Meeting of the California Water Commission - June 21, 2017

State of California, Resources Building, 1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium, Sacramento, CA, 95814

Commission member Joseph Byrne will participate in this meeting by telephone from the following location, which will be open to the public.

Municipal Water District of Orange County
18700 Ward Street, Conference Room 102
Fountain Valley, California 92708

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of May 2017 Meeting Minutes

4. Executive Officer’s Report

The Executive Officer will report on various matters addressed since the previous Commission meeting.

5. Commission Member Reports

An opportunity for members to disclose any meetings or conversations related to Commission business since the previous Commission meeting.

6. Public Testimony

Although no formal Commission action will be taken, the Commission offers an opportunity to the public to address the Commission on items of interest that are within the Commission's jurisdiction, but that do not specifically appear on the agenda.

7. Presentation of ACWA Scholarship Recipient's Winning Essay

A Rancho Cucamonga High School student will read her essay about the importance of water.

8. Update on Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP)

Commission staff will update the Commission on activities related to the WSIP.

9. Briefing on State Water Project

Department of Water Resources staff will brief the Commission on the operation of the State Water Project (SWP). The briefing will be an overview of the SWP, including the purpose, benefits, allocations, and regulatory regime.

10. Action Item: Consideration of Ex Parte Communication Policy

The Commission will discuss and consider adopting an Ex Parte Communication Policy that will apply to Commissioner communications and site visits related to the Water Storage Investment Program.

11. Consideration of Items for Next California Water Commission Meeting

12. Adjourn

*The Commission may break for lunch as needed.*

Written comments regarding specific items on this agenda will be provided to the Commissioners in hard copy as part of their meeting packets if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday prior to the Commission meeting. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.