Transparency and Accountability

TRANSPARENCY

Walnut Valley Water District works closely with its customers to build the highest level of public trust. The District’s Board of Directors conduct committee meetings each month plus monthly Board meetings in a public forum as set forth under the State of California’s Brown Act.

PUBLIC BOARD MEETINGS

WVWD customers are encouraged to attend the District’s Board of Directors meetings, which are generally held on the third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). All Board member and employee compensation, including salaries and benefits, are adopted by the Board of Directors in a public meeting process where customers have the opportunity to review and provide comment. All meeting agendas, background materials, and minutes are posted on the District’s website. We also encourage our customers to find us on social media @WVWDh2o. You can also send us an email at cservice@walnutvalleywater.gov or call us at (909) 595-7554.

CLAIMS PROCEDURE

All persons or entities which have any claim for money or damages against the District shall follow the procedure listed below in the Claims Procedure Ordinance NO. 09-12-08. A claim must be filed first in accordance with the procedures set forth herein as a prerequisite to the filing of any lawsuit against the District.

COMPENSATION

The District’s employee Salary Schedule for fiscal year 2023-2024 was approved by the Board of Directors on June 19, 2023. The General Manager’s contract is reviewed annually by the Board of Directors. The current contract went into effect on January 1, 2024.

More information is available through the California State Controllers office at https://publicpay.ca.gov/

ReIMBURSEMENT AND COMPENSATION POLICY

The Board of Directors Reimbursement and Compensation Policy can be viewed here.

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS & Budget

The District’s audited financial statements are available below. Also, listed below is the District’s budget. For additional information please contact the Finance Director at (909) 595-7554 or jbyerrum@walnutvalleywater.gov.

For more information regarding California special district’s financial data please visit the State Controller’s Office at CA State Controller’s Office Special Districts Financial Data.

ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS CATALOG SENATE BILL 272

Approved on October 11, 2015, adds a section to the California Public Records Act requiring local agencies to create a catalog of Enterprise Systems (PDF) by July 1, 2016, with annual updates. Enterprise Systems

PUBLIC RECORDS ACT REQUEST FORM

The Walnut Valley Water District encourages, but does not require, requests for records to be made in writing. Written requests help the District respond to the request and to correctly identify the records requested. Public Record Request Form can be viewed here.

OTHER DOCUMENTS

Fair Political Practices Commission Form 806 Public Officials Appointments. Form 806

CEQA INforMAtion