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-- AGENDA --
Meeting of the DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
Thursday, June 24 and Friday, June 25, 2010
Secretary of State’s Office Auditorium
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, California 95814

THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED BELOW MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER AND HEARD ON EITHER DAY OF THE COUNCIL MEETING PURSUANT TO THE DETERMINATION OF THE COUNCIL CHAIR. AGENDA ITEMS NOTED BELOW WHICH ARE NOT COMPLETED ON APRIL 22, WILL BE HEARD ON APRIL 23, BEGINNING AT 9:00 A.M.
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.

DAY 1:

 

Thursday, June 24, 2010, (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

 

1.

 Welcome and Introductions

 

2.

 Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)

 

3.

 Chair’s Report

 

4.

Interim Executive Officer’s Report (Discussion/Action Items)

 

 

a.  Legislative and Legal Update

 

 

b.  Follow-up on Informational Requests from Council
    c.

 Contracts
Attachment 1:
Correspondence from Delta Protection Commission

 Motion and Vote
 
 Motion and Vote

 

5.

 Consent Calendar

 Motion and Vote

  (Items for consent calendar are expected to be routine and non-controversial. The Council will be asked to approve items 5a through 5c at one time without discussion. If any Council member, staff, or interested person requests that an item be removed from the consent calendar, it will be taken up in the regular agenda order.)

 

 

a. May 27-28, 2010 Meeting Summary

 

6.

 Interim Lead Scientist’s Report

 

7.

 Appointments to the Delta Independent Science Board (Action Item) (Water Code
§85080)

 Motion and Vote

 

 

Attachment 1: Affiliation and Areas of Expertise for the 10 Individuals Recommended for Appointment to the Delta ISB

 

8.

 Administrative Procedures Governing Appeals (Water Code § 85225.30)

 Public Comment on Item

    Attachment 1: Draft Administrative Procedures Governing Appeals

 

9.

 Bay Delta Conservation Plan (Discussion/Action Items)

    a.

 Adopt Process to Retain Independent Consultant Assistance for Review of BDCP Issues (Water Code §85210(b) and §85320)
Attachment 1:
Invitation to Submit Qualifications for Independent Consultant to Review BDCP

 Motion and Vote

    b.

 Natural Communities Conservation Plans (NCCP)/Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) Presentation (Water Code §85320(b)(1); (d); (e))
Attachment 1:
Materials from Department of Fish and Game

    c.  Draft Letter Providing “Responsible Agency” Scoping Comments (Water Code §85320(c))
Attachment 1:
Draft Letter
Attachment 2:
Notice of Preparation
Attachment 3:
Federal Agencies White Paper on Application of the 5-point Policy to the BDCP

 

10.

Briefing on Central Valley Flood Management Plan

 

11.

 Approval of Department of Water Resources Proposition 1E Expenditures for Selected Levee Projects (Action Item) (Water Code §83002 (a)(1))

    Attachment 1: DWR FESSRO Staff Recommendation, Delta Aqueduct Protection Projects
Attachment 2:
Letter to Phil Isenberg from EBMUD, dated June 14, 2010
Attachment 3:
Jones Tract Flooding 2004 (#1)
Attachment 4:
Jones Tract Flooding 1980 (#2)
Attachment 5:
Jones Tract Flooding 1980 (#3)
Attachment 6:
Trapper Slough Levee
Attachment 7:
Island Assets and Details
Attachment 8:
Delta Map
Attachment 9:
Copy of Paterno Decision
Attachment 10:
Materials from Joint Assembly Hearing

  12.

Public Comment

DAY 2:

Friday, June 25, 2010 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

 

13.

Call to Order

 

14.

Roll Call – Establish Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)

 

15.

Discuss First Draft Interim Plan and Provide Direction for Second Draft (Action Item) (Water Code §85084 and Water Code §85300)

    Attachment 1: First Draft-Interim Plan
Attachment 2:
Delta Activities Timeline
 

16.

Public Comment

 

17.

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.

Adjourn