Bridging the Great Funding Divide

Financing Training Workshop (Half-Day: Morning)

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Introduction to Workshop: Richard Watson, Richard Watson & Associates, Inc.

Panel: What Caused the Funding Divide and What We Can Do About It

John Bliss, SCI Consulting Group

Panel: State and Federal Attempts to Help Municipalities

Jeffrey Albrecht, State Water Resources Control Board

Peter Kozelka, US EPA Region 9


10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Panel: Stakeholder Expectations/Recent Developments – Business, Cities, and Environmental Groups

Erin Evans-Fudem, League of California Cities

Mike Lewis, Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed)

Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper

Los Angeles County Water Resilience Program: Russ Bryden, Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

Workshop Wrap Up: Richard Watson, Richard Watson & Associates, Inc.