STATE OF CALIFORNIA - THE RESOURCES AGENCY                                                                                                                                       ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, Governor

COLORADO RIVER BOARD OF CALIFORNIA

770 FAIRMONT AVENUE, SUITE 100

GLENDALE, CA 91203-1035

(818) 543-4676

(818) 543-4685 FAX

November 26, 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 special meeting of the Board Members is

to be held as follows in conjunction with CRWUA Conference:

 

Date:December 10, 2003, Wednesday

Time:3:00 p.m.

Place:Emperors Ballroom 1 & 2

Caesars Palace - Las Vegas 3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV 89195-9040Ph: (702) 731-7222, Fax: (702) 731-7172

Room Reservations: 1-800-634-6661


            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, December 10, 2003

3:00 p.m.

 

Emperors Ballroom 1 & 2

Caesars Palace - Las Vegas

3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV 89195-9040

 

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 October 15, 2003

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

      b.   Minutes of the Meeting Held November 12, 2003

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

      c.   Approval of Colorado River Board Meeting Schedule for 2004 (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 and releases, 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 and Reservoir System

      c. Arizona v. California

            Status Report(s) from the California Attorney General’s Office

      d. Colorado River Operations

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                                  2004 Annual Operating Plan

                                  Revised Water Orders for 2004 Pursuant to ISG

                                  CAP Revised Water Order

                                  Consumptive Use Estimates for 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Agenda (continued)

 

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Directorf.Basin States

Report(s) from the Executive Director

      g. Colorado River Environmental Activities

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

                        (LCR MSCP)

      h.   Lower Colorado Water Supply Project

            Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status Report

                      Blythe Energy Project Phase II

                      Palo Verde Mesa Land                       

6.   Water Quality

      a.   Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Forum

                      Status Report

 

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 or the federal government.

 

8.   Other Business

       a. Next Board Meeting -  Regular Meeting

                                                10:00 a.m. January 14, 2003, Wednesday

                                                Hilton Ontario Airport Hotel

                                                700 N. Haven Avenue

                                                Ontario, California 91764

                                                TEL: 909-980-0400, FAX: 909-948-9309