California-Mexico Border Relations Council 

Meeting Notice and Agenda 

Monday, November 14, 2022 

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

(or until the close of business) 


NOTICE is hereby given that the California-Mexico Border Relations Council (Council) will be holding a meeting consistent with the following information: 



Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians 

Government Center 

1 Government Center Ln 

Valley Center, CA 92082 



To Join Via Zoom: click the Zoom webinar link to join.* 

Click the webcast link to watch live.  To watch the webcast in English or Spanish without participating, the webcast links can be accessed on: 

Spanish and English simultaneous interpretation will be available to all attendees who join on Zoom and attend in person.  The webcast link will have options to watch in English and Spanish. 


The following are two ways to give public comment: 

  1. To give public comment, please use the “Raise your Hand” feature on Zoom, and a moderator will call on you to share your comment.  Please keep comments to two minutes or less.
  2. If attending in-person, please approach the podium when called for Public Comment. 


Members of the public will have an opportunity to comment on each agenda item during the discussion or consideration of the item, consistent with Government Code section 11125.7, subdivision (a). 

1.  Welcome – Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians Chairman Bo Mazzetti 

2.  Meeting Logistics and Interpretation Services Announcement – Chair Yana Garcia, California Secretary for Environmental Protection

3.  Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum – Chair Yana Garcia, California Secretary for Environmental Protection

4.  Opening Remarks – Baja California Secretary for Environmental Protection and Sustainability Monica Vega, Tribal Affairs Secretary to Governor Gavin Newsom Christina Snider, and US EPA Region 9 Administrator Martha Guzman (invited/tentative)

5.  Discussion on Border Region Efforts, Tribal Collaborations, and Relevant Grant Opportunities

A. Councilmember Updates 

B.  Open Dialogue Session for Tribal Nations to share feedback 

6.  Presentation, Discussion, and Possible Action to Approve the 2021 California-Mexico Border Relations Council Draft Annual Report to the Legislature – Chair Yana Garcia, California Secretary for Environmental Protection 

7.  Discussion and Possible Action to Approve Draft Minutes for the Previous Meeting on December 13, 2021 – Chair Yana Garcia, California Secretary for Environmental Protection 

 8.  Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda – The Council may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during the Public Comment section that is not included on this agenda, except whether to decide to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Gov. Code, §§ 11125, 11125.7, subd. (a).) 

 9.  Future Meeting Date and Agenda Items 

10.  Adjournment 


About the Council:  

The Council is comprised of the state secretaries or directors of the following agencies: California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA); California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS); California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA); California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA); California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA); California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES); Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency (BCSH); California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz); and The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which serves as an ex-officio member. 



All inquiries about the meeting or Council should be directed to Border Affairs at (916) 324-8741, via e-mail at, or by letter to 1001 I Street, P.O. Box 2815, Sacramento, California, 95812-0806. To stay informed regarding future Council updates, email to subscribe. 


Meeting Materials: 

Any meeting notices, agendas, and materials will be posted on the Council webpage. These records are also available for public inspection upon request at 1001 I Street Sacramento, California 95814. 

Instructions for Public Participation: 

In accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, all meetings of the Council are open to the public. This meeting is available remotely and in-person. To join remotely, click the Zoom link. To observe the meeting, click the webinar link 

Discussion and action may be taken on any item on the Council’s meeting agenda. The time and order of agenda items are approximate and subject to change at the discretion of the Chair or their designee to facilitate the effective transaction of business.  

Government Code section 11125.7 provides the opportunity for the public to address each agenda item during discussion or consideration by the Council or prior to the Council taking any action on said item. The Council will provide members of the public with an opportunity to make public comments during the meeting on any issues before the Council, but the Chair or their designee, at their discretion, may apportion available time among those who wish to make public comment during the meeting. Individuals may also make public comment to the Council regarding items not on the agenda; however, the Council cannot discuss or take official action on these items during the same meeting. (Gov. Code, §§ 11125, 11125.7, subd. (a).) 

The public may submit public comments in two ways: (1) to participate in-person, approach the podium when called for public comment, or (2) to participate by Zoom, use the “Raise your Hand” feature until called on by the moderator. 

Accessibility at CalEPA: 

Meetings of the Council are open to the public. Public meetings are held in barrier free facilities that are accessible to those with physical disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability requiring disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in the meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, or if you require documents be made available in an alternate format or another language or require an interpreter at the meeting, please contact Border Affairs at (916) 324-8741, via e-mail at, or by letter to 1001 I Street, P.O. Box 2815, Sacramento, California, 95812-0806. Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. You may also dial a voice TTY/TDD/Speech-to-Speech Communications Assistant at 7-1-1. Spanish and English interpretation will be available to all attendees. 


Accesibilidad en CalEPA: 

Las reuniones del Consejo están abiertas al público. Las reuniones públicas se llevan a cabo en instalaciones sin barreras que son accesibles para personas con discapacidades físicas de acuerdo con la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA). Si es una persona con una discapacidad que requiere modificaciones o adaptaciones relacionadas con la discapacidad para participar en la reunión, incluidas ayudas o servicios auxiliares, o si necesita que los documentos estén disponibles en un formato alternativo o en otro idioma o necesita un intérprete en la reunión, comuníquese con Asuntos Fronterizos al (916) 324-8741, por correo electrónico a, o por carta a 1001 I Street, PO Box 2815, Sacramento, California, 95812-0806. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo antes posible, pero al menos 72 horas antes de la reunión programada. También puede marcar un asistente de comunicaciones TTY / TDD / Speech-to-Speech de voz al 7-1-1. La traducción al español e inglés estará disponible para cualquier persona con fluidez limitada en inglés o español. 


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