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

-- Meeting Notice --
-- Agenda --
Thursday, February 28 and
Friday, February 29, 2008

West Sacramento City Hall Galleria
1110 West Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento, CA

Pre-Meeting Agenda for Web Posting

DAY 1: Thursday, February 28, 2008 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

10:00 a.m.

  1. Introductions and Opening Remarks
  2. Overview of Meeting Objectives, Context, and Updates on Developing Work Plan

Presentation -- Developing a Strategic Plan
Handout 1: Work Group Work Plan
Handout 2: Workshop Proposal

  1. Legal and Legislative Update

Attachment 1: The Comprehensive Safe Drinking Water, Water Supply Reliability, and Delta Restoration Act of 2008
Attachment 2: Senate Bill 1102
Attachment 3: Senate Bill 1108

  1. Work Area: Delta as Place

Handout 1: Delta Vision “Delta As Place” Work Group

  1. Work Area: Water

Handout 1: Delta Vision Water Supply and Reliability Work Group

5a. Work Area: Water – Panel #1 on Water Conservation

Handout 1: Effective Solutions to Meet California’s Water Supply Reliability Needs
Handout 2: Transforming Water Use
Handout 3: Ensuring a Safe and Reliable Water Supply through Conservation and Efficiency Improvements

5b.    Work Area: Water – Panel #2 on Water Conservation

Handout 1: Potential Authorities to Mandate Water Conservation Measures
Handout 2: Grant Programs for Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Region
Handout 3: Suggested Monitoring and Verification Methods for Tracking Potential Water Savings

  1. Public Comment

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

DAY 2: Friday, February 29, 2008 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

9:00 a.m.

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

Attachment1: Performance Indicators for the Delta (2-19-08)
Presentation – Delta Ecosystem Revitalization Framework for Progress
Handout 1: Bullet Conclusions from Performance Measures Discussion

  1. Work Area: Governance and Strategic Finance

Handout 1: Governance and Finance Panel Questions
Handout 2:California Coastal Conservancy Facts Sheet

  1. Task Force Discussion of (a) Questions to Direct to Departments and Others, and (b) Direction to Staff Regarding Work Plan (Action Item)

Handout 1:  Action Items

  1. Public Comment

3:00 p.m.       Adjourn