Board Meeting Notice

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Board of Directors

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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, October 18, 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 September 20, 2018

          Minutes of the Magnolia Coordinating Committee (Project Vote)
For September 20, 2018

           C.          Monthly Investment Report
For August 2018

           D.           Resolution 2018-091
Participation Agreement with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for Training Program Services.

           E.           Resolution 2018-092
Approval of a Goods and Services Agreement with Pandora Consulting, LLC.
3.  Executive Director's Report
The Executive Director will report on activities since the last Board Meeting.

           -          Strategic Objectives

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

           -          2018 SCE/ SDG&E Rate Forecast
           -          Natural Gas and Energy Prepayment Program Request for Proposal - Discuss current status of member interest in soliciting an RFP and Term Sheet for a possible pre-pay discount for natural gas and energy commodity services

           A.           Finance Committee Meeting Minutes
For September 10, 2018.

           B.           Resolution 2018-094 (Project Vote)
Authorizing suspension of Barclays basis swap

           C.           Resolution 2018-095 (Project Vote)
Authorizing suspension of RBC basis swap

           D.           Resolution 2018-096
Third Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with PFM Financial Advisors, LLC

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:

           -          Community Choice Aggregate Update
           -          Low Carbon Fuel Standard Update
           -          Mammoth Casa Diablo IV Energy Project

           A.           Resolution 2018-093
Mammoth Casa Diablo IV Energy Project to provide in total approximately 20 MWs of long-term geothermal supply of renewable electrical energy through the Southern California Public Power Authority ("SCPPA" or "the Authority") to two of its participating Members, the City of Banning ("Banning") for 5 MWs and the City of Colton ("Colton") for 15 MWs, for the purpose of satisfying each utility's renewable electrical energy resource goals.

6.  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.

           -          Project Performance Update

           A.          Project Reports
                               -          MPP Operations Report 09-2018
                               -          Palo Verde Status Report 10-2018

7.  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.

           -          Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations

           A.          SCPPA Monthly Federal Legislative Report

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

9.  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: October 11, 2018