|Thursday, September 29, 2016|
|9:00 a.m.||1.|| Welcome and Introductions|
|2.|| Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)|
|3.|| Closed Executive Session: Litigation (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)|
The Council may discuss litigation matters pursuant to Government Code §11126 (e)(2)(a), (e)(2)(B)(i), and/or (e)(2)(C)(i), including: (a) Delta Stewardship Council Cases, Coordinated Proceeding JCCP No. 4758, and (b) Bracewell Engineering Inc., et al., v. Delta Stewardship Council, et al., Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2015-80002178.
|4.|| Reconvene Open Session|
|5.|| Adoption of August 25, 2016 Meeting Summary (Action Item) Motion and Vote|
|6.|| Chair’s Report (Information Item)|
|7.|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)|
- Legal Update
- Legislative Update
|8.|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)|
Dr. Cliff Dahm will report on recent Delta science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary (to be provided at Council meeting)
|9.|| Implementation of the Delta Smelt Resiliency Strategy (Information Item)|
Representatives from the Department of Water Resources, Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Natural Resources Agency will brief the Council on the recently released Delta Smelt Resiliency Strategy.
1:30 p.m. |11|0. | Public Hearing: Single-Year Water Transfers Amendments (Water Code §85057.5; Government Code §11346.8) (Action Item)[Item pulled from agenda]|
The Council will consider the following:
- Determination of CEQA Exemption;
- Adoption of CEQA Addendum to the Delta Plan Programmatic Environmental Impact Report;
to exclude one-year water transfers as covered actions, and (2) Delta Plan Water Reliability Recommendation 15, Improve Water Transfer Procedures.
Attachment 1: Proposed Language of the Amendment of Existing Regulation 23 C.C.R. §5001(dd)(3) to Exclude Single-Year Water Transfers as Covered Actions and Amendment of WR R15 of the Delta Plan, Enhanced Interagency Cooperation, Review and Reporting of Cross-Delta Water Transfers Improve Water Transfer Procedures
Attachment 2: Addendum to the Delta Plan Programmatic Environmental Report dated Sept. 2016
Attachment 3: Statement of Exemption
Attachment 4: Draft Final Statement of Reason
Attachment 5: STD Form 399 Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement
Attachment 6: Resolution 2016-01 Adoption of Addendum to Delta Plan EIR; Determination of CEQA Exemption; Approval of Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 23 Section 5001(dd)(3) and Delta Plan Water Reliability Recommendation 15 Regarding Single-Year Water Transfers
Motion and Vote
|1|10. | Acceptance of Discussion Draft of Delta Plan Revisions regarding Priorities for State Delta Levees Investment (Water Code §85306) (Action Item)|
Staff will request that the Council agree that a discussion draft of new or amended Delta Plan provisions regarding prioritization of State investments in Delta levees and other potential Delta Plan provisions is acceptable for use in stakeholder outreach sessions.
Attachment 1: Discussion Draft of Potential Revisions to Chapter 7 Policies and Recommendations
Attachment 2: Discussion Draft Map of Prioritization of Islands and Tracts
Attachment 3: Discussion Draft Prioritization of Islands and Tracts
Attachment 4: Delta Plan Map of Water Supply Reliability Corridor
Attachment 5: Letter from Dr. Steve Deverel regarding Subsidence Management
Attachment 6: Risk of Levee Failure at 2050 – High Sea Level Rise Scenario
|ADJOURN FOR THE DAY|