2020 July Board Meeting

The public meeting of the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) will be held on

Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm.

Per Executive Order N-29-20, Paragraph 11, issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom on March 17, 2020 and related to the State of Emergency declared as a result of the COVID-19 virus, WCA board meetings will be temporarily conducted remotely via the below remote access information. Anybody needing assistance accessing the meeting should contact WCA Board Secretary.

ADDRESS: https://zoom.us/j/82734575138
Or by phone at 1-669-900-9128; Meeting ID #827 3457 5138
Password: 748293

The agenda and detailed reports may be downloaded as PDF files by clicking on the titles listed below.

    Agenda [2 pages, 230kb]
1.    Call to Order
2.   Public Comment
Individuals wishing to offer public comment can fill out this online form for the official record and submit on or before July 15, 2020 by 4:00 pm to be read by Chair during the meeting. Public comment can also be made during the meeting by virtual means or phone. Although not required, in order to facilitate an orderly remote meeting, it is helpful to let WCA staff know in advance if you would like to make a public comment. Individuals representing themselves will be allowed two (2) minutes and those representing an organization will be allowed three (3) minutes to speak on an item. Speaker time may be reduced depending on the number of speakers. 
3.     Approval of Minutes [6 pages, 760kb]
4.   Chair's Report


Executive Officer's Report
5.   Watershed Conservation Authority Response to COVID-19
6.    Funding Opportunities Presentation by Houston Magnani & Associates
7.   Liaison & Activities Report [13 pages, 3.7mb]
8.   Expenditure Report [3 pages, 1mb]
9.   Duck Farm River Park Naming Outreach Update [37 pages, 4.6mb]


Consent Calendar
10.   Fund Balance Report [2 pages, 1mb]
11.   Consideration of a resolution to approve a budget amendment to Contract WCA19507 to the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps for US Forest Service Project 15-PA-11050100-020 Mod 2. [4 pages, 801kb]


Regular Calendar
12.   Consideration of a resolution to receive and file the FY 18/19 WCA Financial Compliance Audit and related findings. [61 pages, 1.4mb]
13.   Consideration of a resolution to approve an update to the Employee Handbook. [49 pages, 1.4mb]
14.   Closed Session: Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1), the Watershed Conservation Authority may hold a closed session on the following item: Save Our Access – San Gabriel Mountains v. WCA, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No.18STCP02904.
15.   Oral Communications
a. Statements, responses, questions or directions to staff pursuant to Section 54954.2(a) of the Government Code.
b. Future agenda items.
16.   Announcement of next meeting date – Thursday, September 17, 2020 @ 1:30 pm
17.   Adjournment


Public participation is welcome on any agenda item. Members of the public wishing to address the Governing Body on any item should address the Chair. For the time in which meetings are being conducted remotely, members of the public are encouraged to reach out to WCA Board Secretary in advance if they plan to make a public comment during the meeting (although this is not required) in order to help facilitate an orderly meeting. Please reach out to Dena Williams at [email protected].

During the meeting the governing board may hold a closed session on any item pursuant to Government Code sections 54956.8 and 54956.9. In advance of the meeting, questions about the agenda items should be addressed to Mark Stanley at (626) 815-1019 ext. 100 or [email protected].

Note: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to attend or participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact the Board Secretary at (626) 815-1019 ext.116 or [email protected] at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.


Meeting Schedule - Subject to change
The WCA Board normally meets on the third Thursday of the month. The primary location is the Rosemead Garvey Center.

Jan. 16, 2020
1:30 p.m.
Rosemead Garvey Center
Apr. 16, 2020*
1:30 p.m.
Via Teleconference
May 21, 2020
1:30 p.m.
Via Teleconference
Jun. 18, 2020
1:30 p.m.
Via Teleconference
Jul. 16, 2020*
2:00 p.m.
Via Teleconference
Sep. 17, 2020
1:30 p.m.
Nov. 19, 2020
1:30 p.m.


*Time or Date Change

For more information, contact the Watershed Conservation Authority at (626) 815-1019.