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

August 8, 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 in conjunction with the UWII 10th Annual Conference as follows:


 

Date:   August 20, 2003, Wednesday

Time:  3:00 p.m.

Place:  Island A Ballroom

            Hyatt Regency Islandia Hotel

            San Diego, CA 92109

            TEL: (619) 224-1234

            FAX: (619) 224-0348



            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, August 20, 2003

3:00 p.m.

 

Island A Ballroom

Hyatt Regency Islandia Hotel

1441 Quivira Road

San Diego, CA 92109

 

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 July 9, 2003

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

      b.   Status of Colorado River Board’s Fiscal Year 2003-04 Budget

 

4.   Agency Managers Meetings

      Report(s) from the Executive Director

      a.   Nevada’s Proposal for Supplemental Water Supplies from the Colorado River

 

5.   Consent Items     

      a.   Applications for the Lower Colorado Water Supply Project (Action)

      

6.   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 on Settlement of Indian

            Tribal Claims

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Agenda (continued)

 

d. Colorado River Operations

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Supplemental to the 2003 AOP

                      2004 AOP for the Colorado River System Reservoirs                                              

                      2003 Consumptive Use & Revised Water Orders                                                    

                      Unauthorized Use of Colorado River Water  

                      Las Vegas Valley Return Flow Credit Methodology

                      43CFR Part 417 Process

                      Arizona Water Settlement Act

                      Operation of the Yuma Desalting Plant          

                      Riverware Modeling               

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status of QSA Discussions and Activities

      f.   Basin States Discussions

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.R. 2707 - “Salt Cedar and Russian Olive Control Demonstration Act”

                      Proposed Mechanical Removal of Non - Native Fish from the Glen Canyon Reach

                        of the Colorado River

      h.   Lower Colorado Water Supply Project

            Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status Report

 

7.   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 or the federal government.

 

9.   Other Business

a. Next Board Meeting - Regular Meeting

                                              10:00 a.m. September 10, 2003, Wednesday

                                              Ontario Marriott Hotel

                                              2000 East Holt Boulevard, Ontario, California 91761

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