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Notice of Public Hearing to Adopt Proposed Fee

Wyandotte Creek GSA Notice of Public Hearing to Adopt Proposed Fee

July 27, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.
Oroville City Council Chambers
1735 Montgomery Street, Oroville, CA 95965

Notice of Fee and Protest Form for Non-Irrigated UserNotice of Fee and Protest Form for Irrigated Surface Water UserNotice of Fee and Protest Form for Irrigated Groundwater User

In compliance with California State Law, notice is hereby given that the Wyandotte Creek Subbasin Groundwater Sustainability Agency (Wyandotte Creek GSA) will hold a public hearing on:

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider the adoption of a new annual per acre fee starting in Fiscal Year 2023-24 for implementation of the Wyandotte Creek GSA Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) required by the State of California pursuant to the 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

Proposed Fee:

There are three proposed maximum rates; $8.98 per irrigated-surface water acre, $13.86 per irrigated-groundwater acre, and $1.38 per non-irrigated acre. Each acre of land subject to a fee would only be charged one of these rates.

Public Hearing and Majority Protest:

Under the California State Constitution, owners of land subject to the proposed fee have the right to protest its adoption. Landowners desiring to protest the proposed Wyandotte Creek GSA fee should mail their written protest prior to the public hearing or submit in person at the public hearing on July 27, 2023 at 2:00 p.m., so long as the protest is received prior to the close of the public hearing.

Written protests must include the following information to be considered valid: 

  1. Landowner name(s), form must include the names of all landowners of the parcel).
  2. Assessor's parcel number, not the street address.
  3. Statement of protest, such as, "I protest this fee."
  4. Valid landowner signature(s) - must include signatures of all landowners and only one protest form per parcel.

Protests submitted by e-mail, fax, or other electronic means are not valid and will not be counted as a protest.

Mail To:

Wyandotte Creek Subbasin GSA
PO BOX 745
Oroville, CA 95965

If you do not wish to protest the proposed fee, you do not need to take any action.

Information pertaining to the proposed fee and funding mechanism may be reviewed on the Wyandotte Creek GSA website Funding Page.

Meeting materials will be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting date. 

For more information, please contact the Wyandotte Creek GSA at (530) 552-3591 or