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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, October 27, 2016
Park Tower Plaza - 2nd Floor Conference Center
980 9th Street, Sacramento, California 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 CHAIR, ALL ITEMS APPEARING ON THIS AGENDA, WHETHER OR NOT EXPRESSLY LISTED FOR ACTION, MAY BE DELIBERATED UPON AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO ACTION. PUBLIC COMMENT MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON. PUBLIC COMMENT MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE MINUTES PER PERSON.

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:
10:30 a.m.
4.Reconvene Open Session

5.
 Adoption of September 29-30, 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. Quarterly Contract Update

8.
 Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)
Dr. Cliff Dahm will report on recent Delta science activities.
Attachment 1: 2016 Bay-Delta Science Conference Tip Sheet (To be provided at the Council meeting)
Attachment 2: By the Numbers Summary (To be provided at Council meeting)


9.
 2016 Water Year in Review (Information Item)
The Department of Water Resources will provide a presentation on the lessons learned during the 2016 water year.

10.
 Overview of the Delta Protection Commission’s Delta Flood Risk Management Assessment District Feasibility Study(Information Item)
Staff and consultants from the Delta Protection Commission will brief the Council on results of its Delta Flood Risk Management Assessment District Feasibility Study.
Attachment 1: Delta Flood Risk Management Assessment District Feasibility Study: Findings and Recommendations

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.