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Blue Ribbon Task Force Meeting Materials - July19-20, 2007

– Meeting Notice –

Thursday July 19, and Friday July 20, 2007
Humphrey’s on the Delta
One Marina Plaza
Antioch, CA



DAY 1: Thursday, July 19 [view webcast]

10:00 a.m.
  1. Introductions and Opening Remarks
  2. Legal and Administrative Update

    Handout 1: Pending Legislation of Interest

  3. Review and Discussion Concerning Delta Vision Stakeholder Coordination Group Work Products

    Handout 1: Flexible Delta Map
    Handout 2: Flexible Delta Key
    Handout 3: Fortified Delta Map
    Handout 4: Fortified Delta Key
    Handout 5: Similarities Among Visions
    Handout 6: Operations and Upstream Management Workgroup

  4. Panel Discussion with Selected Members of the Delta Protection Commission
    Attachment 1: Biographies of Panel Members

  5. Attachment 2: Suggested Questions for the Panel Discussion

  6. Overview of Delta-Suisun Ecosystem Issues

    Handout 1: Ecosystem Principles Presentation
    Handout 2: Ecosystem Principles Context Memorandum

  7. Task Force Discussion on Ideas to Improve Valued Ecosystem Functions

    Handout 1: Delta Vision Ecosystem Design Team Short-Term Work Plan

  8. Public Comment

5:00 p.m. Adjourn

5:30 p.m. - Boat Tour to Lower Sherman Island for Members of the Blue Ribbon Task Force

8:00 p.m. - Task Force Dinner at Humphrey’s

DAY 2: Friday, July 20 [view webcast]

8:30 a.m.
  1. Opening Remarks
  2. Task Force Discussion on Water Uses, Water Quality, Conveyance, Floods and Levees
    Attachment 1: White Paper: Water Desalination in California

  3. Attachment 2: Context Memorandum – Water Supply and Water Quality
    Attachment 3: Context Memorandum – Flooding and Delta Levees

    Handout 1: Water Panel Supplemental Handout

  4. Overview of Analysis of Economic Impacts
    Attachment 1: Context Memorandum – Local and State Economics
  5. Administrative Report
    Attachment 1: Work Flow Spreadsheet

  6. Attachment 2: Work Products Spreadsheet

  7. Task Force Discussion on the Elements of a Vision

    Handout 1: Questions To Be Answered by DWR and Experts

  8. Public Comment

3:30 p.m. Adjourn

Other Attachments

Testimony of Phillip L. Isenberg Before the Subcommittee on Water and Power Committee on Natural Resources

Context Memorandum – Learning From Others

Context Memorandum – Transportation

Context Memorandum – Utilities

Correspondence and Information from the Contra Costa Council and the Delta Levee Coalition