Board Meeting Notice



SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUBLIC POWER AUTHORITY

NOTICE OF MEETING
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:

Date:

September 21, 2017

Time:

10:00 a.m.

Place:

SCPPA Glendora
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

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. Members of the public may address the Board at this time on any agenda item of general interest, provided that item 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.


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, staff or the public request that specific items be discussed and/or removed for separate discussions or action.

           a.           Minutes of the Board of Directors
For August 17, 2017
           b.           Monthly Investment Report
For July 2017
           c.           Resolution 2017-080
Approval of an Amendment to existing Letter Agreement with Apogee Interactive, Inc.
           d.           Resolution 2017-081
Approval of a Master Professional Services Agreement with Arup North America LTD.
           e.            Resolution 2017-082

Approval of and Amendment to the existing Professional Services Agreement with Clean Power Research.

           f.            Resolution 2017-083

Approval of a Master Professional Services Agreement with ESource Companies, LLC.

           g.            Resolution 2017-084

Approval of a Master Professional Services Agreement with Verdical Group, LLC.

           h.            Resolution 2017-085
Legal Services Agreement with Baker & Hostetler, LLP.
           i.            Resolution 2017-086
Legal Services Agreement with Mercer Thompson, LLP - Transactional Services for Apex Power Project.
           j.            Resolution 2017-087
Request for approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Heber 1 Power Purchase Agreement.
           j.            Resolution 2017-089

Energy Efficiency Program Development and Evaluation Services Agreement.


3.  Executive Director’s Report

The Executive Director will report on activities since the last Board meeting.

            -           SCPPA Six-Month Strategic Objectives Update


4.  Government Affairs Reports

The Director of Government Affairs will report on the regulatory activities at the state and federal level. Topics include:

            -           2017 SCPPA State Staff Tour
            -           End of Session State Legislative Report
                        a.           SCPPA Monthly Federal Legislative Report
 
5.  Project Administration Director's Report
The Director of Project Administration will report on project-related staff and agent activities. Topics include:
            -           Update of on-going issues at projects, specifically Pinedale and San Juan.
            -           Initial budget for the Ormat Nevada Portfolio Project (Project Vote).
                        a.           Project Reports
           -           Hoover Status Report 09-2017
           -           MPP Operations Report 08-2017
           -           Palo Verde Status Report 09-2017
           -           San Juan Status Report 07-2017
                        b.           Resolution 2017-088
            Approving the annual budget for the Ormat Nevada Portfolio Project.

6.  Report on Workforce Development Plan
The Senior Assistant General Counsel will report on the Workforce Development Plan.

7.  Chief Financial Officer’s Report

The Chief Financial Officer will report on the status of current financing activities. Topics lnclude:

            -           Update on Magnolia Power Project A, 

                        a.           Finance Committee Minutes
For September 11, 2017

8.  Director of Resource and Program Development
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:
 
            -           A joint presentation with Black & Veatch on the integrated Resource Plan (IRP)
                        a.           Project Development Report
For September 2017
                        b.           Program Development Report
For September 2017

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.
            -           Public Employment: Work review and performance evaluation of the General Counsel of
                         the Authority pursuant to Section 54957 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.