Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Changes at Mesa Consolidated Water District

SCHOENBERGER AND FISLER APPOINTED
At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Mesa Consolidated Water District last night former board member Paul Schoenberger was appointed to the position of General Manager and Costa Mesa Planning Commission Vice Chairman Jim Fisler was appointed to the Mesa Consolidated board.

SCHOENBERGER'S CONTINGENT ON HEALTH

According to sources within Mesa Consolidated, Schoenberger's appointment is contingent upon some technicalities - like passing a physical exam, for example.


MESA'S SPENDING PLAN
Mesa Consolidated Water District Director approved a budget earlier this year with a spending plan of nearly $28.5 million and has been a strong advocate of water conservation.


FISLER RESIGNED THIS MORNING
Fisler's appointment is contingent upon him resigning from the Costa Mesa Planning Commission - which he apparently did in an email (Oops. Fisler advises he resigned by letter to the city clerk. My error, based on faulty original information.) this morning. He was apparently among twenty applicants for the position. He will join current board members Shawn Dewane, Fred Bockmiller, Jim Atkinson and Trudy Ohlig-Hall.

COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER THE OPENING ON TUESDAY

This now creates an opening on the Costa Mesa Planning Commission. My understanding is tha
t the City Council will most likely have this an agenda item at their meeting on Tuesday, September 1st.

HOW TO FILL FISLER'S SLOT?

When inquiring of city officials to determine the options open to the City Council I was told that the council could open up this opportunity to the public and solicit inquiries from interested parties or they could simply just appoint someone to fill Fisler's remaining term - through 2010.

BIGGER JOB, MORE BUCKS
Congrats to Mr. Schoenberger and to my old buddy, Jim Fisler. I'm sure Mesa Consolidated Water District will benefit from Fisler's work ethic and tenacity on issues. And, Fisler will also benefit, since the members of the board receive a stipend of $200 per meeting to a maximum of 10 meetings per month. As a member of the Planning Commission he's been receiving $400 per month, regardless the number of meetings attended.

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