Meeting Notice and Agenda

Meeting of the California Water Commission​

State of California, Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95814
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Beginning at 9:30 a.m.
1.​ Call to Order
2.​ Roll Call​
Announcement of Closed Session for Executive Officer Recruitment (Not Open to Public)

The Commission may reconvene in closed session for Executive Officer recruitment, and potential appointment, pursuant to Government Code §11126(a).
4.​ Reconvene Open Session
​5. Approval of January 2017 Meeting Minutes​
​6. Executive Officer's Report​
The Executive Officer will report on various matters addressed since the previous Commission meeting.
​7. Commission Member Reports​
An opportunity for members to disclose any meetings or conversations related to Commission business since the previous Commission meeting.
​8. Public Testimony​
Although no formal Commission action will be taken, the Commission offers an opportunity for 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.
​9. Presentation on DWR's Water Loss Regulation
 Open Menu 
DWR staff will brief the Commission on the development of its Water Loss Regulation pursuant to Water Code §10608.34. While this is not an action item, the Commission must approve the regulation at a future meeting before it can take effect (Water Code §161).
​10. Update on Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP)
Commission staff will update the Commission on activities related to the WSIP, including the status of the Office of Administrative Law's review of the WSIP regulations, and outreach activities planned for the 5-month application submission period.
​11. Presentation of 2017 Commission Work Plan
Commission staff will present a proposed 2017 Work Plan that reflects the Commossion's direction received at the January 2017 Commission meeting.
​12. Briefing on State Water Project Operations
DWR staff will brief the Commission on State Water Project operations during recent storms and high river flows, and ongoing drought conditions.
​13. ACTION ITEM: Consideration of Approval of the 2016 State Water Project Review
Commission staff will brief the Commission on a revised "2016 Annual Review of the Construction and Operation of the State Water Project." The Commission will consider approving the Review for submission to DWR and the State Legislature (Water Code §165).
​14. ACTION ITEM: Election of Commission Chair and Vice-Chair
Consistent with the Internal Rules and Guidelines for Activities of the California Water Commission, adopted February 2011, the Commission will elect a Chair and Vice-Chair.
​15. Consideration of Items for Next California Water Commission Meeting​
​16. Adjourn
*The Commission will break for lunch as needed.*​
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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.​​​​​