THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED BELOW MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER PURSUANT TO THE
DETERMINATION OF THE DELTA ISB CHAIR. TIMES LISTED ON THE AGENDA ARE APPROXIMATE ONLY. AT THE
DISCRETION OF THE DELTA ISB, ALL ITEMS APPEARING ON THIS AGENDA, WHETHER OR NOT EXPRESSLY LISTED FOR
ACTION, MAY BE DELIBERATED UPON AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO ACTION.
Meeting, including the brown bag seminar, will be webcast at www.deltacouncil.ca.gov. Webcast signal may be intermittent due to internet infrastructure at the meeting location.
The Delta Independent Science Board (Delta ISB) will consider approving the content of its water quality review on nutrients and chemical contaminants. In addition, the Delta ISB will discuss its review on the synthesis papers of the Delta Plan Ecosystem Amendment, and may take action by considering approval of the content of the review.
Outside of the usual business matters, the Delta ISB will co-host a brown bag seminar by Dr. Christopher Potter of CASA 2100 to help inform the Delta ISB’s review on the Delta Monitoring Enterprise. Dr. Potter will discuss remote sensing monitoring methods for detecting invasive weed coverage in Delta waterways and Bay marshlands. After the seminar, the Delta ISB will moderate a panel discussion with Dr. Potter and other invited guests on invasive weed monitoring in the Delta and applications of remote sensing.
May 3, 2018: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. PDT
1.Welcome and Declarations
2.Delta ISB Chair’s Report and Business Matters
3.Council Chair and Executive Officer Report
4.Review of the Delta Plan Ecosystem Amendment Synthesis Papers (Action Item)
"Coequal goals" means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place.
–CA Water Code §85054
5.Delta Lead Scientist Report
6.Brief Updates on Other Reviews
a.Water Supply Reliability
d.Delta Monitoring Enterprise
7.Consider Approval of the Content of the Water Quality Review (Action Item)
11:25 a.m. ~35 Minute Break & Lunch
The Delta ISB will be co-hosting the brown bag seminar over lunch at 12:00 p.m. The public should bring their lunch, or use this break to purchase lunch.
•Members of the public shall be provided an opportunity to address the Delta ISB on any agenda items except closed session items and those items for which the public has already been afforded such opportunity at an earlier meeting. In addition, comments during the Public Comment period shall be limited to matters within the Delta ISB’s jurisdiction and not on the agenda. Reasonable time limits may be established for public comments (Government Code Sections 11125.7).
•Members of the public are encouraged to visit the Delta ISB website at