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The Board of Directors of the Klamath Water and Power Agency (“KWAPA”) will hold a public meeting at the office of the Klamath Irrigation District, 6640 KID Lane, Klamath Falls, Oregon, on Tuesday, October 20, 2009, commencing at 12:30 p.m.

The agenda includes the consent agenda consisting of the Minutes of the Board meetings held on September 1, 2009, and the warrants and vouchers. The agenda also includes:

1)      Call to Order

2)      Approve minutes of previous meetings

3)      Approve agenda

4)      Financial Statement

5)      Outstanding invoices

6)      Alternate crops and deficit irrigation study

7)      Expenditure of funds for equipment and office furniture.

8)      Office lease proposal

9)      WUMP pumping guidelines

10)   Audit

11)   Grant management class recommended by BOR

12)   Federal surplus property: authority to use this program

13)   SDAO membership

14)   Hydro Agreement (does KWAPA need to take action?)

15)   Other items and comments from audience

16)   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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