Meeting Notice and Agenda

Meeting of the California Water Commission​

State of California, Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Beginning at 9:30 a.m.
1.​ Call to Order
2.​ Roll Call​
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 fo​r 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, this is an opportunity for interested members of the public to address the Commission regarding items of interest that are within the Commission’s jurisdiction, but that do not specifically appear on the agenda.
​7. Update on Public Comments Received on the Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) Revised Draft Regulations and Briefing on Concepts for Staff Recommended Changes
Commission staff will summarize public comments received on the WSIP draft regulations released September 2, 2016. Staff will discuss concepts for recommended changes to the draft regulations.
​8. ​​Action Item: Commission Direction on Recommended Concepts and Outstanding Issues Related to the WSIP Regulations​​​

The Commission will discuss and provide direction to staff on the concepts discussed in the previous item and any outstanding issues. The Commission will vote on specific issues, including but not limited to:

  • Climate Change

  • Environmental Mitigation and Compliance Obligations
  • Management of Public Benefits
  • Project Scoring and Normalization
  • Commission Decision Making Process and Public Participation
​9. Briefing on DWR’s 2016 Final Basin Boundary Modifications

DWR staff will brief the Commission on the final Basin Boundary Modifications. The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act gives the Commission the opportunity to hear and comment on the proposed modifications [Water Code 10722.2(e)].

​Letters Regarding DWR’s Final Basin Boundary Modifications:
​10. Consideration of Items for the Next California Water Commission Meeting
​11. ​Adjourn

*The Commission will 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.​​