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News - March 12, 2014

Volunteers sought for water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit on a new task force to consider ideas on how property owners, residents and town staff can conserve water.

Anyone interested should email or fax a message to the Town Council by 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 11. The council plans to conduct interviews at its regular meeting on Wednesday, March 12. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Historic Schoolhouse at 765 Portola Road.

The council asks that applicants consider the time and energy needed to serve on "this important task force," probably a minimum of six hours a month, with meetings scheduled during business hours. Advisory roles to the task force are available if the timing of meetings is unworkable.

Go to tinyurl.com/wtr32 for the task force's charter.

Go to tinyurl.com/wtr33 for the committee handbook.

To let the Town Council know of your interest, send an email to towncenter@portolavalley.net or a fax to (650) 851-4677.

For more information, contact Brandi de Garmeaux at bdegarmeaux@portolavalley.net or 650-851-1700 ext. 222.

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