Meeting of the California Water Commission - November 15, 2017

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

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of October 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.

Materials Provided by Members of the Public During This Agenda Item:

7. Commission Preparatory Briefing: Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) Scoring and Determinations

In order to prepare the Commission for its WSIP-related decisions in 2018, Commission staff will brief the Commission on project scoring and how the Commission will make the determinations required by Proposition 1 (Water Code section 79755).

8. Action Item: Disposition of Additional Information Submitted by San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Authority

At the Commission's October 2017 meeting, staff presented the results of the completeness and basic eligibility review for each WSIP applicant. Staff also requested Commission direction on information provided by the San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Authority that is not required for an application to be considered complete (per section 6006 of the WSIP regulations). After some discussion, the Commission deferred action on the additional information.

Correspondence Received by the Commission Regarding This Agenda Item:

9. Update on State Water Project (SWP)

Department of Water Resources (DWR) staff will brief the Commission on three issues related to the SWP: subsidence around the California Aqueduct; Oroville Dam spillway construction; and DWR's progress on achieving greenhouse gas reduction and renewable energy goals.

10. Consideration of Items for Next California Water Commission Meeting

*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.