Government Relations and Public Affairs Committee Meeting

Policy & Innovation Committee Meeting

Roll Call: Directors Buckland, Cohn, Davis, Stallard, Yuill, Vice Chairs Hanley and Serna, and Chair Miklos

Public Communications: Any person wishing to address the Committee on any item not on the agenda may do so at this time. After ten minutes of testimony, any additional testimony will be heard following the action items.

  1. PDF Minutes of February 11, 2013 Meeting ‡
  2. PDF Request for Proposals for Federal Advocacy Services (Ms. Sloan)‡
  3. PDF Local Contracting Preferences and Business Engagement Strategy (Mr. Trost)‡
  4. PDF Committee Charge (Mr. Trost)‡
  5. PDF Draft Budgets for Fiscal Year 2013/14 (Mr. Trost/Mr. Ghiorso)‡
  6. PDF Draft Overall Work Program for Fiscal Year 2013/14 (Mr.Trost/ Mr. Carpenter)‡
  7. PDF Overall Work Program Amendment #4 for Fiscal Year 2012/13 (Mr. Carpenter)‡
  8. PDF Consultant Selection for Natural Resources and Regulations Assistance (Mr. Shabazian)
  9. PDF State Advocacy Update (Mr. Trost)
  10. PDF Federal Advocacy Update (Ms. Sloan)

Closed Session:

  1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) Name of Case: Okhade v. SACOG, et al. (Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board Case #ADJ8558868) (Mr. Trost)
  2. PDF U.S. EPA Wetland Program Development Grant Proposal (Mr. Shabazian))‡
  3. Other Matters
  4. Adjournment

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‡ - Indicates Action

Next committee meeting: Monday, April 8, 2013

Prepared by:
Mike McKeever
Chief Executive Officer

Approved by:
Steve Miklos

The Policy & Innovation Committee may take up any agenda item at any time, regardless of the order listed. Public comment will be taken on the item at the time that it is taken up by the committee. We ask that members of the public complete a request to speak form, submit it to the clerk of the committee, and keep their remarks brief. If several persons wish to address the committee on a single item, the chair may impose a time limit on individual remarks at the beginning of the discussion. Action may be taken on any item on this agenda.

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