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08/06/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/06/2020 16:29

Reclamation announces 30-day public comment period for Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board contract amendment

Media Contact: Mary Lee Knecht, 9169785100, [email protected]

For Release: August 06, 2020

FRESNO, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation proposes to execute an amendment to Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board Contract No. 14-06-200-5222R, dated March 1, 2003, to add renewal language and extend the contract term for up to three years.

This amendment would allow the Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board to continue operation, maintenance and replacement of the transferred project works of some Cachuma Project facilities. The Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board is a non-federal entity made up of local water districts, which manages some Cachuma Project facilities under a Reclamation contract.

Written draft contract amendment comments must be received by close of business on September 4, 2020, and sent to Erma Leal, South Central California Area Office, Bureau of Reclamation, 1243 N Street, Fresno CA 93721 or faxed to 559-262-0371 or emailed to [email protected]

View contract and https://www.usbr.gov/mp/sccao/water-contracting.html. Contact Leal for more information at 559-262-0350 or [email protected] or (TTY 800-877-8339).

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