THE LOTTERY COMMISSION

Ensuring integrity, security, fairness and transparency in the operation and administration of the Lottery.

The Commission consists of five members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. These appointments meet the requirements of the Lottery Act, which specifies that:

  • No more than three members can be from the same political party.
  • One member must be a certified public accountant.
  • One member must have at least five years of experience as a law enforcement officer.

Serving California

The Commission approves the Lottery’s budget and business plans to make sure we achieve our mission—providing supplemental funding for California’s public schools and colleges.

If you have questions or comments for the Commission, feel free to Contact Us. Or, call the Lottery Customer Service Department at 1-800-LOTTERY (1-800-568-8379), Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to­ 5 p.m.

Our Members

Gregory Ahern, Lottery Commission member

GREGORY AHERN 
Lottery Commission Chair

Sheriff Ahern has been a lifelong resident of Alameda County. He was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff in 1980, and has served over 41 years as a member of the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. In January 2007, he was sworn in as the 22nd Sheriff of Alameda County.

 

 

Keetha Mills, Lottery Commission member

KEETHA MILLS
Lottery Commission Member

Keetha Mills is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for California Community Colleges (Foundation), the nonprofit auxiliary serving the California Community Colleges Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, and all 116 colleges. Mills is a certified public accountant whose professional background includes over 20 years of experience in executive leadership, finance, accounting, and operations. Prior to joining the Foundation, she served in a management role at Hines Interest Limited Partnership and held several regional positions at Planned Parenthood, including Chief Financial Officer of Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Planned Parenthood of Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta and Chief Operating Officer of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast. Earlier in her career, Mills worked with two of the nation’s largest accounting firms at the time, Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and held positions at Dynegy. A community college alumna, Mills earned her associate of arts in business administration from Lee College in Baytown, Texas, and her bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Houston.

 

Tiffani Alvidrez, Lottery Commission member

TIFFANI ALVIDREZ
Lottery Commission Member

Tiffani Alvidrez is a Regional Policy Manager at Instacart. She uses her deep knowledge of public policy and her political acumen to help shape complex, cutting-edge public policy debates that define the future of work and e-commerce in the western region of the United States. Prior to Instacart, Tiffani built a career in California state policy and politics. She spent 10 years as a Chief of Staff in the California State Legislature and  held positions at every level of state government, including a former governor’s administration and as a state civil servant. Tiffani serves on the boards of Leadership California and the Environmental Justice League. She is also a member of the SALA Series, a community of leaders from a variety of industry sectors who share a common motivation to engage around important societal and business matters and help drive positive change. Tiffani has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis and a Masters in Business Administration. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tiffani currently resides in the Sacramento area. 

 

Anthony Garrison-Engbrecht, Lottery Commission member

ANTHONY GARRISON-ENGBRECHT
Lottery Commission Member

Dr. Anthony Garrison-Engbrecht is a dedicated higher education administrator and educator committed to crafting transformative, holistic student experiences that meet individuals where they are and empower them to reach their fullest potential. Currently serving as the Vice President of Student Affairs at the California Institute of the Arts, he brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in student life leadership. Previously, Garrison-Engbrecht served as the Vice President of Student Life at Saint Mary's College of California. He has also held leadership positions at the University of California - Merced, the University of California - Berkeley, and Loyola Marymount University. Throughout his career, Garrison-Engbrecht has consistently demonstrated a steadfast commitment to increasing access to education, cultivating inclusive campus environments, and elevating student engagement. Garrison-Engbrecht earned a BA in Sociology from Loyola University New Orleans, an MA in Education and Psychology from Pepperdine University, and an MA in Theology from Loyola Marymount University. He pursued his graduate studies in Culture and Curriculum at Chapman University and Rural Education at Oregon State University. His research interests encompass the impact of rurality and poverty on college access.

 

ALEXANDRE RASOULI, M.D.
Lottery Commission Member

Alexandre Rasouli, M.D. is a nationally-recognized, board-certified spine surgeon who specializes in the surgical and nonsurgical management of cervical, thoracic and lumbar disorders of the spine, degenerative disorders, spinal trauma, adult and pediatric deformity, spinal oncology and minimally invasive surgery. He has been the medical director of RasouliSpine since 2006. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of California, Irvine. He has been a Consultant Reviewer at the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery since 2008. Rasouli is a member of the North American Spine Society and serves on the medical board of the International Society of Children with Cancer.

 

Our Meetings Are Open to You

Meetings, which are open to the public, are held at least once a quarter. The meeting agenda for the next Commission meeting will be posted below 10 days prior to the meeting. Keep in mind that you need a PDF reader to open and print the materials in the minutes.

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855-591-5776 to submit written material about an agenda item or request disability accommodations. If you’d like to address the Commission, contact Elisa by 4 p.m. the day before or at the time of the meeting.

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
June 27, 2024  10:00 a.m.

California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

  AGENDA TO BE POSTED ON JUNE 17, 2024

 

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Minutes of the March 21, 2024 Meeting

Minutes of the May 23, 2024 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
May 23, 2024  10:00 a.m.

California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5.  Approval of the Minutes of the March 21, 2024 Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments 
   b.  Master Qualitative Research Agreements Presentation
   c.  Draft Fiscal Year 2024-25 Business Plan 
   dDraft Fiscal Year 2024-25 Budget

11:10

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

11:10

8.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Ratification of Public Website Contract Termination
The Lottery is requesting the Lottery Commission ratify the termination of the contract with ICF Resources LLC (formerly ICF Next, Inc.).

   b. Microsoft Unified Enterprise Performance Level Support
The Lottery seeks approval to renew the Microsoft Unified Enterprise Performance Level support agreement annually for a total period of three years. This approval will expire on June 30, 2027.

   c. Scratchers® Core Game Profile Templates
The Lottery seeks approval of new Scratchers core game profile templates in order to introduce new price categories and game variety that will provide a wider diversity of experiences for new and existing players.

11:30

9.  Commissioner General Discussion

11:30


10.  Scheduling Next Meetings – June 27, September 26, and November 21, 2024, in Sacramento 

11:45

11.  Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Minutes of the January 25, 2024 Meeting

Transcript of March 21, 2024 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
March 21, 2024  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5.  Approval of the Minutes of the January 25, 2024 Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments 

10:30

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:40

8.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):
   a. Ratification of Contract for Security Guard Services (Lottery Regulation 8.6.6A.)
Director approval of a security guard contract before the March Commission Meeting was required to maintain security guard services at all Lottery facilities. Ratification of the award to Citiguard for security guard services is being sought by the Commission, pursuant to Lottery Regulation 8.6.6A.

  b. NorCal Ticket Shredding Services 
The Lottery seeks ratification of a Northern California service contract for Scratchers ticket shredding at the Northern Distribution Center and all Northern California District Offices. The term of this contract is for three (3) years with a one-year option to extend.

   c. SoCal Ticket Shredding Services 
The Lottery seeks approval of a Southern California service contract for Scratchers ticket shredding at the Southern Distribution Center and all SoCal District Offices. The term of this contract will be for three (3) years with a one-year option to extend.  

  d. Extension and Addition of Funds to the David&Goliath (D&G) Contract
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise an option to extend and add funds to the David&Goliath advertising contract. The Lottery currently contracts with David&Goliath for lead agency advertising services.

   e. Epicor Maintenance and Operations Contract Amendment 1 
The Lottery seeks approval to amend the current maintenance and operations (M&O) support contract for the Epicor Version 10 (E10) Financial System with Epicor Software Corporation (Epicor) that was executed on July 1, 2022, to add funds to the contract.

  f. ServiceNow Software Licensing and Implementation
The Lottery seeks approval to procure a new agreement with Ahead, Inc. to renew its existing enterprise ServiceNow licensing, add additional licensing for asset management efforts, and add implementation services for ServiceNow. The proposed agreement contract term is two years, beginning on May 30, 2024, and ending on May 29, 2026. 

11:30

9.  Commission General Discussion 

11:40

10.  Scheduling Next Meetings – May 23, June 27, September 26, and November 21, 2024, in Sacramento

11:45

11.  Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Minutes of the November 9, 2023 Meeting

Transcript of January 25 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
January 25, 2024  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5.  Approval of the Minutes of the November 9, 2023, Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments 
   b.  "You Play, Schools Win" Presentation 

10:40

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:40

8.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Data, Information and Analytics Services (DIAS) Modernization – Astute Solutions  
The Lottery seeks approval to procure a new agreement to obtain Information Technology (IT) consulting services to help modernize, optimize and re-design much of the BIBA data and services to enable further growth to meet increasing business partner reliance on the Lottery’s systems and services. The proposed agreement contract term is two years, beginning on February 1, 2024, and ending on January 31, 2026, with two one-year extension options.

  b. Communications Effectiveness Tracking Study Contract Extension – Alter Agents 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Communications Effectiveness Tracking Study contract for one additional year, and increase the expenditure authority, to ensure continued measurement of Lottery player demographics and key program effectiveness.

   c. Amendment to Add Funds to Z Squared Construction Agreement for Completion of Northern Distribution Center (NDC) Remodel 
The Lottery seeks approval to add funds to the existing Agreement with Z Squared Construction to support the physical security scope of work and extending general conditions to support the completion of the NDC Remodel Project. 

  d. Arktos Incorporated Amendment
The Lottery seeks approval to amend the Arktos Incorporated contract to add an additional five months to the contract term to allow construction services of the perimeter fencing project at the Lottery Headquarters campus. This will allow the project additional time for completion of any additional work that may be required after the State Fire Marshall’s inspection. The amendment is for time only and will extend the term from November 1, 2022, through June 29, 2024. 

11:20

9.  Commission General Discussion 

11:30

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – March 21, May 23, June 27, September 26, and November 21, 2024, in Sacramento

11:35

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Minutes of the September 19, 2023 Meeting

Transcript of November 9, 2023 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
November 9, 2023  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5.  Approval of the Minutes of the September 19, 2023, Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments 
   b.  Audit Committee Update 
   c.  Mission, Vision, Values (MVV), The Journey to Launch

10:35

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:35

8.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Scientific Games LLC Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Scientific Games LLC instant ticket printing contract for one additional year, and increase the expenditure authority, to ensure uninterrupted product sales.

  b. Pollard Banknote Limited Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Pollard Banknote Limited instant ticket printing contract for one additional year, and increase the expenditure authority, to ensure uninterrupted product sales.

   c. IGT Global Solutions Corporation Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the IGT Global Solutions instant ticket printing contract for one additional year to ensure uninterrupted product sales. 

  d. Workiva Wdesk Software Subscription Extension
The Lottery seeks approval to amend the agreement with Ablegov, Inc. to extend the term for the Lottery’s Workiva Wdesk software subscription for one year. This will enable the Lottery to continue to use the software without interruption to develop the Lottery’s annual budget and various financial reports.

   e. Workstation Enterprise Refresh Plan 
The Lottery seeks approval for future agreements to refresh existing desktops, laptops, and 2 in 1 devices throughout the department over a 3-year period in an annual Enterprise Refresh Plan. 

  f. Epicor – Lottery Financial System Contract Renewal
The Lottery seeks approval for a new four-year agreement with Epicor Software Corporation for managed cloud hosting and software license/support services for Epicor version 10, including all application software products and modules.

   g. Uniformed Security Guard Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval to award an agreement to the selected proposer from the Invitation for Bid for Security Guard Services, to provide unarmed, uniformed security guard services at Lottery facilities. The selected bidder will provide security guards to perform building security, access control, and security services for special events at Lottery Headquarters, Distribution Centers, and District Offices.

11:30


9.  Commission General Discussion 

11:40

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – January 25, March 21, May 23, June 27, September 26, and November 21, 2024, in Sacramento

11:45

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Minutes of the June 29, 2023 Meeting

Transcript of the September 19, 2023 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
September 19, 2023  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:25

5.  Approval of the Minutes of the June 29, 2023 Commission Meeting

10:30

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments 
   b.  Information Technology Services Overview 

10:50

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:50

8.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Investment Policy and Investment Strategy + Attachment + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of its Investment Policy and Investment Strategy, which ensure sufficient cashflow to make scheduled payments to Lottery prizewinners who choose the annuity payout option.

   b. Insurable Risk Analysis + Attachment
Based on an enterprise-wide assessment and analysis of the organization’s insurable risk exposures, the Lottery seeks approval of its plan to both purchase insurance and self-insure to manage these risks.

   c. Motorola APX 8000 Radios and Associated Equipment Purchase
The Lottery seeks approval to purchase Motorola APX 8000 radios and associated equipment for 55 statewide Lottery peace officers. This purchase would increase safety and efficiency with field investigations, headquarters operations, and events by giving the Security and Law Enforcement Division the ability to communicate with the appropriate jurisdiction law enforcement agency. Additionally, this purchase would decrease response times to emergencies and enhance coordination of resources.

   d. Advertising Tracking Services Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a 3-year agreement with Knowledge Systems & Research to conduct quantitative market simulation research services. This award will help ensure the Lottery maximizes contributions to education by testing potential game portfolio changes for sales and profit impacts prior to launch. 

   e. Internal Control System Contract Renewal 
The Lottery seeks approval to procure a new five-year agreement with two one-year extensions to renew the Internal Control System (ICS) contract. All the services the current contract provides are essential to meet regulatory or legal requirements that allow the Lottery to continue selling draw game and Scratchers® products.

   f. Copier Refresh
The Lottery seeks approval to procure 69 new Sharp copiers and printers with a 5-year maintenance agreement. The procurement will refresh existing copiers that have reached end of life throughout the department.

   g. Public Website and Cloud-based Infrastructure Contract 
 The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a five-year agreement with two (2) two-year extensions and one (1) one-year extension for a maximum contract term of ten years for services pertaining to the Lottery’s public website platform.

   h. Lottery Gaming System Contract Amendment 23  
The Lottery seeks approval to amend the current International Gaming Technology (IGT) Lottery Gaming System agreement allowing for an extension to support the Player Direct/2nd Chance platform upgrade and ongoing operations and technology initiatives. 

12:00

9.  Commissioner General Discussion

12:05

10. Scheduling Next Meeting – November 9, 2023 in Sacramento 

12:15

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:30

12. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Minutes of the May 25, 2023 Meeting

Transcript of the June 29, 2023 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
June 29, 2023  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Election of Chair of the California State Lottery Commission 2023-2024

10:20

5. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:25

6. Approval of the Minutes of the May 25, 2023 Commission Meeting

10:30

7.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
     a. Director’s Comments 

10:45

8.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:45

9.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Strategic Direction + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval for the proposed Strategic Direction including specific business objectives for increasing its contributions to California public education.

   b. Fiscal Year 2023-24 Business Plan + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval for the specific goals and initiatives in the Fiscal Year 2023-24 Business Plan.

   c. Fiscal Year 2023-24 Budget and Presentation + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of its proposed budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year. The Lottery optimized prize payouts and zero-based all of the operating expenses in developing the proposed budget to maximize the funding provided to education.

   d. Quantitative Market Simulation Research Services Contract  
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a 3-year agreement with Knowledge Systems & Research to conduct quantitative market simulation research services. This award will help ensure the Lottery maximizes contributions to education by testing potential game portfolio changes for sales and profit impacts prior to launch. 

   e. Problem Gambling Prevention Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a three-year Interagency Agreement with the California Department of Public Health for problem gambling prevention services provided by the Office of Problem Gambling.

   f. Hot Spot® Prize Payout and Regulation Changes + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of proposed changes to the Hot Spot game, including modifications to the prize structure and existing regulations, to optimize the game’s sale performance, manage game expenses and provide players with bigger prizes and a better play experience.

   g. Asian Consumer Market Advertising Agency Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval of a contract for advertising and marketing agency services to support advertising activities in the Californian Asian consumer market. 

11:30

10. Commissioner General Discussion

11:40

11. Scheduling Next Meetings – September 19 and November 9, 2023 in Sacramento 

11:45

12. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

13. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Minutes of the March 30, 2023 Meeting

Transcript of the May 25, 2023 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
May 25, 2023  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:15

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:17

5.  Approval of the Minutes of the March 30, 2023 Commission Meeting

10:19

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments 
   b.  Draft Fiscal Year 2023-24 Business Plan 
   c.  Draft Fiscal Year 2023-24 Budget 

11:00

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

11:00

8.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. 2023-2024 Microsoft Unified Enterprise Performance Level Support Agreement 
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a 12-month agreement to renew the Microsoft Unified Support. The Information Technology Services Division will be utilizing the leveraged procurement agreement, soliciting bids from resellers participating in the Software Licensing Program (SLP) with the lowest bid submitted by Crayon Software Experts, LLC. The term will be July 15, 2023, through July 14, 2024.

   b. Lottery’s Public Website Contract Extension
The Lottery seeks approval to extend the contract term for ICF Next for one year through September 2024. This amendment is needed for the continuance of critical services that will ensure the maintenance and operations of the Lottery’s public website (PWS) PWS platform and cloud-based infrastructure is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The award of a new contract for the Lottery PWS has been delayed due to the need to cancel the solicitation and re-issue with modifications.

11:30

9.  Commissioner General Discussion

11:40


10.  Scheduling Next Meeting – June 29, 2023, in Sacramento 

11:41

11.  Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12.  Adjournment

 

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the February 2, 2023 Meeting

Transcript of the March 30, 2023 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
March 30, 2023  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:05

4.  Special Election of Vice Chair of the California State Lottery Commission

10:15

5. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:17

6. Approval of the Minutes of the February 2, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:20

7.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
     a. Director’s Comments 
     b. Statewide Scratchers® Shredding Program and Approach to Address Backlog 

10:40

8.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:40

9.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Palo Alto Network Firewall Maintenance Renewal 
The Lottery seeks approval to renew Palo Alto Network (PAN) Firewalls Device Maintenance and Support. The devices monitor all data in and out of all Lottery network and are used to identify digital threats and mitigate them before they can infect or otherwise disable the Lottery’s computing and communication systems. The renewal will synchronize the end term dates of the maintenance and support of these PAN firewalls with the Lottery’s existing PAN equipment that falls under the Network Contract umbrella.

   b. ServiceNow Human Resources Service Delivery (HRSD) Implementation Services
The Lottery seeks approval to procure additional ServiceNow functionality that will allow for the automation and modernization of many of the Human Resources Division’s manual and paper-driven processes. As a phased project, this first phase of implementation which includes process analysis and prioritization to begin the implementation of automation for critical labor-intensive processes such as Request for Personnel Action (RPA), Time and Attendance (e.g. timesheets), and various annual employee compliance forms such as Outstanding Employment, Excess Leave, and Emergency Contact form updates. Automated processes will feed employee profile information and serve a critical role in building a Lottery employee database. 

10:55

10. Commissioner General Discussion
      Audit Committee Appointment Discussion 

11:10

11. Scheduling Next Meetings – May 25 and June 29, 2023, in Sacramento 

11:12

12. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

11:30

13. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the December 8, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the February 2, 2023 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
February 2, 2023  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:15

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:17

5. Approval of the Minutes of the December 8, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 

10:30

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:30

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Request to Add Position for the Security and Law Enforcement Division (SLED)
The Lottery seeks approval of an additional position in the Emergency Management & Physical Security (EMPS) Unit who will provide technical and operational support for the Lottery’s statewide physical security systems and devices.

   b. Scratchers® Shipping Bags Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval of a new contract to procure tamper resistant Scratchers mailing bags. The award of this three-year contract will enable the Lottery to continue shipping Scratchers orders to retailers in a secure manner consistent with current shipping methods.

   c. Extension and Addition of Funds to the David&Goliath Contract
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise an option to extend and add funds to the David&Goliath advertising contract. The Lottery currently contracts with David&Goliath for lead agency advertising services. 

   d. Laptop/Tablet Refresh 
The Lottery seeks approval to refresh 275 2in1 Laptop/Tablets that have reached the end of life. The 2in1 Laptop/Tablets will be procured from Granite Data Solutions through a Statewide Leveraged Procurement Agreement.

   e. Microsoft Enterprise Licensing Agreement
The Lottery seeks approval to issue a Purchase Order to SoftwareOne, Inc. to cover Azure services for the period of November 2022 through February 28, 2023. The original procurement utilized the Leverage Procurement Agreement, Software Cooperative Agreement with SoftwareOne, Inc., which allowed for amendments for true-ups and additional products.

11:30

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:40

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – March 30, May 25 and June 29, 2023 in Sacramento 

11:45

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:00

12. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting. 

Download the Minutes of the September 29, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the December 8, 2022 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
December 8, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:20

5. Approval of the Minutes of the September 29, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:25

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 

10:35

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:35 

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.)

   a. DocuSign Renewal
The Lottery seeks approval of the subscription and support services for DocuSign digital signature technology to support enterprise-wide electronic signature processes and to obtain DocuSign Implementation and Customization Services.

   b. Juniper Network Hardware Refresh
The Lottery seeks approval to replace its aging Juniper network infrastructure starting with Lottery Headquarters. This project will ensure reliability and continuity of critical Lottery network services by replacing aging Juniper access switches.

   c. Microsoft Enterprise Licensing Agreement Renewal
The Lottery seeks approval to participate in the Microsoft Enterprise Licensing Agreement (MELA) program. The agreement will support Microsoft’s enterprise suite products and platforms utilized at the Lottery.

 11:00

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:10 

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – February 2, March 30, May 25 and June 29, 2023 in Sacramento

11:15

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

11:30

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting. 

Download the Minutes of the June 30, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the September 29, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
September 29, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:25

5. Approval of the Minutes of the June 30, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:30

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 
   b. California Lottery - Changing the Narrative 

10:50

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:50 

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.)

   a. Lottery Investment Policy and Investment Strategy Attachment + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of the Lottery’s Investment Policy and Investment Strategy, which ensure sufficient cashflow to make scheduled payments to Lottery prizewinners who choose the annuity payout option.

   b. Construction Services Contract, Z Squared Construction
The Lottery seeks approval of a construction services contract for the remodel of the Northern Distribution Center in accordance with the engineered and approved drawings. The term of this contract will be for three (3) years. +

   c. Construction Services Contract for Headquarters Security Fence
The Lottery seeks approval of a construction services contract for the fabrication and installation of the Headquarters Campus Security Fence in accordance with the engineered and approved drawings. The term of this contract will be for one (1) year with two (2) one-year options to extend.

   d. Advertising Tracking Services Contract Amendment       
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Advertising Tracking Services contract with Ipsos Limited Partnership for one additional year to continue assessing the performance of advertising campaigns on many key metrics.

   e. Sitecore Content Management System Renewal        
The Lottery seeks approval to enter a 24-month agreement to renew the existing subscription licensing and premium level support for Sitecore Experience Platform, the Content Management System for the Lottery Public Website. The term date will begin December 11, 2022 and end December 10, 2024. The Lottery is requesting this item to be considered by the Commission in September as the scheduled start date is December 11, 2022 and within a tight timeframe after the December 8, 2022 Commission meeting before the scheduled start date. 

   f. Request to Add Positions       
The Lottery seeks approval to establish eleven new permanent positions to support operational needs within the Informational Services (ITSD), Human Resources, and Sales & Marketing Divisions. These positions support operational needs critical to ITSD Business Plan Proposals to establish a Field Support Unit in Operations Support to be able to proactively provide ongoing support and service to the District Offices and the Distribution Centers, to manage employee engagement initiatives and the department’s forthcoming Mission, Vision, and Values rollout, and to provide better customer service to our route model retail partners. 

   g. Scratchers® Core Game Profile Templates + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of Scratchers new core game profile templates in order to offer more variety within the $1 games. These changes will allow the Lottery to provide a wider diversity of experiences for new and existing players to increase awareness and sales opportunities. 

   h. Ratification of Silver Star Movers Bulk Delivery Services Contract        
The Lottery is requesting ratification of a new contract with Silver Star Movers, Inc. for designated bulk delivery services to the district offices located in the Southern California region.

   i. Contract for Promotions and Retail Marketing Agency     
The Lottery seeks approval of a new five-year contract for promotions and retail marketing services. This agreement will allow the Lottery to continue to develop and implement essential promotional and retail marketing activities.

12:00

9. Commissioner General Discussion

12:15 

10. Scheduling Next Meeting – December 8, 2022 in Sacramento

12:17

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

12:30

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting. Additional information about the California Lottery and notice of this meeting may be found on our website at www.calottery.com.

Download the Minutes of the May 26, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the June 30, 2022 Meeting

 

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
June 30, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1.  Call to Order
2.  Pledge of Allegiance
3.  Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Election of Chair and Vice Chair of the California State Lottery Commission 2022-2023

10:20

5.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:25

6.  Approval of the Minutes of the May 26, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:30

7.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a.  Director’s Comments

10:45

8.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:45

9.  ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Fiscal Year 2022-23 Business Plan + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval for the specific goals and initiatives in the FY 2022-23 Business Plan.

   b. Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget and Presentation  + Attachment  + Attachment + Attachment
The Lottery seeks approval of its proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The Lottery optimized prize payouts and zero-based all of the operating expenses in developing the proposed budget to maximize the funding provided to education.

   c. Extension and Addition of Funds to the Time Advertising Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to use the Emergency Extended Service option and add funds to the Time Advertising contract in order to continue advertising activities in the California Asian consumer market.

   d. Draw Auditing and Review Services Contract
The Lottery is requesting approval to enter into a three-year agreement with Preston CPA for independent draw auditing and review services. 

   e. Emergency Extension of the KPMG LLP Draw Auditing and Review Services Contract
The Lottery contract with KPMG LLP for Draw Auditing and Review Services will expire July 31, 2022. The Lottery seeks approval to exercise the option to extend for three additional months. The extension is required to ensure continuous draw auditing services while the Lottery completes the new contract execution.

11:30

10. Commissioner General Discussion  

11:40

11. Scheduling Next Meetings – September 29 and December 1, 2022 in Sacramento

11:45

12.  Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue. Public speakers shall be respectful and avoid engaging in any conduct that disrupts, disturbs or otherwise impedes the orderly conduct of the meeting.)

12:00

13.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the March 17, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the May 26, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
May 26, 2022  10:00 a.m.
California State Lottery Commission Headquarters
700 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California 95811

 

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4.  Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the March 17, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 
   b. Draft Fiscal Year 2022-23 Business Plan 
   c. Draft Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget 

11:00

7.  CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Contract Amendments Concerning Scratchers® Printing Services 

          1. Scientific Games International, Inc. Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension and Increase in Expenditure Authority 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Scientific Games International instant ticket printing contract for one additional year to ensure uninterrupted product sales.
          2. Pollard Banknote Limited Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension and Increase in Expenditure Authority
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Pollard Banknote Limited instant ticket printing contract for one additional year to ensure uninterrupted product sales.
          3. IGT Global Solutions Corporation Instant Ticket Printing Contract Extension
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the IGT Global Solutions instant ticket printing contract for one additional year to ensure uninterrupted product sales. 

   b. Amendment of an Interagency Agreement with the Department of Rehabilitation 
The Lottery seeks approval to amend the interagency agreement with the Department of Rehabilitation for a term of three years from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025, and add funds for retailer accessibility inspections and consulting services. The amendment will allow the Lottery to continue services without interruption, as per the Lottery Regulations.

   c. Microsoft Unified Performance Level Support Agreement 
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a 12-month agreement to renew the Microsoft Unified Performance Level Support Agreement. This agreement will provide continued support for the Lottery’s Microsoft software products and services as well as access to specialized and dedicated expert-level Microsoft designation support engineers for a number of critical Lottery technology initiatives.

   d. Construction Services Contract – Otto Construction 
The Lottery seeks approval of a construction services contract for the remodel of the Northern Distribution Center. The term of this contract will be for 24 months with two (2) options to extend the Agreement one (1) additional year. 

   e. Amendment to Statewide Modular Systems Furniture Services Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the Modular Systems Furniture services contract for an additional two years to support ongoing facilities projects. The current contract with Western Contract Furnishers of Sacramento for statewide modular furniture services is scheduled to end on June 14, 2022. 

   f. Contract Amendments Concerning Bulk Delivery Services

          1. Mytess Designated Bulk Carrier Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval of a new contract for shipment of Scratchers products between its two distribution centers.
          2. PacTrack Designated Bulk Carrier Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval of a new contract for shipment of Scratchers products and point-of-sale materials to district offices located in the Southern California region. 
          3. GG Delivery Designated Bulk Carrier Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval of a new contract for shipment of Scratchers products and point-of-sale materials to district offices located in the Northern California region. 

12:00
 

9. Commissioner General Discussion  

12:10

10. Scheduling Next Meeting – June 30, 2022 in Sacramento

12:12

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue. Public speakers shall be respectful and avoid engaging in any conduct that disrupts, disturbs or otherwise impedes the orderly conduct of the meeting.)

12:30

12.  Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting or at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the January 27, 2022 Meeting

Transcript of the March 17, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
March 17, 2022  10:00 a.m.

 

The California State Lottery’s January 27, 2022 Commission Meeting will be held remotely, consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 and the recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to encourage physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The public is able to participate by calling 916-306-8465, Conference ID: 567 331 37#.

 

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the January 17, 2022 Commission Meeting

10:20

6.  INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 
   b. Audit Committee Update 
   c. Problem Gambling Awareness Month 

11:00

7. CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

11:00

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Contract for Independent Financial Services Auditor 
The Lottery seeks approval of an independent financial services auditor contract. The award of this three-year contract will enable the Lottery’s financial statements to continue to be audited on an annual basis.

   b. ServiceNow Renewal 
The Lottery seeks approval to renew the licensing for its ServiceNow modules to support the Lottery’s enterprise-wide digital workflow platform.  This will enable the Lottery to maintain and implement operational efficiencies through continued automation efforts.

   c. Alcone Marketing Group Contract 
The Lottery is requesting a seven-month contract with Alcone Marketing group under the same terms and conditions. This will allow essential promotional and retail marketing activities to continue uninterrupted while a comprehensive solicitation for these services is completed.

11:30

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:40

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – May 26, and June 30, 2022 in Sacramento

11:45

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue. Public speakers shall be respectful and avoid engaging in any conduct that disrupts, disturbs or otherwise impedes the orderly conduct of the meeting.)

12:00

12. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. the day before the meeting at the time of the meeting.

Download the Minutes of the November 18, 2021 Meeting

Transcript of January 27, 2022 Meeting

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY COMMISSION
January 27, 2022  10:00 a.m.

 

The California State Lottery’s January 27, 2022 Commission Meeting will be held remotely, consistent with Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 and the recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to encourage physical distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The public is able to participate by calling 916-306-8465, Conference ID: 683 333 770#.

10:00

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call of Commissioners

10:10

4. Consider Approval of the Agenda

10:15

5. Approval of the Minutes of the November 18, 2021 Commission Meeting

10:20

6. INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
   a. Director’s Comments 

10:35

7. CONSENT CALENDAR (The items on the consent calendar will be moved and voted on without staff presentation unless a Commissioner requests discussion.)

10:35

8. ACTION ITEMS (Items will include a staff presentation, Commissioners’ discussion, public comment opportunity and a vote by the Commissioners.):

   a. Emergency Extension of the KPMG LLP Financial Auditing and Related Services Contract
The Lottery seeks approval to extend, for up to one year on an emergency basis, the provision of its current financial auditing and related services contract.  This will enable KPMG to complete its audit of the Lottery’s June 30, 2021 financial statements subsequent to the contract expiring on March 29, 2022.

   b. Juniper Network Maintenance & Support Contract
The Lottery seeks approval to enter into a three-year agreement with Castro International to renew the Juniper Optimum Care service package for support services to ensure continued reliability and readiness of the Lottery network.  This will provide the Lottery the ability to proactively open support tickets on a 24x7 basis, perform device configuration analysis, software updates, advanced hardware replacement, and engage expert technical consulting support which is essential to resolving network issues. 

   c. Amendment to Statewide Architectural Services Contract 
The Lottery seeks approval to exercise its contractual option to extend the architectural services contract for an additional one year to support ongoing facilities projects. The current contract with LPAS, Inc. for statewide architectural services is scheduled to end on March 20, 2022. 

11:00

9. Commissioner General Discussion

11:15

10. Scheduling Next Meetings – March 17, May 26, and June 30, 2022 in Sacramento

11:17

11. Public Discussion (The Chair reserves the right to limit the time allocated for each presenter of public comments and the right to limit the number of people speaking on a single issue.)

11:30

12. Adjournment

Please contact Elisa Topete, Assistant to the Commission, at (916) 822-8110 or TDD 1-855- 591-5776, to submit written material regarding an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you wish to address the Commission, you may sign up in advance by contacting the Commission’s Assistant by 4:00 p.m. today (January 26, 2022) before or at the time of the meeting.