fire Safety

Firewise program update

Water Report

Water operations report

Montevina chloramine startup

Sanitary survey response

Los Gatos Creek system status

Transmission line project status

Short well project status


Roads update

Playground / Clubhouse / Community

Proposed playground structure

Apache stairs project

Clubhouse septic and other repairs

Bulletin boards


Drought Factsheet Outdoors

  Drought Factsheet Outdoors

Drought Factsheet Indoors

  Drought Factsheet Indoors

Water Conservation Tips

  Water Conservation Tips

Water Consumption News

The Good News: Our community reduced its water consumption during the month of July by 16%. Way to go! We still need to reduce even more, the goal is 20%, but this shows the dedication and mindfulness of our neighbors to help make a difference. Thank you!

The Not So Good News: Moody Gulch, the source of our water, is flowing at about 58% of its usual capacity, and that capacity will most likely continue to decline over the next couple of warm months. That leaves us with a gap of 42% that is being filled by the Montevina Pipeline (SJW). While it is good that we have an alternate source of water, it is an additional cost to the budget. Based on using San Jose Water (SJW) at a rate of about 9 gpm, it costs our community $2,725 per month at this point. If we don’t get rain until December, and we continue at this rate over the next 5 months we will have spent $13,620 extra for water!

The Promising News: There is work underway to re-establish the Los Gatos Creek as an additional source of water. This has many hurdles to overcome but it is being actively pursued, finally. The other promising news is that a project has begun to improve the water transmission piping, which will increase the transfer rates of moving water to the storage tanks, thus filling the tanks more efficiently. While being good news for both items, we as a community must conserve, conserve.

ACTION item for the entire Community – Continue with the good conservation efforts but KEEP REDUCING. We saved at a rate of 16% this past month – let’s get to 20% by the next Board Meeting, September 9th. We can do this!

There are water saving tips on the website and the Board will continue to send tips via the water bill and the Mailchimp email. If you have not signed up for email updates on important community issues, go to: www.chemeketapark.org/subscribe/ .

STAY IN TOUCH – through the website: www.chemeketapark.org or through the newsletter with the link above.

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