|9:00 a.m.||1.|| Welcome and Introductions|
|2.|| Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)|
|3.||Adoption of October 27, 2016 Meeting Summary (Action Item)|
|4.||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.
|5.|| Reconvene Open Session|
|6.|| Chair’s Report (Information Item)|
|7.|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)|
- Legal Update
|8.|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)|
Dr. Cliff Dahm will report on recent Delta science activities and discuss highlights from the Bay-Delta Science Conference.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary (To be provided at Council meeting)
|9.|| Presentation on Levee Hazards Science Workshop Report (Information Item)|
Dr. Brian Atwater, Delta Independent Science Board (ISB) member, will brief the Council on the ISB’s Delta Levee Science workshop and recently completed workshop report, “Earthquakes and High Water as Levee Hazards in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.”
Attachment 1: Earthquakes and High Water as Levee Hazards in the
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Attachment 2: Delta Levee Science Workshop Program
|10.|| State of Bay-Delta Science Report (Information Item)|
Council staff will provide an overview of The State of Bay-Delta Science, 2016 (SBDS, 2016). SBDS, 2016 is a collection of scientific papers that synthesize the current scientific understanding of the Bay and Delta, with an emphasis on progress made since the first edition of SBDS was published in 2008.
Attachment 1: The State of Bay-Delta Science 2016 Summary for Policymakers,The Delta on Fast Forward: Thinking Beyond the Next Crisis (To be provided at Council meeting)
|11.|| Public Comment|
|12.|| 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.|