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

April 23, 2004





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 as follows:


Date: May 5, 2004, Wednesday

Time:5:00 p.m.

Place:Redwood Room

Double Tree Monterey Hotel

Two Portola Plaza

Monterey, CA 93940

TEL: (831) 649-4511, FAX: (831) 372-0620


 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 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, May 5, 2004

5:00 pm.

 

Double Tree Monterey Hotel

Two Portola Plaza

Monterey, CA 93940

 

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 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 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.   Fiscal Year 2004-05 Budget for the Colorado River Board

 

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 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

                      Arizona Republic Article, April 2, 2004, “CAP Executive Blasts Napolitano”

      e. California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

            Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Status of California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Agenda (continued)

 

 

      f.   Basin States

Report(s) from the Executive Director

                      Letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committee with Oversight on the USGS Cooperative Water Program/SNOTEL Program

      g. Colorado River Environmental Activities

Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

                        (LCR MSCP)

                      Submittal of the Habitat Conservation Plan Permit Application to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

                      Status of Discussions with the Department of the Interior

                      Status of the Glen Canyon Adaptive Management Program

                      Comment Letters on the Salton Sea Ecosystem Restoration Project EIR Notice of Preparation (Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming)

                      American River’s Designation of the Colorado River as “Most Endangered,”

                        April 14, 2004

      h.   Lower Colorado Water Supply Project

            Report(s) from Board Staff

                      Status of Activities Associated with the Project

 

6.   Water Quality

      Report(s) from Board Staff

      a.   Status of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program

                      Letters of Support to Senate and House Subcommittees

                      Work Group Meeting, April 21-23, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

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

                                                June 9, 2004, Wednesday, 10 a.m.

                                                Ontario Airport Marriott Hotel

                                                2200 East Holt Boulevard

                                                Ontario, CA 91761

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