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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:


Thursday, February 15, 2018

10:00 a.m.

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.  Election-Appointment of Officers
Election/Appointment of SCPPA Officers by motion of the Board.

3.  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 January 18, 2018

           b.          Monthly Investment Report
For December 2017
           c.          Resolution 2018-007
Approve Fiscal Agency Agreement with LADWP for accounting and related services for the ARP-Loyalton Biomass Project.
           d.          Resolution 2018-008
Approve Master Professional Services Agreement with Ashworth Leininger Group for greenhouse gas verification services.

4.  Executive Director's Report
The Executive Director will report on activities since the last Board Meeting.

           -          Six Month Strategic Objectives

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

           -          Legislative & Regulatory Update
           -          APPA Legislative Rally
           -          Proposed Structural Changes to Legislative Working Group
           -          Lobbying Rules Presentation
                      a.          SCPPA Monthly Federal Legislative Report

6.  Project Administration Director's Report

The Director of Project Administration will report on project-related staff and agent activities. Topics include:

           -          Quarterly Budget Reports
           -          Discussion of Return of Hoover Over-Collection
                      a.          Project Reports
                                              -          MPP Operations Report 01-2018
                                              -          Palo Verde Status Report 02-2018
                                              -          San Juan Status Report 12-2017

                      b.          Resolution 2018-009
                                   Approving the annual budget for the Loyalton Biomass Project for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018
                      c.          Resolution 2018-010
                                   Approving the revised annual budget for the Ormat Geothermal Energy Project for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018

7.  Chief Financial Officer's Report
The Chief Financial Officer will report on the status of current financing activities. Topics include:

           -          Canyon Bond Issue Authorization
           -          Proposed S&P Ratings Methodology Change
           -          Rates Comparison Analysis
           -          Market Update
                      a.          Finance Committee Minutes
                                   For January 8, 2018
                      b.          Resolution 2018-011
                                   Authorizing the Preparation of Financing Documents for the Refunding of the Canyon Power Project, Revenue Bonds 2017 Series A.

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:

           -          Public Benefits Expenditures 2017
                      a.          Project Development Report
                                   For January 2018

                      b.          Program Development Report
                                   For January 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
           -          Conference with Labor Negotiators: SCPPA designated representative: Michael S. Webster, Executive Director. Unrepresented employees: All SCPPA staff (excluding Executive Director).
           -          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 Executive Director 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.