The Metropolitan Water District of California has granted the city of Hemet a permanent easement along Chambers Street between Lyon Avenue and State Street.
The MWD board meeting, Nov. 10, included approval of the easement agreement. Hemet will have the right to construct, operate and maintain a public road along with appurtenances. MWD will receive $22,000 which covers $14,000 for the fair market value of the easement and $8,000 for MWD processing expenses.
The easement area is within MWD’s Diamond Valley Lake North property. The River Oaks Ranch development will require the widening of Chambers Street and the placement of utility lines underneath the street.
Not only will the granting of the easement facilitate the widening of Chambers Street, but it will also provide an impro