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JPA and Operating Agreements

The Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency, otherwise known as BBARWA, is a joint powers authority formed in 1974 to provide a centralized, environmentally friendly wastewater conveyance, treatment and disposal for the Big Bear City Community Services District, the City of Big Bear Lake, and County of San Bernardino Service Area 53B (member agencies).

JPA Agreements

JPA December 1972.pdfJPA March 1974.pdfJPA 1st Amendment April 1975.pdfJPA 2nd Amendment January 1979.pdfJPA 3rd Amendment July 1980.pdfJPA 4th Amendment July 1982.pdfJPA 5th Amendment January 2012.pdfJPA 6th Amendment July 2018.pdf

Operating Agreements

In 1977, the Agency and its member agencies entered into three operating agreements with respect to the ownership, use, management, operation, and maintenance of a regional sewerage system for the Big Bear Valley. Operating Agreement No. 3 was terminated on June 26, 1996. Operating Agreements No. 1 and No. 2 were amended on July 25, 2018.

Agreement Amending Operating Agreement No. 1 and No. 2.pdf

Payment and Collection of Total Annual Charge and Standby Charges

In  2011, the Agency entered into the Payment and Collection Agreement with the Collecting Agencies (its member agencies) to provide a new payment schedule for total annual charges and standby charges. These charges are included in the Agency’s annual rate structure. Amendment No. 2 extends the term of the Agreement for a five-year period ending June 30, 2026.

Payment and Collection Agreement Amendment No. 2.pdf
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