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File #: 19-1142    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Watersheds Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/19/2019 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 12/17/2019 Final action:
Title: Receive Updates on Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program Flood Protection Projects and Funding Scenarios.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1: Coyote Creek Update, 2. Attachment 2: Upper Penitencia Creek Update, 3. Attachment 3: Upper Llagas Creek Update, 4. Attachment 4: Upper Guadalupe River Updates, 5. Attachment 5: Potential Funding Scenarios, 6. Attachment 6: Change Control Process, 7. Attachment 7: Draft Public Hearing Notice, 8. Handout 2.3-A - City of Morgan Hill, 9. Handout 2.3-B - J Collins
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
Title
Receive Updates on Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program Flood Protection Projects and Funding Scenarios.


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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
A. Receive project updates on the following Safe, Clean Water and Natural Flood Protection Program (Safe, Clean Water Program) Flood Protection Projects:
i. Coyote Creek
ii. Upper Penitencia Creek
iii. Upper Llagas Creek
iv. Upper Guadalupe River;
B. Review potential funding scenarios:
i. Consider the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Committee's Recommendation to proceed with Scenario 2, and approve moving forward with Scenario 2 and set the time and place for the public hearing for January 14, 2020, to modify the Upper Guadalupe River and Upper Llagas Creek Flood Protection Projects; or
ii. Based upon the Board's recent decision to explore the opportunity for a renewed Safe, Clean Water Program for voter consideration during the November 2020 election, direct staff to:
a. Move forward with the required public hearing for the Upper Llagas Creek Flood Protection Project and set the time and place for the public hearing for January 14, 2020; and
b. Return to the Board in one year to review the potential funding scenarios for the remaining Safe, Clean Water Program Flood Protection Projects; and
C. Provide feedback and direction to staff, as necessary.


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SUMMARY:
The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board to receive updates on the following Safe, Clean Water Program Flood Protection Projects:
a. Coyote Creek (Attachment 1)
b. Upper Penitencia Creek (Attachment 2)
c. Upper Llagas Creek (Attachment 3)
d. Upper Guadalupe River (Attachment 4)

After receiving the project updates, the Board will then review the potential funding scenarios (Attachment 5) and consider which approach to take.

The CIP Committee recommended Scenario 2 as the best option because it allows each project to advance towards providing significant flood protection to the community whi...

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