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October 23 1:00 p.m.
1. Welcome and Introductions
2. Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
3. Adoption of September 27, 2018 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
Motion and Vote
4. Chair’s Report (Information Item)
5. Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
a. Legal Update
b. Quarterly Contract Report (Information Item)
The Executive Officer will provide the quarterly contract report.
Attachment 1: Quarterly Contract Report
c. Approval of Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation for the Delta Science Proposal Solicitation (Action Item)
Motion and Vote
6. Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)
Time Certain: October 24 9:00 a.m. Recommence if necessary: October 25 and 26 9:00 a.m.
Lead Scientist Dr. John Callaway will report on recent Delta science activities. Attachment 1: By the Numbers (to be distributed at the meeting)
7. Public Comment
8.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.
9.Public Hearing Regarding the Appeals of the Certification of Consistency for the California WaterFix
The Council will hold a public hearing regarding the appeals of the certification of consistency submitted on July 27, 2018 by the California Department of Water Resources for the California WaterFix, Certification Number C20185. A link to the hearing notice can be found here:
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