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-- MEETING NOTICE --
DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
April 1, 2010
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Secretary of State’s Office
Auditorium
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, California 95814
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. Order of agenda items is subject to change.

10:00 a.m.

1.

 Welcome and Introductions

 

2.

 Oath of Office

 

3.

 Roll Call – Establish a Quorum

 

4.

 Election of Council Chair (Action Item) (Water Code §85200(e))   Motion and Vote

 

5.

 Designation of Interim Executive Officer (Action Item)
 Motion and Vote

 

6.

Interim Executive Officer’s Report

 

 

a.

 Staff Report Describing the Statutory Mission and Potential Organization of the Delta Stewardship Council

 

 

b.

Legislative and Legal Briefing

 

7.

Council Administration and Operations

 

 

a.

 Proposed Procedures for Delta Stewardship Council (Information Item)

 

 

b.

 Proposed Delegation of Authority to the Executive Officer (Action Item)   Motion and  Vote

 

 

c.

 Legal/Administrative Report

 

8.

 Delta Science

 

 

a.

 Introduction to the Delta Science Program and Council Authority Under Enabling Statutes (Water Code §85280)

 

 

b.

 Designation of the Interim Delta Lead Scientist (Action Item) (Water Code §85280(b))   Motion and Vote

 

 

c.

 Procedures for Selection of the Delta Independent Science Board (Action Item) (Water Code §85280(a))   Motion and Vote

 

 

d.

 Delta Science Program Proposal Solicitation Package for Research Grants (Information Item)

 

9.

 Delta Plan

 

 

a.

 Option to Retain Consultant Assistance for the Delta Plan (Action Item)    Motion and  Vote

 

 

b.

 Development of the Delta Plan Consistent with the Coastal Zone Management Act (Information Item) (Water Code §85300(d))

 

 

c.

 Establishment of Delta Plan Agency Coordination Group (Action Item) (Water Code §85204)   Motion and Vote

d.

 Request for Federal Participation in Delta Plan Development (Action Item) (Water Code §85082)  Motion and Vote

 

 

e.

 Direction for Development of Interim Plan (Action Item) (Water Code §85084)   Motion and Vote

 

10.

 Direction to Chair to Consult with SWRCB on Selection of Delta Watermaster (Action Item) (Water Code §85230)  Motion and Vote

 

11.

 Public Comment

 

12.

Preparation for Next Council Meeting – Discuss and approve

 

 

(a) expected agenda items;

(b) new work assignments for staff;

(c) requests of other agencies; possible recommended legislative items for staff background work; and

(d) set next meeting date.

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

 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 can be found on the Delta Stewardship· Council’s website at http://www.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 Debbie Minninfield, Delta Stewardship Council (916) 445-5511, or TDD (800) 735-2929.