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

  Friday, July 29, 2011
  West Sacramento City Hall Galleria
  1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, California 95691

Please See Attachment for Directions to the City Hall Galleria Event Parking Lot

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.

DAY 1: Friday, July 29, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
9:00 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
 a. Legislative and Legal Update
 b. Quarterly Contracts Update
 c. Delta Science Program Contract Amendment (Action Item)
 Motion/Vote
 d. Implementation of the Delta Plan
e. Meeting Schedule for the Remainder of the Year
5. Lead Scientist’s Report
6. Adoption of April 28-29, 2011, May 12-13, 2011, June 16, 2011 and June 23-24, 2011 Meeting Summaries (Action Item)  Motion/Vote
a. April 28-29, 2011 Meeting Summary
b. May 12-13, 2011 Meeting Summary
c. June 16, 2011 Meeting Summary
d. June 23-24 Meeting Summary
7.
 East Bay Municipal Utilities District Aqueduct Levee Projects (Action Item)
 Panel Discussion
 Motion/Vote
Attachment 1: Project Scopes of Work
Attachment 2: CEQA Notices of Exemption
Attachment 3: DWR Letters of CEQA Categorical Exemption and Scope of Work     Concurrence
Attachment 4: DWR Communication July 18, 2011
Attachment 5: Sample Contract Indemnification Language
8.
 Approval of Delta Plan Contract Amendment (Action Item)
 Motion/Vote
9.
10. Public Comment - None
11.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.
5:00 p.m.     ADJOURN FOR THE DAY


Correspondence is posted on the Delta Stewardship Council’s website at http://www.deltacouncil.ca.gov/public-comments

      NOTE:  Times listed on the agenda are approximate only.  Item could be heard earlier or later as business is completed.     
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 Mininfield, Delta Stewardship Council (916) 445-5511, or TDD (800) 735-292
The times for subject discussion or 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 prior to the scheduled adjournment time, and no member of the public wishes to provide further testimony, the Council meeting will adjourn early

"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