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The Board of Directors of the Klamath Water and Power Agency (“KWAPA”) will hold a special public meeting at the office of the Klamath Water Users Association, 2455 Patterson St. Suite 3, Klamath Falls, Oregon, on Friday, September 18, 2009, commencing at 9:00 a.m. Any person who desires to attend this meeting and who may require assistance in accessing the meeting room should call the Klamath Water and Power Agency at (541) 850-2503 not less than 30 minutes prior to the meeting time.

The agenda includes:

1)      Call to Order

2)      Approve agenda

3)      Water User Mitigation Plan budget for 2010

4)      Executive Session: ORS 192.660(2)(f): To consider information or records that are exempt by law from public inspection

5)      Other items and comments from audience

6)      Adjourn

KWAPA is an interstate, intergovernmental agency formed to: (1) develop and implement a plan to align water supply and demand for the districts and landowners generally within the Klamath Reclamation Project on an annual and ongoing basis, conduct investigations related to the management of water resources, and generally act to provide beneficial water management; and (2) to coordinate studies relating to the acquisition of generation and transmission facilities for electrical energy, coordinate transmission service over various facilities, including those of the United States and the charges for such transmission service and the policies governing such transmission, coordinate and maintain reserve generating and transmitting capacity, coordinate the sale of surplus capacity of energy, coordinate the purchase of energy and the allocation of tax credits, funds, and other resources available to offset the cost of electrical energy, and provide coordination in the realization of benefits of any program or activity intended to minimize the overall cost of electricity for irrigation and drainage in the Klamath Reclamation Project.



Belinda Stewart
Outreach and Program Coordinator
Klamath Water Users Association
(541) 883-6100 (office)
(541) 892-8522 (cell)

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