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File #: 18-0384    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Time Certain Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/3/2018 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 5/8/2018 Final action:
Title: Update on the California WaterFix, Authorization to Execute Agreements, Designation of District Representative, and Adoption of CEQA Findings. (Continued from May 2, 2018)
Attachments: 1. *Original Board Agenda Memo (050218), 2. *Attachment 1: Draft Option Agreement, 3. Attachment 2: Draft DCA Agreement, 4. Attachment 3: SCVWD Resolution 17-68, 5. Attachment 4: 091217 Board Agenda Item, 6. Attachment 5: 101717 Board Agenda Item, 7. Attachment 6: Guiding Principles Evaluation, 8. Attachment 7: Resolution, WaterFix Partipation, 9. Attachment 8: Resolution, CEQA, 10. Attachment 9: PowerPoint, 11. *Supplemental Board Agenda Memo (050218), 12. *Supplemental Attachment 1: Revised Resolution, CEQA, 13. *Handout 2.1-A: Supporting Comments, 14. *Handout 2.1-B Opposing Comments, 15. *SuppleSupplemental Agenda Memo (050818), 16. *Supplemental Attachment 1 (050818), 17. *Handout 2.1-C, Supporting Comments (050118-050218), 18. *Handout 2.1-D, Opposing Comments (050118-050218), 19. *Handout 2.1-E, Opposing Comments (050318-050418), 20. *Handout 2.1-F Memo from Directors Estremera, Keegan, & Kremen, 21. *Handout 2.1-G, Neutral Comments (050518-050718), 22. *Handout 2.1-H, Opposed Comments (050418 - 050818), 23. *Handout 2.1-I, Phoned in Comments (050418-050718), 24. *Handout 2.1-J, Barbara Barrigan-Parilla, 25. *Handout 2.1-K, Rita Vrhel, 26. *Handout 2.1-L, Meg Giberson
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
Title
Update on the California WaterFix, Authorization to Execute Agreements, Designation of District Representative, and Adoption of CEQA Findings. (Continued from May 2, 2018)


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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
A. Receive an update on the California WaterFix (WaterFix);
B. Consider the potential environmental effects of the project as discussed in the Lead Agency's Final Environmental Impact Report and adopt the Resolution, MAKING RESPONSIBLE AGENCY FINDINGS PURSUANT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT TO AUTHORIZE EXECUTION OF AGREEMENTS RELATING TO DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND FINANCING OF THE CALIFORNIA WATERFIX PROJECT;
C. Consider the potential costs and benefits of the WaterFix to Santa Clara County and adopt the Resolution, AUTHORIZING SUPPORT OF, AND PARTICIPATION IN, CALIFORNIA WATERFIX;
D. *Approve the Capacity Interest Option Agreement with Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Option Agreement) and direct the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to negotiate the terms and conditions of the Capacity Interest Purchase Agreement (Purchase Agreement), and bring the agreements back to the Board for approval of the Purchase Agreement and execution of the Option Agreement;
E. Approve and authorize the Board to execute a Joint Powers Agreement Forming the Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Joint Powers Authority (Design and Construction JPA) that is in substantial conformance to the agreement provided in Attachment 2, and designate a District representative and alternate to serve on the Board of Directors of the Design and Construction JPA for the first two years following formation;
F. Direct the CEO to negotiate terms and conditions for the District to participate in the WaterFix Financial Arrangements (See section 4.3), including a joint powers authority for financing construction of the WaterFix and bring the necessary agreements to the Board for approval;
G. Delegate authority to the CEO t...

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