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:

May 18, 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 April 20, 2017
           b.           Quarterly Investment Report
For March 2017
           c.           Monthly Investment Report
For March 2017
           d.           Resolution 2017-052 and Resolution 2017-062
Authorizing the Executive Director to pay the Fiscal Year 2017-18 APPA and Western Energy Institute annual dues.
           e.           Resolution 2017-053
Approval of a Master Goods and Services Agreement with Ascend Analytics, LLC.
           f.            Resolution 2017-054
Request for approval of Amendment NO. 1 to the RE Astoria 2 LLC Power Purchase Agreement.
           g.           Resolution 2017-055

Amendments to SCPPA By-Laws to add provisions for appointment and performance reviews of the general counsel, and to make certain other technical changes.

           h.           Resolution 2017-056
Approval of a Goods and Services Agreement with ChargePoint, Inc.
           i.            Resolution 2017-057
Resolution Designating Authorized Authority Representatives for The Southern California Public Power Authority.
           j.            Resolution 2017-058
Approve and authorize execution and delivery of a First Amendment to the Legal Services Agreement with Holland & Hart, extending the term to June 30, 2019.
           k.            Resolution 2017-059
Approval of an Amendment to the Master Professional Services Agreement with Oracle America, Inc. (Oracle), formerly Opower Inc.
           l.             Resolution 2017-060
Approval of a Master Professional Services Agreement for Benchmarking Services with PA Consulting Group, Inc.
           m.           Resolution 2017-061
Approve and authorize execution of a First Amendment to the Legal Services Agreement with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, extending the term to May 2, 2020.

3.  Executive Director’s Report

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

            -           SCPPA Six-Month Strategic Objectives


4.  Government Affairs Reports

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

            -           IRP Guidelines
            -           Post-2020 Cap-and Trade
            -           100% RPS
            -           Federal Lobbyist contract approval
                        a.           Resolution 2017-063
Master Professional Services Agreement - Federal Lobbyist
                        b.           SCPPA Monthly Federal Legislative Report
 
5.  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:
 
            -           Project Update
            -           Program Update
                        a.           Project Development Report
For May 2017
                        b.           Program Development Report
For May 2017

6.  Chief Financial Officer’s Report

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

            -           FY 2017-2018 Administrative and General Budget Approval
            -           2017 SCE Rate Forecast
                        a.           Finance Committee Minutes
For May 1, 2017
                        b.           Resolution 2017-064
Resolution (1) authorizing the Executive Director to implement the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Administrative and General Budget (A & G Budget) including the cost allocation plan, and (2) establishing a Salary Schedule for SCPPA Employees.

7.  Project Administration Director's Report

The Director of Project Administration will report on project-related staff and agent activities. Topics include:
            -           Magnolia Coordinating Committee Notice
            -           Project Budgets
            -           Palo Verde Refueling Outage
            -           Pinedale and Barnett Reserve Reports
            -           Springbok REC Issue Resolved
            -           Milford 1 & 2 Buyout Discussions
            -           Hoover Meeting Representation
                        a.           Project Budgets 2017-016 to 2017-051
                        b.           Project Reports
           -           Hoover Status Report 05-17
           -           MPP Operation Report 04-17
           -           Palo Verde Status Report 05-17
           -           San Juan Status Report 05-17
                        c.           Resolution 2017-065
SCPPA to provide representation at Hoover committee meetings.

8.  New Business

New topics may be introduced in order to be added to the next meeting agenda for future consideration and action by the Board.

9.  Closed Session

            -           Pending Litigation: Conference with legal counsel regarding existing litigation related to the STS
                         Project entitled Gunn Hill Dairy Properties, LLC, et al. v. Los Angeles Department of Water and
                         Power, et al., Case No. 050700157 (4th Judicial District, Juab County, Utah), pursuant to
                         subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9(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.
            -           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.