Meeting of the California Water Commission - March 15, 2017

State of California, Resources Building, 1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium, Sacramento, CA, 95814

Commission member Joseph Byrne will participate in this meeting from the following location. Teleconference location will be open to the public.

Municipal Water District of Orange County
18700 Ward Street, Conference Room 102
Fountain Valley, California 92708

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Action Item: Affirm Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

On February 15, 2017, the Commission voted unanimously to elect Commissioner Armando Quintero as Chair. Because Commissioner Quintero was absent, the Commission will reaffirm the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair.

4. Approval of February 2017 Meeting Minutes

5. Executive Officer's Report

The Executive Officer will report on various matters addressed since the previous Commission meeting.

6. Commission Member Reports

An opportunity for members to disclose any meetings or conversations related to Commission business since the previous Commission meeting.

7. Public Testimony

Although no formal action will be taken, the Commission offers an opportunity to the public to address the Commission on items of interest that are within the Commission's jurisdiction, but that do not specifically appear on the agenda.

Correspondence Received by the Commission Regarding This Item:

8. Legislative Update

DWR staff will brief the Commission on State legislation relevant to the activities of DWR and the Commission.

9. Briefing on State Water Project Operations

DWR staff will brief the Commission on State Water Project operations during recent storms and high river flows, and ongoing drought conditions.

10. Briefing on Water Available for Replenishment Report

DWR staff will brief the Commission on the draft Water Available for Replenishment report required by the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Water Code §10729(c), released for public comment in January 2017.

Correspondence Received by the Commission Regarding This Item:

11. Briefing on Delta Stewardship Council Pending Delta Plan Amendments

The Delta Stewardship Council will brief the Commission on two draft amendments to the Delta Plan regarding 1) the Delta Levee Investment Strategy, and 2) Conveyance, Storage and Operations.

12. Update on Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP)

Commission staff will update the Commission on activities related to the WSIP.

13. Consideration of Items for Next California Water Commission Meeting

14. Adjourn

*The Commission may break for lunch as needed.*

Written comments regarding specific items on this agenda will be provided to the Commissioners in hard copy as part of their meeting packets if they are received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday prior to the Commission meeting. Staff will make every effort to provide comments received after this deadline electronically, but we cannot make any guarantees.