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 $38.6 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)

Alfredo Magallanes, 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)

VACANT (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)

Kris Markarian, Pasadena (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

Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     WASC Roles & Responsibilities Presentation

DRAFT Strategic Outreach and Engagement Plan (SOEP)     SOEP Presentation Slides

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm CANCELED

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm CANCELED

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 17, 2021, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines      Meeting Minutes       Meeting Minutes Attachment

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines    Meeting Minutes    Meeting Minutes Attachment

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     ULAR Scoring Rubric     Project Presentations & Submittals Summary     Meeting Minutes     Meeting Minutes Attachment 1     Meeting Minutes Attachment 2

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

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

SCCWRP – Evaluation of Infiltration Testing Methods for Design of Stormwater Drywell Systems

SCCWRP – Fire Effects Study in the ULAR Watershed Management Area

SCCWRP – LAUSD Living Schoolyards Program Pilot Study

SCCWRP – Regional Pathogen Reduction Study

Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Resources     ULAR Scoring Rubric     Project Presentations & Submittals Summary

Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Resources     ULAR Scoring Rubric     SCW Portal      WASC Review Sheet

Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

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

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2021, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

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

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

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

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Watershed Coordinator Selection Process     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Resources     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Presentation     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     SIP Guidelines & Tool Guide     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines    Overview of Scored Projects     SIP Guidelines & Tool Guide

Additional Resources     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines    Overview of Scored Projects     SIP Guidelines & Tool Guide

Project Presentations & Submittals Summary     Additional Resources     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 pm CANCELED

Media Center, Training Room A/B
2714 Media Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

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

LA County Public Works, Headquarters – Conference Room C
900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803

Agenda      Overview of Scored Projects     Scoring Rubric     Expenditure Projections     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, March 2, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

LA County Public Works, Headquarters – Conference Room A
900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, February 24, 2020, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

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

Agenda     Overview of Scored Projects     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, February 10, 2020, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

LA County Public Works, Headquarters – Conference Room C
900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803

Agenda     Overview of Scored Projects     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

LA County Public Works, Headquarters – Conference Room C
900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Monday, January 6, 2020, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

LA County Public Works, Headquarters – Conference Room C
900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803

Agenda     Overview of Project Submittals     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

LA County Public Works, Headquarters – Conference Room C
900 S Fremont Ave, Alhambra, CA 91803

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Los Angeles City Hall, 10th Floor, Room 1050
200 Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)