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, November 15, 2016
Beginning at 9:30 a.m.
 
1.​ Call to Order
2.​ Roll Call​
3.​
4.​ Executive Officer’s Report
The Executive Officer will report on various matters addressed since the previous Commission meeting.

​5.​ Commission Member Reports
An opportuni​​​ty for 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 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. Legislative Update
​​Department of Water Resources (DWR) staff will provide an update on State legislation relevant to the activities of DWR and the Commission.
​8. Update by DWR’s Tribal Policy Advisor on Tribal Engagement​
DWR’s Tribal Policy Advisor will update the Commission on DWR’s Tribal Engagement Program and on assistance provided to the California Water Commission’s Water Storage Investment Program.
​9. Informational Briefing on DWR’s Water Loss Regulations
DWR staff will brief the Commission on the development of its Water Loss Regulations. While this is not an action item, the Commission must approve the final regulation at a future meeting pursuant to Water Code Section 161.​
​10. Update on DWR’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Best Management Practices
​​ DWR staff will update the Commission on development of Best Management Practices pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.
​11. Action Item: Review and Begin Formal Public Comment Period for Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP) Draft Regulations
​​ The Commission will review the WSIP Draft Regulations, as needed, and consider whether to direct staff to begin a formal public comment period under the Administrative Procedure Act [Government Code section 11346.8(c)]. If the Commission directs staff to proceed, the formal public comment period would begin following publication of an official notice.
​Correspondence Received Regarding This Agenda Item:
​​12. ​Consideration of Items for the Next California Water Commission Meeting
​13. ​​Adjourn
* These are not all of the changes to the draft released on November 7. The complete set of changes will be made available at the start of the official public notice and comment period pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act.

*The Commission will break for lunch as needed.*​

 

Meeting Transcript

PDF Agenda​​​​


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.​​​