Meeting of the California Water Commission - February 20, 2019

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 January 16, 2019 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. 2018 State Water Project Annual Review

Commission staff will present an outline and key issues to be covered in the 2018 Annual Review of the State Water Project.

9. The Climate Registry: Water-Energy Nexus

Staff from The Climate Registry will brief the Commission on the Water-Energy Registry and how this new registry may help the water sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to the movement and treatment of water.

10. Action Item: Consideration of Annual Fee Regulations

Department of Water Resources (DWR) Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) staff will present the proposed annual fee regulations to support California’s dam safety program.

11. Action Item: Water Storage Investment Program—Future Available Funding

Commission staff will present a draft resolution that addresses how the Commission would prefer to handle future funding that may become available in the WSIP.

12. Water Storage Investment Program Update

Commission staff will update the Commission on the status of the eight WSIP projects.

13. 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 Friday, February 15. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.