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 meeting open to the public on March 11, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. at the City Hall Complex Council Chambers at 777 North Grand Avenue, Nogales, Arizona 85621.

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 obtaining legal advice from the Commission's attorney on any matter listed on the agenda, or pursuant to A.R.S. ' 38-431.03(A) or for discussion of records exempt by law from public inspection on any matter listed on the agenda.

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.                  APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES (discussion and action).

A.                 February 20, 2003 (discussion and action).

4.                  SANTA CRUZ COUNTY SMALL AND MINOR WATERCOURSES HEARING (discussion and action).

            A.        Alum Gulch, Babocomari River - Santa Cruz, Batamote Wash 1, Cave Creek - Santa Cruz, Cedar Creek 2, Cienega Creek 1, Diablo Wash, Fraquita Wash, Gardner Canyon S, Harshaw Creek, Josephine Canyon, O'Donnell Canyon, Oro Blanco Wash, Parker Canyon, Peck Canyon Creek, Potrero Creek, Redrock Canyon, Saucito Wash, Sonoita Creek, Sopori Wash, Sycamore Canyon - Santa Cruz, Toros Wash, Tres Bellotas Canyon, Tubac Creek, Turkey Creek - Santa Cruz, Yellow Jacket Wash, and any other named or unnamed minor watercourses in Santa Cruz County.

5.                  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.)


7.                  ADJOURNMENT.


The chair reserves the right to set the order of the agenda.


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


Dated this 27th day of February 2003




George Mehnert, Director

Navigable Stream Adjudication Commission