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MEETING OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL Thursday, August 25, 2016 Park Tower Plaza - 2nd Floor Conference Center 980 9th Street, Sacramento, California 95814
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Welcome and Introductions
Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
Approx. Time: 9:05 a.m.
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: 10:05 a.m.
Reconvene Open Session
Adoption of July 28, 2016 Meeting Summary (Action Item) Motion and Vote
Chair’s Report (Information Item)
Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
Update on the Habitat Restoration White Paper Attachment 1: Progress after Two Years in the 10 Areas of Focus Identified in the 2014 Habitat Restoration Issue Paper Attachment 2: Progress of Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Projects in the Past Two Years Attachment 3: Delta Conservation Framework Flyer
Presentation of Discussion Draft of Delta Plan Revisions regarding Priorities for State Delta Levees Investment (Water Code §85306) (Information Item) Staff will present a discussion draft of new or amended Delta Plan provisions regarding prioritization of State investment in Delta levees and other potential Delta Plan provisions. Attachment 1: Discussion Draft of Potential Revisions to Chapter 7 Policies and Recommendations Attachment 2: Discussion Draft Map of Prioritization of Islands and Tracts Attachment 3: Discussion Draft Prioritization of Islands and Tracts Attachment 4: Areas Where Easements to Mitigate Subsidence Would be Required Attachment 5: DPC Resolution of Support for Bicycle Lanes Along Improved Levees in the Delta Attachment 6: Letter from Friends of the Sacramento River Parkway
Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item) Dr. Cliff Dahm will report on recent Delta science activities. Attachment 1: By the Number Summary (To be provided at Council meeting)
Launch of Delta View (Information Item) Staff will demonstrate the Delta project tracking tool, Delta View, for the Council and public. Data collection and reporting are a foundational part of the Delta View framework, providing Council staff with the ability to effectively track and report on projects, programs, and plans that support implementation of the Delta Plan.
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.
NOTE: Times listed on the agenda are approximate only. Agenda items 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).
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