|Curtailment of Delta ISB Activities||
As discussed at recent Delta ISB meetings, the current appointment structure of Delta ISB members necessitates greatly curtailing the agenda and activities of the Delta ISB to a much lower level. Substantial delays in many of the Delta ISB’s anticipated and legislatively mandated reviews, products, and activities are expected. The Delta ISB is committed to supporting science for the Delta's problems and problem-solving, and looks forward to returning to its high level of productivity as soon as the State fully resolves this issue.
The Delta ISB will meet to hear from representatives from State and federal agencies to learn about their organization, what science it does in the Sacramento San Joaquin Delta, and how their organization supports or utilizes adaptive management.
This section describes the highlights. For more information about the meeting, refer to the agenda below.
The agenda items listed below may be considered in a different order pursuant to the determination of the Delta ISB chair. Times listed on the agenda are approximate only. At the discretion of the Delta ISB, all items appearing on this agenda, whether expressly listed for action, may be deliberated upon and may be subject to action.
|~ 8:30 AM: Meeting Starts|
|1.|| Welcome and Declarations|
|2.|| Delta ISB Chair Report and Business Matters|
|3.|| Monitoring Enterprise Review Discussion|
The Delta ISB is in the process of reviewing how well monitoring programs are meeting the informational needs of management agencies. There are two components to this review. Component 1 was the development of a comprehensive inventory of monitoring programs in the Delta, which was completed in March 2020 (see Component 1 summary). Component 2, currently underway, is the Delta ISB’s evaluation and recommendations on monitoring programs. At the meeting, the Delta ISB will discuss the status of this review. For more information on the scope of the review, please refer to the monitoring enterprise review prospectus.
|4.|| Introduction to Organizations that Conduct Science in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta|
The Delta ISB will hear from representatives from State and federal agencies to learn about their organization, what science it does in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and how their organization supports or utilizes adaptive management.
| ||Each representative will answer the following questions:|
- What are your organization’s key strategic goals for science?
o Do you have a written strategic science plan for the agency?
- What are the most important and challenging science issues you see in the coming years?
- How can the Delta ISB reviews and advice assist with your work?
|5.|| Preparation for Upcoming Delta ISB Meetings|
|6.|| Review of Items for Follow-up|
Staff will provide a summary of any follow-up items for individual members to address after the meeting.
|7.|| Public Comments|
The Delta ISB will take public comments on topics within its jurisdiction that are not on the agenda.
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|~ 12:30 PM: Meeting Adjourned|
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| ||If you have any questions, please contact Edmund Yu at 916-902-6571 or [email protected]|
| ||If you need reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Delta Stewardship Council’s Human Resources Office at 916-445-5511.|
| ||Members of the public shall be provided an opportunity to address the Delta ISB on any agenda items except closed session items and those items for which the public has already been afforded such opportunity at an earlier meeting. In addition, comments during the Public Comment period (Agenda Item 7) shall be limited to matters within the Delta ISB’s jurisdiction and not on the agenda. Reasonable time limits may be established for public comments (Government Code Sections 11125.7).|
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