Tag: Municiple Water District

Bear Valley Election Results Are In

Big Bear, CA, November 5, 2014 – In many ways the national and local elections of 2014 were remarkable, and with 100% of the San Bernardino County precincts counted, we can report the following for the Big Bear Valley. With impressive results, the California State Assembly District 33 was won by Big Bear resident and current City Council Mayor Jay Obernolte. The three positions for Big Bear City CSD will be filled with the two incumbents, Karen Oxandaboure and John Green, along with Al Ziegler. The Bear Valley Unified School District seats were won by long time incumbent Ken Turney, along with Steve Foulkes, who won in a convincing manner. The crowded field of the Big Bear City Airport Board was won by Joseph Kelly and Steve Baker, along with Gary Steube who landed the two year seat. The Municipal Water District will have Maryanne Lewis returning to office for District two. And new to the Board, winning with ease, is Charlie Brewster for the MWD’s 3rd District. In addition, and noteworthy, the Big Bear Lake City Council election was done by affirmation as it was an uncontested race. Returning to office will be incumbents Rick Herrick and Dave Caretto, and joining them will be new member, Randy Putz. Swearing in for all locally elected members will take place sometime after the County of San Bernardino Registrar of Voters...

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Big Bear Lake Boating Permits Now Available

Big Bear, Ca March 5, 2011 3:00 pm – Big Bear Lake is getting ready to open for the spring season in just a few weeks. The Municipal Water District has mailed renewal forms to boating permit holders, reminding them that last year’s permits expire at the end of this month. To purchase a permit for the 2011 season, forms are available on the MWD website and at the District office.  Launch ramps will be open April 1 and will have permits available as well.  The cost for 2011 permits has increased $10.00 for motorized boats and sailboats over 8’ and includes the quagga mussel prevention surcharge.  Fees for all other boats, including kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, and peddle boats remains the same, and requires a signed self inspection certification.  Boaters are reminded that permit holders must know and follow all lake regulations and California boating laws.  Lake levels are currently at 71’7”, just 8” below full according to the MWD website.  Enjoy the full Big Bear Lake boating season and purchase permits early....

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