STATE OF CALIFORNIA - THE RESOURCES AGENCY                                                                                                                                                                              Gray Davis, Governor

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COLORADO RIVER BOARD OF CALIFORNIA

770 FAIRMONT AVENUE, SUITE 100

GLENDALE, CA 91203-1035

(818) 543-4676

(818) 543-4685 FAX




January 3, 2002



NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING OF THE

COLORADO RIVER BOARD


            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the call of the 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: January 15, 2002, Wednesday

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place:Room 306

Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

2200 East Holt Boulevard

Ontario, California 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 a "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, 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 proceedings, administrative proceedings, and/or negotiations with

representatives from other states or 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, January 15, 2002

10:00 a..m.

 

Room 306

Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

2200 East Holt Boulevard

Ontario, California 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 Special Meeting Held December 15, 2002,

Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

      b.   Board Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2003

 

4.   Agency Managers Meetings

      Report(s) from the Executive Director

      

5.   Protection of Existing Rights

      a. Colorado River Water Report(s)

            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

Report(s) 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

            Aqueduct Reservoir System

      c. Arizona v. California

            Status Report(s) from the California Attorney General’s Office on Settlement of Indian

            Tribal Claims

      d. Colorado River Operations

             Report(s) from the Executive Director 

                 Remarks by Secretary of the Interior, Gale Norton, at the Colorado River Water Users Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 15, 2002.

                      2003 Annual Operating Plan

                      Approval of Water Users Delivery Schedule for 2003

                      Yuma Desalting Plant Operations

                      Consumptive Use of Mainstream Colorado River Water

                  RWQCB-Colorado River Basin’s Proposed Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements for Specific Types of Discharges








Agenda (continued)

 

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status Report on QSA and Related Activities

                      California Congressional Letter to Secretary Norton

 

      f.   Basin States/Ten Tribes Discussions

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Meeting of Basin State Representatives on December 16, 2002

 

      g. Colorado River Environmental Activities

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

                        (LCR MSCP)

                      Status of Glen Canyon Adaptive Management Work Group Activities

 

7.   Water Quality

Report(s) from Board Staff

       a.   Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Forum

                       Issuance of the 2002 Review, Water Quality Standards for Salinity

      b.   Regional Water Quality Control Board-Colorado River Basin Region

                       Public Hearing on Waiving Waste Discharge Requirements for Specific Types of Discharges

 

8.   Executive Session

      An Executive Session may 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.

 

9.   Other Business

a. Next Board Meeting - Regular Meeting

                                                10:00 a.m., February 12, 2002

                                                Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

                                                2200 East Holt Boulevard, Ontario, California 91761

                                                TEL: (909) 975-5000 FAX: (909) 975-5050