|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 October 26, 2017 Meeting Summary (Action Item)
Motion and Vote
|6.|| Chair's Report (Information Item)|
|7.|| Executive Officer’s Report (Information Item)|
a. Legal Update
|8.|| Lead Scientist’s Report (Information Item) |
Lead Scientist Dr. John Callaway will report on recent Delta science activities.
Attachment 1: By the Numbers Summary (report to be provided at the Council Meeting)
|9.|| Nomination to Fill Upcoming Vacancy on the Delta Independent Science Board (Action Item) |
The Lead Scientist will make a nomination to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Delta Independent Science Board.
Attachment 1: Dr. Holzer’s Curriculum Vitae
Motion and Vote
|10.|| California Water Plan Update 2018 (Information Item) |
A panel of representatives from local and State agencies will brief the Council about emergency repairs made earlier in 2017 and the status of flood risk emergency preparedness.
|11.|| 2018 Flood Season Preparedness (Information Item) |
Staff from the California Department of Water Resources will provide an overview of the Water Plan Update 2018 update process, key content in the preliminary draft, next steps for finalization of the plan, and discuss the nexus amongst the update, the Delta, the Delta Plan, and the coequal goals.
Attachment 1: Sustainability Outlook Brochure
Attachment 2: Council Comment Letter on Update 2018 Preliminary Draft (October 2017)
|12.|| Public Comment|
|13.|| 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.|