The Central Santa Monica Bay Watershed Area is located on the western edge of Los Angeles County. The watershed area drains to the Pacific Ocean and includes Ballona Creek and Marina Del Rey. Municipalities that fall either entirely or partially within the boundaries of this Watershed Area include: Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Culver City, West Hollywood, Inglewood, El Segundo, and Los Angeles County.

The Central Santa Monica Bay Watershed Area is estimated to receive up to $17.8 million annually to fund regional projects and programs.

Regional Program funds for the Watershed Area are programmed by the Watershed Area Steering Committee  comprised of local stakeholders from agencies, municipalities, and community members from within the Watershed Area. The Steering Committee will meet regularly to develop funding plans and recommendations to provide water quality, water supply, and community enhancement benefits to the region. Available meeting details are below.

Steering Committee

Cung Nguyen, LA County Flood Control District

Delon Kwan, LA Department of Water and Power

E.J. Caldwell, West Basin

Sheila Brice, Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation

Cathie Santo Domingo, Los Angeles Recreation & Parks

Rita Kampalath, LA County Chief Sustainability Office

Bruce Reznik, LA Waterkeeper

Jacob Lipa, Psomas

Gloria Walton, The Solutions Project

Josette Descalzo, Beverly Hills

Charles Herbertson**, Culver City

Roberto Perez, Los Angeles

Liz Crosson*, Los Angeles

Rafael Prieto, Los Angeles

Bruce Hamamoto, Los Angeles County

Curtis Castle, Santa Monica

* Chair        ** Vice Chair

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Meetings and Events

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CANCELED

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, April 5, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     CSMB Scoring Rubric     Project Presentations & Submittals Summary

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     CSMB Scoring Rubric     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, March 1, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     WASC Review Sheet     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, February 1, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     WASC Review Sheet     CSMB Scoring Rubric     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Resources     Meeting Minutes

Watershed Coordinator Selection Voting Protocol     WASC Review Sheet

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, January 4, 2021, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Resources   
Watershed Coordinator Selection Voting Protocol     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, November 19, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Agenda      Video Conference Guidelines     Presentation     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 9, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CANCELED

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Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 21, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Project Presentations & SIP Discussion Summary     Additional Resources     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CANCELED

Veterans Memorial Complex Garden Room
4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Veterans Memorial Complex Garden Room
4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Veterans Memorial Complex Garden Room
4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Agenda     Overview of Scored Projects     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Veterans Memorial Complex Garden Room
4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Agenda          Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

City Hall – Patacchia Room
9770 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230

Agenda       Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Veterans Memorial Complex Garden Room
4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Agenda     Overview of Project Submittals     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Veterans Memorial Complex Garden Room
4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

LA County Public Works, Conference Room B
900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803

Agenda      Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, May 3, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

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