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Blue Ribbon Task Force Meeting Materials - January 31-February 1, 2008

-- Meeting Notice –

Thursday, January 31 and Friday, February 1, 2008
Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza
300 J Street, El Dorado Room
Sacramento, California

DAY 1: Thursday, January 31, 2008, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  1. Introductions and Opening Remarks
  2. Overview of Meeting Objectives, Context, Expectations of Strategic Plan, and Overall Work Plan

    PPT: Developing a Strategic Plan|
    Handout 1: Overall Work Plan to Support Delta Vision BRTF in 2008
    Handout 2: Illustrative Questions to Direct to Departments and Others
    Handout 3: Testimony of Richard Frank before the House Subcommittee on Water and Power
    Handout 4: Delta Vision Strategic Plan – Charge to the SCG
    Handout 5: Delta Workgroup Descriptions
    Handout 6a: Articulation of Delta and Suisun Initiatives Timeline
    Handout 6b: Glossary
    Handout 7: DWR Conveyance Assessment

  3. Attachment 1: Executive Order S-17-06
    Attachment 2: Strategic Planning Guidelines, Dept. of Finance
    Attachment 3: Memo Regarding Conveyance Assessment
    Attachment 4: Delta Vision Context Memoranda Summary Report

  4. Legal and Legislative Update
  5. Work Area: Delta as Place

    PPT: Delta As A Place
    Handout 1: DPC Management Plan Update Proposal
    Handout 2: DPC Letter to BRTF on Governance
    Handout 3: Clarksburg Agricultural District Ordinance
    Handout 4: DPC Agricultural Easement Program Summary
    Handout 5: National Heritage Corridor Paragraph
    Handout 6: Delta Trail Legislation
    Handout 7: Lower Yolo Bypass Forum Flyer
    Handout 8: Delta Emergency Planning and Response Summary

  6. Work Area: Water

    PPT: Delta Vision Near-Term Actions
    PPT: Bay-Delta Water Rights
    Handout 1: BDCP Working Groups and Technical Teams Purpose and Scope Statements
    Handout 2: Recommended Working Biological Goals and Objectives
    Handout 3: Habitat Restoration Program Technical Team Work Plan
    Handout 4: PPIC Project Description – Comparing Futures for the Sacramento- San Joaquin Delta

  7. Work Area: Governance and Strategic Finance

    PPT: Governing the Delta
    Handout 1: Lessons from the Past – Strategy for Financing a Bay Delta Restoration Program

    Attachment 1: Agency Expenditures for Delta/CALFED Related Activities
    Attachment 2: Six State Entities Acting Within the Delta

  8. Work Area: “Other”

    PPT: Port of Sacramento Channel Deepening Discussion
    Handout 1: Context Memo: Emergency Preparation, Response and Recovery

  9. Public Comment     

5:00 p.m.       Adjourn

DAY 2: Friday, February 1, 2008, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  1. Opening Remarks
  2. Meeting Day Overview
  3. Work Area: the Estuarine Ecosystem

    PPT: Ecological Principles to Guide Delta Vision
    PPT: Ecosystem Revitalization - 2007 Accomplishments
    Handout 1: Task Force Action Items for Friday, February 1, 2008

    Attachment 1: Ecological Principles
    Attachment 2: Foundation Concepts and Some Initial Activities to Restore Ecosystem Functions to the California Delta, prepared by Stuart Siegel
    Attachment 3: Draft Ecosystem Restoration Program Conservation Strategy

  4. Analyzing Delta Islands as an Integration Device
  5. Task Force Discussion of (a) Questions to Direct to Departments and Others, and (b) Direction to Staff Regarding Work Plan (Action Item)
  6. Public Comment

3:00 p.m.       Adjourn