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San Juan Capistrano Seeking Applications for Utilities Commission

Below is an opportunity for residents of San Juan Capistrano to serve their community in an appointed capacity:

Applications are now being accepted from residents of the City of San Juan Capistrano to fill one (1) vacancy on the City Council appointed Utilities Commission. The appointee will serve a term through March 31, 2015. The [...]

San Juan Schedules Three Water Rate Meetings

In December, the city of San Juan Capistrano hosted a water forum with the goal of educating the community on issues related to water generation, distribution and billing. Anecdotally, some attendees wondered if the forum was merely an attempt to sway public opinion over the controversial Groundwater Recovery Plant and tiered water rates that are [...]