Proposition 84 and Proposition 1E Status Meetings

Proposition 84 and Proposition 1E Status Meetings

The California Department of Water Resources has scheduled three informational meetings on the status of the IRWM grant program. The purpose of these meetings is to provide interested stakeholders with an update on the status of the IRWM Program and associated funding from Proposition 84 and Proposition 1E (Stormwater Flood Management grants). DWR Staff will also solicit informal input on program concepts. The agenda is embedded below. Meeting dates and locations are:

May 13, 2008 10 am
Elihu M Harris Building, Room 7
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612

May 15, 2008 10:30 am
Santa Ana Watershed Protection Authority
Board Room
11615 Sterling Avenue
Riverside, CA 92507

May 22, 2008 10:30am
State Building
2550 Mariposa Mall Room 1036
Fresno, CA 93721

If you have questions please send an email to DWR_IRWM@water.ca.gov or call Mr. Joe Yun at (916) 651-9222.

Please check our website under “What’s New” (scroll to the bottom of the page) for additional information. The direct link is:

http://www.grantsloans.water.ca.gov/grants/irwm/integregio_news.cfm

The Proposition 50 Round 2 and Local Groundwater Assistance application results will not be discussed at these meetings; we anticipate the release of this information and scheduling of meetings to discuss draft recommendations in the near future.

Agenda
IRWM Program Status Public Meetings
May 13, 15, 22, 2008

The purpose of the meeting is to provide interested Stakeholders with and update on the status of the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Program and associated funding from Proposition 84 and Proposition 1E (Stormwater Flood Management grants). DWR Staff will also solicit informal input on program concepts.

1. Introduction

2. Review
a. September 2007 Meetings
b. FY 07-08 Budget
c. FY 08-09 Budget

3. IRWM Regional Approval Process

4. IRWM Standards
a. Changes
i. Climate Change
ii. Resource Management Strategies
iii. Governance
b. Guidance

5. Disadvantaged Communities

6. Integration of Flood Management
a. Stormwater Flood Management
b. Regional Flood Management Planning Grant Funds

7. Program Schedule
a. Draft Guidelines
b. Final Guidelines
c. Begin Reviews and Solicitations