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File #: PH 21-099   
Section: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: City Council
Agenda Date: 12/7/2021 Final action:
Subject: Groundwater Sustainability Plan: Adopt a Resolution Approving the East Bay Plain Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Staff Report, 2. Attachment II Resolution

DATE:      December 7, 2021

 

TO:           Mayor and City Council

 

FROM:     Director of Public Works                     

 

SUBJECT

                     

Title                      

Groundwater Sustainability Plan: Adopt a Resolution Approving the East Bay Plain Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan       

                                                     

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RECOMMENDATION

 

Recommendation

That the Council adopts the attached resolution (Attachment II) approving the East Bay Plain Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Plan.

 

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SUMMARY

 

Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) for the East Bay Plain Subbasin (Subbasin), the City of Hayward (City), and East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) must adopt and submit a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) to the Department of Water Resources (DWR) by January 31, 2022. The GSP will establish sustainable management criteria and actions to protect the Subbasin, while ensuring local groundwater resources are available for current and future beneficial uses.

 

Council Sustainability Committee Review

 

At the November 8, 2021 Council Sustainability Committee (CSC) meeting, staff provided an overview of the background and development of the GSP, as well as the required and key elements.  The CSC reviewed the GSP, made comments that were addressed by staff, and unanimously recommended to forward the GSP to the Council for approval.

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment I   Staff Report

Attachment II  Resolution