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DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
980 9TH STREET, SUITE 1500
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA 95814
WWW.DELTACOUNCIL.CA.GOV

(916) 445-5511


-- MEETING NOTICE –
MEETING OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
Friday, July 25, 2014
Park Tower Plaza
980 9th 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.


Friday, July 25, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
Approx. Time:
9:05

3. Closed Executive Session - (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)
Litigation: Delta Stewardship Council Cases, Coordinated Proceeding
JCCP No. 4758 (Government Code §11126 (e)(2)(a),(e)(2)(B)(i))
Approx. Time:
9:35

4. Reconvene Open Session
5. Chair's Report
6. Executive Officer's Report (Action Item)
  1.  Legislative Update
  2.  Legal Update
  3.  Quarterly Contract Update
7. Lead Scientist's Report (Water Code §85280) (Information Item)
The Lead Scientist will report on Delta Science activities
8. Adoption of June 26, 2014 Meeting Summary  (Action Item)  Motion and Vote
9. Science Panel Reports to State Board on Delta Flows (Information Item)
Representatives of two independent science panels will present findings from reports requested by the State Water Resources Control Board about the Delta outflows and interior Delta flows and related stressors. A representative from the State Water Resources Control Board will describe how these reports will inform their review of Delta flow objectives.
10.
 Managing Delta Salinity in a Time of Drought (Information Item)
A panel of experts will discuss water project operations for managing salinity in the Delta and the impact of salinity on Delta water uses
11.
 Delta Plan Performance Measures (Information Item)
Staff will provide an update on their efforts to implement the Delta Plan's performance measures. This presentation will include a brief overview of hte history of performance measures for the Delta, the Delta Plan's performance measures, and next steps in the implementation process.
12.
 Delta Levee Investment Strategy Update (Information Item)
Staff will provide an update on this project since the June 2014 Council meeting. Staff will describe efforts related to public outreach, data compilation, drafting of a risk reduction white paper and planning for the independent peer-review panel for this project.
13.
 Public Comment
14.
 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.
4:00 p.m. ADJOURN


NOTE: Times listed on the agenda are approximate only. Item could be hear 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

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 Human Resources, Delta Stewardship Council (916) 445-5511, or TDD (800) 735-2929
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