Angel Santiago Michael Camacho John Anderson, Director Richard W

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					                                          MINUTES

                 PUBLIC, LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS, AND WATER RESOURCES
                                 COMMITTEE MEETING
                           INLAND EMPIRE UTILITIES AGENCY'
                          REGIONAL PLANT NO.1, ONTARIO, CA
                               WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2009
                                       9:00A.M.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS PRESENT
 Angel Santiago
 Michael Camacho

STAFF PRESENT
  John Anderson, Director
  Richard W. Atwater, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager
  Martha Davis, Executive Manager of Policy Development
  Tom love, Executive Manager of Engineering
  Dean Martin, Chief Financial Officer
  Patrick Sheilds, Executive Manager of Operations
  Pari Dezham, Manager of Pretreatment and Source Control
  Sondra Elrod, Public Information Officer
  Liz Hurst, Community Outreach and Education Coordinator II
  Marv Shaw, Manager of Planning and Water Resources
  April Woodruff, Board Secretary

OTHERS PRESENT
  None.

The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. There were no pUblic comments received or
additions to the agenda.

ACTION ITEMS
The Committee:

      •   Approved the March 11, 2009, Public, legislative Affairs, and Water Resources
          Committee meeting minutes.

      •   Recommended that the Board authorize the Agency to approve the following
          positions on State legislative issues:

            1. Support AS 13 (Salas) -- Sacramento- San Joaquin Delta Conservancy

            2. Support AS 410 (De la Torre) -- Integrated Regional Water Management Plan
               Funds/Recycling.

            3. Support AS 474 (Slumenfield) -- Contractual Assessments: Water Efficiency
               Improvements.

            4.    Support AS 804 (Hall) -- Invasive Species: Mussels

            5.    Support AS 900 (Deleon) -- Water Diversions

            6. Support AS 1061 (Lieu) - Common Interest Development:      Water Efficient
               landscapes

            7. Support SS 26 (Simitian) - Home Generated Pharmaceutical Waste
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                   8. Support SB 407 (Padilla) - Plumbing Fixtures: High Water Use

                   9. Oppose SB 802 (Leno) Public Contracts - Retention Proceeds

                   10. Support AB 560 (Skinner) New Energy Metering

                 as a Consent Calendar Item on the April 15, 2009, Board meeting agenda.

     INFORMATION ITEMS
     The following information items were presented, received and filed by the Committee:

             •   Public Outreach and Communications Report
             •   Garden in Every School FY 2009/10 Program
             •   Legislative Report from Dolphin Group
             •   Legislative Report from Innovative Federal Strategies, LLC
             •   Legislative Report from Geyer and Associates
             •   Legislative Report from Agricultural Resources
             •   Water Resources and Conservation Programs Monthly Report
             •   Chino Basin Groundwater Recharge Master Plan Update
             •   MWD's 2009 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) and Drought/Water Rates Update

     COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS
     There were no comments.

     COMMITTEE MEMBER REQUEST FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
     There were no requested future agenda items.


    With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:00 a.m.

     Respectfully submitted,



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      Board Secretary

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    APPROVED: MAY 13, 2009