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NDWA Special Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, June  1, 2022

9:30 a.m.
Hybrid Meeting in Person/ teleconference

3050 Beacon Blvd., Ste 203, West Sacramento, CA 


 Consistent with AB 361, this meeting will be conducted by teleconference. The public may attend the meeting remotely and offer public comments by Zoom or by telephone, using the call-in information provided below. The Board may utilize different call-in information for any Closed Session items. The call-in information for the Board and members of the public for this board meeting is as follows:
Web Meeting:
Meeting ID: 826 4615 3950
Passcode: 119770

Call in Numbers (Audio Only)
 877 853 5257 US Toll-free
 888 475 4499 US Toll-free
833 548 0276 US Toll-free
833 548 0282 US Toll-free
Meeting ID: 826 4615 3950
Passcode: 119770

Any member of the public on the telephone may speak during the Public Comment Period, Agenda Item #13, or may email public comments to and all comments will be read aloud during the meeting. During this period of modified Brown Act compliance, NDWA will use its best efforts to swiftly resolve requests for reasonable modifications or accommodations for individuals with disabilities, consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and will resolve any doubt whatsoever in favor of accessibility. 

*** Note: Action may be taken on any item listed on this agenda ***

1.         Call to Order
    Steve Mello, Chairman


              Board will meet in Closed Session with legal counsel to discuss the following item:
               i. Litigation regarding WaterFix Environmental Impact Report under CEQA. (Gov. Code 54956.9(d)(1))

3.         Closed Session Report
Steve Mello, Chairman
          A. Reconvene Open Session and provide summary of any action taken by the Board on items discussed with legal counsel in Closed Session

4.         Approval of Minutes
Steve Mello, Chairman
          A.  ACTION: Approve May 4, 2022, Board Meeting Minutes.

          B.  ACTION: Approve Special Board Meeting Minutes for informational drought briefing on May 26, 2022

 5.         Approval of Resolution
            A.  Consider Adoption of Resolution Authorizing Extension of Remote Board Meetings

                 2022-04 Remote_Meeting_Resolution___Re-Ratify.pdf

6.         Approval of FY 2022-23 Budget

              Cindy Tiffany, Assistant Manager
           A.  Presentation of Financial Statements.

                NDWA contract payment chart_05.11.22.pdf

           B.  Discuss and Approve Fiscal Year 2022-23 Budget

           C.  Disclose Employee compensation

7.        Adoption of the FY 2022-23 Assessment Rate

                Steve Mello, Chairman

             A.  Approve Resolution - Adoption of 2022-23 Agency Assessment Rate and Inflation Adjustment

           B.  Approve Resolution - Requesting Yolo County Collect NDWA Assessment on Property Tax Roll

8.         Engineer Report

            Anne Williams, Engineer
           A. Water Quality and Hydrologic  Conditions Update.

           B.  Update on SWP Operations and Contract Drought Emergency Provision (Art. 4(b)).
 9.         Legal Report
Kevin O’Brien

            A. DWR Special Claims Process - Potential Implementation

            B. Water Quality Control Plan Update.

 10.      Manager Report
Melinda Terry, Manager
            A. Report on correspondence, meetings and presentations:
 11.     Delta Activities Report
Melinda Terry, Manager
            A. SWRCB/Delta Watermaster – Update on drought, water conservation emergency regulations, water quality, water rights, water use reporting                      and other activities
            B. Delta Habitat Projects - Lookout Slough Project certification approval by DSC and other projects.
            C. Delta Conveyance Project - Draft Community Benefits Framework Program released and online informational tool.

            D. Delta Conservancy – Update on Delta Drought Response Program and other Activities
            F. Delta Protection Commission (DPC) - Update on National Heritage Area, DPAC and other activities.
            G. Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) - Update on Delta Adapts work group and other activities

 12.       Announcements
13.        Public Comment

 14.       Adjournment

June 1, 2022

NDWA Regular Board Meeting Agenda