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February 7, 2024

NDWA Board Meeting Agenda

NDWA Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, February 7, 2023

9:30 a.m.

Meeting held in-person at
3050 Beacon Blvd., West Sacramento, CA – Suite #203

Notice of Teleconference Locations: One or more Directors will participate in this meeting via remote teleconference at the following locations: 
14151 Market St. Walnut Grove, CA 95690
1143 Crane St., Suite 200, Menlo Park, CA 94025
These remote locations are accessible to the public and the public will be given an opportunity to address the Board during all open session items at all locations.  

The public and staff may attend the meeting remotely and offer public comments by Zoom or by telephone, using the call-in information provided below.

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Meeting ID: 816 6427 2127
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*** Note: Action may be taken on any item listed on this agenda ***

1. Call to Order
    Steve Mello, Chair

2. Closed Session
         The Board will meet in Closed Session with legal counsel to discuss the following four items:
              i. Existing litigation regarding Coordinated Operations Agreement Amendments (North Coast River Alliance et al. v. Department of Water Resources et al.: Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 34-2019-8003057) pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9 (One Item);

            ii. Existing litigation regarding DWR Environmental Impact Cases (Sacramento Superior Court, Case No. JCCP 4942) pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (D) of Government Code section 54956.9 (One Item);

           iii. Public Employment - Appointment of public employee pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) (One Item);​

            iv. Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9 (Two Items). 


3. Closed Session Report 
Steve Mello, Chairman

  •  Provide a summary of any reportable action taken by the Board in Closed Session.

4. Approval of Minutes

Steve Mello, Chairman

5. Managers Report

6. Financial Report

7. Engineer Report
 Anne Williams, MBK Engineers

  • Water Quality and Hydrologic Conditions Update.

8. Legal Report
Kevin O’Brien, Downey Brand

  • Bay- Delta Quality Control Plan Update.
  • Delta Conveyance Project and EIR Certification Update.​

9. Succession Planning

  • Discussion and Action on process to replace Manager.

10. Delta Activities Report

  • Delta Protection Commission (DPC) - Updates on National Heritage Area, DPAC, and other activities.
  • SWRCB/Delta Watermaster - Update on water rights, water use reporting, and other activities
  • Delta Habitat Project Update.
  • Delta Conveyance Project Update.
  • Delta Conservancy Update.
  • Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) Update.
  • CVP/SWP Update. 

 13. Announcements

  • February 29/March 1 - Delta Stewardship Council Mtg., 9 am
  • March 7 - Delta Protection Commission Mtg., 5pm
  • April 3 - NDWA Board Mtg., 3050 Beacon Blvd., Ste 203, W. Sacramento, 9:30 am

14. Public Comment

15. Adjournment