STATE OF CALIFORNIA - THE RESOURCES AGENCY ------ Gray Davis, Governor

COLORADO RIVER BOARD OF CALIFORNIA

770 FAIRMONT AVENUE, SUITE 100

GLENDALE, CA 91203-1035

(818) 543-4676

(818) 543-4685 FAX

June 27, 2003





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: July 9, 2003, Wednesday

 Time:10:00 a.m.

Place:Room 306

Ontario Marriott Hotel

2200 East Holt Boulevard

Ontario, 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 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 may 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, July 9, 2003

10:00 a.m.

 

Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

2200 East Holt Boulevard

Ontario, 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) 

      a.   Salton Proposal Presentation by Black and Veatch

 

3.   Administration

      a. Minutes of the Meeting Held June 11, 2003

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

 

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

                      2004 Annual Operating Plan

                      Navajo Nation vs. Norton Lawsuit                                                                           

                      Revised Water Orders                                                            

                      Status of Reclamation’s 417 Process

                      Unauthorized Use of Colorado River Water-Consideration of a Draft

                        Letter (Action)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda (continued)

 

 

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status of QSA Discussions and Activities

      f.   Basin States/Ten Tribes Discussions

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Navajo - Gallup Water Supply Project

      g. Colorado River Environmental Activities

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

                        (LCR MSCP)

                      Defenders of Wildlife, et al vs. Bureau of Reclamation (Rio Grande

                        Silvery Minnow) 

      h.   Lower Colorado Water Supply Project

            Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status Report

                      Proposed Advanced Delivery Concept

6.   Water Quality

      Report(s) from Board Staff

      a.   Colorado Regional Water Control Board - Colorado River Basin Region

                      PG&E Topock Compressor Station Cleanup & Abatement

 

2.   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.

 

8.   Other Business

a. Next Board Meeting - Special Meeting

                                              3:00 p.m. August 20, 2003, Wednesday

                                              Hyatt Regency Islandia Hotel

                                              1441 Quivira Road

                                              San Diego, California 92109

                                              TEL: 619-224-1234, FAX: 619-224-0348