CSD, School Board and BBARWA Hold Meetings Week of June 21

Big Bear Valley, CA -- East Valley residents will have opportunity to provide public comment on the fiscal year 2010/2011 budget of the Big Bear City Community Services District this evening, as the June 7 meeting of the CSD Board had been adjourned due to lack of a quorum. The district’s investment policy and a proposed resolution, to have … [Read more...]

DWP, School Board and BBARWA Meet This Week, Among Other Agencies

Big Bear Valley, CA -- This being the fourth week of the month, a number of regular government meetings are scheduled to take place. In addition to this evening’s City Council meeting and tomorrow morning’s San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board of Commissioners for the Department of Water and Power convene at 9am … [Read more...]

BBARWA Receives Distinguished Budget Award


Big Bear Lake, CA – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, known as the GFOA, presented the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency with it’s Distinguished Budget Award last night at the Agency’s Board meeting. This is the second consecutive year that BBARWA has received the award. The award was … [Read more...]

CSD’s VP John Day to Oversee Today’s BBARWA Meeting as Agency’s New Chairman

Big Bear City, CA -- The Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency convenes for their regular monthly meeting this evening at 5pm and, as some action items were tabled at last month’s meeting, due to lack of a quorum given that some Governing Board members were in attendance at the Lighthouse Project’s Vision 2010 Community Summit (also on … [Read more...]

Tuesday’s Public Meetings to Address Big Bear Valley Water–and Wastewater

Rick Ollila, on boards for both CSD and BBARWA

Big Bear Valley, CA -- For those with a free evening, there are two meetings that Valley residents may want to consider attending. At 6:30pm today (Tuesday), the Democratic Club of Big Bear Valley holds their monthly meeting, during which time Rick Ollila, director for the Big Bear City Community Services District and just-elected vice chair of … [Read more...]

New Governing Board for BBARWA Selected

The Governing Board for the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency convened for their monthly meeting last Wednesday to vote on their Governing Board reorganization, which is performed annually.  As a result, the BBARWA Governing Board will now be chaired by John Day of the Big Bear City Community Services District; Rick Ollila, who is a member … [Read more...]

Governing Board Reorganization Slated for This Evening’s BBARWA Meeting

Big Bear Valley, CA -- The Governing Board for the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency convenes for their monthly meeting at 5pm this evening (February 24), at the BBARWA facility located at 121 Palomino Drive in Big Bear City. In October, the board had planned for their Governing Board reorganization but, given extenuating circumstances, have … [Read more...]

BBARWA Update: Debt Policy Implemented and Capital Improvement Plans Outlined

The Governing Board for the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency held this month’s regular meeting last week, rather than waiting for the fourth Wednesday of the month, as this falls on December 23. The Board of five, which includes Chair Liz Harris, John Day, Rick Herrick, Rick Ollila and Tom Brandau, finalized the elements of BBARWA’s … [Read more...]

School Board, BBARWA and City’s Fire Protection District Meet on Wednesday

There are three public meetings scheduled for tomorrow, the first of which is the 9am meeting of the City of Big Bear Lake’s Fire Protection District. Tomorrow morning’s meeting, to be held in the Big Bear Lake Civic Center, will include discussion of water distribution and the DWP’s efforts to provide greater fire flow, an update on the H1N1 … [Read more...]

BBARWA Board Moves to Hold on Reorganization Until January

The Governing Board of the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency opted to hold on their board reorganization at their meeting of October 28. In addition to the illness-related absence of Board member Rick Ollila, one of two representatives from the Community Services District, the Board reasoned that, given potential changes to committee … [Read more...]