|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|
|5.| Adoption of August 24, 2017 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
Motion and Vote
|6.|| Chair’s Report (Information Item)|
|7.|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)|
Executive Officer Jessica Pearson will report on recent Council and Delta-related activities.
- Legal Update
- Legislative Update (Action Item)
- Council will discuss the current legislative review and endorsement policy and discuss potential changes. Attachment 1: Suggested Revisions to Current Legislative Policy
- The Council will discuss current legislation that could affect the Council and/or implementation of the Delta Plan and may take action to express support or opposition, or seek to amend any of the bills listed in the monthly legislative report.
|8.|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item)|
Lead Scientist Dr. John Callaway will report on recent Delta science activities.
By the Numbers Summary (Report to be provided at meeting)
|9.|| Overview of the 2017 Update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (Information Item)|
Representatives from the Department of Water Resources and American Rivers will discuss the 2017 update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan.
Attachment 1: Council Comment Letter regarding the Draft Central Valley Flood Protection Plan 2017 Update and the Draft Supplemental Program Environmental Impact Report
|10.|| Update on the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the San Francisco Estuary (Information Item)|
Caitlin Sweeney, director for the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, will present the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the San Francisco Estuary and linkages and commonalities to the Delta Plan.
Attachment 1: Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan Summary
Attachment 2: ESTUARY News Magazine Article by John Hart - Two Hearts Beating Not Quite as One
|11.|| Public Comment|
|12.|| 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.|