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Meeting Agenda

Meeting of the California Water Commission 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
State of California, Resources Building 
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium
Sacramento, California 95814 
Beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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).
 Approval of January 16, 2019 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. 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.
8. 2018 State Water Project Annual Review
  Commission staff will present an outline and key issues to be covered in the 2018 Annual Review of the State Water Project.
9. The Climate Registry: Water-Energy Nexus
  Staff from The Climate Registry will brief the Commission on the Water-Energy Registry and how this new registry may help the water sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to the movement and treatment of water.
10. Action Item: Consideration of Annual Fee Regulations
Department of Water Resources (DWR) Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) staff will present the proposed annual fee regulations to support California’s dam safety program.

 Motion and Vote
11. Action Item: Water Storage Investment Program—Future Available Funding
Commission staff will present a draft resolution that addresses how the Commission would prefer to handle future funding that may become available in the WSIP 
12. Water Storage Investment Program Update
  Commission staff will update the Commission on the status of the eight WSIP projects.


*The Commission may break for lunch as needed.*
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- 

Further information regarding this meeting will be available at
  • 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 three minute limit per comment. 

  • 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 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14. 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 as soon as possible.