Newsome Resigns From CSD

Big Bear City, June 11, 2014 - A longtime Big Bear City Community Services District Director is moving on. Director Jeff Newsome was elected in November of 2001 and served as President of the Board in 2005 and 2011. At the last CSD Board of Directors meeting, he announced that his resignation will be effective June 17. That leaves the remaining … [Read more...]

Firefighters Focus on Prevention

Big Bear City, CA, June 4, 2014 - The San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Residential Assessment Program is back for a second year. In the coming weeks, firefighters will be going door-to-door handing out information and offering to walk the properties with homeowners on the spot and provide free evaluations of defensible space. They'll focus … [Read more...]

Paradise Park Talks Resume; CSD Proposed Moving Higher Fees to Tax Roll

Big Bear City, CA, April 7, 2014 - The Big Bear City Community Services District (CSD) is having their next board meeting tonight, and there are several items of interest to their customers. The list of Proposed Ordinances includes increases in service fees for water and sewer connections, commercial disposal and ambulance service. It’s also … [Read more...]

Public servant passes away

Big Bear City, CA, May 21, 2013 - Longtime Bear Valley resident Robert Colven has passed away after a battle with cancer. Colven moved with his wife Kim from Palm Springs to Big Bear City in 1987, after having vacationed in the mountains here since 1967. He served on the Governing Board for the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (BBARWA) … [Read more...]

Big Bear City CSD Candidate Forum

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 6, 2012, 6am - The Lighthouse Project and the Chamber of Commerce are hosting this year's Candidate Forums. The last forum will be held at Community Church by the Lake and refreshments will be served. Community members should submit their questions to the Lighthouse Project by sending email to … [Read more...]

CSD Considering Rate Increases at Meeting On Monday

Big Bear City, CA, April 13, 2012, 3:00pm - The Board of Directors of the Big Bear City Community Services District will have a regular meeting on Monday. The board will discuss an ordinance to increase water service rates, district sewer service charges, and solid waste collection and disposal charges. In addition, the board is considering … [Read more...]

CSD and Big Bear Lake Fire Agencies Agree to Joint Powers


Big Bear Lake, CA April 12, 2012 3:00 pm - The fire agencies of Big Bear Lake and Big Bear City have taken the first step in what has been described as an eventual merger of the two agencies.  Most of the general public is unaware that there are as many as 5 different fire agencies in Big Bear Valley.  The Big Bear Lake Fire District and the Big … [Read more...]

CSD Board Of Directors Meeting Tonight


Big Bear City, CA, April 2, 2012, 8:00am - A Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Big Bear City Community Services District has been scheduled for today. At the meeting Shari Strain will be presented with an Employee Service Recognition Award for 5 years of service. Items on the Consent Calendar include the Homeland Security Grant … [Read more...]

Big Bear City CSD Special Board Meeting 2012-13 Budget & Planning Workshop


Big Bear City, CA, March 13, 2012, noon - A Special meeting of the Big Bear City Community Services District Board of Directors will take place at 4:00pm this afternoon (March 13, 2012). The meeting will be held at the district Office at 139 East Big Bear Boulevard in Big Bear City. On the Agenda during Open Session - discussion and possible … [Read more...]

New General Manager for the CSD: Robert Hopkins

Big Bear, Ca, Feburary 7, 2012, 12:00pm - The Big Bear City Community Services District has a new General Manager after Monday nights meeting.  In September of last year the CSD hired Bob Murray and Associates, an executive search firm to help in the hiring process of a new GM.  The board unanimously voted yes on offering the position to Robert … [Read more...]