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DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
A California State Agency
980 9TH STREET, SUITE 1500
SACRAMENTO,CALIFORNIA 95814
WWW.DELTACOUNCIL.CA.GOV

(916) 445-5511



-- AGENDA –
MEETING OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Sheraton Grand, Magnolia Room, 1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814

THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED BELOW MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER PURSUANT TO THE DETERMINATION OF THE COUNCIL CHAIR. TIMES LISTED ON THE AGENDA ARE APPROXIMATE ONLY. AT THE DISCRETION OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL, ALL ITEMS APPEARING ON THIS AGENDA, WHETHER OR NOT EXPRESSLY LISTED FOR ACTION, MAY BE DELIBERATED UPON AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO ACTION. PUBLIC COMMENT MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON.
8:00 a.m. 1.
Welcome and Introductions

2.
Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
Approx. Time:
8:05 a.m.

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
Approx. Time:
9:30 a.m.
4.
Reconvene Open Session

5. Adoption of April 27-28, 2017 Meeting Summary (Action Item)

6.
Chair’s Report (Information Item)

7.
Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
Attachment: May 2017 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 the Council meeting)

9.
Discussion of Draft Amendment of Delta Plan Refinements for Performance Measures (Information Item)
Staff will present edits to the draft Delta Plan amendment for refinement of Performance Measures for Council discussion 
Attachment 1:  Redline Version of a Subset of the Proposed Performance Measures Compared against February 2016 Adopted Version   

10.
Discussion of Draft Amendment of Delta Plan Revisions for Conveyance, 12:00 p.m Storage Systems, and the Operation of Both (Water Code §85304) (Information Item)
Panelists will discuss issues the Council and public have raised regarding the science and the possible effects of the Conveyance, Storage Systems, and the Operation of Both amendment.
Attachment 1: Compilation of Delta Plan Policies and Recommendations
Attachment 2: 
Summary of Council Comments on the draft Delta Plan amendment for Conveyance, Storage Systems, and the Operation of Both from April 28, 2017 Council Meeting
Attachment 3:
Regulatory Context for Water Conveyance, Storage, and Operations in California
Attachment 4: Summary of Public Comments on the Revised Discussion Draft of the Proposed Delta Plan Amendment on Conveyance, Storage Systems, and the Operation of Both from April 28, 2017 Delta Stewardship Council Meeting
Attachment 5: : Revised Discussion Draft Amendment (with track changes) dated May 16, 2017
Attachment 6: : Description of Conveyance, Storage Systems, and the Operation of Both Delta Plan Amendment

11.
Public Comment

ADJOURN

NOTE: Times listed on the agenda are approximate only. Items could be heard earlier or later as business is completed.
  • Your comments are important to each member of the Council and staff.
  • Correspondence received by regular mail or email before noon the day prior toa  Council meeting will be distributed to members in adavance of the meeting and posted on the Council's website.
  • Correspondence received after noon or hand delivered at the meeting will be distributed to the members at the start of the meeting or when received, and posted to the website after the meeting.
Members of the public shall be provided an opportunity to address the Delta Stewardship Council on any agenda item except closed session items and those items for which the public has already been afforded such an opportunity at an earlier meeting. Comments during the public comment period shall be limited to matters within the Council’s jurisdiction. Reasonable time limits may be established for public comments (Government Code Section 11125.7).
Additional information regarding the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee can be found on the Delta Stewardship Council’s website at http://deltacouncil.ca.gov/ If you have any questions, please contact Pat Rogers at (916) 445-5511.
If you have questions or need reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please contact Human Resources Office at (916) 445-5511, or TDD (800) 735-2929.
The times for subject discussion or action or for adjournment are approximate only. Should the Council complete its business under any agenda item, it will move on to the next agenda item. Should the Council complete its full agenda for a meeting day prior to the scheduled adjournment time, and no member of the public wishes to provide further testimony, the Council meeting will adjourn early.