Meeting of the California Water Commission - February 17, 2021
In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20, as well as recommendations from the California Department of Public Health, the February 17, 2021, California Water Commission meeting will not have a physical location. This will be a remote-only meeting, conducted via a web-based videoconferencing service called Zoom. The Commission remains committed to transparency. Members of the public will be able to listen to and watch the meeting and comment if desired.
Registration is not required to provide public comments. Members of the public who wish to comment during the meeting can do so by joining on Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89091926308?pwd=NE5HRXBIdUNmK0ROWGZXWDFnTW5adz09). More detailed instructions on how to use Zoom and participate in the meeting can be found on the public participation guide.
Alternatively, members of the public can offer verbal comments by telephone by calling one of the numbers below:
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).
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.
As part of the Commission’s work assessing a state role in financing resilient conveyance projects, the Commission will hear a synthesis of the discussions held at its regional public conveyance workshops. After, a panel of experts will discuss different financing mechanisms, including the advantages and disadvantages specific to conveyance projects, and challenges associated with conveyance projects.
- PowerPoint Presentation: Regional Conveyance Workshop Overview
- PowerPoint Presentation: Resilient Conveyance, Commission Staff
- PowerPoint Presentation: State Water Resources Control Board Funding Programs, State Water Resources Control Board
- PowerPoint Presentation: California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank - IBank
- PowerPoint Presentation: Reclamation Water Infrastructure Financing, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
- PowerPoint Presentation: Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts Overview, Kosmont Companies
- PowerPoint Presentation: SFPUC Green Bonds Program, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
- PowerPoint Presentation: Collaborative Finance Structures, Blue Forest Conservation
- PowerPoint Presentation: Water Financing: Considerations for Climate Resilience Projects, Public Policy Institute of California
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 as part of their meeting packets if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 15. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.