Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions, 17900-17906 [2020-06620]

Download as PDF 17900 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation [RR83550000, 201R5065C6, RX.59389832.1009676] Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other WaterRelated Contract Actions Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of contract actions. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice. This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management of project resources and facilities consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual contract actions may be published in the Federal Register and in newspapers of general circulation in the areas determined by Reclamation to be affected by the proposed action. ADDRESSES: The identity of the approving officer and other information pertaining to a specific contract proposal may be obtained by calling or writing the appropriate regional office at the address and telephone number given for each region in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Kelly, Reclamation Law Administration Division, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, Colorado 80225–0007; mkelly@usbr.gov; telephone 303–445–2888. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939, and the rules and regulations published in 52 FR 11954, April 13, 1987 (43 CFR 426.22), Reclamation will publish notice of proposed or amendatory contract actions for any contract for the delivery of project water for authorized uses in newspapers of general circulation in the affected area at least 60 days prior to contract execution. Announcements may be in the form of news releases, legal notices, official letters, memorandums, or other forms of written material. Meetings, workshops, and/or hearings may also be used, as appropriate, to provide local publicity. The public participation procedures do not apply to proposed contracts for the sale of surplus or interim irrigation water for a term of 1 year or less. Either jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 of the contracting parties may invite the public to observe contract proceedings. All public participation procedures will be coordinated with those involved in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act. Pursuant to the ‘‘Final Revised Public Participation Procedures’’ for water resource-related contract negotiations, published in 47 FR 7763, February 22, 1982, a tabulation is provided of all proposed contractual actions in each of the five Reclamation regions. When contract negotiations are completed, and prior to execution, each proposed contract form must be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, or pursuant to delegated or redelegated authority, the Commissioner of Reclamation or one of the regional directors. In some instances, congressional review and approval of a report, water rate, or other terms and conditions of the contract may be involved. Public participation in and receipt of comments on contract proposals will be facilitated by adherence to the following procedures: 1. Only persons authorized to act on behalf of the contracting entities may negotiate the terms and conditions of a specific contract proposal. 2. Advance notice of meetings or hearings will be furnished to those parties that have made a timely written request for such notice to the appropriate regional or project office of Reclamation. 3. Written correspondence regarding proposed contracts may be made available to the general public pursuant to the terms and procedures of the Freedom of Information Act, as amended. 4. Written comments on a proposed contract or contract action must be submitted to the appropriate regional officials at the locations and within the time limits set forth in the advance public notices. 5. All written comments received and testimony presented at any public hearings will be reviewed and summarized by the appropriate regional office for use by the contract approving authority. 6. Copies of specific proposed contracts may be obtained from the appropriate regional director or his or her designated public contact as they become available for review and comment. 7. In the event modifications are made in the form of a proposed contract, the appropriate regional director shall determine whether republication of the notice and/or extension of the comment period is necessary. PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Factors considered in making such a determination shall include, but are not limited to, (i) the significance of the modification, and (ii) the degree of public interest which has been expressed over the course of the negotiations. At a minimum, the regional director will furnish revised contracts to all parties who requested the contract in response to the initial public notice. Definitions of Abbreviations Used in the Reports. ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 BCP Boulder Canyon Project Reclamation Bureau of Reclamation CAP Central Arizona Project CUP Central Utah Project CVP Central Valley Project CRSP Colorado River Storage Project XM Extraordinary maintenance FR Federal Register IDD Irrigation and Drainage District ID Irrigation District M&I Municipal and Industrial O&M Operation and Maintenance OM&R Operation, Maintenance, and Replacement P–SMBP Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program RRA Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 SOD Safety of Dams SRPA Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956 USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers WD Water District Columbia–Pacific Northwest—Interior Region 9: Bureau of Reclamation, 1150 North Curtis Road, Suite 100, Boise, Idaho 83706–1234, telephone 208–378– 5344. 1. Irrigation, M&I, and Miscellaneous Water Users; Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Wyoming: Temporary or interim irrigation and M&I water service, water storage, water right settlement, exchange, miscellaneous use, or water replacement contracts to provide up to 10,000 acrefeet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; long-term contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually. 2. Rogue River Basin Water Users, Rogue River Basin Project, Oregon: Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum. 3. Willamette Basin Water Users, Willamette Basin Project, Oregon: Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum. 4. Pioneer Ditch Company, Boise Project, Idaho; Clark and Edwards Canal and Irrigation Company, Enterprise Canal Company, Ltd., Lenroot Canal Company, Liberty Park Canal Company, Poplar ID, all in the Minidoka Project, Idaho; Juniper Flat District Improvement Company, E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices Wapinitia Project, Oregon; and Whitestone Reclamation District, Chief Joseph Dam Project, Washington: Amendatory repayment and water service contracts; purpose is to conform to the RRA. 5. Nine water user entities of the Arrowrock Division, Boise Project, Idaho: Repayment agreements with districts with spaceholder contracts for repayment, per legislation, of the reimbursable share of costs to rehabilitate Arrowrock Dam Outlet Gates under the O&M program. 6. Three irrigation water user entities, Rogue River Basin Project, Oregon: Long-term contracts for exchange of water service with three entities for the provision of up to 292 acre-feet of stored water from Applegate Reservoir (a USACE project) for irrigation use in exchange for the transfer of out-ofstream water rights from the Little Applegate River to instream flow rights with the State of Oregon for instream flow use. 7. Conagra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc., Columbia Basin Project, Washington: Miscellaneous purposes water service contract providing for the delivery of up to 1,500 acre-feet of water from the Scooteney Wasteway for effluent management. 8. Benton ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Replacement contract to, among other things, withdraw Benton ID from the Sunnyside Division Board of Control; provide for direct payment of Benton ID’s share of total operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement costs incurred by the United States in operation of storage division; and establish Benton ID responsibility for operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement for irrigation distribution system. 9. Burley and Minidoka IDs, Minidoka Project, Idaho: Supplemental and amendatory contracts to transfer the O&M of the Main South Side Canal Headworks to Burley ID and transfer the O&M of the Main North Side Canal Headworks to Minidoka ID. 10. Clean Water Services and Tualatin Valley ID, Tualatin Project, Oregon: Long-term water service contract that provides for the District to allow Clean Water Services to beneficially use up to 6,000 acre-feet annually of stored water for water quality improvement. 11. Willow Creek District Improvement Company, Willow Creek Project, Oregon: Amend contract to increase the amount of storage water made available under the existing longterm contract from 2,500 to 3,500 acrefeet. 12. Stanfield ID, Umatilla Basin Project, Oregon: A short-term water VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 service contract to provide for the use of conjunctive use water, if needed, for the purposes of pre-saturation or for such use in October to extend their irrigation season. 13. Falls ID, Michaud Flats Project, Idaho: Amendment to contract No. 14– 06–100–851 to authorize the District to participate in State water rental pool. 14. Roza ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Contract for use of water in dead space of Kachess Reservoir and construction of a pumping plant. 15. Quincy-Columbia Basin ID, Columbia Basin Project, Washington: Long-term contract to renew master water service contract No. 14–06–100– 9166, as supplemented, to authorize the District to deliver project water to up to 10,000 First Phase Continuation Acres located within the District, and to deliver additional project water to land irrigated under the District’s repayment contract during the peak period of irrigation water use annually. 16. Water user entities responsible for repayment of reimbursable project construction costs in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Wyoming: Contracts for conversion or prepayment executed pursuant to the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Public Law 114–322, Sec. 4011(a–d). Completed contract actions: 1. (9) City of Prineville and Ochoco ID, Crooked River Project, Oregon: Longterm contract to provide the City of Prineville with a mitigation water supply from Prineville Reservoir; with Ochoco ID anticipated to be a party to the contract, as they are responsible for O&M of the dam and reservoir. Contract was executed on October 30, 2019. 2. (13) East Columbia Basin ID, Columbia Basin Project, Washington: Amendment of renewal master water service contract No. 159E101882, to authorize up to an additional 70,000 acres within the East Columbia ID that are located within the Odessa Subarea and eligible to participate in the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Program, to receive Columbia Basin Project irrigation water service; and to provide for additional acreage development through future water conservation measures. Contract was executed on October 11, 2019. California-Great Basin—Interior Region 10: Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825–1898, telephone 916–978–5250. 1. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and miscellaneous water users; California, Nevada, and Oregon: Temporary (interim) water service contracts for available project water for irrigation, M&I, or fish and wildlife PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17901 purposes providing up to 10,000 acrefeet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; temporary Warren Act contracts for use of excess capacity in project facilities for terms up to 5 years; temporary conveyance agreements with the State of California for various purposes; long-term contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet annually. 2. Contractors from the American River Division, Delta Division, Cross Valley Canal, San Felipe Division, West San Joaquin Division, San Luis Unit, and Elk Creek Community Services District; CVP; California: Renewal of 30 interim and long-term water service contracts; water quantities for these contracts total in excess of 2.1M acrefeet. These contract actions will be accomplished through long-term renewal contracts pursuant to Public Law 102–575. Prior to completion of negotiation of long-term renewal contracts, existing interim renewal water service contracts may be renewed through successive interim renewal of contracts. 3. Redwood Valley County WD, SRPA, California: Restructuring the repayment schedule pursuant to Public Law 100– 516. 4. Sutter Extension WD, DelanoEarlimart ID, Pixley ID, the State of California Department of Water Resources, and the State of California Department of Fish and Wildlife; CVP; California: Pursuant to Public Law 102– 575, agreements with non-Federal entities for the purpose of providing funding for Central Valley Project Improvement Act refuge water conveyance and/or facilities improvement construction to deliver water for certain Federal wildlife refuges, State wildlife areas, and private wetlands. 5. CVP Service Area, California: Temporary water acquisition agreements for purchase of 5,000 to 200,000 acre-feet of water for fish and wildlife purposes as authorized by Public Law 102–575 for terms of up to 5 years. 6. Horsefly, Klamath, Langell Valley, and Tulelake IDs; Klamath Project; Oregon: Repayment contracts for SOD work on Clear Lake Dam. These districts will share in repayment of costs, and each district will have a separate contract. 7. Warren Act Contracts, CVP, California: Execution of long-term Warren Act contracts (up to 40 years) with various entities for conveyance of non-project water in the CVP. 8. Tuolumne Utilities District (formerly Tuolumne Regional WD), CVP, California: Long-term water service E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 17902 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices contract for up to 9,000 acre-feet from New Melones Reservoir, and possibly a long-term contract for storage of nonproject water in New Melones Reservoir. 9. Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority, CVP, California: Agreement to transfer the OM&R and certain financial and administrative activities related to the Madera Canal and associated works. 10. Pershing County Water Conservation District, Pershing County, and Lander County; Humboldt Project; Nevada: Title transfer of lands and features of the Humboldt Project. 11. Mendota Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Reclamation for conveyance service costs to deliver Level 2 water to the Mendota Wildlife Area during infrequent periods when the Mendota Pool is down due to unexpected but needed maintenance. This action is taken pursuant to Public Law 102–575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1), to meet full Level 2 water needs of the Mendota Wildlife Area. 12. San Luis WD, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment of 2,400 acre-feet of the District’s CVP supply to Santa Nella County WD for M&I use. 13. Placer County Water Agency, CVP, California: Proposed exchange agreement under section 14 of the 1939 Act to exchange up to 71,000 acre-feet annually of the Agency’s American River Middle Fork Project water for use by Reclamation, for a like amount of CVP water from the Sacramento River for use by the Agency. 14. Irrigation contractors, Klamath Project, Oregon: Amendment of repayment contracts or negotiation of new contracts to allow for recovery of additional capital costs. 15. Orland Unit Water User’s Association, Orland Project, California: Repayment contract for the SOD costs assigned to the irrigation of Stony Gorge Dam. 16. City of Santa Barbara, Cachuma Project, California: Execution of a temporary contract and a long-term Warren Act contract with the City for conveyance of non-project water in Cachuma Project facilities. 17. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to ARRA. Added costs to rates to be collected under irrigation and interim M&I ratesetting policies. 18. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for extraordinary VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11. 19. Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project, California: Amendment to SOD contract No. 01–WC–20–2030 to provide for increased SOD costs associated with Bradbury Dam. 20. Reclamation will become signatory to a three-party conveyance agreement with the Cross Valley Contractors and the California State Department of Water Resources for conveyance of Cross Valley Contractors’ CVP water supplies that are made available pursuant to long-term water service contracts. 21. Westlands WD, CVP, California: Negotiation and execution of a longterm repayment contract to provide reimbursement of costs related to the construction of drainage facilities. This action is being undertaken to satisfy the Federal Government’s obligation to provide drainage service to lands within the San Luis Unit of the CVP including the Westlands WD service area. 22. San Luis WD, Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation; CVP; California: Revision of an existing contract among San Luis WD, Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation providing for an increase in the exchange of water from 6,316 to 10,526 acre-feet annually and an increase in the storage capacity of the bank to 60,000 acre-feet. 23. Contra Costa WD, CVP, California: Amendment to an existing O&M agreement to transfer O&M of the Contra Costa Rock Slough Fish Screen to the Contra Costa WD. Initial construction funding provided through ARRA. 24. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators and M&I water users, CVP, California: Temporary water service contracts for terms not to exceed 1 year for up to 100,000 acre-feet of surplus supplies of CVP water resulting from an unusually large water supply, not otherwise storable for project purposes, or from infrequent and otherwise unmanaged flood flows of short duration. 25. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and miscellaneous water users, CVP, California: Temporary Warren Act contracts for terms up to 5 years providing for use of excess capacity in CVP facilities for annual quantities exceeding 10,000 acre-feet. 26. City of Redding, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment of 30 acrefeet of the City of Redding’s CVP water supply to the City of Shasta Lake for M&I use. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27. Sacramento River Division, CVP, California: Administrative assignments of various Sacramento River Settlement Contracts. 28. California Department of Fish and Game, CVP, California: To extend the term of and amend the existing water service contract for the Department’s San Joaquin Fish Hatchery to allow an increase from 35 to 60 cubic feet per second of continuous flow to pass through the Hatchery prior to it returning to the San Joaquin River. 29. Santa Clara Valley WD (now called Valley Water), CVP, California: Second amendment to Santa Clara Valley WD’s water service contract to add CVP-wide form of contract language providing for mutually agreed upon point or points of delivery. 30. PacifiCorp, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer of O&M of Link River Dam and associated facilities. Contract will allow for the continued O&M by PacifiCorp. 31. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer of O&M of Station 48 and gate on Drain No. 1, Lost River Diversion Channel. 32. Fresno County Waterworks No. 18; Friant Division, CVP; California: Execution of an agreement to provide for the O&M of select Federal facilities by Fresno County Waterworks No. 18. 33. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Tulelake ID; Klamath Project; Oregon and California: Water service contract for deliveries to Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, including transfer of O&M responsibilities for the P Canal system. 34. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Amendment of repayment contract to eliminate reimbursement for P Canal O&M costs. 35. East Bay Municipal Utility District, CVP, California: Long-term Warren Act contract for storage and conveyance of up to 47,000 acre-feet of water annually. 36. Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Reclamation for groundwater pumping costs. Groundwater will provide a portion of Gray Lodge Wildlife Area’s Central Valley Improvement Act Level 4 water supplies. This action is taken pursuant to Public Law 102–575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1, 2 and 5), to meet full Level 4 water needs of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. 37. State of Nevada, Newlands Project, Nevada: Title transfer of lands and features of Carson Lake and Pasture. 38. Washoe County Water Conservation District, Truckee Storage Project, Nevada: Repayment contract for E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices costs associated with SOD work on Boca Dam. 39. Santa Barbara County Water Agency, Cachuma Project, California: Negotiation and execution of a longterm water service contract. 40. Cachuma Operations and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project, California: Negotiation and execution of an O&M contract. 41. State of California, Department of Water Resources; CVP; California: Negotiation of a multi-year wheeling agreement with the State of California, Department of Water Resources providing for the conveyance and delivery of CVP water through the State of California’s water project facilities to Byron-Bethany ID (Musco Family Olive Company), Del Puerto WD, and the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. 42. Water user entities responsible for repayment of reimbursable project construction costs in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for conversion or prepayment executed pursuant to the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Public Law 114–322, Sec. 4011 (a–d). 43. Contra Costa Water District: Title transfer of lands and features of the Contra Costa Canal System of the CVP. 44. Friant Water Authority, CVP, California: Prospective future title transfer of lands and features of the Friant-Kern Canal System of the CVP. 45. San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority, CVP, California: Renewal of OM&R contract. 46. San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority, CVP, California: Contract for repayment for XM and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11. 47. City of West Sacramento, CVP, California: Negotiation and execution of a 40-year long-term water service contract. 48. Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, Newlands Project, Nevada: An agreement to transfer title of the federally owned Old Lahontan Power Plant to the District subject to approved legislation. 49. Truckee-Carson ID, Newlands Project, Nevada: Negotiation and execution of an OM&R transfer agreement for the Newlands Project. 50. Friant Water Authority, Friant Division, CVP, California: Renewal of OM&R contract. 51. Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority, CVP, California: Renewal of OM&R contract. Completed contract actions: 1. (4) El Dorado County Water Agency, CVP, California: M&I water service contract to supplement existing water supply. Contract will provide for VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 an amount not to exceed 15,000 acrefeet annually authorized by Public Law 101–514 (Section 206) for El Dorado County Water Agency. The supply will be subcontracted to El Dorado ID and Georgetown Divide Public Utility District. Contract was executed on October 23, 2019. 2. (12) Town of Fernley, State of California; City of Reno, City of Sparks, Washoe County, State of Nevada, Truckee-Carson ID, and any other local interest or Native American Tribal Interest who may have negotiated rights under Public Law 101–618; Nevada and California: Contracts for the storage of non-Federal water in Truckee River reservoirs as authorized by Public Law 101–618 and the Preliminary Settlement Agreement. The contracts shall be consistent with the Truckee River Water Quality Settlement Agreement and the terms and conditions of the Truckee River Operating Agreement. Contract was executed on April 6, 2017. 3. (49) Wampler Ranches, LLC; Klamath Project; California and Oregon: Contractor requested Warren Act contract cancellation from upper Klamath Lake through Crane Creek. Contract was terminated on April 19, 2019. 4. (51) North Kern and Buena Vista Water Storage Districts, Kern River Project, California: Contract for reimbursement of SOD costs assigned to the irrigation component of Isabella Dam. Contract was executed on June 14, 2019. Discontinued contract action: 1. (52) Individual, Klamath Project, Oregon: Warren Act (Section 2) contract termination. Lower Colorado Basin—Interior Region 8: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 61470 (Nevada Highway and Park Street), Boulder City, Nevada 89006– 1470, telephone 702–293–8192. 1. Milton and Jean Phillips, BCP, Arizona: Develop a Colorado River water delivery contract for 60 acre-feet of Colorado River water per year as recommended by the Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2. Gila Project Works, Gila Project, Arizona: Perform title transfer of facilities and certain lands in the Wellton-Mohawk Division from the United States to the Wellton-Mohawk IDD. 3. Ogram Boys Enterprises, Inc., BCP, Arizona: Revise Exhibit A of the contract to change the contract service area and points of diversion/delivery. 4. City of Yuma, BCP, Arizona: Enter into a long-term consolidated contract with the City for delivery of its Colorado River water entitlement. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17903 5. Gold Dome Mining Corporation and Wellton-Mohawk IDD, Gila Project, Arizona: Terminate contract No. 0–07– 30–W0250 pursuant to Articles 11(d) and 11(e). 6. Estates of Anna R. Roy and Edward P. Roy, Gila Project, Arizona: Terminate contract No. 6–07–30–W0124 pursuant to Article 9(c). 7. Present Perfected Right 30 (Stephenson), BCP, California: Offer contracts for delivery of Colorado River water to holders of miscellaneous present perfected rights as described in the 2006 Consolidated Decree in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150. 8. Western Water, LLC and Ehrenberg Improvement District, BCP, Arizona: Review and approve a proposed partial assignment and transfer of Arizona fourth-priority Colorado River water in the amount of 85 acre-feet of water per year from Western Water to the District, amend Western Water’s Colorado River water delivery contract No. 16–XX–30– W0619 to decrease its Colorado River water entitlement by 85 acre-feet of water per year from 621.48 to 536.48 acre-feet of water per year, and amend the District’s Colorado River water delivery contract No. 8–07–30–W0006 to increase the District’s Colorado River water entitlement by 85 acre-feet of water per year from 650 to 735 acre-feet of water per year. 9. Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and Central Arizona Water Conservation District, CAP, Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation to lease 3,933 acre-feet of its CAP water to Central Arizona Water Conservation District during calendar year 2020. 10. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 13,068 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during calendar year 2020. 11. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Pascua Yaqui Tribe, CAP, Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 1,720 acrefeet of its CAP water to Pascua Yaqui Tribe during calendar year 2020. 12. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Stone Applications, LLC, CAP, Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 10,000 acre-feet of its CAP water to Stone Applications, LLC during calendar year 2020. 13. City of Needles and The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Lower Colorado Water Supply Project, California: Amend contract No. 06–XX–30–W0452 to extend the timeframe to complete a study that is required under the contract E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 17904 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices from December 31, 2019, to December 31, 2024. Completed contract actions: 1. (13) San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 6,216 acrefeet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during calendar year 2019. Lease was executed on December 2, 2019. 2. (14) Ehrenberg Improvement District, BCP, Arizona: Assign Ehrenberg Improvement Association’s Colorado River water delivery contract No. 8–07– 30–W0006, as amended, for 650 acrefeet of water per year, to the district. Assignment was executed on October 8, 2019. Upper Colorado Basin—Interior Region 7: Bureau of Reclamation, 125 South State Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138–1102, telephone 801–524–3864. 1. Individual irrigators, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Initial Units, CRSP; Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico: Temporary (interim) water service contracts for surplus project water for irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; longterm contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually. 2. Contracts with various water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11 to be executed as project progresses. 3. Middle Rio Grande Project, New Mexico: Reclamation continues annual leasing of water from various San JuanChama Project contractors to stabilize flows in a critical reach of the Rio Grande to meet the needs of irrigators and preserve habitat for the silvery minnow. Reclamation leased approximately 14,000 acre-feet of water from San Juan-Chama Project contractors in 2019. 4. Strawberry High Line Canal Company, Strawberry Valley Project; Utah: The Strawberry High Line Canal Company has requested to allow for the carriage of non-project water held by McMullin Orchards in the High Line Canal. 5. Eden Valley IDD, Eden Project, Wyoming: The Eden Valley IDD proposes to raise the level of Big Sandy Dam to fully perfect its water rights. An agreement will be necessary to obtain the authorization to modify Federal facilities. 6. Tri-County Water Conservancy District, Dallas Creek Project, Colorado: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 A contract under the Upper Colorado Recovery Program to construct and transfer O&M of a fish barrier at Ridgway Dam. The State of Colorado, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department will also be a party to the contract. 7. Newton Water Users Association, Newton Project; Utah: The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources desires to install a fish screen on the outlet works of Newton Dam. This requires an agreement to approve modification to Federal Reclamation facilities. 8. Pojoaque Valley ID, San JuanChama Project, New Mexico: An amendment to the repayment contract to reflect the changed allocations of the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act (Title VI of the Claims Resolution Act of 2010, Public Law 111–291, December 8, 2010, and Article 7 of the Settlement Agreement dated April 19, 2012) is currently under review by the Pojoaque Valley ID board. 9. South Cache Water Users Association, Hyrum Project, Utah: Problems with the spillway at Hyrum Dam require the construction of a new spillway under the SOD Act, as amended. A repayment contract is necessary to recover 15 percent of the construction costs in accordance with the SOD Act. 10. Dolores Water Conservancy District, Dolores Project, Colorado: The District has requested a water service contract for 1,402 acre-feet of newly identified project water for irrigation. The proposed water service contract will provide 417 acre-feet of project water for irrigation of the Ute Enterprise and 985 acre-feet for use by the District’s full-service irrigators. 11. State of Wyoming, Seedskadee Project; Wyoming: The Wyoming Water Development Commission is interested in purchasing an additional 65,000 acrefeet of M&I water from Fontenelle Reservoir. Reclamation and the State of Wyoming are pursuing entering into a Contributed Funds Act agreement which allows the State to advance funds to Reclamation associated with activities involved in contracting for remaining available M&I water as specified in Section 4310 of Public Law 115–270. 12. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, CUP, Utah: The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation has requested the use of excess capacity in the Strawberry Aqueduct and Collection System, as authorized in the CUP Completion Act legislation. 13. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: As part of discussions on settlement of a potential compact, the PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation has indicated interest in storage of its potential water right in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. 14. State of Utah; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: The State of Utah has requested contracts that will allow the full development and use of the CUP Ultimate Phase water right of 158,000 acre-feet of depletion, which was previously assigned to the State of Utah. A contract for 72,641 acre-feet was executed March 20, 2019. A contract for the remaining 86,249 acre-feet has been negotiated and is awaiting completion of NEPA activities. 15. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Weber Basin Project, Utah: The District has requested permission to install a low-flow hydro-electric generation plant at Causey Reservoir to take advantage of winter releases. This will likely be accomplished through a supplemental O&M contract. 16. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, AnimasLa Plata Project, Colorado: Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has requested a water delivery contract for 16,525 acrefeet of M&I water; contract terms to be consistent with the Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 106–554). 17. Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, New Mexico: Reclamation continues negotiations on an OM&R transfer contract with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority pursuant to Public Law 111–11, Section 10602(f) which transfers responsibilities to carry out the OM&R of transferred works of the Project; ensures the continuation of the intended benefits of the Project; distribution of water; and sets forth the allocation and payment of annual OM&R costs of the Project. 18. Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado-New Mexico: (a) Navajo Nation title transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for facilities and land outside the corporate boundaries of the City of Farmington, New Mexico; contract terms to be consistent with the Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 106–554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act (Title X of Pub. L. 111–11); (b) City of Farmington, New Mexico, title transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for facilities and land inside the corporate boundaries of the City of Farmington; New Mexico, contract terms to be consistent with the Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 106–554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act (Title X of Pub. L. 111–11); and (c) Operations agreement among the E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices United States, Navajo Nation, and City of Farmington for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline pursuant to Pub. L.111–11, Section 10605(b)(1) that sets forth any terms and conditions that secures an operations protocol for the M&I water supply. 19. Strawberry High Line Canal Company, Strawberry Valley Project; Utah: The Strawberry High Line Canal Company has requested conversion of up to 20,000 acre-feet of irrigation water to be allowed for miscellaneous uses. 20. Ogden River Water Users Association, Ogden River Project, Utah: The Ogden River Water Users Association is requesting to convert 44,175 acre-feet of irrigation water from Pine View Reservoir to be available for M&I purposes. 21. City of Page, Arizona; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: Request for a long-term contract for 975 acre-feet of water for municipal purposes. 22. Moon Lake Water Users Association, Uintah Basin Replacement Project, Central Utah Project, Utah: The Association has requested to initiate process for title transfer of the Uintah Basin Replacement Project to the Association under the authority of Public Law 116–9. 23. Bostwick Park Water Conservancy District, Bostwick Park Project, Colorado: Preliminary lease and funding agreement for development of the lease of power privilege for hydropower development on the Silver Jack Dam Bypass Pipeline. The purpose of this agreement is to receive funding from the district for Reclamation’s assistance in the development of the lease of power privilege and identify timelines for the process. 24. Emery Water Conservancy District, Emery Project, Utah: The District has requested to initiate the process for the title transfer of the Emery Project to the District under the authority of Public Law 116–9. 25. Sanpete Water Conservancy District, Gooseberry Project, Utah: The District has requested Reclamation convey back its reversionary interest in a 1975 Water Right Assignment Contract with the District. 26. Ft. Sumner ID, Carlsbad Project, New Mexico: Reclamation is seeking a contract to lease water from the District for the forbearance of exercising their priority water rights on the Pecos River. The contract proposal is for a term of 10 years and up to 3,500 acre-feet per year of forborne water to benefit endangered species and the Carlsbad Project. 27. Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District, Carlsbad Project, New Mexico: Reclamation is seeking a contract to lease water from the District VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 for the forbearance of surface water diversions from the Pecos River and the Hagerman Canal. This contract has a term of 10 years and up to 1,158 acrefeet of forborne water per year to benefit endangered species and the Carlsbad Project. 28. The Jicarilla Nation, San JuanChama Project, New Mexico: Reclamation is seeking a multi-year contract to lease water with the Nation to stabilize flows in a critical reach of the Rio Grande in order to meet the needs of irrigators and the endangered silvery minnow. This contract has a 5year term for up to 5,900 acre-feet of Project water per year. 29. Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Mancos, Colorado: Pursuant to Public Law 106– 549 (114 Stat. 2743), the Secretary is authorized to contract with the District for the use of project facilities for the impounding, storage, diversion, and carriage of non-project water for the purpose of irrigation, domestic, M&I, and any other beneficial purposes. Contract No. 19–WC–40–750, among the District, Reclamation, and the Miles Trust, for carriage of 0.25 cfs is pending execution following approval of NEPA documentation. Discontinued contract actions: 1. (10) Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Salt River Project; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: The District has requested an extension of its existing contract from 2034 through 2044. This action is awaiting further development by the District. 2. (18) Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Colorado: Proposed preliminary lease and funding agreement for preliminary work associated with potential lease of power privilege. 3. (19) Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Colorado: Proposed funding agreement for preliminary work associated with the evaluation of title transfer. Completed contract action: 1. (17) Central Utah Water Conservancy District; Bonneville Unit, CUP; Utah: The District has received a request to convert 300 acre-feet of irrigation water in Wasatch County to M&I purposes. This will require an amended block notice. Contract was executed on January 23, 2019. Missouri Basin—Interior Region 5: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 36900, Federal Building, 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101, telephone 406–247–7752. 1. Irrigation, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17905 Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Water service contracts for the sale, conveyance, storage, and exchange of surplus project water and non-project water for irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water annually for a term of up to 1 year, or up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually for a term of up to 40 years. 2. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11. 3. Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Water service contracts for irrigation and M&I; contracts for the sale of water from the marketable yield to water users within the Colorado River Basin of western Colorado. 4. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Garrison Diversion Unit, P– SMBP; North Dakota: Intent to modify long-term water service contract to add additional irrigated acres. 5. Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contracting in the FryingpanArkansas Project. 6. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contracting in the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. 7. Milk River Project, Montana: Proposed amendments to contracts to reflect current landownership. 8. Fresno Dam, Milk River Project, Montana: Consideration of contract(s) for repayment of SOD costs. 9. City of Casper; Kendrick Project, Wyoming: Consideration for renewal of long-term water service contract No. 2– 07–70–W0534. 10. Lucerne Water and Sewer District, P–SMBP, Wyoming: Consideration for renewal of contract No. 1–07–60– WS091. 11. Town of Shoshoni, P–SMBP, Wyoming: Consideration for renewal of contract No. 0–07–60–WS083. 12. Canyon Limited Liability; Boysen Unit, P–SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration for renewal of contract No. 009E6A0035. 13. North Dakota State Water Commission, Snake Creek Pumping Plant, North Dakota: Consideration for a use-of-facilities contract. 14. Lugert-Altus ID, W.C. Austin Project, Oklahoma: Consideration for amendment to contract No. Ilr-1375. 15. State of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Glen Elder Unit, P– SMBP; Kansas: Intent to enter into a contract for the remaining conservation E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 17906 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 62 / Tuesday, March 31, 2020 / Notices storage in Waconda Lake for recreation and fish and wildlife purposes. 16. Arkansas Valley Conduit, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a repayment contract for the Arkansas Valley Conduit and signing a contract to use infrastructure owned by the Pueblo Board of Water Works. 17. Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, San Angelo Project, Texas: Consideration of a potential contract(s) for use of excess capacity by individual landowner(s) for irrigation purposes. 18. Canyon Ferry Water Users Association; Canyon Ferry Unit, P– SMBP; Montana: Consideration for new long-term repayment contract. 19. Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Inc., South Dakota: Consideration of an amendment to agreement No. 5–07–60– W0223 to reflect the payoff of loans. 20. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Garrison Diversion Unit, P– SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of a contract for 165 cubic-feet-per-second of water for rural and M&I purposes. 21. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, FryingpanArkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration for conversion of longterm water service contract No. 5–07– 70–W0086. 22. Pueblo Board of Water Works, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration for renewal of contract No. 00XX6C0049. 23. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, FryingpanArkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a repayment contract for the North Outlet Works—South Outlet Works Interconnect at Pueblo Reservoir. 24. Dickey-Sargent ID; Garrison Diversion Unit, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of a repayment contract for irrigation storage in Jamestown Reservoir. 25. Kansas Bostwick ID No. 2; Bostwick Division, P–SMBP; Kansas: Consideration of contract for repayment of SOD costs. 26. Bostwick ID in Nebraska; Bostwick Division, P–SMBP; Nebraska: Consideration of contract for repayment of SOD costs. 27. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P– SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a request for a new contract for the District to continue the O&M of the transferred works of the Riverton Unit. 28. Webster ID No. 4; Solomon Division, P–SMBP; Kansas: Consideration of a repayment contract for XM and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:01 Mar 30, 2020 Jkt 250001 29. Ptarmigan Partners, LLC and Christine-Elliot Armstrong Revocable Trust and Andrew W. Armstrong Revocable Trust, Shoshone Project, Cody, Wyoming: Consideration for amendment to contract No. 019E6A0227. 30. P–SMBP; Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Kansas: Renewal of contracts for the sale of Project Use Power to authorized entities. 31. Fort Clark ID; Fort Clark Project, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration for new 5-year water service contract to replace expiring contract No. 159E620073. 32. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P– SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a new M&I water service contract. 33. Exxon Mobile Corporation, Ruedi Reservoir, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration to amend Ruedi Round I contract No. 2–07–70– W055 for additional places of use, including the Piceance Creek Basin. Discontinued contract actions: 1. (14) Buford-Trenton ID; BufordTrenton Project, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the longterm irrigation power repayment contract and project-use power contract to include additional acres. Completed contract actions: 1. (8) Town of Estes Park, ColoradoBig Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of a renewal of the contract with the Town of Estes Park. Contract was executed on November 15, 2019. 2. (30) Garfield County, Colorado; Ruedi Reservoir, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project; Colorado: Consideration for amendment to contract No. 139D6C0105 for an additional place of use. Contract was executed on September 19, 2019. contact Elizabeth Monroe at monroe@ udall.gov prior to April 15 to request the teleconference connection information. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Call to Order and Chair’s Remarks; (2) Executive Director’s Remarks & Update on COVID–19 Impact on Udall Foundation; (3) Deputy Executive Director’s Remarks & Update on Implementation of Amended Enabling Legislation; (4) Consent Agenda Approval (Minutes of the November 21, 2019, Board of Trustees Meeting; Board Reports submitted for Education Programs; Finance and Management; John S. McCain III National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution; Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy; Udall Archives; and Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy; and Board takes notice of any new and updated personnel policies and internal control methodologies); (5) Finance and Internal Controls Update (6) Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy: Budget Session and resolution regarding Transfer of Funds to the Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy; (7) Board Finding regarding Use of Funds Transferred, Allocated or Set Aside to The University of Arizona for Program Purposes; and (8) Program Issues for the Board’s Consideration. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: David P. Brown, Executive Director, 130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701, (520) 901–8500. Chris J. Beardsley, Acting Director, Policy and Programs. BILLING CODE 6820–FN–P Dated: March 27, 2020. David P. Brown, Executive Director, Morris K. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation

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Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other 
Water-Related Contract Actions

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of contract actions.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been 
proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new, 
discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice. 
This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public 
about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management 
of project resources and facilities consistent with section 9(f) of the 
Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual 
contract actions may be published in the Federal Register and in 
newspapers of general circulation in the areas determined by 
Reclamation to be affected by the proposed action.

ADDRESSES: The identity of the approving officer and other information 
pertaining to a specific contract proposal may be obtained by calling 
or writing the appropriate regional office at the address and telephone 
number given for each region in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section 
of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Kelly, Reclamation Law 
Administration Division, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, 
Colorado 80225-0007; [email protected]; telephone 303-445-2888.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consistent with section 9(f) of the 
Reclamation Project Act of 1939, and the rules and regulations 
published in 52 FR 11954, April 13, 1987 (43 CFR 426.22), Reclamation 
will publish notice of proposed or amendatory contract actions for any 
contract for the delivery of project water for authorized uses in 
newspapers of general circulation in the affected area at least 60 days 
prior to contract execution. Announcements may be in the form of news 
releases, legal notices, official letters, memorandums, or other forms 
of written material. Meetings, workshops, and/or hearings may also be 
used, as appropriate, to provide local publicity. The public 
participation procedures do not apply to proposed contracts for the 
sale of surplus or interim irrigation water for a term of 1 year or 
less. Either of the contracting parties may invite the public to 
observe contract proceedings. All public participation procedures will 
be coordinated with those involved in complying with the National 
Environmental Policy Act. Pursuant to the ``Final Revised Public 
Participation Procedures'' for water resource-related contract 
negotiations, published in 47 FR 7763, February 22, 1982, a tabulation 
is provided of all proposed contractual actions in each of the five 
Reclamation regions. When contract negotiations are completed, and 
prior to execution, each proposed contract form must be approved by the 
Secretary of the Interior, or pursuant to delegated or redelegated 
authority, the Commissioner of Reclamation or one of the regional 
directors. In some instances, congressional review and approval of a 
report, water rate, or other terms and conditions of the contract may 
be involved.
    Public participation in and receipt of comments on contract 
proposals will be facilitated by adherence to the following procedures:
    1. Only persons authorized to act on behalf of the contracting 
entities may negotiate the terms and conditions of a specific contract 
proposal.
    2. Advance notice of meetings or hearings will be furnished to 
those parties that have made a timely written request for such notice 
to the appropriate regional or project office of Reclamation.
    3. Written correspondence regarding proposed contracts may be made 
available to the general public pursuant to the terms and procedures of 
the Freedom of Information Act, as amended.
    4. Written comments on a proposed contract or contract action must 
be submitted to the appropriate regional officials at the locations and 
within the time limits set forth in the advance public notices.
    5. All written comments received and testimony presented at any 
public hearings will be reviewed and summarized by the appropriate 
regional office for use by the contract approving authority.
    6. Copies of specific proposed contracts may be obtained from the 
appropriate regional director or his or her designated public contact 
as they become available for review and comment.
    7. In the event modifications are made in the form of a proposed 
contract, the appropriate regional director shall determine whether 
republication of the notice and/or extension of the comment period is 
necessary.
    Factors considered in making such a determination shall include, 
but are not limited to, (i) the significance of the modification, and 
(ii) the degree of public interest which has been expressed over the 
course of the negotiations. At a minimum, the regional director will 
furnish revised contracts to all parties who requested the contract in 
response to the initial public notice.

Definitions of Abbreviations Used in the Reports.

ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
BCP Boulder Canyon Project
Reclamation Bureau of Reclamation
CAP Central Arizona Project
CUP Central Utah Project
CVP Central Valley Project
CRSP Colorado River Storage Project
XM Extraordinary maintenance
FR Federal Register
IDD Irrigation and Drainage District
ID Irrigation District
M&I Municipal and Industrial
O&M Operation and Maintenance
OM&R Operation, Maintenance, and Replacement
P-SMBP Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program
RRA Reclamation Reform Act of 1982
SOD Safety of Dams
SRPA Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956
USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
WD Water District
    Columbia-Pacific Northwest--Interior Region 9: Bureau of 
Reclamation, 1150 North Curtis Road, Suite 100, Boise, Idaho 83706-
1234, telephone 208-378-5344.
    1. Irrigation, M&I, and Miscellaneous Water Users; Idaho, Oregon, 
Washington, Montana, and Wyoming: Temporary or interim irrigation and 
M&I water service, water storage, water right settlement, exchange, 
miscellaneous use, or water replacement contracts to provide up to 
10,000 acre-feet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; long-term 
contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water 
annually.
    2. Rogue River Basin Water Users, Rogue River Basin Project, 
Oregon: Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum.
    3. Willamette Basin Water Users, Willamette Basin Project, Oregon: 
Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum.
    4. Pioneer Ditch Company, Boise Project, Idaho; Clark and Edwards 
Canal and Irrigation Company, Enterprise Canal Company, Ltd., Lenroot 
Canal Company, Liberty Park Canal Company, Poplar ID, all in the 
Minidoka Project, Idaho; Juniper Flat District Improvement Company,

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Wapinitia Project, Oregon; and Whitestone Reclamation District, Chief 
Joseph Dam Project, Washington: Amendatory repayment and water service 
contracts; purpose is to conform to the RRA.
    5. Nine water user entities of the Arrowrock Division, Boise 
Project, Idaho: Repayment agreements with districts with spaceholder 
contracts for repayment, per legislation, of the reimbursable share of 
costs to rehabilitate Arrowrock Dam Outlet Gates under the O&M program.
    6. Three irrigation water user entities, Rogue River Basin Project, 
Oregon: Long-term contracts for exchange of water service with three 
entities for the provision of up to 292 acre-feet of stored water from 
Applegate Reservoir (a USACE project) for irrigation use in exchange 
for the transfer of out-of-stream water rights from the Little 
Applegate River to instream flow rights with the State of Oregon for 
instream flow use.
    7. Conagra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc., Columbia Basin Project, 
Washington: Miscellaneous purposes water service contract providing for 
the delivery of up to 1,500 acre-feet of water from the Scooteney 
Wasteway for effluent management.
    8. Benton ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Replacement contract to, 
among other things, withdraw Benton ID from the Sunnyside Division 
Board of Control; provide for direct payment of Benton ID's share of 
total operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement costs incurred by 
the United States in operation of storage division; and establish 
Benton ID responsibility for operation, maintenance, repair, and 
replacement for irrigation distribution system.
    9. Burley and Minidoka IDs, Minidoka Project, Idaho: Supplemental 
and amendatory contracts to transfer the O&M of the Main South Side 
Canal Headworks to Burley ID and transfer the O&M of the Main North 
Side Canal Headworks to Minidoka ID.
    10. Clean Water Services and Tualatin Valley ID, Tualatin Project, 
Oregon: Long-term water service contract that provides for the District 
to allow Clean Water Services to beneficially use up to 6,000 acre-feet 
annually of stored water for water quality improvement.
    11. Willow Creek District Improvement Company, Willow Creek 
Project, Oregon: Amend contract to increase the amount of storage water 
made available under the existing long-term contract from 2,500 to 
3,500 acre-feet.
    12. Stanfield ID, Umatilla Basin Project, Oregon: A short-term 
water service contract to provide for the use of conjunctive use water, 
if needed, for the purposes of pre-saturation or for such use in 
October to extend their irrigation season.
    13. Falls ID, Michaud Flats Project, Idaho: Amendment to contract 
No. 14-06-100-851 to authorize the District to participate in State 
water rental pool.
    14. Roza ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Contract for use of water 
in dead space of Kachess Reservoir and construction of a pumping plant.
    15. Quincy-Columbia Basin ID, Columbia Basin Project, Washington: 
Long-term contract to renew master water service contract No. 14-06-
100-9166, as supplemented, to authorize the District to deliver project 
water to up to 10,000 First Phase Continuation Acres located within the 
District, and to deliver additional project water to land irrigated 
under the District's repayment contract during the peak period of 
irrigation water use annually.
    16. Water user entities responsible for repayment of reimbursable 
project construction costs in Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Montana, and 
Wyoming: Contracts for conversion or prepayment executed pursuant to 
the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Public Law 
114-322, Sec. 4011(a-d).
    Completed contract actions:
    1. (9) City of Prineville and Ochoco ID, Crooked River Project, 
Oregon: Long-term contract to provide the City of Prineville with a 
mitigation water supply from Prineville Reservoir; with Ochoco ID 
anticipated to be a party to the contract, as they are responsible for 
O&M of the dam and reservoir. Contract was executed on October 30, 
2019.
    2. (13) East Columbia Basin ID, Columbia Basin Project, Washington: 
Amendment of renewal master water service contract No. 159E101882, to 
authorize up to an additional 70,000 acres within the East Columbia ID 
that are located within the Odessa Subarea and eligible to participate 
in the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Program, to receive Columbia 
Basin Project irrigation water service; and to provide for additional 
acreage development through future water conservation measures. 
Contract was executed on October 11, 2019.
    California-Great Basin--Interior Region 10: Bureau of Reclamation, 
2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825-1898, telephone 916-978-
5250.
    1. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and 
miscellaneous water users; California, Nevada, and Oregon: Temporary 
(interim) water service contracts for available project water for 
irrigation, M&I, or fish and wildlife purposes providing up to 10,000 
acre-feet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; temporary Warren 
Act contracts for use of excess capacity in project facilities for 
terms up to 5 years; temporary conveyance agreements with the State of 
California for various purposes; long-term contracts for similar 
service for up to 1,000 acre-feet annually.
    2. Contractors from the American River Division, Delta Division, 
Cross Valley Canal, San Felipe Division, West San Joaquin Division, San 
Luis Unit, and Elk Creek Community Services District; CVP; California: 
Renewal of 30 interim and long-term water service contracts; water 
quantities for these contracts total in excess of 2.1M acre-feet. These 
contract actions will be accomplished through long-term renewal 
contracts pursuant to Public Law 102-575. Prior to completion of 
negotiation of long-term renewal contracts, existing interim renewal 
water service contracts may be renewed through successive interim 
renewal of contracts.
    3. Redwood Valley County WD, SRPA, California: Restructuring the 
repayment schedule pursuant to Public Law 100-516.
    4. Sutter Extension WD, Delano-Earlimart ID, Pixley ID, the State 
of California Department of Water Resources, and the State of 
California Department of Fish and Wildlife; CVP; California: Pursuant 
to Public Law 102-575, agreements with non-Federal entities for the 
purpose of providing funding for Central Valley Project Improvement Act 
refuge water conveyance and/or facilities improvement construction to 
deliver water for certain Federal wildlife refuges, State wildlife 
areas, and private wetlands.
    5. CVP Service Area, California: Temporary water acquisition 
agreements for purchase of 5,000 to 200,000 acre-feet of water for fish 
and wildlife purposes as authorized by Public Law 102-575 for terms of 
up to 5 years.
    6. Horsefly, Klamath, Langell Valley, and Tulelake IDs; Klamath 
Project; Oregon: Repayment contracts for SOD work on Clear Lake Dam. 
These districts will share in repayment of costs, and each district 
will have a separate contract.
    7. Warren Act Contracts, CVP, California: Execution of long-term 
Warren Act contracts (up to 40 years) with various entities for 
conveyance of non-project water in the CVP.
    8. Tuolumne Utilities District (formerly Tuolumne Regional WD), 
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contract for up to 9,000 acre-feet from New Melones Reservoir, and 
possibly a long-term contract for storage of non-project water in New 
Melones Reservoir.
    9. Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority, CVP, California: 
Agreement to transfer the OM&R and certain financial and administrative 
activities related to the Madera Canal and associated works.
    10. Pershing County Water Conservation District, Pershing County, 
and Lander County; Humboldt Project; Nevada: Title transfer of lands 
and features of the Humboldt Project.
    11. Mendota Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement agreement 
between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Reclamation 
for conveyance service costs to deliver Level 2 water to the Mendota 
Wildlife Area during infrequent periods when the Mendota Pool is down 
due to unexpected but needed maintenance. This action is taken pursuant 
to Public Law 102-575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1), to meet full Level 
2 water needs of the Mendota Wildlife Area.
    12. San Luis WD, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment of 
2,400 acre-feet of the District's CVP supply to Santa Nella County WD 
for M&I use.
    13. Placer County Water Agency, CVP, California: Proposed exchange 
agreement under section 14 of the 1939 Act to exchange up to 71,000 
acre-feet annually of the Agency's American River Middle Fork Project 
water for use by Reclamation, for a like amount of CVP water from the 
Sacramento River for use by the Agency.
    14. Irrigation contractors, Klamath Project, Oregon: Amendment of 
repayment contracts or negotiation of new contracts to allow for 
recovery of additional capital costs.
    15. Orland Unit Water User's Association, Orland Project, 
California: Repayment contract for the SOD costs assigned to the 
irrigation of Stony Gorge Dam.
    16. City of Santa Barbara, Cachuma Project, California: Execution 
of a temporary contract and a long-term Warren Act contract with the 
City for conveyance of non-project water in Cachuma Project facilities.
    17. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for 
Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for 
extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to ARRA. 
Added costs to rates to be collected under irrigation and interim M&I 
ratesetting policies.
    18. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for 
Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for 
extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G 
of Public Law 111-11.
    19. Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project, 
California: Amendment to SOD contract No. 01-WC-20-2030 to provide for 
increased SOD costs associated with Bradbury Dam.
    20. Reclamation will become signatory to a three-party conveyance 
agreement with the Cross Valley Contractors and the California State 
Department of Water Resources for conveyance of Cross Valley 
Contractors' CVP water supplies that are made available pursuant to 
long-term water service contracts.
    21. Westlands WD, CVP, California: Negotiation and execution of a 
long-term repayment contract to provide reimbursement of costs related 
to the construction of drainage facilities. This action is being 
undertaken to satisfy the Federal Government's obligation to provide 
drainage service to lands within the San Luis Unit of the CVP including 
the Westlands WD service area.
    22. San Luis WD, Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation; CVP; 
California: Revision of an existing contract among San Luis WD, Meyers 
Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation providing for an increase in the 
exchange of water from 6,316 to 10,526 acre-feet annually and an 
increase in the storage capacity of the bank to 60,000 acre-feet.
    23. Contra Costa WD, CVP, California: Amendment to an existing O&M 
agreement to transfer O&M of the Contra Costa Rock Slough Fish Screen 
to the Contra Costa WD. Initial construction funding provided through 
ARRA.
    24. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators and M&I water 
users, CVP, California: Temporary water service contracts for terms not 
to exceed 1 year for up to 100,000 acre-feet of surplus supplies of CVP 
water resulting from an unusually large water supply, not otherwise 
storable for project purposes, or from infrequent and otherwise 
unmanaged flood flows of short duration.
    25. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and 
miscellaneous water users, CVP, California: Temporary Warren Act 
contracts for terms up to 5 years providing for use of excess capacity 
in CVP facilities for annual quantities exceeding 10,000 acre-feet.
    26. City of Redding, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment 
of 30 acre-feet of the City of Redding's CVP water supply to the City 
of Shasta Lake for M&I use.
    27. Sacramento River Division, CVP, California: Administrative 
assignments of various Sacramento River Settlement Contracts.
    28. California Department of Fish and Game, CVP, California: To 
extend the term of and amend the existing water service contract for 
the Department's San Joaquin Fish Hatchery to allow an increase from 35 
to 60 cubic feet per second of continuous flow to pass through the 
Hatchery prior to it returning to the San Joaquin River.
    29. Santa Clara Valley WD (now called Valley Water), CVP, 
California: Second amendment to Santa Clara Valley WD's water service 
contract to add CVP-wide form of contract language providing for 
mutually agreed upon point or points of delivery.
    30. PacifiCorp, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer of 
O&M of Link River Dam and associated facilities. Contract will allow 
for the continued O&M by PacifiCorp.
    31. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer 
of O&M of Station 48 and gate on Drain No. 1, Lost River Diversion 
Channel.
    32. Fresno County Waterworks No. 18; Friant Division, CVP; 
California: Execution of an agreement to provide for the O&M of select 
Federal facilities by Fresno County Waterworks No. 18.
    33. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Tulelake ID; Klamath 
Project; Oregon and California: Water service contract for deliveries 
to Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, including transfer of O&M 
responsibilities for the P Canal system.
    34. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Amendment 
of repayment contract to eliminate reimbursement for P Canal O&M costs.
    35. East Bay Municipal Utility District, CVP, California: Long-term 
Warren Act contract for storage and conveyance of up to 47,000 acre-
feet of water annually.
    36. Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement 
agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and 
Reclamation for groundwater pumping costs. Groundwater will provide a 
portion of Gray Lodge Wildlife Area's Central Valley Improvement Act 
Level 4 water supplies. This action is taken pursuant to Public Law 
102-575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1, 2 and 5), to meet full Level 4 
water needs of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area.
    37. State of Nevada, Newlands Project, Nevada: Title transfer of 
lands and features of Carson Lake and Pasture.
    38. Washoe County Water Conservation District, Truckee Storage 
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costs associated with SOD work on Boca Dam.
    39. Santa Barbara County Water Agency, Cachuma Project, California: 
Negotiation and execution of a long-term water service contract.
    40. Cachuma Operations and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project, 
California: Negotiation and execution of an O&M contract.
    41. State of California, Department of Water Resources; CVP; 
California: Negotiation of a multi-year wheeling agreement with the 
State of California, Department of Water Resources providing for the 
conveyance and delivery of CVP water through the State of California's 
water project facilities to Byron-Bethany ID (Musco Family Olive 
Company), Del Puerto WD, and the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
    42. Water user entities responsible for repayment of reimbursable 
project construction costs in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts 
for conversion or prepayment executed pursuant to the Water 
Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Public Law 114-322, 
Sec. 4011 (a-d).
    43. Contra Costa Water District: Title transfer of lands and 
features of the Contra Costa Canal System of the CVP.
    44. Friant Water Authority, CVP, California: Prospective future 
title transfer of lands and features of the Friant-Kern Canal System of 
the CVP.
    45. San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority, CVP, California: 
Renewal of OM&R contract.
    46. San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority, CVP, California: 
Contract for repayment for XM and replacement funded pursuant to 
Subtitle G of Public Law 111-11.
    47. City of West Sacramento, CVP, California: Negotiation and 
execution of a 40-year long-term water service contract.
    48. Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, Newlands Project, Nevada: 
An agreement to transfer title of the federally owned Old Lahontan 
Power Plant to the District subject to approved legislation.
    49. Truckee-Carson ID, Newlands Project, Nevada: Negotiation and 
execution of an OM&R transfer agreement for the Newlands Project.
    50. Friant Water Authority, Friant Division, CVP, California: 
Renewal of OM&R contract.
    51. Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority, CVP, California: Renewal of OM&R 
contract.
    Completed contract actions:
    1. (4) El Dorado County Water Agency, CVP, California: M&I water 
service contract to supplement existing water supply. Contract will 
provide for an amount not to exceed 15,000 acre-feet annually 
authorized by Public Law 101-514 (Section 206) for El Dorado County 
Water Agency. The supply will be subcontracted to El Dorado ID and 
Georgetown Divide Public Utility District. Contract was executed on 
October 23, 2019.
    2. (12) Town of Fernley, State of California; City of Reno, City of 
Sparks, Washoe County, State of Nevada, Truckee-Carson ID, and any 
other local interest or Native American Tribal Interest who may have 
negotiated rights under Public Law 101-618; Nevada and California: 
Contracts for the storage of non-Federal water in Truckee River 
reservoirs as authorized by Public Law 101-618 and the Preliminary 
Settlement Agreement. The contracts shall be consistent with the 
Truckee River Water Quality Settlement Agreement and the terms and 
conditions of the Truckee River Operating Agreement. Contract was 
executed on April 6, 2017.
    3. (49) Wampler Ranches, LLC; Klamath Project; California and 
Oregon: Contractor requested Warren Act contract cancellation from 
upper Klamath Lake through Crane Creek. Contract was terminated on 
April 19, 2019.
    4. (51) North Kern and Buena Vista Water Storage Districts, Kern 
River Project, California: Contract for reimbursement of SOD costs 
assigned to the irrigation component of Isabella Dam. Contract was 
executed on June 14, 2019.
    Discontinued contract action:
    1. (52) Individual, Klamath Project, Oregon: Warren Act (Section 2) 
contract termination.
    Lower Colorado Basin--Interior Region 8: Bureau of Reclamation, 
P.O. Box 61470 (Nevada Highway and Park Street), Boulder City, Nevada 
89006-1470, telephone 702-293-8192.
    1. Milton and Jean Phillips, BCP, Arizona: Develop a Colorado River 
water delivery contract for 60 acre-feet of Colorado River water per 
year as recommended by the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
    2. Gila Project Works, Gila Project, Arizona: Perform title 
transfer of facilities and certain lands in the Wellton-Mohawk Division 
from the United States to the Wellton-Mohawk IDD.
    3. Ogram Boys Enterprises, Inc., BCP, Arizona: Revise Exhibit A of 
the contract to change the contract service area and points of 
diversion/delivery.
    4. City of Yuma, BCP, Arizona: Enter into a long-term consolidated 
contract with the City for delivery of its Colorado River water 
entitlement.
    5. Gold Dome Mining Corporation and Wellton-Mohawk IDD, Gila 
Project, Arizona: Terminate contract No. 0-07-30-W0250 pursuant to 
Articles 11(d) and 11(e).
    6. Estates of Anna R. Roy and Edward P. Roy, Gila Project, Arizona: 
Terminate contract No. 6-07-30-W0124 pursuant to Article 9(c).
    7. Present Perfected Right 30 (Stephenson), BCP, California: Offer 
contracts for delivery of Colorado River water to holders of 
miscellaneous present perfected rights as described in the 2006 
Consolidated Decree in Arizona v. California, 547 U.S. 150.
    8. Western Water, LLC and Ehrenberg Improvement District, BCP, 
Arizona: Review and approve a proposed partial assignment and transfer 
of Arizona fourth-priority Colorado River water in the amount of 85 
acre-feet of water per year from Western Water to the District, amend 
Western Water's Colorado River water delivery contract No. 16-XX-30-
W0619 to decrease its Colorado River water entitlement by 85 acre-feet 
of water per year from 621.48 to 536.48 acre-feet of water per year, 
and amend the District's Colorado River water delivery contract No. 8-
07-30-W0006 to increase the District's Colorado River water entitlement 
by 85 acre-feet of water per year from 650 to 735 acre-feet of water 
per year.
    9. Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and Central Arizona Water 
Conservation District, CAP, Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for Fort 
McDowell Yavapai Nation to lease 3,933 acre-feet of its CAP water to 
Central Arizona Water Conservation District during calendar year 2020.
    10. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: 
Execute a CAP water lease for San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 13,068 
acre-feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during calendar year 
2020.
    11. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Pascua Yaqui Tribe, CAP, Arizona: 
Execute a CAP water lease for San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 1,720 
acre-feet of its CAP water to Pascua Yaqui Tribe during calendar year 
2020.
    12. San Carlos Apache Tribe and Stone Applications, LLC, CAP, 
Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 
10,000 acre-feet of its CAP water to Stone Applications, LLC during 
calendar year 2020.
    13. City of Needles and The Metropolitan Water District of Southern 
California, Lower Colorado Water Supply Project, California: Amend 
contract No. 06-XX-30-W0452 to extend the timeframe to complete a study 
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from December 31, 2019, to December 31, 2024.
    Completed contract actions:
    1. (13) San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, 
Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to 
lease 6,216 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during 
calendar year 2019. Lease was executed on December 2, 2019.
    2. (14) Ehrenberg Improvement District, BCP, Arizona: Assign 
Ehrenberg Improvement Association's Colorado River water delivery 
contract No. 8-07-30-W0006, as amended, for 650 acre-feet of water per 
year, to the district. Assignment was executed on October 8, 2019.
    Upper Colorado Basin--Interior Region 7: Bureau of Reclamation, 125 
South State Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138-1102, 
telephone 801-524-3864.
    1. Individual irrigators, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; 
Initial Units, CRSP; Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico: Temporary 
(interim) water service contracts for surplus project water for 
irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water 
annually for terms up to 5 years; long-term contracts for similar 
service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually.
    2. Contracts with various water user entities responsible for 
payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Arizona, Colorado, New 
Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary 
maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 
111-11 to be executed as project progresses.
    3. Middle Rio Grande Project, New Mexico: Reclamation continues 
annual leasing of water from various San Juan-Chama Project contractors 
to stabilize flows in a critical reach of the Rio Grande to meet the 
needs of irrigators and preserve habitat for the silvery minnow. 
Reclamation leased approximately 14,000 acre-feet of water from San 
Juan-Chama Project contractors in 2019.
    4. Strawberry High Line Canal Company, Strawberry Valley Project; 
Utah: The Strawberry High Line Canal Company has requested to allow for 
the carriage of non-project water held by McMullin Orchards in the High 
Line Canal.
    5. Eden Valley IDD, Eden Project, Wyoming: The Eden Valley IDD 
proposes to raise the level of Big Sandy Dam to fully perfect its water 
rights. An agreement will be necessary to obtain the authorization to 
modify Federal facilities.
    6. Tri-County Water Conservancy District, Dallas Creek Project, 
Colorado: A contract under the Upper Colorado Recovery Program to 
construct and transfer O&M of a fish barrier at Ridgway Dam. The State 
of Colorado, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department will also be a 
party to the contract.
    7. Newton Water Users Association, Newton Project; Utah: The Utah 
Division of Wildlife Resources desires to install a fish screen on the 
outlet works of Newton Dam. This requires an agreement to approve 
modification to Federal Reclamation facilities.
    8. Pojoaque Valley ID, San Juan-Chama Project, New Mexico: An 
amendment to the repayment contract to reflect the changed allocations 
of the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act (Title VI of the Claims 
Resolution Act of 2010, Public Law 111-291, December 8, 2010, and 
Article 7 of the Settlement Agreement dated April 19, 2012) is 
currently under review by the Pojoaque Valley ID board.
    9. South Cache Water Users Association, Hyrum Project, Utah: 
Problems with the spillway at Hyrum Dam require the construction of a 
new spillway under the SOD Act, as amended. A repayment contract is 
necessary to recover 15 percent of the construction costs in accordance 
with the SOD Act.
    10. Dolores Water Conservancy District, Dolores Project, Colorado: 
The District has requested a water service contract for 1,402 acre-feet 
of newly identified project water for irrigation. The proposed water 
service contract will provide 417 acre-feet of project water for 
irrigation of the Ute Enterprise and 985 acre-feet for use by the 
District's full-service irrigators.
    11. State of Wyoming, Seedskadee Project; Wyoming: The Wyoming 
Water Development Commission is interested in purchasing an additional 
65,000 acre-feet of M&I water from Fontenelle Reservoir. Reclamation 
and the State of Wyoming are pursuing entering into a Contributed Funds 
Act agreement which allows the State to advance funds to Reclamation 
associated with activities involved in contracting for remaining 
available M&I water as specified in Section 4310 of Public Law 115-270.
    12. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, CUP, Utah: 
The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation has requested 
the use of excess capacity in the Strawberry Aqueduct and Collection 
System, as authorized in the CUP Completion Act legislation.
    13. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation; Flaming 
Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: As part of discussions on settlement of a 
potential compact, the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray 
Reservation has indicated interest in storage of its potential water 
right in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
    14. State of Utah; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: The State of 
Utah has requested contracts that will allow the full development and 
use of the CUP Ultimate Phase water right of 158,000 acre-feet of 
depletion, which was previously assigned to the State of Utah. A 
contract for 72,641 acre-feet was executed March 20, 2019. A contract 
for the remaining 86,249 acre-feet has been negotiated and is awaiting 
completion of NEPA activities.
    15. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Weber Basin Project, 
Utah: The District has requested permission to install a low-flow 
hydro-electric generation plant at Causey Reservoir to take advantage 
of winter releases. This will likely be accomplished through a 
supplemental O&M contract.
    16. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado: Ute 
Mountain Ute Tribe has requested a water delivery contract for 16,525 
acre-feet of M&I water; contract terms to be consistent with the 
Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 
106-554).
    17. Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, New Mexico: Reclamation 
continues negotiations on an OM&R transfer contract with the Navajo 
Tribal Utility Authority pursuant to Public Law 111-11, Section 
10602(f) which transfers responsibilities to carry out the OM&R of 
transferred works of the Project; ensures the continuation of the 
intended benefits of the Project; distribution of water; and sets forth 
the allocation and payment of annual OM&R costs of the Project.
    18. Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado-New Mexico: (a) Navajo Nation 
title transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for 
facilities and land outside the corporate boundaries of the City of 
Farmington, New Mexico; contract terms to be consistent with the 
Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 
106-554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act 
(Title X of Pub. L. 111-11); (b) City of Farmington, New Mexico, title 
transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for 
facilities and land inside the corporate boundaries of the City of 
Farmington; New Mexico, contract terms to be consistent with the 
Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 
106-554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act 
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United States, Navajo Nation, and City of Farmington for the Navajo 
Nation Municipal Pipeline pursuant to Pub. L.111-11, Section 
10605(b)(1) that sets forth any terms and conditions that secures an 
operations protocol for the M&I water supply.
    19. Strawberry High Line Canal Company, Strawberry Valley Project; 
Utah: The Strawberry High Line Canal Company has requested conversion 
of up to 20,000 acre-feet of irrigation water to be allowed for 
miscellaneous uses.
    20. Ogden River Water Users Association, Ogden River Project, Utah: 
The Ogden River Water Users Association is requesting to convert 44,175 
acre-feet of irrigation water from Pine View Reservoir to be available 
for M&I purposes.
    21. City of Page, Arizona; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: Request 
for a long-term contract for 975 acre-feet of water for municipal 
purposes.
    22. Moon Lake Water Users Association, Uintah Basin Replacement 
Project, Central Utah Project, Utah: The Association has requested to 
initiate process for title transfer of the Uintah Basin Replacement 
Project to the Association under the authority of Public Law 116-9.
    23. Bostwick Park Water Conservancy District, Bostwick Park 
Project, Colorado: Preliminary lease and funding agreement for 
development of the lease of power privilege for hydropower development 
on the Silver Jack Dam Bypass Pipeline. The purpose of this agreement 
is to receive funding from the district for Reclamation's assistance in 
the development of the lease of power privilege and identify timelines 
for the process.
    24. Emery Water Conservancy District, Emery Project, Utah: The 
District has requested to initiate the process for the title transfer 
of the Emery Project to the District under the authority of Public Law 
116-9.
    25. Sanpete Water Conservancy District, Gooseberry Project, Utah: 
The District has requested Reclamation convey back its reversionary 
interest in a 1975 Water Right Assignment Contract with the District.
    26. Ft. Sumner ID, Carlsbad Project, New Mexico: Reclamation is 
seeking a contract to lease water from the District for the forbearance 
of exercising their priority water rights on the Pecos River. The 
contract proposal is for a term of 10 years and up to 3,500 acre-feet 
per year of forborne water to benefit endangered species and the 
Carlsbad Project.
    27. Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District, Carlsbad Project, 
New Mexico: Reclamation is seeking a contract to lease water from the 
District for the forbearance of surface water diversions from the Pecos 
River and the Hagerman Canal. This contract has a term of 10 years and 
up to 1,158 acre-feet of forborne water per year to benefit endangered 
species and the Carlsbad Project.
    28. The Jicarilla Nation, San Juan-Chama Project, New Mexico: 
Reclamation is seeking a multi-year contract to lease water with the 
Nation to stabilize flows in a critical reach of the Rio Grande in 
order to meet the needs of irrigators and the endangered silvery 
minnow. This contract has a 5-year term for up to 5,900 acre-feet of 
Project water per year.
    29. Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Mancos, 
Colorado: Pursuant to Public Law 106-549 (114 Stat. 2743), the 
Secretary is authorized to contract with the District for the use of 
project facilities for the impounding, storage, diversion, and carriage 
of non-project water for the purpose of irrigation, domestic, M&I, and 
any other beneficial purposes. Contract No. 19-WC-40-750, among the 
District, Reclamation, and the Miles Trust, for carriage of 0.25 cfs is 
pending execution following approval of NEPA documentation.
    Discontinued contract actions:
    1. (10) Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power 
District, Salt River Project; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: The 
District has requested an extension of its existing contract from 2034 
through 2044. This action is awaiting further development by the 
District.
    2. (18) Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, 
Colorado: Proposed preliminary lease and funding agreement for 
preliminary work associated with potential lease of power privilege.
    3. (19) Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, 
Colorado: Proposed funding agreement for preliminary work associated 
with the evaluation of title transfer.
    Completed contract action:
    1. (17) Central Utah Water Conservancy District; Bonneville Unit, 
CUP; Utah: The District has received a request to convert 300 acre-feet 
of irrigation water in Wasatch County to M&I purposes. This will 
require an amended block notice. Contract was executed on January 23, 
2019.
    Missouri Basin--Interior Region 5: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 
36900, Federal Building, 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 
59101, telephone 406-247-7752.
    1. Irrigation, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Colorado, 
Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, 
and Wyoming: Water service contracts for the sale, conveyance, storage, 
and exchange of surplus project water and non-project water for 
irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water 
annually for a term of up to 1 year, or up to 1,000 acre-feet of water 
annually for a term of up to 40 years.
    2. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for 
Reclamation projects in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North 
Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Contracts for 
extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G 
of Public Law 111-11.
    3. Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, 
Colorado: Water service contracts for irrigation and M&I; contracts for 
the sale of water from the marketable yield to water users within the 
Colorado River Basin of western Colorado.
    4. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Garrison Diversion 
Unit, P-SMBP; North Dakota: Intent to modify long-term water service 
contract to add additional irrigated acres.
    5. Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess 
capacity contracting in the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project.
    6. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess 
capacity contracting in the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.
    7. Milk River Project, Montana: Proposed amendments to contracts to 
reflect current landownership.
    8. Fresno Dam, Milk River Project, Montana: Consideration of 
contract(s) for repayment of SOD costs.
    9. City of Casper; Kendrick Project, Wyoming: Consideration for 
renewal of long-term water service contract No. 2-07-70-W0534.
    10. Lucerne Water and Sewer District, P-SMBP, Wyoming: 
Consideration for renewal of contract No. 1-07-60-WS091.
    11. Town of Shoshoni, P-SMBP, Wyoming: Consideration for renewal of 
contract No. 0-07-60-WS083.
    12. Canyon Limited Liability; Boysen Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: 
Consideration for renewal of contract No. 009E6A0035.
    13. North Dakota State Water Commission, Snake Creek Pumping Plant, 
North Dakota: Consideration for a use-of-facilities contract.
    14. Lugert-Altus ID, W.C. Austin Project, Oklahoma: Consideration 
for amendment to contract No. Ilr-1375.
    15. State of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Glen Elder 
Unit, P-SMBP; Kansas: Intent to enter into a contract for the remaining 
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storage in Waconda Lake for recreation and fish and wildlife purposes.
    16. Arkansas Valley Conduit, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: 
Consideration of a repayment contract for the Arkansas Valley Conduit 
and signing a contract to use infrastructure owned by the Pueblo Board 
of Water Works.
    17. Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, 
San Angelo Project, Texas: Consideration of a potential contract(s) for 
use of excess capacity by individual landowner(s) for irrigation 
purposes.
    18. Canyon Ferry Water Users Association; Canyon Ferry Unit, P-
SMBP; Montana: Consideration for new long-term repayment contract.
    19. Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Inc., South Dakota: 
Consideration of an amendment to agreement No. 5-07-60-W0223 to reflect 
the payoff of loans.
    20. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District; Garrison Diversion 
Unit, P-SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of a contract for 165 cubic-
feet-per-second of water for rural and M&I purposes.
    21. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Fryingpan-
Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration for conversion of long-term 
water service contract No. 5-07-70-W0086.
    22. Pueblo Board of Water Works, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, 
Colorado: Consideration for renewal of contract No. 00XX6C0049.
    23. Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Fryingpan-
Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a repayment contract for 
the North Outlet Works--South Outlet Works Interconnect at Pueblo 
Reservoir.
    24. Dickey-Sargent ID; Garrison Diversion Unit, P-SMBP; North 
Dakota: Consideration of a repayment contract for irrigation storage in 
Jamestown Reservoir.
    25. Kansas Bostwick ID No. 2; Bostwick Division, P-SMBP; Kansas: 
Consideration of contract for repayment of SOD costs.
    26. Bostwick ID in Nebraska; Bostwick Division, P-SMBP; Nebraska: 
Consideration of contract for repayment of SOD costs.
    27. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a 
request for a new contract for the District to continue the O&M of the 
transferred works of the Riverton Unit.
    28. Webster ID No. 4; Solomon Division, P-SMBP; Kansas: 
Consideration of a repayment contract for XM and replacement funded 
pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111-11.
    29. Ptarmigan Partners, LLC and Christine-Elliot Armstrong 
Revocable Trust and Andrew W. Armstrong Revocable Trust, Shoshone 
Project, Cody, Wyoming: Consideration for amendment to contract No. 
019E6A0227.
    30. P-SMBP; Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, 
and Kansas: Renewal of contracts for the sale of Project Use Power to 
authorized entities.
    31. Fort Clark ID; Fort Clark Project, P-SMBP; North Dakota: 
Consideration for new 5-year water service contract to replace expiring 
contract No. 159E620073.
    32. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a 
new M&I water service contract.
    33. Exxon Mobile Corporation, Ruedi Reservoir, Fryingpan-Arkansas 
Project, Colorado: Consideration to amend Ruedi Round I contract No. 2-
07-70-W055 for additional places of use, including the Piceance Creek 
Basin.
    Discontinued contract actions:
    1. (14) Buford-Trenton ID; Buford-Trenton Project, P-SMBP; North 
Dakota: Consideration of amending the long-term irrigation power 
repayment contract and project-use power contract to include additional 
acres.
    Completed contract actions:
    1. (8) Town of Estes Park, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: 
Consideration of a renewal of the contract with the Town of Estes Park. 
Contract was executed on November 15, 2019.
    2. (30) Garfield County, Colorado; Ruedi Reservoir, Fryingpan-
Arkansas Project; Colorado: Consideration for amendment to contract No. 
139D6C0105 for an additional place of use. Contract was executed on 
September 19, 2019.

Chris J. Beardsley,
Acting Director, Policy and Programs.
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