Board Meeting Notice


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:


October 19, 2017


8:00 a.m.


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 September 21, 2017
           b.           Resolution 2017-090
Approval of Goods and Services Agreement with AAA Companies, Inc.
           c.           Resolution 2017-091
Approval of an Amendment to the Master Professional Services Agreement with Adopt-a-Charger.
           d.           Resolution 2017-092

Approval of Goods and Services Agreement with Baker Electric, Inc.

           e.           Resolution 2017-093

Approval of a Goods and Services Agreement with Sustainable Energy Solutions, Inc.

           f.            Resolution 2017-094

Approval of a Goods and Services Agreement with Voice Video Data Communications.

3.  Executive Director’s Report

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

            -           SCPPA Six-Month Strategic Objectives Update

4.  Chief Financial Officer’s Report

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

            -           Moss Adams Presentation on Annual Audiited Financial Statements

5.  Project Administration Director's Report
The Director of Project Administration will report on project-related staff and agent activities. Topics include:
            -           Ormesa Budget - Resolution 2017-095 (Project Vote).
            -           San Juan Decommissioning Trust Agreement - Resolution 2017-096 (Project Vote).
            -           Puente Hills Transfer - Resolution 2017-097 (Project Vote).
                        a.           Project Reports
           -           Hoover Status Report 10-2017
           -           MPP Operations Report 09-2017
           -           Palo Verde Status Report 10-2017
           -           San Juan Status Report 08-2017
                        b.           Resolution 2017-095
            Approving the annual budget for the Ormesa Geothermal Project for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
                        c.           Resolution 2017-096
            San Juan Generating Station Decommissioning Trust Agreement.
                        d.           Resolution 2017-097
            Puente Hills Transfer.

6.  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:
            -           Biomass Project Development
                        a.           Project Development Report
For September 2017
                        b.           Program Development Report
For September 2017
                        c.           Resolution 2017-098
Approval of ARP-Loyalton Biomass Project Agreements

7.  Government Affairs Reports

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

            -           Regionalization
            -           SB 100
            -           SCAQMD Rule 1196
                        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. 

10.  Strategic Planning Retreat

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors will adjourn to the SCPPA Training Center (1172 Nicole Court) at 9:00 AM for the Strategic Planning Retreat.
            -           Welcome, Purpose of the Retreat and Public Comment – Girish Balachandran, Riverside Public Utilities General Manager and SCPPA Board Chair
            -           Opening Remarks and Introduction of the Facilitator and Recorder – Mike Webster, SCPPA
Executive Director
            -           Role of the Facilitator, Recorder, Group and Public; Strategic Planning Elements; Agenda –
Marilyn Snider, Facilitator – Snider and Associates
            -           Introduction of the Participants
            -           SCPPA:
                        -           Mission Statement
                        -           Three-Year Goals (2017-2020)
            -           What Are SCPPA’S Strengths and Accomplishments Since the April 10, 2017 Strategic Planning Retreat?
            -           What Are SCPPA’s Current Internal Weaknesses/Challenges?
            -           What Are the External Factors/Trends (e.g., environmental, political, technological, economic) that Will/Might Have an Impact on SCPPA and the SCPPA Members in the Coming Year:
                       -           Positively (opportunities)?
                       -           Negatively (threats)?
            -           Review and Revise, if Needed, the Three-Year Goals (what SCPPA needs to accomplish) Identify Six-Month Strategic Objectives (how the goals will be addressed by SCPPA– by when, who will be accountable, for what specific, measurable results) for Each of the Three-Year Goals
                       -           Draft Objectives in Small Groups
                       -           Review the Draft Objectives and, by Consensus, Select the Objectives to be in the Strategic Plan
            -           Next Steps/Follow-Up Process to Monitor Progress on the Goals and Objectives (including setting a date in 6 months to update the strategic plan)
            -           Summary of the Retreat
            -           Closing Remarks

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.