|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 July 27, 2017 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
Motion and Vote
|6.|| Chair’s Report (Information Item)|
|7.|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)|
Executive Officer Jessica Pearson will report on recent Council and Delta-related activities.
- Legal Update
- Legislative Update (Action Item)
- Council will discuss the current legislative review and endorsement policy and discuss potential changes.
Attachment 1: Current Delta Stewardship Council Legislative Policy
- The Council will consider a request to support AB 732 (Frazier– Delta Levee Maintenance).
- The Council will discuss current legislation that could affect the Council and/or implementation of the Delta Plan and may take action to express support or opposition, or seek to amend any of the bills listed in the monthly Legislative report.
|8.|| 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 meeting)
|9.|| Overview of the Association of California Water Agencies Storage Integration Study (Information Item)|
A representative from the Association of California Water Agencies will provide an overview of its recently released study on integrated storage and its relationship to the Council’s Delta Plan Amendment for Conveyance, Storage Systems, and the Operation of Both.
Attachment 1: 21st Century Water Infrastructure: New Approaches to Create Flexibility and Resiliency, July 2017, by the Association of California Water Agencies
|10.|| Delta Conservation Framework Update (Information Item)|
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife will provide an update on the development of the draft Delta Conservation Framework and discuss lessons learned in their development of guidance for regional-scale restoration planning.
Attachment 1: Delta Conservation Framework Fact Sheet
|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.|