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!

    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

    MEETING #79
    Thursday, February 28th, 2019
    1. 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

      United Water Conservation District Board Room 

      106 N 8th Street, Santa Paula, 93060



    1. Welcome and Self-Introductions

    2. Committee Updates and Announcements –Everyone

    3. Seasonal Rainfall Review and Outlook –Bruce Rindahl, Watershed Protection District

    4. Groundwater Status Update– United Water Conservation District

     5. Upper Watershed Updates –Rick Viergutz, Upper Santa Clara River Regional Watershed Management Group

     6. Santa Clara River GSAs Updates & Announcements

    •  Basin boundary modifications – Dan Detmer, United Water Conservation District

     7. Watershed Coordinator Updates –Lara Meeker, Watershed Coordinator

    •  Additional project forms to include in IRWM Plan Amendment
    •  2019/2020 Draft Work Plan and 2018/2019 Draft Annual Report
    •  Invasive Weed Task Force update

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

    •  Disadvantaged Community Involvement Program update
    •  WCVC Climate Change Report: Presentation on the final report will be April 10th, 9:00 am at Saticoy Operations Yard - for more information about the previous workshop held October 16, 2018 visit
    •  2019 IRWM Plan Amendment update
    •  Prop. 1 IRWM Implementation Grant Program update

     9. Adjourn – Next Watershed Committee meeting: March 28th, 2019, 9:00 am – noon

  • 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


    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


    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.
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