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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, January 26, 2017
West Sacramento City Hall Galleria
1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, California 95691

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. 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)

3. Oath of Office
Approx. Time:
9:05 a.m.
4. 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.

5. Reconvene Open Session
Approx. Time:
10:05 a.m.
6.
 Adoption of December 15, 2016 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
 
 Motion and Vote 
7. Chair’s Report (Information Item)
8.

 Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
    1.  Legal Update
    2.  Legislative Update
    3.  Quarterly Contract Update
      9. Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)
      Deputy Executive Officer Rainer Hoenicke will report on recent Delta science activities

      10.
       Year in Review (Information Item)
      Staff will discuss with the Council progress on Delta Plan implementation during 2016

      11. Discussion and Updates Regarding the Delta Levees Investment Strategy
      (Water Code §85305) (Information Item)
      Staff will provide an update on the development of the Delta Levees Investment Strategy, including (a) further assessment of local agencies’ ability to pay forb levee maintenance and of the program’s $1000 per mile deductible requirement; (b) updated information about risks from sea level rise; and (c) input at public workshops held in the Delta during January.

      12. Public Comment

      13.
       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. 
      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 regarding the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee 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 Office at (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.