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Meeting of the California Water Commission

June 27-29, 2018

State of California, Resources Building 1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium Sacramento, California 95814 Beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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).

4 .Approval of May 1-3, 2018 Meeting Minutes       Motion and Vote

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. Action Item: Consideration and Approval of 2017 State Water Project Review

Commission staff will present the final version of the Commission’s 2017 State Water Project Review (per Water Code §165) for Commission consideration and possible approval. 

 Motion and Vote 

8. Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP): Information on Scoring and Commission Determination Processes

Commission staff will present an overview of the process used to generate the four component scores of the Return on Public Investment Score and the information for the nine Commission Determinations required by California Code of Regulations, Title 23, section 6011(c).

9. Water Storage Investment Program: Final Application Scores and 9 Commission Determinations

The Commission will consider the staff recommendations for the four component scores of the Return on Public Investment Score for each application and determine final scores. The Commission will then consider information presented by staff regarding the nine determinations required by California Code of Regulations, Title 23, section 6011(c). If the Commission finds the application meets the requirements to make determinations, the Commission may make the applicable determinations. Each project will be considered individually, as follows:

Commission staff presentation on recommended application scores and information related to the nine Commission Determinations;

Applicant presentation on application scoring and nine Commission Determinations;

Public comment on application scoring and nine Commission Determinations;

Commission deliberation and action to finalize application scores; and

Commission deliberation and action on nine Commission Determinations.

Public comments will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker. For those speakers who may have similar comments, they may cede their time to one speaker nominated to speak for the group. Speakers may combine their times, up to a maximum of 10 minutes (for 5 or more speakers).

The Commission may hold open its deliberations regarding an action on a specific project but close applicant and public comment on the item. The Commission may also make preliminary decisions on specific items or may defer all decisions until the final day. Any items left undecided will be revisited on the final day of the meeting, June 29. If no items are undecided at the end of June 28, the Commission will adjourn until its scheduled July meeting at the conclusion of item 14.

Please Note: Speakers representing combined commenters are requested to notify the Commission staff in advance of their intent. In the notice, please include the speaker’s name, the item number (i.e., 9A through 9H) which they will address, the organizations and/or individuals they will be representing, and the amount of time they intend to speak (maximum 10 minutes). Please notify Commission staff via email to cwc@water.ca.govPlease send notices to the Commission office by 9:00 a.m. on June 26.

Speakers representing combined commenters may use PowerPoint presentations. Please email presentations to the Commission staff via email to cwc@water.ca.gov by 9:00 a.m. on June 26.

9A.  South Sacramento County Agriculture & Habitat Lands Recycled Water,

Groundwater Storage, and Conjunctive Use Program (South County Ag Program)

9A.1 Action to finalize Project score

                  9A.2 Action to make determinations, if appropriate.  
                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote   -  Substitute  Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote 
                   Motion and  Vote
                   Motion and  Vote 
 
            9B.  Temperance Flat Reservoir Project

9B.1 Action to finalize Project score

9B.2 Action to make determinations, if appropriate.

                   Motion and Vote 
                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote 

9C.  Willow Springs Water Bank Conjunctive Use Project

9C.1 Action to finalize Project score

9C.2 Action to make determinations, if appropriate.

                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote 

9D.  Kern Fan Groundwater Storage Project

9D.1 Action to finalize Project score

9D.2 Action to make determinations, if appropriate.

                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote
                   Motion and Vote 
                   Motion and Vote 

* Morning and afternoon breaks and lunch break timing to be at the Chair’s discretion.

10. Recess Until June 28   
 
 

* Morning and afternoon breaks and lunch break timing to be at the Chair’s discretion.

At the discretion of the California Water Commission, all items appearing on this agenda, whether or not expressly listed for action, may be deliberated upon and may be subject to action.

This meeting will be webcast live at the following link: http://cal- span.org/unipage/index.php?site=cal-span&meeting=2019&owner=CWCFurther information regarding this meeting will be available at www.cwc.ca.gov.

Members of the public shall be provided an opportunity to address the California Water Commission on any agenda item except closed session items. Comments during the public comment period shall be limited to matters within the Commission’s jurisdiction. Reasonable time limits may be established for public comments (Government Code Section 11125.7), and the Commission has established a two- minute limit per comment, per agenda item 8.

Agenda items may be heard in any order at the discretion of the Commission.

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 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 25. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.

Copies of meeting materials are available on the Commission website. Anyone may request hard copies of these materials; however, the Commission may charge a fee covering the cost of providing such materials.

The Commission intends to provide a webcast of the meeting. However, if technical difficulties interrupt the webcast at times, the full webcast video will be posted at cwc.ca.gov as soon as possible.

If you need reasonable accommodations due to a disability, or need language assistance please contact Brianna Shoemaker at (916) 651-0825 or Brianna.Shoemaker@water.ca.gov at least a week prior to the meeting. 
For further information about items on this agenda please contact Brianna Shoemaker, 901 P Street, Room 314, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 651-0825 or Brianna.Shoemaker@water.ca.gov.