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Tuesday, September 17

Please note:  On Tuesday morning, September 17, the Fish and Wildlife Committee members and staff will tour the Minto Adult Fish Collection Facility and Detroit Dam on the North Santiam River.  There will be no Fish and Wildlife Committee meeting.

Power Committee – 10am – Willamette 115 A/B Room

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  • Forecast of Draft Loads w/Frozen Efficiency for 2021 Power Plan/Related GCMs, MJ, SS, AR (45 min)
  • Develop Cost Effective Methods for Providing Reserves (Process Description), JO, JS (30 min)
  • Review of Existing System and WECC-Wide Coal Retirements, GC, (30 min)
  • 2024 Resource Adequacy Report, JF (30 min)
  • Website Analytics/Communications Power Plan outreach summary, CM (15 min, postponed for time)

Council Meeting – 2:30pm – Willamette 115 A/B Room

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 2:30 – 2:45pmReports from Fish and Wildlife, Power and Public Affairs Committee chairs:  Guy Norman, chair, fish and wildlife committee; Richard Devlin, chair, power committee; and Jeff Allen, chair, public affairs committee
1.  2:45 – 3:15pmBriefing on Status of Federal Energy Efficiency  Standards: Kevin Smit, senior energy efficiency analyst; and Tom Eckman, Tom Eckman LLC.
 3:15 – 3:30pmBreak
2. 3:30 – 4:15pmPresentation on Bonneville Power Administration plan to join Energy Imbalance Market: Steve Kerns, Director of Grid Modernization, Bonneville Power Administration.
3. 4:15 – 4:45pmUpdate on avian predation in the Columbia River Basin: Dr. Dan Roby, Oregon State University; and Allen Evans, Real Time Research.

The Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed amendments to the Fish and Wildlife Program on Tuesday, September 17 from 5pm to 6:30pm in the Willamette 115 A/B Room.

Wednesday, September 18

The Executive Committee will meet at 8:30am on Wednesday, September 18

Continuation of Council Meeting – 9am – Willamette 115 A/B Room

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4. 9 – 9:45amBriefing on 2018 Regional Conservation Progress Report: Jennifer Light, manager, Regional Technical Forum.
5. 9:45 – 10:30amPresentation on 2024 Resource Adequacy Report: John Fazio, senior power system analyst; and John Ollis, power system analyst.
 10:30 – 10:45amBreak
6. 10:45 – 11:45amBriefing on methodology for quantifying the environmental costs and benefits of new resources for the 2021 Power Plan: Gillian Charles, energy policy analyst, and John Shurts, general counsel.
7. 11:45am – NoonUpdate on the review phase of the staff Draft Columbia Basin Habitat Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy: Patty O’Toole, acting director, fish and wildlife division; and Leslie Bach, senior program manager.
8. NoonCouncil Business
  Public comment on the Fish and Wildlife Program amendments
  Public comment on any issue before the Council