Agenda

  • 1/23/2014 - Santa Clara River Watershed Committee

    Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County (WCVC)
    www.watershedscoalition.org

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE

    ***MEETING #51***
    THURSDAY, January 23, 2014
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
    County of Ventura Human Services Agency – Room 314
    725 E. Main Street, Santa Paula
    **PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION**

     

    AGENDA

    1. Welcome

    2. Self-Introductions/Public Comments

    3. Brief Updates and Announcements

    •  Member announcements
    •  California Watershed Health Assessment
    •  California Watershed Protection Fund Watershed Grant Program – Water Quality Projects –non-profits can apply
    •  WCVC Updates – updated website, Steering Committee membership
    •  IRWM Data Portal
    •  Upper Santa Clara, Ventura River and Calleguas Creek Watershed groups

    4. Quagga Mussels in Lake Piru -Mike Solomon – United Water

    5. Water Conditions Update –Are we in a Drought? Presentation by Mike Solomon – United Water

    6. Upcoming Water Supply and Demand Study– Gerhardt Hubner, WPD

    7. Watershed Coordinator Position –Update

    8. Proposition 84 Updates

    •  Planning Grants
    •  Implementation Grants – Progress on projects
    •  Final Round Two final funding announcement (?)

    9. IRWM Plan Update

    • Santa Clara River Watershed Section

    10. Future Meeting Topics

    11. Next meeting date - February 27, 2014

    12. Adjourn

     

     

     

  • 10/25/2018 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting

     

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE
    MEETING #77
    Thursday, October 25th, 2018
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula
    AGENDA

     

    1. Welcome                                    

    2. Committee Updates and Announcements– Everyone (9:00-9:25)

    3. Ventura Water Update– Kevin Brown, General Manager, Ventura Water (9:25-9:45)

    4. SCR-1 Levee Improvement Project Update – Angela Bonfiglio Allen, Environmental Planner, Ventura County Watershed Protection District (9:45-10:00)

    5. Dr. Charles Lester Introduction – Dr. Charles Lester, Executive Director, Santa Clara River Conservancy (10:00-10:15)

    6. Santa Clara River GSAs Updates & Announcements (10:15-10:30)

    7. 2018 IRWM Plan Call for Projects – Santa Clara River Watershed Project List– Lara Meeker and Lynn Rodriguez (10:30-11:00)

    8. IRWM Program Update – Lynn Rodriguez, Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County (11:00-11:30)

    • WCVC Climate Change Meeting held on October 16th
    • 2018 IRWM Plan Amendment update
    • Prop 1 IRWM Implementation Grant Draft PSP, WCVC’s comments due November 20th

    9. Watershed Coordinator Update – Lara Meeker, Watershed Coordinator (11:30-11:45)

    • SCR Invasive Weed Task Force meeting November 15th, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Veterans Memorial Building, 511 Second St., Fillmore
    • Disadvantaged Community Involvement (DACI) Committee meeting November 28th, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Ventura County Hall of Administration, 800 S. Victoria Ave, Ventura
    • REO Subgroup next meeting to be scheduled in January or February

    10. Adjourn –Next Watershed Committee Meeting: December 13th, 2018, 9am – noon

  • 12/13/2018 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting

     

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE
    MEETING #78
    Thursday, December 13th, 2018
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    (New Location)
    Ventura County Government Center, Hall of Administration, Multipurpose Room
    800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009
     

     

    1. Welcome & Self-Introductions

    2. Introduction to Project List for IRWM Plan Amendment – Lara Meeker (9:00-9:15)

    3. Group Discussion of Submitted Project Forms – (approx. 3 minutes per project) Everyone (9:15-11:00)

    • A list of projects and all project forms can be found in a Google Drive folder here
    • Each project proponent will be asked to share the project description and which goals of the IRWM Plan/SCRW Vision the project helps to achieve, i.e. the benefits.
    • Please indicate if interested in Round 1 IRWM Implementation Grant funding.
    • Projects without a project proponent or partner present will be briefly described by the Watershed Coordinator.

    4. ACTION ITEM: Approve Submitted Project Forms for Inclusion in the IRWM Plan Amendment (11:00-11:10)

    5. Proposition 1 IRWM Implementation Grant Program Update – next steps for project selection, Lynn Rodriguez and Lara Meeker (11:10-11:20)

    6. Set Date for Next Watershed Committee Meeting – Lara Meeker (11:20-11:30)7. Adjourn – Happy Holidays and New Year!

  • 12/7/2017 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Agenda

     
     
     
    1. Welcome
     
    2. Self-Introductions – Everyone
     
    3. SCR-1 Levee Improvement Project Update – Angela Bonfiglio Allen and Gerard Kapuscik, Ventura County Watershed Protection District
     
    4. Ventura Water Update on Santa Clara River Estuary Phase III Study and Water Supply Projects – Lauren Armistead, City of Ventura
     
    5. Piru Stormwater Capture Project Update – Ewelina Mutkowska, Ventura County Watershed Protection District
     
    6. Santa Clara River GSAs Updates & Announcements
    •  Countdown to Sustainability SGMA Forum Resources – Nancy Broschart, Farm Bureau Ventura County
    7. Watershed Coordinator Update – Lara Meeker, Watershed Coordinator
    • Disadvantaged Community Involvement Program: where we are now, next steps, January 17th WCVC DAC Committee meeting
    • Greatest Needs/IRWMP Plan Update: At our July meeting we re-visited the greatest needs and objectives within the watershed. Identifying our greatest water needs is a central element in the IRWM Plan update and will be critical in developing, reviewing, and recommending projects for implementation funding. I will share a summary from our July discussion and comments received to confirm the summary is complete and identify any needs that rise to the top.
    • Agenda items and speakers for 2018
    8. Committee Updates and Announcements – Everyone
     
    9. Adjourn – Next Watershed Committee Meeting is in 2018
  • 2/23/2017 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Agenda

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE
    MEETING #69
    Thursday February 23rd, 2017
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula
     
    AGENDA
     
  • 3/27/2014 - Santa Clara River Watershed Committee

    Santa Clara River Watershed Committee

    ***Meeting #52***
    Thursday, March 27, 2014

    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula

    AGENDA

    1. Welcome
    2. Self-Introductions/Public Comments
    3. Priority “Mapping” Exercise – Zoë Carlson
      • Discuss priorities for future watershed management
        • Short-term
        • Long-term
    4. Funding Options and Priorities – Zoë Carlson
      • Discuss sources of funding for projects and programs in the Watershed
        • Short-term (drought relief funding and others)
        • Long-term (future funding)
    5. Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency Update – Gerhardt Hubner
    6. IRWM Plan Update Report – Lynn Rodriguez
      • Santa Clara River Watershed Section – Purpose, format, review schedule
    7. Brief Updates and Announcements
      • Member announcements
      • WCVC Updates – future meetings
      • IRWM Data Portal
      • Upper Santa Clara, Ventura River and Calleguas Creek Watershed groups
    8. Upper Santa Clara, Ventura River and Calleguas Creek Watershed groups
    9. Next meeting date – April 17th?
    10. Adjourn
  • 3/27/2014 - Upper Santa Clara River Integrated Regional Water Management Stakeholder Meeting

     

    UPPER SANTA CLARA RIVER
    INTEGRATED REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT

     

    IRWM Plan Adoption Public Hearing and IRWM Stakeholder Meeting
    Thursday, March 27, 2014
    2:00 - 4:30 PM
    Newhall County Water District Headquarters
    23780 North Pine Street
    Newhall, CA 91321

    AGENDA

    I. Welcome

    II. Public Hearing for Adoption of the Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (February 2014)

    III. General Grant Updates
    - Planning Grant R1 & R2
    - Implementation Grant R1 & R2
    - P84 Local Groundwater Assistance / P84 Stormwater

    IV. Consultant Progress Updates
    - Salt and Nutrient Management Plan
    - IRWMP Update and Climate Change Technical Study

    V. Watershed News
    - Adoption Status
    - Plan Review Process Update
    - Round 3 Update: 2014 Drought Solicitation & Call For Projects

    VI. 2014 Drought Funding Solicitation
    - SCV Water Conservation Action Plan Update
    - Other?

    VII. Upcoming Meeting Notices
    A. April 24, 2014 - Next RWMG Meeting/Stakeholder Meeting... need one sooner?

    VIII. Close

     

  • 4/26/2018 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting

     

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE
    MEETING #75
    Thursday, April 26th, 2018
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula
    AGENDA

     

    1. Welcome

    2. Self-Introductions –Everyone                                    

    3. Becoming Drought Tolerant: United Water Conservation District's Proposed Strategic Plan for Ventura County Watershed Sustainability –Mauricio Guardado, General Manager, United Water Conservation District

    4. Piru Stormwater Capture Project Update - Ewelina Mutkowska, County Stormwater Program Manager, Ventura County Watershed Protection District

    5. Raptro Pilot Study for Levee Protection - Karl Novak, Deputy Director Operations and Maintenance Division, Ventura County Watershed Protection District

    6. Santa Clara River GSAs Updates & Announcements (New Standing Item)

    6. IRWM Program Updates– Lynn Rodriguez, Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County

    • 2018 IRWM Plan Amendment
    • Prop 1 IRWM Implementation Grant - process update and call for projects
    • WCVC General Membership Meeting June 7th - DWR staff to attend

    7. Watershed Coordinator Updates– Lara Meeker, Watershed Coordinator

    • Select new Steering Committee Representative
    • DAC IP updates - Homelessness workshop held April 4th
    • Recreation, Educaiton, Outreach (REO) Subgroup - Campaign Intent

    8. Committee Updates and Announcements –Everyone

    9. Adjourn –Next Watershed Committee Meeting:Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 9:00am

  • 5/25/2017 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Agenda

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE
    MEETING #71
    Thursday May 25th, 2017
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula
     
    AGENDA
     
  • 6/22/2017 Upper Santa Clara River Watershed IRWM Stakeholder Meeting Agenda

    Upper Santa Clara River IRWM Stakeholder Meeting

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Newhall County Water District

    23780 Pine St. Newhall, CA 91321

  • 6/28/2018 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting

     

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE
    MEETING #76
    Thursday, April 26th, 2018
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula
    AGENDA

     

    1. Welcome

    2. Self-Introductions– Everyone                                    

    3Committee Updates and Announcements– Everyone

    • Alliance for Water Resources for Ventura County Federal Political Action Committee (PAC), Bruce Dandy
    • Prop 68 and the Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018

    5. Fire and Flow Forum– Stacie Smith, NOAA Affiliate

    This multi-agency stakeholder group focused on post fire and mudslide restoration and planning in Santa Barbara and Ventura County. 

    6. Ventura County General Plan Update 2040, VC Resilient, and LCP Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Areas– Clay Downing, Angela Kim, and Abigail Convery, Ventura County Resource Management Agency – Planning Division Staff

    7. IRWM Program Updates– Lynn Rodriguez, Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County

    • General Membership Meeting Recap
    • 201 IRWM Plan Amendmen - Call for projects and Resources Legacy Fund Grant - Climate change downscale modeling

    8. Watershed Coordinator Updates– Lara Meeker, Watershed Coordinator

    • Annual reports and funding partner invoices

    9. Adjourn– Next Watershed Committee Meeting tentatively August 30th, 2018

  • 7/24/2014 - Santa Clara River Watershed Committee

    Santa Clara River Watershed Committee

    ***Meeting #56***
    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room,
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula

     AGENDA

    1. Welcome
    2. Self-Introductions/ Public Comments
    3. Santa Felicia Dam/ Lake Piru Releases for Steelhead - Catherine McCalvin, United Water Conservation District
    4. Restoration Mapping Tool - Noreen Murano, Wildscape Restoration
    5. The Nature Conservancy LA/ Ventura Restorarion Program - Laura Riege, The Nature Conservancy
    6. Santa Clara River Watershed Logo Contest Results - Zoe Carlson
    7. Updates and Announcements
      • Upper Santa Clara River Watershed
      • Ventura River Watershed Council Meeting
        • Thursday, August 7, 2014, 9-12, the Topping Room of the Foster Library, 651 E. Main Street, Ventura
      • IRWM Update - Zoe Carlson
      • Funding Fair
        • Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 - LA
        • Thursday, September 11th, 2014 - SLO
      • Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Meeting
        • September 25th Joint Meeting "Successes of IRWM throughout the watershed"
    8. Adjourn
  • 7/27/2017 Santa Clara River Watershed Committee Agenda

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE
    MEETING #71
    Thursday July 27th, 2017
    9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    United Water Conservation District Board Room
    106 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula
     
    AGENDA
     
  • 8/24/2017 Upper Santa Clara River Watershed IRWM Stakeholder Meeting Agenda

    Upper Santa Clara River IRWM Stakeholder Meeting

    Thursday, August 24, 2017

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Newhall County Water District

    23780 Pine St. Newhall, CA 91321

  • 9/24/2015 Watershed Workshop

    Santa Clara River
    Watershed Workshop
    Thursday, September 24 at 9am
    Fillmore City Hall
    250 Central Ave, Fillmore, CA 93015
     

    Welcome – Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long                                                                             

    Review of Watershed Planning–Zoë Carlson    

    The Campaign Approach–Zoë Carlson      

    Campaign Working Groups– Breakout sessions for each campaign

    Campaign Feedback and Funding Strategy– Group discussion lead by Zoë Carlson     

    IRWMP Update – Lynn Rodriguez and Lauren Everett

            

    Closing Remarks– Zoë Carlson

  • 9/25/2014 - SCRW Joint Meeting & Networking Event

    SANTA CLARA RIVER WATERSHED COMMITTEE

    Joint Meeting of Upper and Lower Santa Clara River Watershed Stakeholders

    *** Santa Clara River Watershed Workshop and Networking Event ***
    Thursday, September 25, 2014

     2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Limoneira Pavilion
    55 Hallock Drive, Santa Paula, CA 93060

    AGENDA

    1. Welcome - Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long
    2. Successes of IRWMP throughout the Watershed - Lynn Rodriguez
    3. Integrated Regional Watershed Planning, where do we go from here? - Group discussion lead by Zoe Carlson
    4. Watershed Management Planning, Lessons Learned From The Tujunga/Pacoima Watershed Plan - Melanie Winter, The River Project
    5. Closing Remarks - Zoe Carlson
    6. Networking Hour - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • USCR IRWM - February 27, 2014

    UPPER SANTA CLARA RIVER
    INTEGRATED REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT

    Regional Water Management Group Meeting
    Thursday, February 27, 2014
    2:30 - 4:30 PM
    Newhall County Water District Headquarters
    23780 North Pine Street
    Newhall, CA 91321

    AGENDA

    I. Welcome

    II. General Grant Updates
    - Planning Grant R1 & R2
    - Implementation Grant R1 & R2
    - P84 Local Groundwater Assistance / P84 Stormwater

    III. Consultant Progress Updates
    - Salt and Nutrient Management Plan
    - IRWMP Update and Climate Change Technical Study

    IV. IRWM News
    - Adoption Update
    - Plan Review Process Update

    V. Watershed News
    - Welcome Zoe Carlson, Watershed Coordinator, Santa Clara River
    - SCV Water Conservation Action Plan

    VI. Upcoming Meeting Notices
    A. Public Hearing to Adopt IRWMP/Next Stakeholder meeting - March 27, 2014

    VIII. Close

     

  • USCR IRWM - May 22, 2014

    UPPER SANTA CLARA RIVER
    INTEGRATED REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT

    Regional Water Management Group Meeting
    Thursday, May 22, 2014
    2:30 - 4:30 PM
    Newhall County Water District Headquarters
    23780 North Pine Street
    Newhall, CA 91321

    AGENDA

    I. Welcome

    II. General Grant Updates
    - Planning Grant R1 & R2
    - Implementation Grant R1 & R2
    - R2 Grant Administration Costs
    - R2 Grant Agreement Update
    - P84 Local Groundwater Assistance / P84 Stormwater

    III. Consultant Progress Updates
    - Salt and Nutrient Management Plan
    - IRWMP Update and Climate Change Technical Study

    IV. Watershed News
    - SCV Sanitation District Overview of Funding and Rate Setting Process for Chloride Compliance (Dave Bruns)
    - Status Update on City of Santa Clarita Enhanced Watershed Management Plant (Heather Merenda)

    V. 2014 Drought Funding Solicitation
    - Report from May 7 DWR Workshop on Drought Funding PSP
    - Confirm projects selected for application

    VI. IRWM Plan - Updating the Project List
    - Prioritize new projects using Project Ranking and Review Criteria (Table 8.1-1 in IRWMP)

    VII. Upcoming Meeting Notices
    A. Next Stakeholder Meeting - June 26, 2014
    B. Next Joint Meeting with the Lower Santa Clara River Watershed - September - Successes of IRWMP in the Santa Clara River Watershed

    VIII. Close

     

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