About Council Meetings

Delta Council MeetingThe Delta Stewardship Council meetings are the definitive place for the public to learn about and comment on the implementation of the Delta Plan. Below you will find a list of past council meetings where you can review documents, background materials and agendas listing the participants of each meeting. Simply click on the date of the council meeting you are interested in reviewing. If you missed a meeting, just select a meeting date and you can watch a recorded webcast of the entire event.

Council Meetings

Delta Council Meeting - 11/20/2014

  • Chairs' Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee Update
  • Climate Change and California's Water - What Challenges Can We Anticipate?
  • 2014 Water Year - A Review of the Third Year of the Drought
  • 2014 Winter Season Preview
  • Interim Science Action Agenda
  • Delta Levee Investment Strategy Update
  • Submitting the Delta Plan for Approval Pursuant to the Federal Coastal Zone Management Act
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 10/30/2014

  • Closed Executive Session
  • Chair's Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Legal Update
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Report from Chair of Independent Science Board
  • Toward an Integrated Monitoring and Assessment Framework
  • Delta Levee Investment Strategy Update
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 09/25/2014

  • Chair’s Report
  • Executive Officer’s Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Legal Update
  • Approval of USGS as a Member of Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee
  • Lead Scientist’s Report
  • Delta Independent Science Board Report
  • Adoption of August 28, 2014 Meeting Summary
  • Presentation of Draft Interim Science Action Agenda and Next Steps
  • Preview of the 8th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference: Making Connections
  • Presentation and Discussion of Levee Investment Issue Paper
    • Levee Investment Issue Paper
    • Other Activities
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 08/28/2014

  • Chairs' Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Legal Update
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Endorsement of Habitat Issue Paper
  • Delta Levee Investment Strategy Update
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 07/25/2014

  • Closed Executive Session
  • Chair's Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Legal Update
    • Quarterly Contract Update
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Science Panel Reports to State Board on Delta Flows
  • Managing Delta Salinity in a Time of Drought
  • Delta Plan Performance Measures
  • Delta Levee Investment Strategy Update
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 06/26/2014

  • Chair's Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Legal Update
    • 2014 Mid-Year Status Update
  • Lead Scientist's Report
    • Highlights from June 5-6 Data Summit
  • Road and Rail Transportation in the Delta
  • US Army Corps of Engineers Interim Policy for the Levee Rehabilitation Program
  • US Army Corps of Engineers Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study Update
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 05/29/2014 - 05/30/2014

  • Closed Executive Session
  • Chair's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Legal Update
    • Request Council Approval of San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Journal Science Contract
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Review of Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan
    • BDCP and Delta Reform Act
    • Independent Panel Review of the BDCP Effects Analysis
    • Independent Science Board Review of BDCP Draft EIR/EIS
    • Proposed Council Comments on Draft EIR/EIS
  • Update on Levee Investment Prioritization
  • Quarterly Update from the Delta Watermaster
  • Update on Interim Science Action Agenda
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 04/24/2014

  • Closed Executive Session
  • Chairs' Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee Update
    • Contract Update
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Adoption of March, 2014 Meeting Summary
  • An Update on Planned and Potential New Water Storage Projects for CA
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 03/27/2014 - 03/28/2014

  • Closed Session
  • Chairs' Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Update on the Development of the Implementation Committee
    • Quarterly Contract Update
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • DWR's Flood Emergency Facilities Improvement Project
  • Near-Term Project Impediments: Coalition for Delta Projects Report
  • Sustainable Communities Strategies and the Consistency with the Delta Plan
  • Progress Report on the Collaborative Science and Adaptive Management Process
  • Lessons from Coordination Efforts in the Delta
  • Review of Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 02/27/2014

  • Closed Executive Session
  • Chair's Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
    • Update on the Development of the Implementation Committee
  • Lead Scientist's Report
    • Collaborative Adaptive Management Team Progress Report
    • Science Plan's Interim Action Agenda
  • Bay Delta Conservation Plan
  • Groundwater and the Delta Plan
  • Delta Flood Emergency Response and Recovery
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 01/23/2014

  • Chairs' Report
  • Election of Council Chair and Vice-Chair
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legal Update
    • Legislative Update
    • Quarterly Contracts Update
    • Delta Plan Implementation - Committee Development
    • Annual Report
  • Delta Independent Science Board Report
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Discussion on the Role of Tidal Marsh Restoration in Fish Management in the Delta
  • Draft Issue Paper: Restoring Habitat with Science and Society in Mind
  • Evaluating the Feasibility of Shore-based Treatment of Ballast Water to Avoid Introductions of Invasive Non-native Species
  • Panel Discussion - Drought in the Delta: Dry Year Conditions and Their Impacts on the Reliability of CA's Water Supplies and Water Flows Affecting the Delta
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 12/19/2013

  • Closed Session
  • Chairs' Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Update on Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee Development
  • Funding Priorities for State Investments in Delta Levees
  • Year in Review
  • Year Ahead
  • Tracking and Reporting on Performance Measures for the Delta Plan
  • Bay Delta Conservations Plan
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 11/21/2013 - 11/22/3013

  • Chairs' Report
    • DSC Chair's Report
    • Delta ISB Chair's Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
  • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Review of Draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan
  • Follow-up on Oversight Session:
    • Getting Habitat Restoration Done & Doing it Right 
  • Closed Executive Session
  • Nomination of Independent Science Board Member
  • Delta Plan Implementation Overview: Integration & Coordination for Year Ahead
    • Delta Planning
    • Delta Science Program
    • Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee
  • Briefing on the Draft California Water Action Plan
  • Update and Evaluation of Surface Water Storage
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 10/24/2013 - 10/25/2013

  • Closed Executive Session
  • Chair's Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
  • Update from the Delta Watermaster on CA's Area of Origin Laws
  • Bay Delta Conservation Plan Presentation
  • State of Emergency Preparedness
  • Update on the Development of Implementation Committee
  • Overview of Covered Actions Regulatory Process
  • Delta Science Program
    • Lead Scientist's Report
    • Science and Policy Briefing
  • Delta Science Plan
  • Public Comment

Delta Council Meeting - 09/26/2013

  • Closed Executive Session
  • Chair's Report
  • Executive Officer's Report
    • Legislative Update
  • Presentation from 2013 Class of Science Fellows
  • Bay Delta Conservation Plan Presentation
  • Delta Independent Science Board Report
  • Delt Science Plan
  • Delta Science Program
    • Lead Scientist's Report
  • Public Comment

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