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

January 2, 2004





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: January 14, 2004, Wednesday

Time:10:00 a.m.

 Place:Salon 3

Hilton Ontario Airport Hotel

700 N. Haven Avenue

Ontario, CA 91764

Ph: 909-980–0400, Fax: 909-948-9309


            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, January 14, 2004

10:00 a.m.

 

Salon 3

Hilton Ontario Airport Hotel

700 N. Haven Avenue

Ontario, CA 91764

 

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 December 10, 2003

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

 

4.   Agency Managers Meetings

      Report(s) from the Executive Director

 

5.   Consent Item

      a.   Approval of Lower Colorado Water Supply Project Applications (Action)

 

6.   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

                      Colorado River Water Users Association Conference

                      MOU Between MWD and DOI

                      2004 AOP

                      Navajo Nation Water Rights Settlement

 


 

 

 

 

 

Agenda (continued) 

 

                      Yuma Desalting Plant

                      43 CFR Part 417 Process

                      Revised Water Orders for 2003

                      CAP Revised Water Order for 2004

                      Recovery of Interstate Storage Credits

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Directorf.Basin States

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Meeting with U.S. & Mexican Sections of IBWC

      g. Colorado River Environmental Activities

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Spirit of the Sage Council vs. Gale Norton, Secretary of Interior -

                        Memorandum and Opinion, December 11, 2003

                      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 II

                      Proposed Exhibit A - Water Quality Criteria for Exchange Water

                        (Contract No. 5-07-3-WO323)

 

7.   Water Quality

      Report(s) from Board Staff

      a.   Perchlorate Update

 

8.   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.

 

9.   Other Business

a. Next Board Meeting - Regular Meeting

                                              10:00 a.m. February 11, 2004

                                              Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

                                              2000 East Holt Boulevard

                                              Ontario, CA 91761

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