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-- AGENDA --
Meeting of the DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
Thursday, January 27, 2011, and Friday, January 28, 2011
West Sacramento City Hall Galleria
1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, California 95691

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. TIMES LISTED ON THE AGENDA ARE APPROXIMATE ONLY. AGENDA ITEMS NOTED BELOW WHICH ARE NOT COMPLETED ON JANUARY 27, WILL BE HEARD ON JANUARY 28, BEGINNING AT 9 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.

DAY 1: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m.

    1.  Welcome and Introductions
    2.  Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
    3.  Chair's Report
    4.  Executive Officer's Report (Action Item)
      1.  Legislative and  Legal Update
      2.  Quarterly Contract Listing
      3.  Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy Funding Request      Motion and Vote
      4.  Update on MOU's with Department of Fish & Game and Bay Conservation & Development Commission
      5.  Response to Suisun Marsh Draft EIR
    5.  Adoption of December 16-17, 2010 Meeting Summary (Action Item)    Motion and Vote
    6.  Lead Scientist's Report
    7.  Approval of Amendments to Science Related Contracts – San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science Online Journal and Delta Science Fellows (Action Item)      Motion and Vote 
      1. Setting Flow Criteria
        1.  Science Overview for Setting Flow Criteria for Estuaries and Rivers
        2.  Performance Measures, Evaluation Criteria, Multiple Stressors, and Adaptive Management
          Attachment 1: Instream Flow Science For Sustainable River Management; Geoffrey E. Petts
          Attachment 2: Basic Principles and Ecological Consequences of Altered Flow Regimes for Aquatic Biodiversity; Stuart E. Bunn and Angela H. Arthington
      2.  Delta Water Master Presentation on Reasonable Water Use Doctrine and Agricultural Water Use Efficiency
      3.  Delta Plan Development (Note: This item is likely to be continued on Friday)
        Attachment 1: Delta Plan Proposed Draft Outline/ Redline Version
        Attachment 2: Enhanced List of Strategies to be considered for Delta Plan
        Attachment 3: Comment Matrix for Comments Received from December 3, 2010 through January 7, 2011
        Attachment 4: Delta Plan and EIR Schedule
      4.  Public Comment

    4:30 p.m ADJOURN FOR THE DAY


    NOTE: Times listed on the agenda are approximate only. Item could be heard earlier or later as business is completed.

    Correspondence is posted on the Delta Stewardship Council's website at http://www.deltacouncil.ca.gov/public_involvement/correspondence.html

    Other Materials Included in Binder:
    Western Water Law & Policy Reporter, Volume 15, Number 3, January 2011