|9:00 a.m.||1.|| Welcome and Introductions|
|2.|| Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)|
|3.|| Welcome from Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis|
|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.| Adoption of February 23-24, 2017 Meeting Summary (Action Item)\
Motion and Vote
|7.|| Chair’s Report (Information Item)|
|8.||Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)|
a. Legal Update
b. Legislative Update
|9.|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)|
Lead Scientist Dr. Cliff Dahm will report on recent Delta science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary (Report to be provided at the Council meeting)
|10.|| Acceptance of Draft Amendment of Delta Plan Revisions for the Delta Levees Investment Strategy (Water Code §85305) (Action Item)|
The Council will be asked to approve the draft amendment. The approved draft amendment would be the proposed project for purposes of drafting the project description for the draft CEQA document that will be prepared for this and other Delta Plan amendments under consideration by the Council.
Attachment 1: Discussion Draft of Potential Revisions to Chapter 7 Policies and Recommendations
Attachment 2: State Expenditures on Delta Levees
|11.|| Status of the Delta Plan Amendment Regarding Conveyance, System Storage, and the Operation of Both (Water Code §85304) (Information Item)|
Staff will summarize the input and comments received from the public workshops and discuss potential revisions to the draft amendment.
|12.|| Consideration of Draft Delta Plan Amendment for Refinement of the|
Performance Measures (Information Item)
Staff will discuss refinements to the Delta Plan’s performance measures and summarize input and comments received at the March 9 public workshop.
|13.|| Public Comment|
|14.||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.|