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 June 27, 2016 at 1:30pm at the Bellflower City Hall http://rmc.ca.gov/board/next_meeting.html
Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA)
The next public meeting of the Watershed Conservation Authority is scheduled for June 16, 2016 at 1:30pm. 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 July 14, 2016 at 9:30am. More details are available at http://discoverycenterauthority.org/about-the-discovery-center/meeting-minutes/
Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority (LCWA),
The next public meeting for the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority is scheduled for August 4, 2016 at 12:30pm. More details are available at http://intoloscerritoswetlands.org/
After two meetings, the Lower Los Angeles River Working Group has made tremendous strides in its master planning effort to revitalize the 21 miles of the Lower Los Angeles River.
“The Working Group includes policy makers and community advocates with substantial experience and a wealth of knowledge representing their cities, nonprofit organizations, and the County of Los Angeles,” said Mark Stanley, Executive Officer of the Rivers and Mountains Conservancy, the agency that is coordinating the working group meetings. “In the space of two meetings, we’ve defined this effort as a community-driven, collaborative process that will improve watershed health and pursue equity in addressing the needs of Lower Los Angeles River communities and neighborhoods.”
The previous scheduled meeting occured on
Thursday, June 2 from 6:30pm-9:30pm
Bateman Hall, 11331 Ernestine Avenue, Lynwood 90262
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
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 June 2016
Approval for funding – Tentative August 2016
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.
For more information, phone the RMC at (626) 815-1019 or click here.