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The documents on this page have been filed with the Riverside County Superior Court in connection with the City of Barstow, et al. vs. City of Adelanto,  et al. (Case No. 208568) . These court filings have been posted to this web page for the purpose of complying with the Judgment in this court case and Section 10D of the Rules and Regulations of the Mojave Basin Area Watermaster which provides for service  of court documents via postcard notification and maintenance of such documents by Watermaster on this web page for downloading or viewing by all interested parties. The following Documents, Forms and Tables can be downloaded (right mouse click; save target  as..) or viewed on screen (left mouse click) with a version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (use version 10.x or higher for best results).

In an attempt to be more environmentally conscious and to reduce the costs associated with Court services, if you would prefer to receive notices via email instead of by postcard, please notify Watermaster by email at watermaster@mojavewater.org.  The request should state that you wish to receive Court Services via email.

Current Legal Briefings

12/3/2020
Stipulation for Intervention and Submission to Judgment; [Proposed] Order Thereon (Brommer House Trust)

12/3/2020
Stipulation for Intervention and Submission to Judgment; [Proposed] Order Thereon (Saba Family Trust)

11/18/2020
Stipulation for Intervention and Submission to Judgment; [Proposed] Order Thereon (Zilan Yang)

11/18/2020
Stipulation for Intervention and Submission to Judgment; [Proposed] Order Thereon (Qia Hui Zhoa)

11/2/2020 Notice of Change of Firm Name and Address
10/12/2020 Notice of Submission of Correction of Clerical Errors in the Judgment After Trial Filed January 10, 1996 and Correction in the Language of the Amendment to the Judgment After Trial Filed December 5, 2002; Supporting Declarations

10/12/2020
Stipulation for Intervention and Submission to Judgment; [Proposed] Order Thereon (Diana J. Pittman Revocable Trust)

9/10/2020 Stipulation for Intervention and Submission to Judgment; [Proposed] Order Thereon (Clark, Gary and Beth)

8/27/2020 Order re Corrections (1) to Judgment After Trial and (2) to Amendment to Judgment After Trial

8/18/2020 Notice of Serving Order Terminating Differential Rampdown in Oeste, Vacating Stay of Prior Rampdown for M&I Producers in Oeste, and Setting FPA for All Oeste Producers at 65% of BAP for Water Year 2020-2021 and Proof of Service Thereon

8/18/2020
Notice of Serving Order (1) Vacating Order Prescribing Form of Future Stipulations for Intervention and (2) Prescribing New Form of Such Stipulations and Orders and Proof of Service Thereon

8/6/2020 Declaration of Wesley A. Miliband in Non-Opposition to the Proposal to Vacate the Stay of Rampdown to Reduce the Free Production Allowance to 65% For All Producers in the Oeste Sub-Area for Water Year 2020-2021

7/13/2020 Notice of Serving Order Continuing Hearing on Vacating Stay of Rampdown for Municipal and Industrial Producers in the Oeste Sub-Area; Order to Show Cause Why the FPA for all Producers in Oeste Sub-Area Should not be Ramped Down to 65% of Bap; and Proof of Service Thereon

7/2/2020 Substitution of Attorney - Civil

7/2/2020 Declaration of Wesley A. Miliband in Opposition to the Proposal to Vacate the Stay of Rampdown to Reduce the Municipal and Industrial Free Production Allowance to 60% in the Oeste Sub-Area for Water Year 2020-2021

7/2/2020 Declaration of Don Bartz in Opposition to the Proposal to Vacate the Stay of Rampdown to Reduce the Municipal and Industrial Free Production Allowance to 60% in the Oeste Sub-Area for Water Year 2020- 2021

6/29/2020 Watermaster’s Response to Order Re Possible Corrections (1) to Judgment After Trial and (2) to Amendment to Judgment After Trial

6/29/2020 Notice of Filing Draft Stipulation for Intervention and Entry of Judgment and Draft [Proposed] Order Granting Request to Intervene and Binding the Intervenor to the Terms of the Judgment as Amended Dated January 10, 1996

6/16/2020 Order Granting Watermaster's Motion to Adjust the Free Production Allowances for Water Year 2020-2021; Order to Show Cause re Vacation of Stay of Rampdown for Municipal and Industrial Producers in the Oeste Sub-Area

6/16/2020 Order Directing Watermaster to Serve Orders and File Proofs of Service

6/1/2020
California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Response to Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2020-2021

6/1/2020
Declaration of Alisa Ellsworth in Support of The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Response to Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for the 2020-2021 Water Year

6/1/2020
Declaration of Kit Custis in Support of The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Response to Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for the 2020-2021 Water Year

6/1/2020
Opposition of Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association to Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2020-2021

5/28/2020
Notice of Telephonic Appearance Re: Motion to/for Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2020-2021 on 06/11/2020 at 1:30 PM

5/26/2020
Order Prescribing Form of Future Stipulations for Intervention

5/26/2020
Order re Possible Corrections (1) to Judgment After Trial and (2) to Amendment to Judgment After Trial

5/18/2020 Notice of Lodging of the Twenty-sixth Annual Report of the Mojave Basin Area Watermaster, Water Year 2018-2019
5/18/2020 Notice of Motion and Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2020-2021; Memorandum of Points and Authorities and Declaration of Robert  C. Wagner in Support Thereof

Prior Year Legal Briefings

1/16/2020 Order Denying the Johnson's Motion Without Prejudice
10/2/2019 Watermaster’s Supplemental Points and Authorities in Response to California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association
9/27/2019 Supplemental Brief of Mitsubishi Cement Corporation in Response to Court's Order Dated July 26, 2019

9/26/2019 California Department of Fish and Wildlife's Response to Court's July 23, 2019 Order

9/26/2019 Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association Response to the Court's July 23, 2019 Order Inviting Further Briefing

9/25/2019 Watermaster's Supplemental Points and Authorities in Response to Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association; Newberry Community Services District; Golden State Water Company; and James and Ellen Johnson

9/23/2019 Replies and Attachments to Some of the Court Analysis Supplemental Motion to Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications to the Judgment Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues

9/5/2019 Notice of Change of Firm Address
9/4/2019
Supplemental Brief of Newberry Springs Community Services District Regarding Motion of Jim And Ellen Johnson; Declaration of Jodi Howard in Support of Supplemental Brief
8/29/2019 Watermaster's Response to the Court's Questions in Order Dated July 23, 2019; Declaration of Robert C. Wagner, in Support Thereof Filed Concurrently Herewith
8/29/2019 Lodging of Documents Related to the Answers to the Court's Questions in Order Dated July 23, 2019

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8/29/2019 Notice of Intent to File Further Briefing on Questions Raised by the Court at Its Hearing of June 26, 2019
8/29/2019 Golden State Water Company's Response to the Court's July 23, 2019 Order Inviting Further Briefing
8/29/2019 Declaration of Toby B. Moore, PHD, in Support of Golden State Water Company's Response to the Court's July 23, 2019 Order Inviting Further Briefing
8/5/2019 Notice of Continuance of Hearing Date on Motion Re: PSY Calculation and Motion of Jim and Ellen Johnson
7/24/2019 Order Granting as Modified the Watermaster's Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-2020; Continuing the Hearing on the Johnson's Motion to Direct the Watermaster to Consider Alternatives and; Inviting Further Briefing

7/10/2019
Court Hearing Transcript June 26, 2019
7/10/2019
Minute Order - Hearing Re: Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-20
7/10/2019
Minute Order - Hearing Re: Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate & Consider Modifcations to the Judgment Motion to Compel By James Johnson and Ellen Johnson
6/19/2019 City of Hesperia's Objection to New Evidence Submitted With the Watermaster's Supplemental Memorandum of Points and Authorities on Watermaster's Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance

6/19/2019
Response To Reply of The Watermaster And Department Of Fish And Wildlife

6/5/2019 Notice of Continuance of Hearing Date on Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-2020 and Motion of Jim and Ellen Johnson

6/4/2019 City of Victorville and Victorville Municipal Water District's Joinder in Watermaster's Supplemental Memorandum of Points and Authorities on Watermaster's Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-2020 and Response to Oppositions of City of Hesperia and Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association

5/30/2019 Supplemental Memorandum of Points and Authorities on Watermaster's Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-2020 and Response to Oppositions of City of Hesperia and Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association

5/29/2019 City of Victorville and Victorville Municipal Water District’s Joinder in Watermaster’s Response to James and Ellen Johnson’s Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications to the Judgment Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues

5/24/2019 Opposition of Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association to Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-2020

5/24/2019 Response of Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association to the Motion of James and Ellen Johnson Seeking an Order to Compel the Watermaster to Consider Modification of the Judgment, etc.

5/23/2019 Mitsubishi Cement Corporation, Robertson’s Ready Mix, LTD’s and RRM Properties, LTD’s Joinder in Watermaster’s Response to James and Ellen Johnson’s Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications to the Judgment Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues

5/23/2019
California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Response to Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-2020

5/23/2019
Declaration of Alisa Ellsworth in Support of The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Response to Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for the 2019-2020 Water Year

5/23/2019
Declaration of Kit Custis in Support of The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Response to Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for the 2019-2020 Water Year

5/23/2019
City of Hesperia’s Opposition to the Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust the Free Production Allowance

5/23/2019
Declaration of Michael Thornton in Support of The City of Hesperia’s Opposition to the Watermaster’s Motion to Adjust the Free Production Allowance

5/15/2019 Notice of Change of Time and Department of Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications to the Judgment Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues

5/15/2019 Watermaster's Response to James and Ellen Johnson's Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications to the Judgment Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues

5/1/2019 Notice of Lodging of the Twenty-fifth Annual Report of the Mojave Basin Area Watermaster, Water Year 2017-2018

5/1/2019 Notice of Motion and Motion to Adjust Free Production Allowance for Water Year 2019-2020; Memorandum of Points and Authorities and Declaration of Robert C. Wagner in Support Thereof

4/15/2019 Notice of Continuance of Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications to the Judgment Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues

4/9/2019
Substitution of Attorney - Civil

4/4/2019
Declaration of William J. Brunick in Support of Stipulation for Continuance and
Order on Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications
to the Judgement Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues
4/4/2019
Stipulation for Continuance and Order on Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate
and Consider Modifications to the Judgement Motion to Compel the Court to Look at
Specific Issues
3/19/2019 Motion to Direct Watermaster to Evaluate and Consider Modifications to the Judgment Motion to Compel the Court to Look at Specific Issues

2/1/2019 Substitution of Attorney - Civil
1/28/2019 Status Conference Statement of Newberry Springs Recreational Lakes Association

1/22/2019 Watermaster’s Supplemental Status Conference Report

1/16/2019
Notice of Entry of Order Granting Motion Determining Cases Not to be Related
1/16/2019
Notice of Taking Motion to be Relieved as Counsel Off Calendar
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