| Thursday, February 26, 2015
The public may join the Council on a field trip of Cosumnes River Preserve and Locke Boarding House (Field trip will depart from Council Offices, 980 9th Street, Sacramento, CA – see attachment for additional information, locations and approximate times of arrival. Transportation and food will not be provided for the public.)
|| Welcome and Introductions
|| Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
|3.|| Adoption of January 29, 2015 Meeting Summary (Action Item) Motion and Vote
|| Chair's Report (Information Item)
|| Executive Officer's Report (Information Item)
- Legal Update
- Legislative Update
- February 2015 Bill Tracking Report
|| Lead Scientist's Report (Water Code §85280) (Information Item)
The Lead Scientist will report on science activities including a recent science communications workshop and upcoming workshops on sturgeon, computer modeling, and the Interagency Ecological Program.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary
|| Delta Plan Contract Amendment (Action Item) Motion and Vote
Staff will seek the approval of a contract amendment for the CH2MHill contract. Staff is seeking to add $800,000 through fiscal year 2015-2016 to fund tasks related to Performance Management and Delta Plan implementation.
|| Delta Levee Investment Strategy Update (Information Item)
Staff will present the Council with draft recommendations regarding State interests that Delta levee investments should further. A panel of State agency representatives will discuss these State interests with the Council. Staff will also provide an overall update on this project, focusing on efforts related to public outreach, the independent peer review panel and technical tasks.
Attachment 1: Map of Delta Levee Maintenance Subventions Program Expenditures by Island/Tract
Attachment 2: Map with Delta Levee Special Flood Control Projects Program Expenditures by Island/Tract
Attachment 3: Four Alternative Approaches to Addressing State Goals and Objectives through Levee Investments
|| Public Comment
|| 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.