COLORADO RIVER BOARD OF CALIFORNIA
770 FAIRMONT AVENUE, SUITE 100
GLENDALE, CA 91203-1035
(818) 543-4676
(818) 543-4685 FAX

July 1, 2002


NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the call of the Vice Chairman, Lloyd W. Allen, by the undersigned, the Executive Director of the Colorado River Board of California, that a regular meeting of the Board Members is to be held as follows:

Date: July 10, 2002, Wednesday
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Place: Room 306
Ontario Airport Marriot Hotel
2200 East Holt Boulevard
Ontarion, CA 91761
TEL:(909) 975-5000
FAX:(909) 975-5050

The Colorado River Board welcomes any comment from members of the public as it continues to develop the Board's position on "California's Colorado River Water Use Plan" and related topics to be taken into the interstate negotiations. Oral comments can be provided at the beginning of each Board meeting; written comments may be sent to Mr. Lloyd W. Allen, Vice Chairman, Colorado River Board of California, 770 Fairmont Avenue, Suite 100, Glendale, California 91203-1035.

An Executive Session will be held in accordance with provisions of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code and in accordance with Sections 12516 and 12519 of the Water Code to discuss matters concerning interstate claims to the use of Colorado River system waters in judicial prodeedings, administrative proceedings, and/or negotiaions with representatives from other states of the federal government.

Requests for additional information may be directed to: Gerald R. Zimmerman, Executive Director, Colorado River Board of California, 770 Fairmont Avenue, Suite 100, Glendale, CA 91203-1035, 818-543-4676. A copy of this Notice and Agenda may be found on the Colorado River Board Internet web page at www.crb.ca.gov.

A copy of the meeting agenda, showing the matters to be considered and transacted, is attached.






Gerald R. Zimmerman
Executive Director




attachment: Agenda









Regular Meeting
COLORADO RIVER BOARD OF CALIFORNIA
Wednesday, July 10, 2002
10:00 a.m.

Room 306
Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel
2200 East Holt Boulevard
Ontarion, CA 91761


A G E N D A

At the discretion of the Board, all items appearing on this agenda, whether or not expressly listed for action, may be deliberated and may be subject to action by the Board. Items may not necessarily be taken up in the order shown.


1. Call to Order


2. Opportunity for the Public to Address the Board (Limited to 5 minutes)
(As required by Government Code, Section 54954.3(a))


3. Administration
a. Minutes of the Meeting Held June 18, 2002(Action),

(Consideration and Approval of Minutes) (Action)

b. Colorado River Water Supply Informaitonal Workshop

c. Letter to USBR Regarding the Tour of Hoover Dam

d. Letter to SNWA Regarding the Tour of the Las Vegas Wash

4. Agency Managers Meetings
Informational Report from the Executive Director

a. Agency Managers Meetingof July 2, 2002

5. Protection of Existing Rights
a. Colorado River Water Report
(Informational Report from Board Staff on current reservoir storage, river discharges, projected water use, forecast of river flow, scheduled flows to Mexico, and salinity)

b. State and Local Water Reports
(Informational Reports from Board members on current water supply and use conditions including DWR on the State Water Project, LADWP's Los Angeles Aqueduct, and MWD's Reservoir System)

c. Arizona v. California
(Status Report from the California Attorney General's Office on Settlement of Indian Tribal Claims)
Report From the Executive Director

d. Colorado River Operations
Reports from the Executive Director

• Reclamation's Centennial Celebration

• Yuma Island Issues (Action)

• Yuma Area Water Resources Management Group (YAWRMG) Proposed Project (Action)

• Consumptive Use Issues and Article V Decree Accounting

e. California's Colorado River Water Use Plan
Informational Reports from the Executive Director
    • IID/SDCWA Water Transfer

    • Federal Register Notice Regarding Implementation of Interim Surplus Guidelines

    • Certification of the Qualtification Settlement Agreement PEIR

    • Blythe Energy Project Draft FONSI
f. Basin States/Ten Tribes Discussions
Informational Report from the Executive Director:
    • Seven Basin States Representatives Meetings and Activities.

g. Colorado River Environmental Activities
Informational Reports from Board Staff Concerning:
    • Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program (LCR MSCP),

    • Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Status Report CY-2001

    • Status of Glen Canyon Adaptive Management Workgroup

6. Water Quality
Informational Report from Board Staff

a. Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program and Release of 2002 Triennial Review

7. Executive Session

An Executive Session will be held by the Board pursuant to provisions of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code and Sections 12516 and 12519 of the Water Code to discuss matters concerning interstate claims to the use of Colorado River system waters in judicial proceedings, administrative proceedings, and/or negotiations with representatives from other states of the federal government.


8. Other Business
a. Next Board Meeting - Regular Meeting:
10:00 a.m., July 10, 2002, Wednesday
Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel
2200 East Hold Boulevard
Ontario, California 91761
TEL: (909) 975-5000
FAX: (909) 975-5050