2015 Watershed Council Meeting Agendas

Thursday November 5
Agenda 11-5-15

9:00 am – 11:00 am, Topping Room, EP Foster Library, 651 East Main, Ventura.
(Topics: Ventura River Watershed Management Plan Implementation discussion, Pilot Technology to Reduce Nitrates in Effluent presentation by Ojai Valley Sanitary District, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation update, and Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County Update)

Thursday September 3
Agenda 9-3-15

9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Topping Room, EP Foster Library, 651 East Main, Ventura.
(Topics: Horse and Livestock Watershed Alliance presentation by Ventura County Resource Conservation District, Ventura River Invasive Plan Removal and Ecosystem Restoration Project presentation by Ventura County Watershed Protection District, California Climate Change Symposium 2015 presentation by WCVC, Watershed Coordinator FY2015-2016 Work Plan approval, Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation update, grants report and online document library presentation)

Thursday August 6
Agenda 8-6-15

9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Ventura Water Reclamation Facility, 1400 Spinnaker Dr., Ventura
(Topics: Tour of “VenturaWaterPure” Demonstration Plant at the Ventura Water Reclamation Facility. Presentation on Thacher School’s Onsite Wastewater Treatment Facility. Sustainable Groundwater Management Act implementation updates.Fiscal year 2015-16 watershed coordinator funding and work plan discussion. Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County update.)

Thursday July 9
Agenda 7-9-15

9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Topping Room, EP Foster Library, 651 East Main, Ventura.
(Topics: Extended updates and discussion, by watershed goals. Fiscal year 2015-16 watershed coordinator funding and work plan discussion. Discussion about the future focus of the Integrated Regional Water Management Program in Ventura County.)

Thursday May 7
Agenda 5-7-15

9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Topping Room, EP Foster Library, 651 East Main, Ventura.
(Topics: A status report on the formation of groundwater sustainability agencies throughout Ventura County. A report and discussion about current and potential fire department programs to prepare our area for fire. Coast live oak die off, goats for fuel reduction, potential partnerships for regional grants, and more. Upcoming Proposition 1 funding opportunities. A report and discussion about how growers and ranchers in the watershed are being affected by and responding to the drought. An overview of Ventura County’s planned program to update its General Plan; a summary of key General Plan goals, policies and programs; a look at water-related approaches in other jurisdictions; and a proposed memo to Ventura County.)

Tuesday April 14
Agenda 4-5-15

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Oak View.
(Special Steelhead Focused Meeting. Topics: On Overview of the Endangered Steelhead and Casitas Municipal Water District’s Monitoring and Research; Local and Statewide Monitoring of Salmonids by California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Opportunities for Restoration on San Antonio Creek; History of Local Fish Stocking.)

Thursday March 5
Agenda 3-5-15

9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Topping Room, EP Foster Library, 651 East Main, Ventura.
(Topics: An overview presentation on the final draft Ventura River Watershed Management Plan, and a discussion of any final comments or edits. A report on Casitas Municipal Water District’s water supply status and urban water use reduction successes. A report summarizing Santa Barbara Channelkeeper’s data logger monitoring results for 2013 and 2014, including dissolved oxygen and water levels. An update on efforts to form a Groundwater Sustainability Agency for Upper Ventura River Basin. Planning for the next and final round of Prop 84 Implementation Grant funding.)