NC resolutions and/or recommendations regarding California Peripheral Canal
On Saturday, June 13, 2009, Challis MacPherson of the Venice NC briefed stakeholders at the PlanCheckNC Forum about the California Peripheral Canal.
Since that time we have received requests for further information about this issue. Challis has agreed to take the point and keep us informed as additional information becomes available. She has also provided information about where to send resolutions if your NC would like to take a position or send a comment.
General Manager, Metropolitan Water District
700 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, California 90012
Send a copy to: Phyllis Ortman, Principal Public Affairs Rep, Education Unit, External Affairs Group at that same address.
Also, following is the resolution prepared by the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils as a sample.
Westside Regional Alliance of Councils
Bel Air Beverly Crest NC Palms NC Westchester-Playa del Rey NC
Brentwood CC Pacific Palisades CC West Los Angeles NC
Del Rey NC Playa del Rey NA Westside NC
South Robertson NC Venice NC
Land Use and Planning Committee
Chair: Challis Macpherson, VNC
Vice-Chair: Marlene Savage, Del Rey NC
MISSION STATEMENT: Catalog, Record and Track all development from Mulholland Drive on the North, to LAX/El Segundo on the South, to La Cienega on the East and to the Pacific Ocean on the West
DATE: June 14, 2009
SUBJECT: California Peripheral Canal
At a regular meeting of the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils’ Land Use and Planning Committee June 14, 2009, it was moved, seconded and passed unanimously to recommend that the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils recommend and support the following resolution:
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
Whereas: It is necessary for the State of California to take quick and prompt action to secure adequate water to supply the people of California;
Whereas: Taking water from the Sacramento River North of the Delta will not affect the Delta Smelt population;
Whereas: Salmon appear to be in decline around the world consistent with the climate change;
Whereas: The fragility of the Delta levee system will not be affected by a Peripheral Canal;
BE IT RESOLVED:
That the Westside Regional Alliance of Councils promotes and affirms that it is in the best interest of all citizens that the California Peripheral Canal be funded, built and operated.
WRAC/LUPC MEMBERS Present and Voting:
Challis Macpherson – VNC
Marlene Savage – Del Rey NC
Sharon Commins – Mar Vista CC
Jay Ross – West LA NC
George Wolfberg – Pacific Palisades CC
Shannon Burns – Westside NC
Karen Kanter – Playa del Rey NA