PETE KAMPA’S CSDA OPPOSES RETAINING EMAIL PUBLIC ACCESS FOR A LONGER PERIOD – ANY SURPRISE?

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Saw the below article on the CSDA website this morning (5/8/19) and considering Peter Kampa’s reluctance to furnish pertinent information (that the public is supposed to have a right to obtain and review), this position by the CALIFORNIA SPECIAL DISTRICTS ASSOCIATION (CSDA) is of no real surprise – especially since Kampa has been a board director there for nearly 20 years.

Below is my last request for the “many emails” Kampa told the board and public at the March monthly BOD meeting he has sent in attempt to ascertain the current status of the STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD (SWRCB) NOTICE OF VIOLATION issued on September 28, 2017 for water right violations following two complaints to that agency in February and April of 2016 – that are still evidently unresolved.

Or, perhaps Kampa may already know what is coming and decided to move on to more lucrative management contract “feeding grounds” else where with his KAMPA COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS, LLC, KAMPACS, or KCS, (which ever you prefer), along with his clearly supportive CSDA?

Anyway, below is the third written request made to Office Manager Syndie Marchesiello at the LAKE DON PEDRO CSD on May 3, 2019: (Should also note, all the files contained in the Kampa folder (which could not be opened) had the same date – of when sent to me – rather than the original composition/transmittal date.

LATE KAMPA RESPONSE CAN NOT BE VIEWED

Syndie, unfortunately the above files furnished by current Lake Don Pedro Community Services District (LDPCSD) GM/TREASURER PETER KAMPA (after additional  written requests after the 10 day processing period from the original submittal) will not open on my computer advising that I must purchase new software in order to view them (the “trial option” does not function).  I do not believe this is a fair or even adequate response to my information request from two months ago – I should be able to read the material without further unnecessary delay or  additional personal financial cost.  I am aware Mr. Kampa is currently preparing to become a full time General Manager employee (with all rights and benefits of full time employment) of the Groveland CA CSD very soon (this month) yet according to a statement by one of our directors during the last Special Meeting of the LDPCSD Board of Directors on April 22nd, Kampa will actually remain as the LDPCSD GM/TREASURER until the middle of May.  (Apparently to confirm his new employment benefits in Groveland are secured and in place prior to leaving the LDPCSD ——- after five years of absolute fabrications of truth to  STATE OF CAIFORNIA WATER AGENCIES, state and federal granting authorities, and the general public at large, regarding VERY CLEAR Place of Use restrictions on Merced River water use contained in WL11395 (and illustrated on the OFFICIAL JUNE 1978 MID POU MAP ON FILE WITH THE SWRCB….. following the discovery by the State that the JUNE 1977 POU MAP was an intentional FAKE MAP submitted to expand the POU over forty years ago) which Pete Kampa was unequivocally aware of for over twenty years (during time of his first employment with the LDPCSD between 1994-1997) — yet Kampa completely disregarded these restrictions while attempting to provide FURTHER outside POU water service to LAFCO ANNEXATIONS he set up back in the 1990s along with expanding a SUBSIDIZED GROUNDWATER REPLACEMENT PROGRAM to replace the Merced River water already illegally leaving the POU of WL11395 (subdivision and golf course) to expand that special benefit water service outside the POU of 11395. 

As you are aware, the Board of Directors at the March LDPCSD Board of Directors monthly meeting, suggested GM KAMPA send an email to the SWRCB requesting an update on the Notice of Violation issued September 28, 2017 for water right violation (complaints filed in 2016).  GM Kampa stated to the board that he had already sent many emails to the SWRCB requesting a Notice of Violation status update but had received no information and was afraid sending yet another email to the SWRCB might “make them mad”. 

I have been trying to obtain these “many emails” to the State Water Board since the March 2019 meeting without success yet now understand Pete Kampa is actually in the process of leaving the LDPCSD without honoring this information request (much less other requests the last few years for legitimate information regarding his nefarious activities).  Could you please make hard copies of these files purported to be the ones Pete Kampa referenced which supposedly had asked the STATE for information regarding the status of the SWRCB NOV (which was the topic of the March BOD meeting questioning when Kampa stated he had already sent many emails to the SWRCB regarding the WL11395 map issue without response from the state.)   Thanks, Lew

Currently only 30 days are required for retention then POOF! Gone from the office files. (COULD PETE KAMPA HAVE INTENTIONALLY REFUSED TO ANSWER THE PUBLIC INFORMATION REQUEST TO “RUN OUT THE 30 DAY CLOCK AND DESTROY EMAILS THAT CONTAINED INFORMATION HE DID NOT WANT THE PUBLIC TO SEE?) How convenient for those who play “foot loose and fancy free” with 40 year old California State Water license restrictions hindering LAFCO ANNEXATION developments in Lake Don Pedro PETE KAMPA set up over twenty years ago when starting his infamous water career here at the LAKE DON PEDRO CSD in California (1994-1997).

Anyway, only those in control of this CALIFUSION POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT truly know what is actually happening. Frankly, all I have observed is the DEMOCRAT PROGRESSIVE SOCIALIST LEFT destroying the justice system of our STATE and COUNTRY with no responsibility or accountability for the criminal activities used to achieve their special interest goals which are clearly not in the best interests of legal American Citizens – REGARDLESS OF INDIVIDUAL DIVERSITIES WHICH ONLY MAKE US STRONGER!

GET YOUR

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TRUTHFUL COVERAGE YET?

DEMAND THE TRUTH FROM YOUR TELEVISION SERVICE PROVIDER –

OR FIND ONE THAT WILL FURNISH THIS NECESSARY INFORMATION IN ORDER TO SAVE THIS GREAT NATION OF FREEDOM!

My best to you and yours, Lew

CSDA ARTICLE ON PUBLIC AGENCY EMAIL RETENTION

Amendments Expected to AB 1184 (Gloria) Public Agency Email Retention

By Dillon Gibbons posted 26 days ago

As currently drafted AB 1184 (Gloria) will require all public agencies to retain ALL transmitted emails for two-years. To avoid mandate costs that might have been associated with the new retention requirements the bill was placed in the California Public Records Act (CPRA). However, this bill does not make any new disclosure requirements in the CPRA of those emails or provide any additional exemptions. Meaning, if the email would have been considered a public record prior to this legislation, it is still a public record, and those records that aren’t public records, such as an out of office email, would still not be a public record that would be required to be disclosed under the CPRA. This bill, as currently drafted,  does nothing other than require the storage of all emails for two-years. 

However, yesterday afternoon while meeting with Assemblyman Gloria’s staff I was informed that they are planning significant amendments to narrow the bill. They are working with the California News Publishers Association to amend the bill to provide a uniform email retention policy to apply only to emails that would be considered a public record and hope to clarify within AB 1184 what types of emails constitute a public record. The office indicated that they anticipate several rounds of amendments will be required to sufficiently narrow the bill and will be seeking CSDA’s feedback to ensure the bill is workable and not overly broad.

CSDA is currently opposed to AB 1184 and will be reaching out to our Expert Feedback Teams for input following the anticipated amendments. Please feel free to contact CSDA’s Senior Legislative Representative, Dillon Gibbons, at dillong@csda.net should you have any questions about the bill

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