Golden State removal not on tap

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter

The matter of Golden State Water Company’s (GSWC) presence on the Ojai Basin Groundwater Management Agency (OBGMA) Board of Directors received a brief mention during the OBGMA’s regular meeting Thursday.

But if the Casitas Municipal Water District’s proposed acquisition of GSWC’s Ojai service area proves successful, Ojai resident Bob Daddi said removing the GSWC will likely be difficult and time-consuming and deserves the board’s attention now. During the public comment portion of the meeting, Daddi said because the OBGMA was created by an act of the California legislature, legislative action would likely be required to changes its composition.

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