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

April 25, 2003





NOTICE OF SPECIAL 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:   April 7, 2003, Wednesday

                                                            Time:  4:30 p.m.

                                                            Place:  Emerald Bay Room

                                                                        Harvey’s Hotel

                                                                        Highway 50 at Stateline Avenue

                                                                        Stateline, NV 89449

                                                                        TEL: (775) 586-6703

                                                                        FAX: (775) 586-0601

             

            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


 


 

 

Special Meeting

COLORADO RIVER BOARD OF CALIFORNIA

Wednesday, May 7, 2003

4:30 p.m.

 

Harvey’s Hotel

Emerald Bay Room

Highway 50 at Stateline Avenue

Stateline, CA 89449

 

 

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 April 9, 2003

            Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

      b.   Colorado River Budget Status and Update

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Agenda (continued)

 

 

      d. Colorado River Operations

             Report(s) from the Executive Director 

                      USBR’s “Era of Limits” Symposium, April 15, 2003                                             

                      Yuma Area Operations and Issues

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status of Senate Bill 317 (Kuehl)

                      Senate Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources Hearing, April 29, 2003

      f. Lower Colorado Water Supply Project 

                      Status of Discussions Regarding Blythe Energy Project

      g. Basin States/Ten Tribes Discussions

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                       Basin States Meeting, April 16, 2003

      h. Colorado River Environmental Activities

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

                        (LCR MSCP)

                      California Senate Joint Resolution No. 8 (Battin) Re: Salt Cedar Eradication

 

6.   Water Quality

Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Forum

       a.      Salinity Control Forum Meeting, Midway Utah, May 21, 2003

    

7.   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 - Regular Meeting

                                              10:00 a.m. June 11, Wednesday

                                              Ontario Marriott Hotel

                                              2000 East Holt Boulevard, Ontario, California 91761

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