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Attend the August DLWID Board Meeting

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held in its offices above Radio Shack Thursday August 5th at 6:00pm.  There is an Executive Session planned from 5:30 to 6:00 before the regular meeting.  The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.

There are many topics of importance to lake residents on this month’s agenda.  These discussions include; an update on the lake level and the operation of the D-River dam including the OWRD’s efforts to survey the lake staff gauges, a report on the high level of interest in the Native Vegetation Guide, and an open discussion on modifications to the Devils Lake Plan. The board will discuss responses to the RFP for an erosion study and provide updates from the City on the Septic Tank Revitalization program.  The Lake Manager will provide a report on progress relate to the Communications Plan and an update on the next phase of the Save Our Shorelines program.

Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda, staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda and Staff Report 2010-08-05

Meeting Minutes 2010-07-01

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Attend the July DLWID Board Meeting

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held at City Hall Thursday July 1st at 6:00pm. The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.

There are many topics of importance to lake residents on this month’s agenda.  These discussions include; a specific proposal to address the requirement of balancing water inputs with outputs while managing summer time lake, representative form the City of Lincoln City and the Siletz Tribe will be present to answers your questions related to their plans to extract water from D-Lake to irrigate the golf course under an existing City water right on Rock Creek. The board will discuss its new plans perform an erosion study in support of the lake level decision and provide updates on the Septic Tank Revitalization program and the City’s effort to create a draft ordinance.

Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda, staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda and Staff Report 2010-07-01
Meeting Minutes 2010-06-03

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Attend the June DLWID Board Meeting

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held in its offices above Radio Shack Thursday June 3rd at 6:00pm. The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.

There are many topics of importance to lake residents on this month’s agenda.  These discussions include; a specific proposal to lower summer time lake levels from 9’5.3″ to 9’0″, as well the impacts of a proposed contract between the City of Lincoln City and the Siletz Tribe to extract water from D-Lake to irrigate the golf course under an existing City water right on Rock Creek . The meeting will contain a a public hearing on the proposed 2010-2011 annual budget.  The board will discuss its new plans perform an erosion study in support of the lake level decsion and provide updates on the Septic Tank Revitalization program and the City’s effort to create a draft ordinance.

Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda, staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda 2010-06-03
Agenda and Staff Report 2010-06-03
Meeting Minutes 2010-05-10
Meeting Minutes 2010-05-06

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DLWID Budget Committee Meeting

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District will hold their annual budget meeting in the District’s office on May 10, 2010 at 10:00 am, which will be your best opportunity to provide input. The draft 2010-2011 budget is now available for review; the Budget Committee will review the document at the May meeting.  The public will have an additional opportunity to comment at the budget hearing to be held on June 3, 2010 prior to adoption by the board at the same meeting.

Please follow the links below to access the budget committee agenda and draft 2010-2011 Budget:

Budget Committee Agenda 2010-05-10
DLWID Draft Budget, Fiscal Year 2010-2011

The 2010-2011 Budget is a very different budget from the previous year in that the board removed the SolarBees project, more specifically, -$26,821 from the General Fund expenditures and -$1,067,380 from the Improvement Fund expenditures.  There are several other differences in this budget driven primarily but the new set of objectives recently set by the DLWID board.  These include: Continue reading

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Attend the May DLWID Board Meeting

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held in its offices above Radio Shack Thursday May 6th at 6:00pm. The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.

There are many topics of importance to lake residents on this month’s agenda. These discussions include; a report on the performance of the D River dam recently placed on April 19th, continuing discussions on the Native Planting Guide as well as the Save our Shoreline workday which resulted in the planting of two showcase properties. The board will discuss plans to pursue the renewal of grass carp permits for Devils Lake, consider methods for identifying the source of high Ecoli levels on Thompson Creek and provide updates on the Septic Tank Revitalization program and the City’s effort to create a draft ordinance.

Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda, staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda 2010-05-06
Agenda and Staff Report 2010-05-06
Meeting Minutes 2010-04-01

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Attend the April Board DLWID Meeting

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held in its offices above Radio Shack Thursday April 1st at 6:00pm. The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.

There are many topics of importance to lake residents on this month’s agenda.  These discussions include;  the Native Planting Guide including a the proposed designs of new plant exclosures, review of efforts made in October of 2009 to renew grass carp permits for Devils Lake, updates on the Septic Tank Revitalization program as well as the Save our Shoreline campaign. The board will review and prioritize the districts goals as discussed in last month’s meeting.  Finally, the lake manager has asked the board to provide direction on Whole Lake Circulation (SolarBees), that is, how they would like to proceed or not proceed on the project.

Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda,  staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda and Staff Report 2010-04-01
Goal Prioritization 2010-04-01
Goal Prioritization Workshop Minutes 2010-01-09

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Attend the March DLWID Board Meeting

The Devils Lake Water Improvement District Board meeting will be held in its offices above Radio Shack Thursday March 4th at 6:00pm. The best way to stay informed is for all lake front homeowners and interested parties to attend these important meetings.  There are some very important issues before the board this meeting.


Please be sure to review the entire Meeting Agenda and Managers Report. If you should have concerns the board is interested in hearing them, either attend the meeting or email your thoughts to lake.manager@dlwid.org and board@dlwid.org.

Meeting Highlights


1. Tetra Tech Native Planting Guide Presentation

Teleconference by a member of the Tetra Tech team summarizing the District planting guide.

2. Annual Audit Report

A member of Grimstad and Associates will present on the economic state of the District.

3. Open Space

Ron Ploger, Director of Lincoln City Parks and Recreation will provide a grant match opportunity to help acquire a parcel near Devils Lake.

4. Lake Level

Discussion on D River Dam operation and installation for summer 2010, including changing the contractor and delaying the date of installation until June 1st.

5.  Septic Tank Revitalization

The board will discuss the progress on a possible septic ordinance affecting properties in the District.

6.  Goal Setting Review

The board will prioritize the list of 2010 District goals that were created at the January 9, goal setting workshop.

Please follow the links below to access the latest agenda,  staff reports and meeting minutes:

Agenda 2010-03-04
Agenda and Staff Report 2010-03-04
Goal Prioritization 2010-01-09
Goal Prioritization Workshop Minutes 2010-01-09
Meeting Minutes 2010-02-04

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