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

October 3, 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: October 15, 2003, Wednesday

Time:10:00 a.m.

Place:Ballroom 4

Ontario Airport 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 "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, October 15, 2003

10:00 a.m.

 

Ballroom 4

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)    

3.   Administration

      a.   Minutes of the Meeting Held September 10, 2003

            Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action) .............................................................   TAB 1

      b.   Approval of Fiscal Year 2003-2004 Colorado River Board Budget and Standard

            Agreement 36 (Action) ......................................................................................................    TAB 2

 

4.   Agency Managers Meetings

      Report(s) from the Executive Director

      

5.   Protection of Existing Rights

      a. Colorado River Water Report(s) ..........................................................................................   TAB 3

            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

      d.  Colorado River Operations ................................................................................................    TAB 4

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      2004 Annual Operating Plan

                      602(a) Storage Guideline   

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status of Quantification Settlement Agreement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda (continued)

 

 

      f.   Basin States Discussions

Report(s) from the Executive Director

      g. Colorado River Environmental Activities ...........................................................................   TAB 5

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

                        (LCR MSCP)

      h.   Lower Colorado Water Supply Project ..............................................................................   TAB 6

            Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status Report                                      

                      Blythe Energy Project Water Supply

 

6.   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.

 

7.   Other Business

a. Next Board Meeting - Special Meeting in conjunction with NWRA 72nd Conference

                                               3:00 p.m. November 12, 2003, Wednesday

                                               Hyatt Regency - Long Beach

                                               Regency Ballroom “F”

                                               200 South Pine Avenue

                                               Long Beach, CA 90802 

                                               TEL: (562) 491-1234, FAX: (562) 983-1491