|1.|| Welcome and Introductions|
|2.|| Roll Call – Establish a Quorum (Water Code §85210.5)|
|3.|| Closed Executive Session: Litigation (Not Open to the Public) (Action Item)|
The Council may discuss litigation matters pursuant to Government Code §11126 (e)(2)(a), (e)(2)(B)(i), and/or (e)(2)(C)(i), including: (a) Delta Stewardship Council Cases, Coordinated Proceeding JCCP No. 4758, and (b) Bracewell Engineering Inc., et al., v. Delta Stewardship Council, et al., Sacramento County Superior Ct. No. 34-2015-80002178.
|4.|| Reconvene Open Session|
Adoption of Jan. 28, 2016 Meeting Summary (Action Item
Motion and Vote
|6.|| Chair’s Report (Information Item)|
|7.|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)|
- Legal Update
- Legislative Update
|8.|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item) |
Dr. Cliff Dahm will report on recent Delta science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary (to be provided at the meeting)
|9.|| Refinements to Delta Plan Performance Measures (Water Code §85308 and §85211) (Action Item)|
Staff will present the Council with an action item to adopt new and refined Delta Plan performance measures. Delta Independent Science Board, stakeholder, and public comment feedback have been incorporated into the performance measures proposed for adoption. Staff will also brief the Council on the feedback received from the Delta Independent Science Board in response to the process and methodology used to develop these measures.
Attachment 1: Proposed Amendment: Delta Plan Performance Measures Appendix E (Adoption Version)
Attachment 2: Redline Version of Proposed Performance Measures Compared against Jan. 28, 2016 Version
Attachment 3: Conforming Changes to the Delta Plan related to the Proposed Amendment
Attachment 4: Delta ISB’s Review of the Council’s Process for Refining the Delta Plan Performance Measures
Motion and Vote
|10.|| Delta Independent Science Board Recent Accomplishments and Upcoming Activities(Information Item)|
The Chair of the Independent Science Board will provide the Council with a review of the 2015 accomplishments of the Board and also provide highlights of 2016 plans.
|11.|| 2016 Priorities (Information Item)|
The Executive Officer, Lead Scientist, and deputy executive officers will discuss 2016 priorities for the Council.
Attachment 1: 2016 Updated Priorities
|12.|| Improving Adaptive Management in the Delta – A Review by the Delta Independent Science Board (Information Item)|
Members of the Independent Science Board, John Wiens, Jay Lund, and Vince Resh, will be present to discuss the latest review report by the Delta Independent Science Board, Improving Adaptive Management in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Attachment 1: Improving Adaptive Management in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
|13.|| Delta Levees Investment Strategy Update (Water Code §85305) (Information Item)|
Staff will provide an update on the development of the Delta Levees Investment Strategy.
|14.|| Public Comment|
|15.|| 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.|