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 AGENDA
REGULAR BOARD MEETING

 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2021
6:00 P.M. CLOSED SESSION
7:00 P.M. OPEN SESSION (time approximate)

PARTICIPATION: Zoom Meeting ID: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88552611356
Phone: (669) 900-6833 Meeting ID: 885 5261 1356

Due to COVID-19 and in accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-25-20 which suspends portions of the Brown Act, this meeting will be conducted virtually. If the public wishes to provide comment before the meeting, please email publiccomment@zone7water.com by 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, 2021, or join the meeting using the link or phone number above.

AGENDA

1. CLOSED SESSION - OPEN SESSION TO FOLLOW AT APPROXIMATELY 7:00 P.M.

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Initiation of litigation pursuant to § 54956.9(c)
  2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing litigation pursuant to Gov't Code section 54956.9(d) (1): (1) City and County of San Francisco v. County of Alameda (Contra Costa County Superior Court Action No. MSN18-0928), (2) County of Butte v. California Department of Water Resources (California Supreme Court No. S258574, (3) State Water Contractors v. California Department of Fish & Wildlife (Fresno County Superior Court, filed April 29, 2020), (4) Thomason v. Morrow (Alameda County Superior Court No. 18918041)
  3. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing litigation pursuant to Gov't Code section 54956.9(d) (2): Government Claims Act claim (Von Beckman)
  4. Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov't Code section 54956.9(d) (4): 2 cases
  5. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated litigation pursuant to Gov’t Code section 54956.9(d) (2): 2 cases

2.  Open Session and Report Out of Closed Session

3.  Call Meeting to Order

4.  Public Comment

5.  Minutes

  1. Special Board Meeting Minutes of January 6, 2021
  2. Regular Board Meeting Minutes of March 17, 2021

6.  Consent Calendar

  1. Award of Contract for Tree Maintenance Services
  2. Award of Contract for Generator Maintenance, Parts and As-Needed Repair Services
  3. Award of Contract for Fencing Maintenance and Repair Services
  4. Award of Contract for Compressor Maintenance Services
  5. Award of Contract for Chain of Lakes Model Support

7.  State Government Relations Update by The Gualco Group

Presentation

8.  Consider Adopting Limited Legislative Policy Guidelines for Calendar Year 2021 Related to Grant and Stimulus Funding Opportunities

9.  Declaration of May as Water Awareness Month

10. Water Transfer Agreements

Presentation

11. Consider Rescinding Local Water Supply and Water Quality Studies Task Order for Joint Funding and Funding Studies from Zone 7 Budget

Letter from Nelson Fialho

12. 2021 Annual Sustainability Report

Presentation

13. Award of Construction Contracts for Arroyo Mocho Stanley Reach Stabilization Project

Presentation

14. Award of Construction Contracts for Rehabilitation of Flood Control Channels – Phase 3 Project

Presentation

15. Reports – Directors

  1. Verbal Comments by President
  2. Verbal Reports

16. Items for Future Agenda – Directors

17. Committees

  1. Finance Committee Meeting Notes of February 22, 2021
  2. Water Resources Committee Meeting Notes of February 23, 2021
  3. Liaison Committee Meeting Notes of March 8, 2021

18. Staff Reports 

  1. General Manager’s Report
  2. March Outreach Activities
  3. Legislative Update
  4. Monthly Water Inventory and Water Budget Update
  5. Verbal Reports

19. Adjournment

20. Upcoming Board Schedule:  (All meeting locations are in the Boardroom at 100 North Canyons Parkway, Livermore, unless otherwise noted.)

  1. Finance Committee Meeting: April 27, 2021, 10:00 a.m. (Zoom)
  2. Special Board Meeting: May 5, 2021, 7:00 p.m. (Zoom)
  3. Regular Board Meeting: May 19, 2021, 7:00 p.m. (Zoom)