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

(916) 445-5511


-- AGENDA – 
MEETING OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Park Tower Plaza – 2nd Floor Conference Center
980 9th Street, Sacramento, California 95814

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9:00 a.m.
1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
Approx Time:
9:05 a.m.
3. Closed Executive Session: Litigation (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)
The Council may discuss litigation matters pursuant to Government Code §11126 (e)(2)(a), (e)(2)(B)(i), and/or (e)(2)(C)(i), including: (a) Delta Stewardship Council Cases, Coordinated Proceeding JCCP No. 4758, and (b) Bracewell Engineering Inc., et al., v. Delta Stewardship Council, et al., Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2015-80002178.
Approx. Time: 
9:35 a.m.

4. Reconvene Open Session
5.
 Adoption of May 26, 2016 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
 Motion and Vote 
6.
 Chair’s Report (Information Item)

7.
 Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
  1.  Legal Update
  2.  Legislative Update

8.
 Lead Scientist’s Report (Water Code §85280(b)(3)) (Information Item)
Dr. Cliff Dahm will report on recent Delta science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary (to be provided at meeting)

9.
 Update on Development of Delta Plan Amendment(s) Regarding Conveyance, Storage and the Operations of Both to Meet the Coequal Goals (Water Codes §85004(b), 85020(f), and 85304) (Information Item)
Staff will provide additional background information to the Council regarding a Delta Plan amendment on Delta conveyance, system storage, and the operation of both. There will be presentations from the California Water Commission’s Water Storage Investment Program, program manager and from the Department of Water Resources’ System Reoperation Study, program manager.
  1.  Briefing on California Water Commission Evaluation of Funding Requests for New Water Storage and Local Supply Projects
  2.  Briefing on Department of Water Resources’ System Reoperations Study

10.
 Update on the Delta Levees Investment Strategy (Water Code §85306) (Information Item)
Staff will provide an update on the development of the Delta Levees Investment Strategy, including discussion of outreach efforts with stakeholders and subject matter experts.
Attachment 1: Stakeholder Input Sheet

11.
 Public Comment

12.
 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

NOTE: Times listed on the agenda are approximate only. Agenda items could be heard earlier or later as business is completed. 
Correspondence is posted on the Delta Stewardship Council’s website at : http://deltacouncil.ca.gov/public-comments-and-correspondence

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://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.