Ditch News

Water On Evening of April 14, 2022

The water for the 2022 season will be turned on this evening, April 14. Please let us know if you experience any issues.

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Notice of Special Meeting

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING to ELECT DIRECTORS

Monday February 28, 2022 7PM @ Syringa Hall

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2022 Rates Announced

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL STOCKHOLDERS that at the annual meeting of the stockholders held on February 7, 2022, resulted in an Annual Assessment of $25.00 per acre/share and an Account Fee of $300.00 per Shareholder was levied upon the stockholders of the Company.

A full listing of all fees can be found here.

Invoices to the shareholders will be mailed out by February 14th and payments should be received in our PO box no later than March 15, 2022. A 12% late fee will be imposed if not paid timely by April 15, 2022.

To be a part of these meetings and have your vote count, please attend every first Monday in February. Notices of the meeting are made via robocall, our website, Facebook, snail mail notice and postings all over Sweet.

 

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2022 Annual Meeting

The annual ditch meeting will be held on Monday, February 7th at Syringa Hall, 7pm. We mailed out reminders to all shareholders. Spread the word, see ya there!

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Water is off for the 2021 Season

The water has been turned off for the 2021 season. There is enough water remaining for stock water. See you the first Monday in February for our annual meeting.

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Water Issues 7/12/21

We have had water issues in the canyon today and had to lower the water. It will be restored this evening. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Chemical Cleaning 6/23-6/24

We are having a chemical cleaning due to the amount of moss piling up. The water will be turned off Tuesday evening 6/22 and turned back on Friday morning. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Message from the President on Recent Increases

Below is a statement from Roy Moses, President of Squaw Creek Ditch, on the many reasons that contributed to increased assessments that impacted all shareholders this year.

  1. The company has struggled to deliver water in recent years. And the damages that has caused our shareholders.
  2. Many of the handshake deals the company has made in the past have been violated.
  3. The number of accounts the company deals with has doubled.
  4. Locked gates, fences, vehicles, dogs, trees, people etc.
  5. Threats, abuse, assault.
  6. It took the company board, ditch rider, trackhoe, police, attorney, area 65 water master, and others just to deliver water the past 2 years.
  7. We repaired an area in the ditch that has been held up by sandbags for the last 30 years.
  8. We need to fix many other areas to ensure the company can deliver water and reduce liability of flooding.
  9. The company needs personnel appropriately paid so the responsibility and burden doesn’t fall on the volunteer board.
  10. All shareholders should have access to their head gates to monitor, clean moss, to maintain, etc.
  11. The company needs unobstructed access to it’s easement to protect from flooding and fulfill it’s purpose of delivering water.

I hope this answers some of the questions and brings understanding and unity in our purpose of delivering water.

Roy Moses, President
Squaw Creek Ditch

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2021 Rates

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL STOCKHOLDERS that at the annual meeting of the stockholders held on February 1, 2021, resulted in an Annual Assessment of $30.00 per acre/share and an Account Fee (formerly known as EMF fee) payment of $400.00 per Shareholder was levied upon the stockholders of the Company.

New rates on title transfers and a subdividing fees can be found here.

Rates have gone up this year due to unexpected expenses; legal fees and repairs and maintenance. See Roy Moses’s statement on the issues here.

Invoices to the shareholders will be mailed the week of February 10 and payments should be received in our PO box no later than March 15, 2021. A 12% late fee will be imposed if not paid timely.

To be a part of these meetings and have your vote count, please attend every first Monday in February. Notices of the meeting are made via robocall, our website, Facebook, snail mail notice and postings all over Sweet.

 

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2021 Annual Meeting Announced

The annual ditch meeting will be held on Monday, February 1st at Syringa Hall, 7pm. We will also mail out reminders to all shareholders. Spread the word, see ya there!

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