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Blue Ribbon Task Force Meeting Materials - May 28-29, 2008

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Meeting of the DELTA VISION BLUE RIBBON TASK FORCE
Wednesday, May 28 and Thursday, May 29, 2008
Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, El Dorado Room
300 J Street, Sacramento, CA  

DAY 1:  Wednesday, May 28, 2008 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) [Webcast]

10:00 a.m.

  1. Introductions and Opening Remarks

10:05 a.m.

  1. Overview of Meeting Objectives, Context, and Updates on Developing Work Plan, Stakeholder Coordination Group and Work Group Meetings, Near-Term Actions

    Presentation #1: BRTF Opening Presentation

10:40 a.m.

  1. Legal and Legislative Update

11:00 a.m.

  1. Update on Science Program Workshops

    Attachment 1: Memo Regarding CALFED Science Program Organic Carbon Workshop
    Attachment 2: Memo Regarding Workshop on Linking Hydrodynamic and Ecological Modeling in the Delta
    Attachment 3: Memo Regarding Levee Facing Materials and Delta Ecology

11:30 a.m.

  1. Task Force Comments on BDCP EIR/S Scoping Process

    Attachment 1: Memo and Draft Advisory Letter Reegarding NOP for BDCP EIR/S
    Attachment 2: Notice of Preparation EIR/S for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

12:15 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m.

  1. Work Area: Estuarine Ecosystem

    Presentation #1: Ecosystem Work Group Progress Report

2:15 p.m.

  1. Work Area:  Reliable Water Supply for California

    Attachment 1:  Work Group Final Product

2:45 p.m.   BREAK

3:00 p.m.

  1. Summary of Water/Ecosystem Joint Work Group Discussions\

    Attachment 1: Discussion of Conceptual Strategy of Potential Shifting of Diversion Timing

4:30 p.m.

  1. Public Comment

5:00 p.m. ADJOURN


DAY 2: Thursday, May 29, 2008 (9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.) [Webcast]

9:00 a.m.

  1. Opening Remark

9:05 a.m.

  1. Meeting Day Overview

9:15 a.m.

  1. Work Area:  Delta as Place

    Attachment 1:  Work Group Final Product
    Attachment 2:  Responses to Specific Task Force Requests

9:45 a.m.   BREAK

10:00 a.m.

  1. Work Area:  Governance and Strategic Finance

    Attachment 1: Work Group Final Product>

11:30 p.m.  LUNCH

12:30 p.m.

  1. Task Force Discussion of (a) Direction to Staff Regarding Work Plan and (b) Comments on BDCP EIR/S Scoping Process (Action Item)

    Attachment 1: Advisory Letter Regarding BDCP EIS/EIR Scope
    Attachment 2: Action Items

1:30 p.m.

  1. Public Comment

2:30 p.m.     ADJOURN

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At the discretion of the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force (Task Force), all items on this agenda, whether or not expressly listed for action, may be deliberated on and may be subject to action by the Task Force. Order of agenda items is subject to change. Members of the public shall be provided the opportunity to address the Task Force on any agenda item except closed session items and those items for which the public has already been afforded such an opportunity at an earlier meeting. Comments during the public comment periods shall be limited in duration by decision of the Chair to accommodate speakers within the available time and to matters within the Task Force’s jurisdiction. Additional information can be found on the Delta Vision website at http://www.deltavision.ca.gov. If reasonable accommodation is needed due to a disability, please contact Lynn Darby at (916) 445-5511 or TDD (800) 735-2929 at least one week prior to the meeting.