|Thursday, March 26, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
|| Welcome and Introductions
||Roll Call - Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)
||Closed Executive Session (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)
- Personnel Matter: Lead Scientist Vacancy (Government Code §11126 (a)(1))
- Litigation: Delta Stewardship Council Cases, Coordinated Proceeding JCCP No. 4758 (Government Code §11126 (e)(2)(a), (e)(2)(B)(i))
|| Reconvene Open Session
|| Adoption of February 26, 2015 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
|| Chair's Report
|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
- Legal Update
- Report on Follow-up Items from the January 29, 2015 Council Meeting
- Legislative Update
- March 2015 Bill Tracking Report
|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Water Code §85280) (Information Item)
The Lead Scientist will report on Delta Science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary
|| 2015 Priorities (Information Item)
The Executive Officer, Lead Scientist and deputy executive officers will discuss 2015 priorities for the Council.
Attachment 1: 2015 Updated Priorities
|| Delta Levee Investment Strategy: Determination of State Interests (Action Item)
Staff will present the Council with a second draft of alternatives related to State goals, objectives, and State interests and seek guidance on which State interests warrant further consideration in the prioritization of State levee investments.
Attachment 1: Alternative Approaches for Guiding State Investments in Delta Levees
Attachment 2: Staff recommendations regarding State interests to further consider in the Delta Levees Investment Strategy Motion and Vote
|| Delta Levee Investment Strategy: Risk Analysis Methodology and General Updates (Information Item)
Staff will discuss the risk analysis methodology that will be used to develop the Delta Levees Investment Strategy. In addition, staff will update the Council on other ongoing activities related to public outreach, data compilation and the peer review process.
Attachment 1: PowerPoint Presentation re: Delta Levees Investment Strategy - Methodology and Metrics Discussion
|| 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.