Business Meeting

Apr 23
Business Meeting
at approximately 1:00 p.m.
Business Meeting
  • Agenda


    Business Meeting
    Thursday, April 23, 2009

    The Commission will consider agenda items I-V at approximately 1:00 p.m. The precise time will vary depending upon the testimony of witnesses and will be determined at the discretion of the chair. Members of the public will have an opportunity to make comments about Commission agenda items during the meeting.

    1. Business Meeting Minutes from March 26, 2009
    2. Schedule/Project Selection
    3. Subcommittee Reports
    4. Implementation Activity
    5. Reports from Bureau of State Audits
  • Public Notice


    April 09, 2009

    For Additional Information Contact:
    Stuart Drown, Executive Director
    (916) 445-2125

    Notice of Meeting

    On Thursday, April 23, 2009, the Little Hoover Commission will conduct a public hearing on water governance. The hearing will begin at 9 a.m. in Room 437 of the State Capitol in Sacramento.

    In this study, the Commission is examining the management and governance of California’s water supply. At this hearing, the Commission will learn about the current conditions surrounding the state’s water supply, its management and issues related to it. The Commission will hear an overview from a professor of civil and environmental engineering at UC Davis. The chair of the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force will speak on lessons for water governance that stem from its two-year Delta study. The assistant general manager for the nonprofit organization State Water Contractors will discuss transparency and accountability. A senior consulting attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund will discuss balancing environmental needs and ensuring the role of public interest. Finally, a water policy advisor with the Planning and Conservation League will look ahead to future management of water resources.

    There will be an opportunity for public comment at the end of the hearing. The Commission also encourages written comments.

    Immediately following the hearing, the Commission will hold its business meeting. 

    All public notices for meetings are on the Commission’s Web site, If you need reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please contact Stuart Drown at (916) 445-2125 or by Thursday, April 16, 2009.