The Upper Los Angeles River Watershed Area is located in the midwest portion of Los Angeles County. The watershed area drains to the Pacific Ocean via the Los Angeles River and includes the Arroyo Seco, Verdugo Wash, Tujunga Wash and Pacoima Wash. Municipalities that fall within the boundaries of this Watershed Area include: Los Angeles, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, Los Angeles County, Burbank, Calabasas, Alhambra, San Fernando, South Pasadena, Monterey Park, Hidden Hills, Santa Clarita, and Pasadena.

The Upper Los Angeles River Watershed Area is estimated to receive up to $38.7 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

Genevieve Osmena, LA County Flood Control District (Agency)

Delon Kwan, LA Department of Water and Power (Agency)

Paul Liu, LA Department of Water and Power (Agency)

Ida Meisami-Fard, LA Sanitation & Environment (Agency)

Cathie Santo Domingo, LA Recreation & Parks (Agency)

Ernesto Pantoja, Laborers Local 300 (Community)

Miguel Luna, Urban Semillas (Community)

John Luker, Santa Susana Mountain Park Association (Community)

Max Liles, NBCUniversal, Inc. (Community)

Veronica Padilla-Campos, Pacoima Beautiful (Community)

Yazdan Emrani, Glendale (Municipal)

 

Patrick DeChellis, La Cañada Flintridge (Municipal)

Teresa Villegas*, Los Angeles (Municipal)

Max Podemski**, Los Angeles (Municipal)

Christine Peters, Los Angeles (Municipal)

Mark Lombos, Los Angeles County (Municipal)

Kenneth Jones, San Fernando (Municipal)

Adi Liberman, Environmental Outreach Strategies (Watershed Coordinator, non-voting member)

Clarasophia Gust, Council for Watershed Health (Watershed Coordinator, non-voting member)

Carlos Moran, Council for Watershed Health (Watershed Coordinator, non-voting member)

* Chair     **  Vice Chair

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Meetings and Events

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting every 1st Wednesday of the month, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Meeting Guidelines     Summary of submitted Round 4 Projects     Watershed Coordinators Presentation     Updated Strategic Outreach and Engagement Plan (SOEP)     Watershed Coordinators Quarterly 3 Report     Watershed Coordinators Quarterly 4 Report     WASC Roles and Responsibilities     Meeting Minutes Attachment

 

Upcoming Meetings

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Every 1st Wednesday of the Month, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

 

Previous Call For Projects

 

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