PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE BOARDS
OF THE RMC
AND ITS THREE JOINT POWERS AUTHORITIES
Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC)
The next public meeting of the RMC is scheduled for May 23, 2016 at 1:30pm. The final agenda has been posted at http://rmc.ca.gov/board/next_meeting.html
Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA)
The next public meeting of the Watershed Conservation Authority is scheduled for May 23 at 10:00am. More details are available at http://www.wca.ca.gov/board_meetings.
San Gabriel River Discovery Center Authority (SGRDCA)
The next public meeting for the San Gabriel River Discovery Center Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for May 12 at 9:30am. More details are available at http://www.discoverycenterauthority.org
AB 530 CREATES THE LOWER LOS ANGELES RIVER WORKING GROUP
AB 530 requires Secretary of Natural Resources John Laird appoint the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy in consultation with the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors develop a “revitalization plan” for the Lower Los Angeles River watershed:
- The San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy will lead the Lower Los Angeles River Working Group
- The revitalization plan will address “the unique and diverse needs” of the Lower Los Angeles River watershed, which include water quality.
- The revitalization plan will be consistent with and designed to enhance the Los Angeles County’s Master Plan for the entire river.
- The Lower Los Angeles River “watershed” includes the Rio Hondo and Compton Creek.
Please check the RMC website for upcoming updates and information regarding the Lower Los Angeles River Working Group. Information about the working group can also be found at: http://asmdc.org/speaker/issues/lower-l-a-river-working-group
Upcoming events involving the Lower LA River
Creating a Complete LA River Greenway for All
Friday May 20, 2016
8:30am to 5:00 pm
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
Southeast Cities Monthly Bike Ride
May 21, 9:45am – 1:00pm
Meet at Cudahy City Hall (map)
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and City of Cudahy, monthly
bicycle rides. Monthly Schedule (Every Third Saturday)
Conservancy Project Analyst II: Under the general direction of the Executive Officer or the Deputy Executive Officer, the CPDA II implements the RMC’s approved program. Major functions of the position include all activities related to the acquisition, development and restoration of open space, wildlife habitat, low impact recreation, watershed improvements, and related educational uses*
*Please note this job may take six to eight months to fill.
Public Workshops – July 23, 27, 28, & 30, 2015
Public Comment Period – July 10 – August 14, 2015
RMC Board of Final Guidelines – September 28, 2015
Call for Projects Phase – September 28 – January 4, 2016
Due Date of RMC Grant Proposals – January 4 at 4pm
Recommendations to the RMC Board for Approval of Grants – Tentative March 2016
Approval for funding – Tentative May 2016
For more information, phone the RMC at (626) 815-1019 or click here.