The Eastern Municipal Water District approved a lease with AT&T for a telecommunications facility at Eastern’s Cienega Well facility in Hemet.
A 5-0 EMWD board vote Wednesday, Sept. 16, approved the lease for an initial five-year term with three additional five-year options. AT&T will initially pay $2,950 per month, and the rent will be increased by 3% each year.
The Cienega Well facility is located in the 43200 block of Cedar Avenue. In 2019, AT&T approached Eastern about putting a cellular communications tower at the location. EMWD staff reviewed AT&T’s plans and specifications and found no potential conflicts with the proposed installation.
The first EMWD telecommunications facility lease was approved by the board in November 2000, and in September 2011, the