The North Santa Monica Bay Watershed Area is located on the west coast of Los Angeles County. The watershed area drains to the Pacific Ocean via multiple creeks including Topanga Canyon, Malibu Creek, Zuma Canyon Creek, and Corral Canyon Creek. Municipalities that fall within the boundaries of this Watershed Area include: Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Malibu, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, and Calabasas.

The North Santa Monica Bay Watershed Area is estimated to receive up to $1.8 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, Los Angeles County Flood Control District (Agency)

David Pedersen*, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (Agency)

Russ Bryden, Los Angeles County Waterworks Districts (Agency)

Chad Christensen, Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (Agency)

Madelyn Glickfeld**, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability UCLA (Community)

Doug Marian, California Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association (Community)

Kirsten James, Resident (Community)

Elias Garcia, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce (Community)

 

 

Tevin Schmitt, Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation Ventura County (Community)

Jessica Forte, Agoura Hills (Municipal)

Alex Farassati, Calabasas (Municipal)

Joe Bellomo, Hidden Hills (Municipal)

Sophie Freeman, Los Angeles County (Municipal)

Bruce Hamamoto, Los Angeles County (Municipal)

Mark Johnson, Malibu (Municipal)

Roxanne Hughes, Westlake Village (Municipal)

Melina Sempill Watts, Melina Sempill Watts Inc. (Watershed Coordinator, non-voting member)

* Chair     ** Vice Chair

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Meetings and Events

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda    Video Conference Guidelines    Watershed Coordinator Updates

Nature-Based Solution Ideas

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, November 10, 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Watershed Coordinator Updates

Cornell-Mulholland Highway Green Improvement Project (IP) Presentation

Westlake Village MS4 Compliance Project (TRP)  Presentation

Meeting Minutes – Draft

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting – Cancelled

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Agenda   Video Conference Guidelines       NECA-IBEW Comment Letter

Summary of Submitted Projects      Meeting Minutes

 

Upcoming Meetings

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 12, 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Every 2nd Thursday of the Month, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Previous Call For Projects

 

Click HERE to see past meeting details.