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



February 27, 2004



NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING


          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: March 10, 2004, Wednesday

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Place: Ballroom 4

            Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

            2200 East Holt Boulevard

            Ontario, CA 91761

            TEL: (909) 975-7500, FAX: (909) 975-5050


            The Colorado River Board 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; 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 will be held 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 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, March 10, 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 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 February 11, 2004

           Consideration and Approval of Minutes (Action)

b. Statement of Economic Interest Due March 1, 2004

c. Appointment of Department of Water Resources Director, Lester Snow

d. Colorado River Board Workshop on the Lower Colorado River Multi-

           Species Conservation Program

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, river discharges, projected

water, use, forecast of river flow, scheduled flows to Mexico, and salinity

      b.   State and Local Water Report(s)

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

                      S. 1516 Salt Cedar Control Demonstration Act

                      Progress on the Limitrophe Zone Prepared for Environmental Defense

                      Boulder Canyon Operation Office Water Operations Scheduling Function

                      Unauthorized Use of Colorado River Water

                      Draft EIS on Allocation of Water Supply and Long-Term Contract Extension,

                        Central Arizona Project

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda (continued)

 

 

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status Report

                      IBWC Meeting on the All-American Canal

                      Salton Sea Ecosystem Restoration Project EIR Notice of Preparation

      f. Basin States/Ten Tribes Discussions

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status Report

                      Greg Walcher’s Retirement

      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 Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP)     

                      Glen Canyon Temperature Control Device Environmental Assessment

      h. Lower Colorado Water Supply Project

            Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status Report on the Applications for Project Water and Advanced Delivery

 

6.   Water Quality

      Report(s) from Board Staff

a. Regional Water Quality Control Board - Colorado River Basin Region

                      PG&E Topock Gas Compressor Station

      b. Lower Basin Salinity Management Study

      c. Issue of Bromide in Water Supplies

 

2.   Executive Session

      An Executive Session will be held 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

                                                April 14, 2004

                                                Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

                                                2200 East Holt Boulevard

                                                Ontario, CA 91761

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

      An Executive Session will 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 of the federal government.