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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, November 15, 2018

10:00 AM

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Executive Conference Room 1514
111 N Hope St   |   Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 367-4668

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 October 18, 2018

           B.          Minutes of the Board of Directors (Special)
For October 18, 2018

           C.          Quarterly Investment Report
For September 2018

           D.           Monthly Investment Report
For September 2018

           E.           Resolution 2018-097
Approval of a Goods and Services Agreement with Alternative Energy Systems Consulting, Inc.

           F.           Resolution 2018-098
Approval of a Goods and Services Agreement with DNV GL Energy Services USA, Inc.

           G.           Resolution 2018-099
Approval of a Master Professional Services Agreement with the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.

           H.           Resolution 2018-100
Approval of a Participation Agreement with LADWP for Advanced Metering Services.

           I.           Resolution 2018-101
Approve Professional Services Agreement with Michael Bell Management Consulting, Inc., to serve as interim Chief Financial Officer.

           J.           Resolution 2018-102
Approval of an Amendment to the Personal Services Agreement with Ramon Redondo.

           K.           Resolution 2018-103
Authorizing the execution and submission of a compliance filing to the California Energy Commission pursuant to the requirements of the California Emissions Performance Standard Regulations for the Mammoth Casa Diablo IV Energy Project.
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:

           -          Pension and Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Report
           -          Magnolia Swap Suspension Update

           A.           Finance Committee Meeting Minutes
For October 1, 2018.

5.  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.

           -          San Juan Project Refunds to the SCPPA Members for annual budget overcollection, investment earnings, and reserve fund disbursements.

           A.          Project Reports
                               -          MPP Operations Report 10-2018
                               -          Palo Verde Status Report 11-2018

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.

           -          Post-Election Analysis
           -          Emerging Regulatory And Legislative Issues
           -          GHG Cap and Trade Regulations
           -          California Energy Commission Update and Roundtable - Chairman Weisenmiller

           A.          SCPPA Monthly Federal Legislative Report

7.  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:

           -          100% Clean Energy Study - National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

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: November 8, 2018