Petaluma Valley GSA Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee Meetings

The Petaluma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency Advisory Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. The regular meeting location is the Petaluma Community Center, 320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma.

Click below for meeting information, agendas, and other materials. If the time or location of a meeting differs from the information above, it will be noted beside the link.

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Apply to Join the Advisory Committee

The Petaluma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency is looking for a representative of the agricultural community to serve on its Advisory Committee. If you are a farmer, work on a farm or work in the agricultural industry in the Petaluma Valley, we hope you will consider applying. Ideal candidates will be involved in the agricultural community and have knowledge of farming issues and concerns regarding groundwater and surface water. Applications are due by close of business February 23, 2018.


Advisory Committee Overview

The purpose of the advisory committee is to provide input and recommendations to the Agency Board on groundwater sustainability plan development, implementation and policies. The intent of the committee is to provide community perspective and participation in the Agency. The composition of the Advisory Committee is intended to represent the beneficial uses and users of groundwater identified in the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. For information on current Advisory Committee members, click here.

Each Member of the Agency appointed a representative from the community to the Advisory Committee, for a total of five members:

      • City of Petaluma
      • Sonoma County
      • Sonoma County Water Agency
      • Sonoma Resource Conservation District
      • North Bay Water District

In addition, the Agency Board appointed five interest-based members:

      • Rural residential well owner
      • Business community representative
      • Agricultural interest (surface water or GW user)
      • Environmental representative
      • At-large community representative (with a preference for someone who can represent disadvantaged community interests)

The advisory committee meets at 5:30 pm on the second Wednesday of every other month, unless otherwise noted. Upcoming meeting dates are November 21, 2017 (a deviation from the standard meeting schedule); January 10, 2018; March 14, 2018; May 9, 2018.

The regular meeting location is the Petaluma Community Center, 320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, unless otherwise noted.