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Welcome members of the California Water Plan Update Public Advisory and Tribal Advisory Committees to the Volunteer and Travel page.The following information lists forms that are required and need to be completed in order to claim travel costs for your Water Plan trips. If you have any questions or need assistance in completing the forms, please contact Chas Grant at (916) 653-7101 or cgrant@water.ca.gov. Mail or submit completed forms to:

Chas Grant
Strategic Water Planning Branch
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001

If your agency is reimbursing you or you wish to not claim reimbursement, read no further. The following forms are ONLY if you want to be reimbursed for your travel expenses.

A Volunteer Service Agreement (.pdf, 0.3 mb) -- this form generates your personnel number and enters you in the system. If you completed this form prior to November 2010, please use your assigned personnel number and fill out this updated form except for your date of birth and Social Security number.

An Establishment of Headquarters (.doc, 0.1 mb) -- "Headquarters" is where you will be consistently leaving from (home or work) for Water Plan trips.

An Authorization to Use Privately Owned Vehicles on State Business (.xls, 0.1 mb) -- To be completed if you intend to use your car. Submit if you use a new car or annually each January (whichever comes first).

blue ball bullet A DMV Pull Notice Program (.pdf, 0.1 mb) -- This form allows DMV to disclose your driving record to Dept. of Water Resources.

blue ball bullet It is necessary to complete the Department of General Service's Drivers' Training class as required under the Volunteer Service Agreement. Classes are offered online and can be accessed at https://www.training.dgs.ca.gov/course.asp?courseID=91. Please make a copy of your certificate of completion.

blue ball bullet An Oath of Allegiance (.pdf, 0.1 mb) -- This form accompanies your Volunteer Service Agreement.

A Statement of Travel Expenses (.doc, 0.1 mb) -- To be filled out when you complete your trip. Please save your receipts (hotel, car, airfare, etc). Original receipts are required to process your claims. Indicate the times you start and end your trip to claim proper credit. The Travel and Per Diem Expenses sheet will assist you to compute reimbursement and provides the allowable reimbursement rates for hotels, meals and incidentals. Mail or submit the completed Statement of Travel Expenses and original receipts (it is suggested you keep a copy of the Statement and receipts for your records) to Chas Grant, Strategic Water Planning Branch, P.O. Box 942836, Sacramento, CA 94236-0001. A check for reimbursement of allowable expenses will be mailed to you in a few weeks upon submittal.

Again, please contact Chas Grant at (916) 653-7101 or cgrant@water.ca.gov if you have any questions or need assistance. Thank you.


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