Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Navigable Stream Adjudication Commission and to the general public that the Navigable Stream Adjudication Commission will hold a hearing open to the public on September 23, 2002 to receive physical evidence and testimony relating to the navigability or nonnavigability of all small and minor watercourses in Yuma County.  The hearing will start at 1:30 p.m. at the Yuma County Board of Supervisors Auditorium, 198 South Main Street, Yuma, AZ 85364.

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A)(3), the Navigable Stream Adjudication Commission may vote to go into Executive Session for purposes of consultation for legal advice with the Commission's attorney on any matter listed on the agenda, or for discussion of records exempt by law from public inspection on any matter listed on the agenda pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.03(A).

Title 2 of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits the Commission from discriminating on the basis of disability in its public meetings.  Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to attend or communicate at the Commission’s meeting, or who require this information in alternate format, may contact George Mehnert at (602) 542-9214 to make their needs known.  Requests should be made as soon as possible so the Commission will have sufficient time to respond.  For those individuals who have a hearing impairment, this Commission can be reached through the Arizona Relay Service at 1-800-367-8939 (TTY) or 1-800-842-4681 (Voice).  The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


1.         CALL TO ORDER.

2.         ROLL CALL.

3.         HEARING ON WATERCOURSES (discussion and action).

A.        Baragan Wash, Big Eye Wash, Castle Dome Wash, Cementosa Wash, Clanton Wash/Deadman Wash, Copper Basin Wash, Coyote Wash, Fortuna Wash, French Creek, Gravel Wash, Growler Wash, Hoodoo Wash, Indian Wash, Kofa Dam Wash/Yaqui Wash, Los Angeles Wash, McPherson Wash, Mohawk Wash, Nottbusch Wash, Owl Wash, Red Raven Wash, San Cristobal Wash, Tyson Wash, Vinegarroon Wash, White Wash, Yaqui Wash, and any other named or unnamed minor watercourses in Yuma County.

4.         CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT (comment sheets).

(Pursuant to Attorney General Opinion No. I99-006 [R99-002].  Public Comment:  Consideration and discussion of comments and complaints from the public.  Those wishing to address the Commission need not request permission in advance.  Action taken as a result of public comment will be limited to directing staff to study the matter or rescheduling the matter for further consideration and decision at a later date.)


6.         ADJOURNMENT.

An agenda copy will be available at the Commission office at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting.

Dated this 19th day of August 2002


George Mehnert, Director

Navigable Stream Adjudication Commission