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980 9TH STREET, SUITE 1500

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA 95814

WWW.DELTACOUNCIL.CA.GOV

(916) 445-5511

A California State Agency

November 2, 2018

-- MEETING NOTICE --

MEETING OF THE DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL

November 14, 2018

Ramada Inn

1250 Halyard Dr.

West Sacramento, CA 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)

Approx. Time:

3.

 Closed Executive Session: Litigation (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)

9:05 a.m.

 

The Council may discuss litigation matters pursuant to Government Code §11126 (e)(2)(A),

 

 

(e)(2)(B)(i), and/or (e)(2)(C)(i). For a list of these litigation matters, please see the footnotes.

Approx. Time:       4.   Reconvene Open Session

9:50 a.m.

5. Adoption of October 23, 2018 Meeting Summary  Motion and Vote (Action Item)

6. Chair’s Report (Information Item)

a. Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee Update

7. Council Election of Chair and Vice Chair (Action Item)

The Council will elect a new Chair and Vice Chair. These roles will be effective January 1, 2019.
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote

8.  Ecosystem Amendment Update: Institutional Aspects of Ecosystem Restoration (Information Item)

Staff will discuss continued progress on the development of an amendment to Chapter 4 of the Delta Plan

9.Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item) a. Legal Update

10. Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)

Lead Scientist Dr. John Callaway will report on recent Delta science activities.

11. Public Comment

"Coequal goals" means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring,

and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural,

recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place.”

CA Water Code §85054

Time Certain: November 15 9:00 a.m. Recommence if necessary: November 16 9:00 a.m.

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.

13. Public Workshop on Staff-Prepared Draft Findings Regarding the Appeals

of the Certification of Consistency for the California WaterFix

The Council will hold a workshop to receive input on staff-prepared draft findings 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. More information about the certification and appeals can be found here: http://deltacouncil.ca.gov/department-water-resources-finds-california-waterfix-project-consistent- delta-plan. A link to the workshop notice can be found here: http://deltacouncil.ca.gov/docs/notice-public-workshop-staff-prepared-draft-findings-regarding- appeals-california-waterfix. The workshop will commence at 9:00 a.m. on November 15, and recommence, if necessary, at 9:00 a.m. on November 16.

a.Opening of Workshop and Explanation of Workshop Process by the Chair

b.Conduct Workshop

(Note: A certified shorthand reporter will record the workshop proceedings.)

ADJOURN

NOTE: Times listed on the agenda are approximate only. The item could be heard earlier or later as business is completed.

Your comments are important to each member of the Council and staff.

Correspondence received by regular mail or email before Noon the day before a Council meeting will be distributed to members in advance of the meeting and posted on the Council’s website.

Correspondence received after Noon or hand delivered at the meeting will be distributed to the members at the start of the meeting or when received, and posted to the website after the meeting.

During closed session the Council will be discussing litigation matters including: (a) Delta Stewardship Council Cases,

Coordinated Proceeding JCCP No. 4758; (b) North Coast Rivers Alliance, et al. v. Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2018-80002898; (c) Central Delta Water Agency, et al. v. Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2018-80002900; (d) Friends of the River, et al. v. Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2018-80002901; and (e) California Water Impact Network, et al. v. Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2018-80002904.

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 Lita Brydie at (916) 445-0769.

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, 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 before the scheduled adjournment time, and no member of the public wishes to provide further testimony, the Council meeting will adjourn early.