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 12, 2003 at 9:00 a.m. at the Cochise County Board of Supervisors Board Room, Building B, 1415 West Melody Lane, Bisbee, Arizona 85603.

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.                  COCHISE COUNTY SMALL AND MINOR WATERCOURSES HEARING (discussion and action).

            A.        Apache Canyon Stream, Ash Creek 1 - Cochise, Ash Creek 1 - Pima/Cochise, Ash Creek 2 - Cochise, Ash Creek 3 - Graham, Ash Creek Canyon, b - Seg 8 Cochise, Babocomari River - Cochise, Banning Creek, Bass Canyon, Bear Creek - Cochise, Bear Creek 1 - Cochise, Bee Canyon Wash, Big Bend Creek, Big Sand Wash - Cochise, Bitter Creek - Cochise, Black Draw, Blacktail Wash, Box Spring Creek, Brad Creek, Brushy Creek - Cochise, Buck Creek, Cadillac Wash, California Wash, Cave Creek - Cochise, Cherry Spring Canyon, Clifford Wash, Collins Wash, Cottonwood Creek 1 - Cochise, Cottonwood Creek 2 - Cochise, Cottonwood Creek 3 - Cochise, Cottonwood Draw, Danger Wash, Deer Creek 1 - Cochise, Deer Creek 1 - Pima/Cochise, Dial Wash, Dragoon Wash, East Turkey Creek, East Whitetail Creek, Escalante Wash, Fivemile Creek, Gadwell Canyon, Garden Canyon, Glance Creek, Gold Gulch, Guadalupe Canyon, Haberstock Wash, Hackberry Wash - Cochise, Happy Camp Wash, Hay Hollow Wash, Henderson Wash, Hot Springs Canyon, Indian Creek 1 - Cochise, Indian Creek 2 - Cochise, Joaquin Creek, Keating Creek, Leslie Creek, Mesa Draw, Mescal Arroyo, Mescal Creek - Cochise, Middle Canyon Wash, Middle Witch Creek, Miller Canyon, Montosa Canyon S, Morse Canyon, Mud Spring Wash, Mulberry Draw, North Witch Creek, O B Draw, Oak Creek - Cochise, Onion Creek, Owl Creek, Pacheco Wash, Paige Creek, Palomas Wash, Pine Creek - Cochise, Pinery Creek, Pool Wash, Pridham Creek, Ramsey Canyon, Redfield Canyon, Redrock Creek, Reeves Creek, Reiley Creek, Ridge, Rock Creek - Cochise, Rucker Canyon, Sacaton Wash, San Simon River, Sheep Wash - Cochise, Silver Creek 1 - Cochise, Silver Creek 2 - Cochise, Slaughterhouse Wash, Slavin Wash, Soldier Creek - Cochise, South Fork Canyon, South Fork Cave Creek, South Fork Keating Creek, South Witch Creek, Soza Wash, Spring Creek - Cochise, Stanford Creek, Swamp Springs Canyon, Sycamore Creek - Cochise, Teran Wash, Tres Alamos Wash, Turkey Creek - Cochise, Turkey Creek - Santa Cruz, Vanar Wash, Walnut Gulch, Walnut Wash, West Whitetail Creek, Whitewater Draw, Wildcat Wash, Willow Wash - Cochise, Witch Creek, Wood Canyon Stream, Wood Canyon Wash, and any other named or unnamed minor watercourses in Cochise 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.


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