2020 November Board Meeting

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

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 1:30 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/82473819660

Passcode: 523803

Or by phone at 1-669-900-9128; Meeting ID #82473819660

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

    Agenda [2 pages, 228kb]
1.    Call to Order
2.   Roll Call
3.   Public Comment
A maximum of one (1) hour has been set aside for all public comment and testimony, for items both on the agenda and not on the agenda. Individuals wishing to offer public comment can fill out this online form for the official record and submit on or before November 18, 2020 by 4:00 pm. Individuals may elect to have their comments to be read by the Chair during the meeting or to be read themselves. 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.
4.     Approval of Minutes [7 pages, 194kb]
5.   Chair's Report


Executive Officer's Report
6.   Watershed Conservation Authority Response to COVID-19
7.   Liaison & Activities Report [20 pages, 2 mb]
8.   Expenditure Report [53 pages, 5.2mb]


Consent Calendar
9.   Fund Balance Report [3 pages, 578kb]
10.   Consideration of a resolution to award a contract Kwik Kleen Janitorial for janitorial services. [48 pages, 5.2mb]
11.   Consideration of a resolution to approve an amendment to a professional service contract with NorCal Engineering (WCA18517) for WCA construction projects. [3 pages, 358kb]
12.   Consideration of a resolution to approve an amendment to a professional service contract with BlueGreen Consulting (WCA18512) for the Duck Farm projects. [7 pages, 921kb]
13.   Consideration of a resolution to approve an amendment to a professional service contract with The Solis Group (WCA17503) for WCA construction projects. [3 pages, 711kb]


Regular Calendar
14.   Consideration of a resolution to authorize the negotiation and award professional services professional services contract for the LA River Ranger Pilot Program Development Project. [11 pages, 3.77mb]
15.   Consideration of a resolution to 1. authorize the use of a Master Agreement for Specialty Technical Services for Website Development, Geospatial Analysis, and Written and Graphic Communication; 2. approve a qualified consultant pool; and 3. authorize the Executive Officer, or designee, the discretion to amend the Master Agreement for consultant services. [13 pages, 1.1mb]
16.   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.
17.   Oral Communications
a. Statements, responses, questions or directions to staff pursuant to Section 54954.2(a) of the Government Code.
b. Future agenda items.
18.   Announcement of next meeting date – Thursday, January 21, 2021 @ 1:30 pm
19.   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. 

Jan. 21, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom.Us
Mar. 18, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom.Us
May 20, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom.Us
Jun. 17, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom.Us
Jul. 15, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom.Us
Sep. 16, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom.Us
Nov. 18, 2021
1:30 p.m.
Via Zoom.Us


*Time or Date Change

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