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, LA County Flood Control District (Agency)

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

Russ Bryden**, LA County Waterworks Districts (Agency)

Chad Christensen, Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (Agency)

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

Doug Marian, CPMCA (Community)

Kirsten James, Resident (Community)

Harry Semerdjian, LA Area Chamber of Commerce (Community)

Tevin Schmitt, Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation Ventura County (Community)

Jessica Forte, Agoura Hills (Municipal)

Alex Farassati, Calabasas (Municipal)

Kerry Kallman, 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, November 11, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm CANCELED

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 14, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Project Presentations     Watershed Coordinator Presentation     Meeting Minutes DRAFT

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 9, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Interim Guidance Presentation

Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 12, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     FINAL Strategic Outreach and Engagement Plan (SOEP)

SCW Overview Presentation     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Agenda      Video Conference Guidelines     DRAFT Strategic Outreach and Engagement Plan

REVISED Strategic Outreach and Engagement Plan     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 10, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Conditional Waiver for Trash     Watershed Coordinator Presentation     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     NSMB Scoring Rubric     Conditional Waiver for Trash     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     NSMB Scoring Rubric     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     NSMB Scoring Rubric     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm CANCELED

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, February 8, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

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

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm CANCELED

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Draft Comments     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, November 16, 2020, 2:00 – 4:30 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Presentation     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Caltrans Partnership Programs     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

WebEx Details HERE

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Proposal for Amendment of Scoring Criteria

Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm CANCELED

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CANCELED

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

Agenda     Overview of Scored Projects     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CANCELED

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center -Agoura Room
27040 Malibu Hills Rd, Calabasas, CA 91301

Agenda     Overview of Project Submittals     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CANCELED

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

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

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, November 4, 2019, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
4232 Las Virgenes Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Watershed Coordinator Quarterly Report 1     Watershed Coordinator Quarterly Report 2