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

May 28, 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: June 9, 2004, Wednesday

Time:10:00 a.m.

Place:Ballroom 3

Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

2200 East Holt Boulevard

Ontario, CA 91761

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


            The Colorado River Board of California welcomes any comments from members of the public pertaining to items included on this agenda and related topics. Oral comments can be provided at the beginning of each Board meeting; while written comments may be sent to Mr. Lloyd W. Allen, Chairman, Colorado River Board ofCalifornia, 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, June 9, 2004

10:00 a.m.

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 upon and may be subject to action by the Board. Items may not 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 March 10, 2004

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

      b. Minutes of the Meeting Held April 14, 2004

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

c. Minutes of the Meeting Held May 5, 2004

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

       d.   Approval of Fiscal Year 2004-05 Budget (Action)

e. Reschedule the August 11, 2004 Board Meeting to August 25, 2004 and Held

            in Conjunction with the Annual Urban Water Institute Conference (Action)

 

4.   Agency Managers Meetings

      Report(s) from the Executive Director

      a. Report on May 25th Meeting

 

5.   Protection of Existing Rights

      a. Colorado River Water Report(s)

Report from Board Staff on Current Reservoir Storage, River 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 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

                      USBR Request for Proposals to Voluntarily Forebear Water Use Pursuant

                        to Demonstration Forebearance Program

                      Assistant DOI Secretary Raley’s Speech at Law of the River Conference,

                        May 13, 2004

                      Extraordinary Conservation and Payback of Overruns Meeting, May 18, 2004

                      2005 Annual Operating Plan Consultation Process

 

 

 

Agenda (continued)



      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Recent News Media Articles Regarding the PVID and MWD Agreement

                      Status of Publication of the Plan        

      f.   Basin States/Ten Tribes Discussions

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Meeting of May 17, 2004

                      Appointment of Don Ostler as Executive Director of the Upper Colorado

                        River Commission

      g. Colorado River Environmental Activities

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

                        (LCR MSCP)

                      Status of the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP)

                      USFWS Proposed Regulations - Safe Harbor Agreements/Candidate

                        Conservation Agreements, May 5, 2004

                      Bioscience Article - Colorado River Delta, May 2004

                      Letter from USFWS Regarding Implementation of LCR MSCP Conservation

                        on LCR National Wildlife Refuges

                      USFWS Endangered Species Guidance Letter No. 2, Regarding Critical

                        Habitat, April 28, 2004

                      Senate Bill 1516 (Salt Cedar and Russian Olive Control Demonstration Act)

      h.   Lower Colorado Water Supply Project

            Report(s) from Board Staff

 

6.   Water Quality

      Report(s) from Board Staff

      a. Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Forum Meeting, Rock Springs, Wyoming,

           June 1-3, 2004

               

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 or the federal government.

 

8.   Other Business

a. Next Board Meeting - Regular Meeting

                                                July 14, 2004

                                                Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

                                                2200 East Holt Boulevard

                                                Ontario, CA 91761

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