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IRWP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND AVAILABILITY OF DRAFT EIRs

Just in case you did not receive this here you go.

Have a wonderful weekend,
Rue

Incremental Recycled Water Program (IRWP) Update
March 14, 2007

As of today, the City of Santa Rosa has made available for public review a
Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Incremental Recycled Water
Program¹s (IRWP) Discharge Compliance Project (DCP). On March 25th the Seasonal Storage Project (SSP) Draft EIR will also be available. Information about
the DCP and SSP, and the availability of their Draft EIRs follows below.
These documents are being provided within a close time frame to allow for
the opportunity to cross reference them, in response to input we have
received from the public.

Key Dates in the Process Discharge Compliance Project Seasonal Storage Project:
Release of Draft EIR March 14, 2008 March 25, 2008 Draft EIR Public Review Period March 14 – May 6 March 25 – May 14 Draft EIR Public Hearing Date April 3, 2008 April 17, 2008

Each of the public hearings will be held before the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) at 5:00 PM in the Santa Rosa Council Chamber, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa. Oral and/or written comments on the Draft EIRs can be made or submitted to the BPU at that time. All interested persons are invited to appear at the hearings and be heard on the proposed Draft EIRs.

Written comments on the Draft EIRs will be accepted by the City until 5:00 PM on the final dates of their respective public review periods, as noted above. All written comments should be sent to: Glen Wright, City of Santa Rosa, 69 Stony Circle, Santa Rosa, CA 95401, Fax: 707-543-3936, E-Mail:
irwp@SRCity.org.

COPIES OF THE DCP and SSP DRAFT EIRs WILL BE AVAILABLE Both Draft EIRs are available for review at Sonoma County Branch Libraries in Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park/Cotati, Sebastopol, and Windsor and on the project Web site at www.SRCity.org/IRWP . The DCP Draft EIR is also available at the libraries in Cloverdale, Guerneville, Healdsburg, Occidental, Petaluma, Forestville and Lakeport. The Draft EIRs, appendices and reference material cited in the Draft EIRs will also be available for review at the Laguna Plant Library, located at 4300 Llano Road, Santa Rosa. Draft EIR hard copies, summary hard copies, and CDs of the Draft EIRs will be available for purchase by calling ARC at 707-579-9096.

Please contact our office if you have any questions. Additional information is also available at: IRWP (http://www.SRCity.org/IRWP).

Mark Millan
Public Information Coordinator
www.SRCity.org/IRWP
707.836.0300