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File #: 22-472    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2022 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 3
On agenda: 6/28/2022 Final action: 6/28/2022
Title: Recommendation for the appointment of Thomas Smegal to the Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) for a partial term effective immediately through June 30, 2025.
Sponsors: Don Horsley

Special Notice / Hearing:    None__

Vote Required:    Majority

 

To:                      Honorable Board of Supervisors

From:                      President Don Horsley, District 3

Subject:                      Appointment to the Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Recommendation for the appointment of Thomas Smegal to the Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency (BAWSCA) for a partial term effective immediately through June 30, 2025.

 

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BACKGROUND:

BAWSCA was created on May 27, 2003, to represent the interests of 24 cities and water districts, and two private utilities, in Alameda, Santa Clara, and San Mateo counties that purchase water on a wholesale basis from the San Francisco regional water system.

 

The two private utilities that have appointees to the BAWSCA board are Stanford University and California Water Service Company.  California Water Code section 81336(c)(1) provides that the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County shall appoint one member to the board who is an officer or employee of the California Water Service Company.

 

DISCUSSION:

Thomas Smegal is being recommended to serve a partial term vacated by George Barber, who has resigned from BAWSCA.The California Water Service Company and BAWSCA are requesting that Thomas Smegal be appointed to the BAWSCA board as the officer or employee representative. Mr. Smegal is vice president of Cal Water, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.