|Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
|| Welcome and Introductions
|| Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
|| Closed Executive Session (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)
Personnel Matter: Lead Scientist Vacancy (Government Code §11126 (a)(1))
|| Reconvene Open Session
|| Adoption of March 11, 2015 Workshop Summary and March 26, 2015 Meeting Summary (Action Item) Motion and Vote
|| Chair’s Report
|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
- Report on Follow-up Items From Prior Council Meetings
- Legal Update
- Legislative Update
- Quarterly Contract Update
|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Water Code §85280) (Information Item)
The Lead Scientist will report on Delta Science activities.
|| Communicating the Council's 2015 Priorities (Information Item)
Staff will discuss support for Council's 2015 priorities as well as the Council's overall communications strategy.
|| 2015 Water Year – Current Drought Conditions and Where We Go from Here (Information Item)
Panels of State and federal agencies brief the Council on current drought conditions, proposed water project operations, and planned and potential drought mitigation responses.
|| Delta Levee Investment Strategy: Cost Allocation Methodology and General Updates (Information Item)
Staff will discuss the cost allocation methodology that is proposed to develop the Delta Levees Investment Strategy. In addition, staff will update the Council on other ongoing activities related to public outreach, data compilation and the peer review process.
|| Public Comment
||Preparation for Next Council Meeting – Discuss (a) expected agenda items; (b) new work assignments for staff; (c) requests of other agencies; (d) other requests from Council members; and (e) confirm next meeting date.