Meeting of the California Water Commission - May 20, 2020
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Closed Session
The Commission may hold a closed session, as authorized by Government Code by Government Code
5. Executive Officer's Report
The Executive Officer will report on various matters addressed since the previous Commission meeting.
- Sites Project Authority, Willow Springs Water Bank, Temperance Flat Reservoir Authority, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Irvine Ranch Water District, Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District, and Valley Water
- Leland Frayseth
- Mark Beuhler
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.
In July 2018, the Commission made a maximum conditional eligibility determination (MCED) of $459 M to the CCWD to expand the Los Vaqueros Reservoir, with $13.6M of the MCED awarded as early funding for planning and permitting. The Commission will consider CCWD’s request to increase the amount of early funding.
Correspondence Received Regarding Item 8:
Commission staff will present the 2019 Annual Review of the State Water Project for Commission consideration and possible approval.
- Draft 2019 Annual Review of the Construction and Operation of the State Water Project
- PowerPoint Presentation
Correspondence Received Regarding Item 9:
The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) will present its October 2019 report, “Priorities for California’s Water,” highlighting the statewide and regional conveyance infrastructure issues.
Correspondence Received Regarding Item 10:
11. State Role in Financing Regional Conveyance Infrastructure (Postponed)
The Commission will consider how to proceed with its assessment of a state role in financing conveyance projects that help address water resiliency with changing climate.
Correspondence Received Regarding Item 11:
12. 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 as part of their meeting packets if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 18. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.