The Delta Stewardship Council was created in legislation to achieve the state mandated coequal goals for the Delta. "'Coequal goals' means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place." (CA Water Code §85054)

Staff Draft Release Schedule

RELEASE SCHEDULE

First Staff Draft Delta Plan
Posted: Feb. 14, 2011
Public Discussion: Feb. 24-25, 2011 Council meeting
Public Discussion: March 10-11, 2011 Workshop
Comment Period Ends: March 11, 2011

Second Staff Draft Delta Plan
Posted: March 18, 2011
Public Discussion: March 24-25, 2011 Council Meeting;
Public Discussion: April 14-15, 2011 Workshop;
Comment Period Ends: April 15, 2011

Third Staff Draft Delta Plan
Posted: April 22, 2011
Public Discussion: April 28-29, 2011 Council Meeting
Public Discussion: May 12-13, 2011 Workshop
Comment Period Ends: May 13, 2011

Fourth Staff Draft Delta Plan
Posted: June 14, 2011
Public Discussion: June 16, 2011 Special One-Day Council meeting
Public Discussion: June 23-24, 2011 Council meeting
Comment Period Ends: June 24, 2011

Fifth Staff Draft Delta Plan
Posted: August 2, 2011
Public Discussion: August - September 2011 Council meetings
Comment Period Ends: September 30, 2011

Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Report
Posted: November 4, 2011
Public Discussion: visit www.deltacouncil.ca.gov/delta-plan-draft-eir for list of opportunities
Comment Period Ends: February 2, 2012

Final Staff Draft of the Delta Plan
Posted: May 14, 2012
Public Discussion: May 24, June 14-15, and June 28-29, 2012 Council meetings
Comment Period Ends:

Proposed Final Draft of the Delta Plan
Posted: September 5, 2012
Public Discussion: September 13-14, 2012 Council meeting

No Formal Comment Period

Final Draft of the Delta Plan
Posted: November 30, 2012
Public Discussion: December 13-14, 2012 Council meeting

No Formal Comment Period

Recirculated Programmatic Environmental Impact Report
Posted: November 30, 2012
Public Discussion: December 13-14, 2012 Council meeting

Comment Period Ends: January 14, 2013

Regulations and Rulemaking Process
Posted: November 30, 2012
Public Discussion: December 13-14, 2012 Council meeting

Comment Period Ends: January 14, 2013

Final Draft of the Delta Plan Adopted by the Council
Final Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Report Certified by the Council
  
Posted: Spring, 2013
Certified: Spring, 2013

Delta Plan Regulations Take Effect
Summer, 2013


 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

To view the Appeals Procedures adopted by the Council on Sept. 24, 2010, please click here.