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:


November 16, 2017


10:00 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 October 19, 2017
           b.           Resolution 2017-099
Approval of Master Professional Services Agreement with Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).
           c.           Resolution 2017-102
Second Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Public Financial Management (PFM).
           d.           Resolution 2017-103 (Project Vote)
Approve and authorize execution and delivery of Power Sales Agreement with LADWP, Imperial Irrigation District, the City of Anaheim, and the City of Riverside for the ARPLoyalton Biomass Project.
           e.           Resolution 2017-104

Approve extension of Agreement for Professional Services as interim Chief Financial Officer with Michael Bell Management Consulting, Inc.

3.  Executive Director’s Report

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

            -           SCPPA Six-Month Strategic Objectives Update

            -           Approval of Fred Mason Retirement Resolution 2017-100

                        a.           Resolution 2017-100
              Honoring Fred Mason on his retirement.

4.  Government Affairs Reports

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

            -           Discussion of SCAQMD Rule 1196
            -           Legislative Working Group survey results

                        a.           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:
            -           Updates on New Development Projects
            -           Updates on New RFP's
            -           RFQ Update on Load Management Services
            -           RFP Update for EV Charger Installation
            -           Proposal to create a Customer Experience Working Group
                        a.           Project Development Report
For October 2017
                        b.           Program Development Report
For October 2017

6.  Chief Financial Officer’s Report

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

            -           Approval of an Investment Policy - Resolution 2017-101

                        a.           Resolution 2017-101
                                            Adopt resolution approving the updated Investment Policy that has been reviewed by the Finance Committee and recommended for approval by the Investment Committee.

7.  Project Administration Director's Report
The Director of Project Administration will report on project-related staff and agent activities. Topics include:
            -           Budget Comparisons.
            -           Approval of Azusa Colton Swap in the Astoria 2 and Antelope DSRII Solar Projects - Resolution 2017-105.
                        a.           Project Reports
           -           MPP Operations Report 10-2017
           -           Palo Verde Status Report 11-2017
           -           San Juan Status Report 09-2017
                        b.           Resolution 2017-105 (Project Vote)
            Azusa Colton Swap.

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.
            -           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).
            -           Pending Litigation:  Conference with legal counsel regarding existing litigation related to the
                         Pinedale Gas Reserves Project entitled Southern California Public Power Authority, et al. v.
                         Ultra Resources, Inc., Case No. 16-32202 (MI), United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern
                         District of Texas, pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9 of the California Government

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.