KINGMAN — Mohave County supervisors on Monday will hear an update on the possible transfer of water rights from the Colorado River to urban areas.

The supervisors will be told about the county’s legal position in the transfer of Colorado River water rights from the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District to the Central Arizona Project.

The supervisors recently approved funding to the Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite law firm to draft a complaint against MVIDD concerning the potential transfer of water rights within the district to CAP, which is seeking to buy seven Mohave Valley farms and their associated water rights to generate a water supply for the Phoenix and Tucson areas.

The board also will look to submit an application for MVIDD to transfer 30 acre-feet of water from a 15-acre parcel to the county. The board approved the purchase of the parcel at its April 2 meeting.

In other action, the supervisors will discuss a request by the Clean Elections Commission for the use of the board auditorium June 29 and Oct. 8 to hold debates in the District 5 state House and Senate races.

The supervisors also will discuss holding a public hearing on May 7 on a change to the anti-littering ordinance dealing with clarifying the ERACE reward program in reporting illegal dumping.

The board will hold a public hearing on updated changes to the sheriff’s office fees.

The board also will consider placing a lien on a dangerous building abatement in the amount of $13,450 for a Fort Mohave building.

The supervisors will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the county administration building, 700 W. Beale St. in Kingman.

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