More on HR 29 [Letters, March 27, 2008]
Last updated 4/10/2008 at Noon
In a previous communication, Village News readers were informed of the important condition required in HR 29 (the Santa Margarita project federal bill) that California State permits must be obtained before the start of any construction. Direct quotes from this bill were previously presented as proof to readers.
Several years ago, FPUD had a two year contract (and may still have) with ex-congressman Ron Packard to act as a federal lobbyist for the Santa Margarita River Project. The contract cost to FPUD’s ratepayers then was $8,000 a month fees, plus $3,000 a month traveling expense for a...