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File #: 20-0523    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/16/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 7/28/2020 Final action:
Title: Approve San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, and Authorize Santa Clara Valley Water District Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Financial Contribution of $308,000 (Palo Alto) (District 7).
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1: SFCJPA FY 2020-2021 Operating Budget, 2. Attachment 2: SFCJPA Invoice
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
Title
Approve San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority Budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, and Authorize Santa Clara Valley Water District Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Financial Contribution of $308,000 (Palo Alto) (District 7).


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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
A. Approve the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Operating Budget; and
B. Authorize the Santa Clara Valley Water District's Fiscal Year 2020-2021 financial contribution to the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority in the amount of $308,000.


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SUMMARY:
The District, along with five other public agencies, is a member of the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (SFCJPA). The San Francisquito Creek JPA is funded by equal contributions from the member agencies and the SFCJPA's annual fiscal year budget is subject to each agency's approval. In 1999, Cities of East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and San Mateo County Flood Control District joined with the Santa Clara Valley Water District (Valley Water) to establish the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority to provide an environmentally sensitive, long-term watershed plan to enhance flood protection from the San Francisquito Creek. Since then, the SFCJPA's major focus has been working with the member agencies to implement flood protection projects.

Construction of the San Francisquito Creek Flood Protection Project from the Bay to Highway 101(downstream project) was completed in May 2019. Planning and design are in progress to provide flood protection along San Francisquito Creek from Highway 101 to Middlefield Road (upstream project). The draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the upstream project was released on April 22, 2019 and three public hearings were held in May and June 2019 to solicit and receive public comments. The Final EIR was certified by the SFCJPA board in September of 2019.

On May 28, 2020, the Board of Directors of the SFCJPA u...

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