Delta Protection Commission Meeting - May 18, 2017


Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Location: Peter’s Steakhouse 203 2nd St, Isleton, CA 95641



1. Call to Order & Flag Salute

2. Welcome & Roll Call

3. Public Comment – an opportunity for members of the public to address the Commission regarding items not on the Agenda


4. Approve meeting minutes of March 16, 2017


5. Receive Executive Director Report – Erik Vink

6. Consider appointment of Delta Protection Advisory Committee (DPAC) members
pursuant to Public Resources Code section 29753(a) and receive DPAC report – Erik
Vink and Mark Pruner (DPAC Chair)

7. Receive report from Delta Conservancy – Campbell Ingram, Delta Conservancy

8. Receive report and presentations on 2017 Delta Leadership Program and class projects (Best of the Delta and Delta Heritage Experience App) – 2017 Delta Leadership Program participants

9. Receive report on Delta Marketing Campaign and – Stacy Hayden

10. Receive report and consider Commission comment letter on A.B. 732 (Levees Subventions) – Erik Vink

11. Receive report and consider Commission comment letter on S. 731/H.R. 1738 (Delta National Heritage
Area) – Erik Vink

12. Receive report, presentation, and consider designation of Great California Delta Trail segments (Carquinez Strait Loop Trail) and alignment (EBRPD Contra Costa Shoreline Trail) – Adele Lagomarsino

13. Receive report of Commission subcommittee and consider acceptance of “Feasible
Delta Levee Financing Options Using a “Beneficiary-Pays” Approach – Phase I”
report (formerly “Delta Flood Risk Management Assessment District Feasibility
Study”) and consider approval of transmittal statement (Note: Strikethrough portions are postponed) – Erik Vink

14. Receive report and consider one-time authorization for Commission Executive Director to execute
contract for an amount not to exceed $150,000 (Economic Sustainability Plan
update of agriculture section) – Erik Vink

15. Commissioner comments/announcements

16. Adjourn