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Delta Stewardship Council
980 9TH STREET, SUITE 1500
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA 95814
WWW.DELTACOUNCIL.CA.GOV
(916) 445-5511
  May 13, 2019

-- MEETING AGENDA --
MEETING OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL


May 23, 2019
Park Tower Plaza
980 Ninth Street
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.
10:00 a.m 1. Welcome and Introductions
    2. Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
    3. Workshop: Five-Year Review of the Delta Plan (Information Item)
The Council will explore options for addressing key issues identified through the Delta Plan Five-Year Review process and work towards draft recommendations.
    4. Watermaster Quarterly Update (Information Item)
Delta Watermaster Michael Patrick George will present a quarterly report as required by the Delta Reform Act (Water Code §85230(d)).
    5. Adoption of April 25, 2019 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
  6. Chair’s Report (Information Item)
    7. Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
      a) Legal Update
      b) Legislative Update (Action Item)
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, opposition, or seek to amend, any of the bills listed in the monthly Legislative report.
      c) Delta Conservancy and Delta Protection Commission Update
    8. Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)
Dr. Callaway will report on recent advances in Delta researchand the Remote Imagery Collaboration Workshop. Dr. Callaway will also discuss highlights of the 2019 Sacramento River Workshop and provide the By the Numbers Report.
    9. Public Comment
    10. Closed Executive Session: Litigation (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)
The Council may discuss litigation matters pursuant toGovernment 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; (b) North Coast Rivers Alliance, et al. v. Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2018-80002898; and (c) Takahashi v. Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2018-00232084. (This closed session is authorizedunder Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e).)
    11. Reconvene Open Session
    12. Public Comment
    13. Preparation for Next Council Meeting
    ADJOURN
NOTE: The times for subject discussion, 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 before the scheduled adjournment time, and no member of the public wishes to provide further testimony, the Council meeting will adjourn early
 
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