Jerry Gruber, the general manager of the Cambria Community Services District, in his opening comment at the Sept. 9 special meeting suggested that some of the audience in attendance were theatrical, and that the community should look at how far the CCSD has advanced in two years. Obviously not far enough, Mr. Gruber.
Questions from the public go unanswered. How many Intent To Serve Letters have actually been issued to date that are still pending? Who is checking our water levels, and are they certified to do so?
The magical thinking this board is operating under is outrageous. As of Aug. 22, the board was preparing to issue Letters of Intent to parcel owners, but 17 days later, the board recommended that it set a date for a public hearing to consider adoption of a resolution to implement enhanced water conservation measures and surcharges/penalties for excess water consumption.
They said, Staff has estimated that approximately 101 acre-feet of supply remains in the San Simeon well aquifer, while approximately 120 acre-feet of demand is estimated to occur over the next two months.
What changed in 17 days?