DESERT COMMUNITY ENERGY BOARD 
MEETING AGENDA

Monday, April 15, 2019
2:30 pm

Coachella Valley Association of Governments
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Room 115
Palm Desert, CA 92260
760-346-1127

THIS MEETING IS ACCESSIBLE. 
ACTION MAY RESULT ON ANY ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA.
1. 
CALL TO ORDER

2. 
ROLL CALL
3. 
PUBLIC COMMENTS
Any person wishing to address the Desert Community Energy Board on items not appearing on the agenda may do so at this time.

4. 
BOARD MEMBER / DIRECTOR COMMENTS

5. 
CONSENT CALENDAR
6. 
DISCUSSION / ACTION
A. DCE Program Launch - Don Dame and Katie Barrows
Recommendation: Review options for phased implementation, including risk mitigation measures
Recommendation: Consider an amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement and authorize the Executive Director to proceed with actions necessary to effect this change

Recommendation: Provide input on membership requirements, job description, and outreach plans for the Community Advisory Committee

E. CARE & FERA Low Income Program Analysis - Benjamin Druyon and Don Dame
Recommendation: Support efforts of DCE staff to work with the Community Advisory Committee, once formed, to further assess, develop, and implement outreach measures to achieve greater participation rates in CARE/FERA programs and other low-income assistance programs and opportunities


7. 
CLOSED SESSION
Conference with Legal Counsel
Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4).
Number of Cases: One Case.
Recommendation: Conduct closed session. 

8. INFORMATION
9. 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
The next Desert Community Energy Board meeting is scheduled for May 20, 2019, at 2:30 pm.

10. 
ADJOURNMENT