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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the undersigned, as the Executive Director of the Southern California Public Power Authority, that a regular meeting of the Board of Directors is to be held as follows:

Thursday, December 20, 2018

10:00 AM

SCPPA Glendora Office
1160 Nicole Court   |   Glendora, CA 91740

(626) 793-9364

The following matters are the business to be transacted and considered by the Board of Directors:

1.  Notice/Agenda and Opportunity for the Public to Address the Board
Members of the public may address the Board at this time on any item on today's agenda or any other item that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. Comments from the members of the public shall be limited to three (3) minutes unless additional time is approved by the Board. Any member of the Board may request that items on the agenda be taken out of order, or that items be added to the agenda pursuant to the provisions of Section 54954.2(b) of the California Government Code. 

2.  Consent Calendar
All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and will all be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items prior to the time the Board votes on the motion, unless one or more board members request that specific items be discussed or removed for separate discussion or action.

           A.          Minutes of the Board of Directors
For November 15, 2018

           B.           Monthly Investment Report
For October 2018

           C.           Resolution 2018-106
Approve and authorize execution and delivery of a First Amendment to the Legal Services Agreement with Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, extending the term to June 30, 2023 and increasing the monthly fee from $12,500 to $15,000.

           D.           Resolution 2018-107 (Project Vote)
Amendment 1 to the Agreement for a Generator Step Up Transformer with Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. for Apex Generating Station.

           E.           Resolution 2018-108
Requesting approval of a Second Amendment to the Master Professional Services Agreement with Trimark Associates Inc. to extend the term of the agreement through November 20, 2020.
3.  Executive Director's Report
The Executive Director will report on activities since the last Board Meeting.

           -          Proclamations
           -          Strategic Objectives

4.  Legal
The General Counsel will present the following item:

           A.           Resolution 2018-105
Amendments to the SCPPA Procurement Code.

5.  Director of Resource and Program Development's Reports
The Director of Resource and Program Development will report on current activities, including renewable energy project development, resource planning issues, Public Benefits, and smart grid. Topics include:

           -          Mammoth Casa Diablo IV Energy Project
           -          Transportation Electrification
           -          LADWP Participation Agreement
           -          California Electric Transportation Coalition (CalETC) Subscription
           -          Working Group Summaries

           A.           Resolution 2018-104
Approval of a Participation Agreement with LADWP for Advanced Operating Cost and Revenue Recovery Analytical Services.
           B.           Resolution 2018-109
Authorization to continue SCPPA's Membership of the California Electric Transportation Coalition (CalETC) Board of Directors.

6.  Director of Government Affairs' Reports
The Director of Government Affairs will report on regional, state, and/or federal legislative and regulatory activities affecting Southern California public power utilities including: climate change and air quality, wildfires, renewable energy and traditional energy resources, transportation and building electrification, alternative energy supplies, resource planning, market and utility operations, and joint powers agreements.

           -          CARB Cap-and-Trade and Mandatory Reporting Regulation Update
           -          CARB Fleet Vehicles Rules Update
           -          Upcoming State Legislative Session Update

           A.          SCPPA Monthly Federal Legislative Report

7.  Director of Asset Management and Special Projects' Reports
The Director of Asset Management and Special Projects will report on project-related staff and agent activities.

           -          Loyalton Project Energy Supply Issues
           -          Palo Verde Outage Update
           -          Northern Nevada Geothermal Portfolio Project - McGuinness Hills 3 Facility
           -          Heber-1 Project New Generating Unit Testing Delay
           -          Magnolia Power Project PUC Filing

           A.          Project Reports
                               -          MPP Operations Report 11-2018
                               -          Palo Verde Status Report 12-2018

8.  Chief Financial and Administrative Officer's Report
The Interim Chief Financial & Administrative Officer will report on the status of current financing activities. Topics include:

           -          Natural Gas and Energy Prepayment Program Request for Proposal
                      -          Presentation and Joint Meeting with Finance Committee to occur at 1:00 PM
           -          Magnolia Power Project Barclay's Swap Suspension

           A.           Finance Committee Meeting Minutes
For November 5, 2018.

9.  Roundtable Discussion
Opportunity for Board Members to bring up informational items or request that an item be added to a future Board Agenda.

10.  Closed Session
           -          Security: Consultation with Michael S. Webster, Executive Director, and Richard J. Morillo, General Counsel regarding security issues pertaining to the essential public services (water and electric service), pursuant to Section 54957 (a) of the California Government Code.
           -          Potential Litigation: Conference with legal counsel regarding the potential initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of section 54956.9 of the California Government Code (one potential case).
           -          Potential Litigation: Conference with legal counsel regarding significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of section 54956.9 of the California Government Code (one potential case).

The Authority upon request will provide reasonable accommodation to the disabled to ensure equal access to its meetings. To ensure availability, such request should be made 48 hours in advance by contacting the Authority at (626) 793-9364 during business hours.

Dated: December 13, 2018