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.
|~ 8:00 AM: Meeting Starts|
| ||1.|| Welcome and Declarations|
| ||2.|| Delta ISB Chair Report and Business Matters|
| ||3.|| Delta Stewardship Council Report and Executive Officer Report|
| ||4.|| Delta Lead Scientist Report|
Dr. Laurel Larsen will report on recent Delta Science Program activities, and will provide an overview of the final 2022-2026 Science Action Agenda, including the changes made based on Delta ISB’s review of the draft Science Action Agenda.
| ||5.|| Discussion and Potential Action: Next Steps on the Current and Completed Reviews (Action Item)|
| || ||a.||Monitoring Enterprise Review|
| || ||b.||Water Supply Reliability Estimation Review|
| || ||c.||Non-native Species Review|
| || ||The Delta ISB has completed its non-native species review, monitoring enterprise review and is in the process of finalizing its water supply reliability estimation review. The Delta ISB will discuss next steps and outreach efforts for these reviews. Based on the discussion, the Delta ISB may take action on the next steps for these reviews.|
| ||6.|| Discussion: Science Needs Assessment|
| || ||Based on the recommendations from the Delta ISB in February 2019 and the endorsement of the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee (DPIIC), a long-term Science Needs Assessment is being developed, as part of the Delta Science Funding and Governance Initiative. The Science Needs Assessment will identify key science efforts to provide long-term management insights in the context of rapid environmental change and recommendations for organizing the science enterprise to better address complex and changing problems. The Delta ISB will discuss a revised outline for the Science Needs Assessment.|
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| ||~10:00 AM: Break. Reconvene at 1:00 PM|
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| ||7.|| Discussion and Potential Action: Future Reviews (Action Item)|
| || ||a.||Subsidence Reversal|
| || ||b.||Food-webs|
| || ||c.||Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Modeling|
| || ||d.||Environmental Flows/Future Conditions|
| || ||e.||Climate Change Forecasting and Scenario Development Science|
| || ||The Delta ISB will continue to discuss future reviews. Based on the discussion, the Delta ISB may take action on the next steps for future reviews.|
| ||8.|| Discussion and Potential Action: Draft Response of the Delta Science Program Assessment of the Impact and Value of the Delta ISB (Action Item)|
The Delta ISB will discuss its draft response to the Delta Science Program on its assessment of the impact and value of the Delta ISB. Based on the discussion, the Delta ISB may take action on next steps for submitting the draft response to the Delta Science Program.
| ||9.|| Preparation for Upcoming Delta ISB Meetings|
| ||10.|| Review of Items for Follow-up|
| || ||Staff will provide a summary of any follow-up items for individual members to address after the meeting.|
| ||11.|| Public Comments|
| || ||The Delta ISB will take public comments on topics within its jurisdiction that are not on the agenda.|
|~ 3:00 PM: Meeting adjourned|
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| ||Additional Information|
- 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 11) 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).
- If you are on the Zoom webcast and would like to provide oral public comments, please email the meeting clerk at [email protected] and provide your name, organization (if applicable), and the agenda item you wish to comment on. Please be on mute until prompted by the Delta ISB chair to provide your comment. If you prefer to provide written comments, please email the meeting clerk the message that should be read to the Delta ISB during the agenda item.