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Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
9:30 a.m.
Teleconference Only


Pursuant to State of California Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20, members of the North Delta Water Agency (NDWA) Board of Directors (Board) and members of the public will participate remotely in this meeting electronically by teleconference, as described 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: 973 0784 8126
Passcode: 376428

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: 973 0784 8126
Passcode: 376428Web Meeting

 Any member of the public on the telephone may speak during the Public Comment Period, Agenda Item #11, 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

2. Closed Session
    CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL: EXISTING AND ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (one item) Pursuant to Government Code section 54956.9, the Board      will meet in Closed Session with legal counsel to discuss the following items:
           i.Initiation of litigation pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9.

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 June 3, 2020 Board Meeting Minutes.

5. Financial Reports
  Cindy Tiffany, Assistant Manger
A. Review Financial Reports

       Exhibit A YE 2019-20 Exhibit B YE 2019-20  -  Exhibit C YE 2019-20  Exhibit D YE 2019-20

        Exhibit A Current Exhibit B Current  -  Exhibit C Current  -  Exhibit D Current

6. Engineer Report
    Gary Kienlen, MBK Engineers
A. Water Quality Update

7. Legal Report
    Kevin O’Brien, Downey Brand
A. Water Quality Control Plan Update.

8. Manager Report
    Melinda Terry, Manager
A. Administration – COVID-19 workplace rules, report on research into alternative banks and employee health care systems.
B. Report on meetings, presentations, and correspondence.

 9. Delta Activities Report
Melinda Terry, Manager
    A.Water Supply/Quality – Updates on Delta Conveyance Project, drought conditions
    B. SWRCB/Delta Watermaster.
    C. Delta Habitat Projects – EcoRestore, FRPA, and Cache Slough Restoration Projects.
    D. Delta Conservancy Activities – Carbon Credit Program.
    E. Delta Protection Commission (DPC) Activities – Land Use & Resource Mngt. Plan.
    F. Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) Activities – Ecosystem Chapter Update.

10. Announcements
*Note:  All public meetings below will be held via remote teleconference due to COVID-19 pandemic.
    A. August 27 – Delta Stewardship Council meeting, 9:00 am
    B. September 17 – Delta Protection Commission board meeting, 5:30
    C. September 24 – Delta Stewardship Council meeting, 9:00 am
    D. October 7 – North Delta Water Agency Board Meeting, 9:30 am

11. Public Comment
12. Adjournment

August 5, 2020 Agenda