|Day 1: Thursday, July 23, 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)
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 June 25, 2015 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
||Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)
- Report on Follow-up Items from Prior Council Meetings
- Legal Update
- Legislative Update
- Quarterly Contract Update
||Contract Approvals (Action Item)
- Amendment to Receivable Agreement for Shore-based Treatment of Ballast Water Feasibility Study
Staff is requesting the Council approve amendment of an agreement to receive funding from the State Lands Commission for a study supporting efforts to eliminate ballast water introductions of invasive species.
- Approval of a Contract with California Sea Grant to Fund Delta Science and Policy Fellows
Staff is requesting the Council approve a new contract with California Sea Grant to fund a 2015 Class of Science Fellows to work on high priority research topics.
Attachment 1: Budget
||Lead Scientist's Report (Water Code §85280) (Information Item)
Dr. Peter Goodwin will report on recent Delta Science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary (to be provided at Council meeting)
||Conveyance, Storage, and Water Project Operations (Information Item)
Staff will brief the Council on water conveyance, storage and water project operations to assist the Council as it consideres recent changes related to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan and implications for the Delta Plan. The presentation will include a summary of the key issues and panelists will discuss guiding principles to address these issues.
Attachment 1: Chronologic Events - Conveyance, Storage, and Water Project Operations
Attachment 2: Conveyance, Storage and Operations Principles from the Delta Plan
|Adjourn for the Day