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

(916) 445-5511

 


December 8, 2014

-- AGENDA –
MEETING OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Park Tower Plaza
980 9th Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Sacramento, CA 95814

THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED BELOW MAY BE CONSIDERED IN A DIFFERENT ORDER PURSUANT TO THE DETERMINATION OF THE 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.


Thursday, December 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
1.  Welcome and Introductions
2.  Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)  
3. Adoption of November 20, 2014 Meeting Summary (Action Item)                             Motion and Vote
4.  Chair's Report
5.  Executive Officer's Report (Information Item)
  1.  Legal Update
6.  Lead Scientist's Report (Water Code  §85280) (Information Item)
The  Lead Scientist will report on Delta Science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary
7.  Acceptance of the Delta Levee Investment Strategy Issue Paper (Water Code § 85305-85306) (Action Item)     Motion and Vote
Staff will provide an update on the revisions to the Delta Levee Investment Issue Paper, including responses to comments, and will ask for acceptance of the paper by the Council.
Attachment 1: Delta Levee Investment Strategy Issue Paper
8.  California Water Plan Update (Information Item)
A representative from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) will brief the Council on the recently released five-year update to the California Water Plan.
Attachment 1: California Water Plan Update 2013 Highlights Document
9.  Report on Progress in Implementing the Delta Plan and Performance Measures (Information Item)
Staff will provide an update on the progress of Delta Plan implementation and the process underway to refine performance measures that are included in the Delta Plan.
Attachment 1: Table of Administrative Performance Measures by Status and Chapter
10.  Public Comment
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.
3:30 p.m. ADJOURN


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