2021 May Board Meeting

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

Thursday, May 20, 2021 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://us02web.zoom.us/j/81424560537
Passcode: 709113

Or by phone at 1-669-900-9128; Meeting ID #814 2456 0537

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

    Agenda [2 pages, 208kb]
1.    Call to Order
2.   Roll Call
3.   Public Comment
Individuals wishing to offer public comment can fill out this online form for the official record and submit on or before May 19, 2021 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.
4.     Approval of Minutes [8 pages, 740kb]
5.   Chair's Report


Executive Officer's Report
6.   Watershed Conservation Authority Response to COVID-19
7.   Liaison & Activities Report [22 pages, 3mb]
8.   Presentation of Gateway Cities and Rivers Greening Vision Plan [17 pages, 6mb]
9.   Expenditure Report [57 pages, 1.8mb]
10.   Compensation Study and Analysis Report


Consent Calendar
11.   Fund Balance Report [3 pages, 547k] 
12.   Consideration of a resolution to ratify the application for California State Park Proposition 68 Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant Funds. [8 pages, 1.3mb]
13.   Consideration of a resolution to accept funding augmentation for East Fork Sustainable River Access Project (RMC19001). [7 pages, 2.4mb]


Regular Calendar
14.   Consideration of a resolution approving preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2021/2022.
15.   Consideration of a resolution to authorize the Executive Officer to negotiate and enter into a professional services contract for the Los Angeles River Environmental Flows Study Supplemental Analysis.
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, June 17, 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. 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.

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 Admin. Assistant at (626) 815-1019 ext. 116 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 - CANCELED
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.