Meeting of the California Water Commission - December 19, 2018

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

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Closed Session

The Commission may hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code §11126(e), to confer with and receive advice from its legal counsel regarding potential litigation, and as authorized by Government Code §11126(a).

4. Approval of November 14, 2018 Meeting Minutes

5. Executive Officer's Report

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

6. Commission Member Reports

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

7. 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.

8. Legislative Update

Kasey Schimke, Department of Water Resources (DWR) Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs, will brief the Commission on State legislation relevant to the activities of DWR and the Commission.

9. 2018 California Water Plan Update

Kamyar Guivetchi, Chief of DWR’s Division of Statewide Integrated Water Management, will brief the Commission on the California Water Plan Update 2018.

10. Climate Change Effects on the State Water Project

Staff from DWR and the Delta Stewardship Council will brief the Commission on two papers included in California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment that discuss the potential impacts of climate change on the State Water Project.

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 as part of their meeting packets if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2018. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.