Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery Meeting — February 13, 2019

Due to conflict, this meeting will be rescheduled. Date to be determined.

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Byron Sher Auditorium | California Environmental Protection Agency
1001 I Street | Sacramento, CA 95814

General Meeting Resources

  • February 13, 2019 - Meeting Agenda
  • Webcast

Members of the public may comment on agenda items before or during the discussion or consideration of the item, consistent with Government Code section 11125.7, subdivision (a). Members of the public may comment on matters that are not on the agenda during the “General public comment” item at the end of the agenda.

Meeting Agenda and Materials

Item 1 | Welcome by Governor’s Office

  1. Commissioner introductions

Item 2 | Commissioner introductory comments

Item 3 | Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) proposal for Commission process – Evan Johnson, Executive Officer

  1. Staff introductions
  2. Meeting format
  3. Overview of enabling statute
  4. Introduction of CPUC and CDI consulting partners
  5. Report to Governor’s Office and Legislature
  6. Meeting schedule

Item 4 | Selection of Commission Chair and Vice-Chair – Evan Johnson, Executive Officer

Item 5 | Summary of legal requirements for Committee members – Jeannie Lee, OPR Senior Counsel

  1. Bagley-Keene Act
  2. Public Records Act

Item 6 | Discussion and consideration of Scope of Work and Charter – Chair

Item 7 | Discussion and approval of proposed issues areas for expert testimony for future meetings – Chair

Item 8 | Background and Context-Setting Presentations

  1. Climate change and wildfire risk
  2. Energy services and wildfire risk
  3. Wildfire prevention

Item 9 | General public comment

Item 10 | Closing comments and adjournment – Chair


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact Evan Johnson at evan.johnson@opr.ca.gov or at (916) 323-6842. Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable Staff to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. Hearing-impaired individuals can obtain information by using the California State Relay Service at (888) 877-5378 (TDD).

For security purposes, all visitors are required to sign in and receive a badge from the Visitor and Environmental Services Center prior to entering the CalEPA building. The Visitor and Environmental Services Center is located just inside and to the left of the CalEPA Building’s public entrance. Valid picture identification may be required due to security requirements. Please allow up to 15 minutes for receiving clearance, and then proceed to the Byron Sher Auditorium.