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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
AGENDA *

 
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* Action(s) may be taken on any item listed on the agenda. Non-exempt materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the RCA Executive Committee after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the RCA Offices, 3403 10th Street, Suite 320, Third Floor, Riverside, California, 92501, during normal business hours. Such documents are also available on the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority website at www.wrc-rca.org subject to staff's ability to post the documents before the meeting. Alternative formats are available upon request by contacting the Clerk of the Board at (951) 955-9700. Notification of at least 72 hours prior to meeting time will assist staff in accommodating such requests.
 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
12:00 P.M.
Riverside Centre, RCA Conference Room
3403 Tenth Street, Suite 320
Riverside, CA 92501

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code Section 54954.2, if special assistance is needed to participate in an Executive Committee meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (951) 955-9700.   Notification of at least 48 hours prior to meeting time will assist staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility at the meeting.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. PUBLIC COMMENT
 

At this time, members of the public can address the Executive Committee regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the RCA that are not separately listed on this agenda. Members of the public will have the opportunity to speak on agendized items at the time the item is called for discussion. No action may be taken on items not listed on the agenda unless authorized by law. Each individual speaker is limited to speak three (3) continuous minutes or less. Any person wishing to address the Executive Committee on any matter, whether or not it appears on this agenda, is requested to complete a Request to Speak form available from the Clerk of the Board. The completed form is to be submitted to the Clerk of the Board prior to an individual being heard. Whenever possible, lengthy testimony should be presented to the Executive Committee in writing and only pertinent points presented orally. Any written documents to be distributed or presented to the Executive Committee shall be submitted to the Clerk of the Board.


4. COMMITTEE MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

5. ADDITIONS/REVISIONS
 

(The Committee may add an item to the Agenda after making a finding that there is a need to take immediate action on the item and that the item came to the attention of the Committee subsequent to the posting of the agenda. An action adding an item to the agenda requires 2/3 vote of the Committee. If there are less than 2/3 of the Committee Members present, adding an item requires a unanimous vote. Added items will be placed for discussion at the end of the agenda.)

 
6. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
♦   RCA Executive Committee Meeting - March 15, 2017
 
7. WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY MSHCP FEE COLLECTIONS REPORT FOR MARCH 2017
 
  Overview - Staff Report
 
  This item is for the RCA Executive Committee to:
 
  1) Recommend that the RCA Board of Directors receive and file the Western Riverside County MSHCP Fee Collections Report for March 2017; and
 
  2) Authorize staff to agendize this matter for the May 1, 2017 meeting of the RCA Board of Directors.
 

8. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-XXX, RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY REGIONAL CONSERVATION AUTHORITY ADOPTING THE FISCAL YEAR 2018 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET

  Overview - Staff Report
 
  This item is for the RCA Executive Committee to:
 
  1) Recommend that the RCA Board of Directors adopt Resolution No. 2017-XXX, Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority Adopting the Fiscal Year 2018 Operating and Capital Budget; and
 
  2) Authorize staff to agendize this matter for the May 1, 2017 meeting of the RCA Board of Directors.
 

9. RECURRING CONTRACTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018
 
  Overview - Staff Report
 
  This item is for the RCA Executive Committee to:
 
  1) Recommend that the RCA Board of Directors approve the Recurring Contracts for Fiscal Year 2018;
 
  2) Recommend that the RCA Board of Directors authorize the RCA Executive Director, upon legal counsel review and approval, to execute said agreements on behalf of the RCA; and
  3) Authorize staff to agendize this matter for the May 1, 2017 meeting of the RCA Board of Directors.
 

10. BIOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM WORK PLAN AND COST ESTIMATE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-18

  Overview - Staff Report
 
  This item is for the RCA Executive Committee to:
 
  1) Recommend that the RCA Board of Directors approve the Biological Monitoring Program Work Plan and Cost Estimate for Fiscal Year 2017-18;
 
  2) Authorize staff to agendize this matter for the May 1, 2017 meeting of the RCA Board of Directors.
 

11. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY REGIONAL CONSERVATION AUTHORITY AND BROWN ARMSTRONG ACCOUNTANCY CORPORATION FOR AUDITING SERVICES

  Overview - Staff Report
 
  This item is for the RCA Executive Committee to:
 
  1) Recommend that the RCA Board of Directors approve the Professional Services Agreement between the RCA and Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation, for audit services for the year ended June 30, 2017 with an option to extend the term of the agreement for additional one year term not to exceed four years; and
 
  2) Authorize staff to agendize this matter for the May 1, 2017 meeting of the RCA Board of Directors.
 

12. RECOMMENDATION TO REVISE THE RCA CRITERIA REFINEMENT POLICY

  Overview - Staff Report
 
  That the RCA Executive Committee review and provide staff direction concerning proposed Resolution No. 2017-XXX, Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority Adopting Revised Criteria Refinement Policy.

13. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

13.1

Memorandum of Understanding between RCA and Rivers & Lands Conservancy regarding Habitat Management pursuant to the Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan
 
13.2

Congressional Tour
 
13.3

Wildlife Refuge
 
  Overview
 
  This item is for the RCA Executive Committee to discuss and provide staff direction concerning a possible resolution for the establishment of a wildlife refuge.
 
 
14. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
  (Committee members are invited to suggest additional items to be brought forward for discussion.)

15.
   

CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

 


  15.1 CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION  
    Pursuant to Paragraph 1 of Subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9

- Case No. MCC1300351 JPR, Inc., dba Silverado Ranch Estates vs. California Department of Fish and Game; County of Riverside; Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority


16.    ADJOURNMENT

The next meeting of the Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority
Executive Committee will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 12:00 p.m.,
at the Riverside Centre, 3403 Tenth Street, Suite 320, Third Floor, RCA Conference
Room, Riverside, California, 92501.

 
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