|Thursday, February 23, 2017|
|9:00 a.m.||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 January 26, 2017 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)|
Deputy Executive Officer Rainer Hoenicke will report on recent Delta science activities
Attachment 1: By the Numbers (Report to be provided at Council meeting.)
|9.|| Delta Independent Science Board Recent Accomplishments and Upcoming Activities (Information Item)|
The chair of the Delta Independent Science Board will provide the Council with a review of the 2016 accomplishments of the Delta ISB and also provide highlights of 2017 plans.
|10.|| 2017 Priorities (Information Item)|
The executive officer, lead scientist, and deputy executive officers will discuss proposed 2017 priorities for the Council
Attachment 1: 2017 Priorities Work Plan Matrix
|11.|| Update Regarding the WaterFix Delta Water Conveyance Project (Information Item)|
Council staff will provide an update on WaterFix, past Council comments, and anticipated timelines for the proposed project.
Attachment 1: Map of Preferred Alternative (WaterFix Final EIR/S Figure ES-3)
Attachment 2: Examples of Summary Figures (WaterFix Final EIR/S Figs. ES-4 and ES-13)
|12.|| Consideration of Draft Delta Plan Amendment Regarding Conveyance,|
Storage, and Operations (Information Item)
Staff will discuss a draft amendment to the Delta Plan for Conveyance, Storage, and Operations and provide an overview of the stakeholder outreach plan.
Attachment 1: 19 Principles for Water Conveyance in the Delta, Storage Systems and for the Operation of Both to Achieve the Coequal Goals
Attachment 2: Delta Plan Summary and New Scientific Findings for Delta Plan Update in Storage, Conveyance, and Operation (October 2015)
Attachment 3: Discussion Draft of the Delta Plan Amendment for Water Conveyance, System Storage, and the Operation of Both
Attachment 4: Updated Scientific Findings for Delta Plan Amendment concerning Storage, Conveyance, and Operation (February 2017)
|13.|| Public Comment|
|ADJOURN FOR THE DAY|