2015 September Agenda

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Board Agenda (PDF)

Board Materials Complete Package (PDF)

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Board Tour  1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Members of the Board and staff will participate in a field trip to explore issues and activities related to Forest Health in the North Central Subregion.  Members of the public are invited to participate in the field tour but are responsible for their own transportation and lunch.  The tour will start in the main parking lot of the Paradise Comfort Inn located at 5475 Clark Road, Paradise, CA. (MAP)

Reception  5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Following the Board tour, Boardmembers and staff will attend a reception open to the public. The reception will be held at the Gold Nugget Museum located at 502 Pearson Road in Paradise, CA. (MAP)

Board Meeting    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (End time is approximate)
Paradise Elks Lodge

1100 Elk Lane, Paradise, CA  95969 (MAP)

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of June 4, 2015, Meeting Minutes (ACTION)
ACTION:  Boardmember Louis Boitano moved and Boardmember Pam Giacomini seconded a motion to approve the June 4, 2015, meeting minutes.  The minutes were approved with 9 aye votes from the voting members (Brissenden abstaining and Ferrara not present).

IV.   Public Comments
Provide an opportunity for the public to comment on non-agenda items.

V. Board Chair’s Report

VI. Executive Officer’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)
a.  Administrative Update
b.  Policy and Outreach UpdatePresentation
c.  SNC Tribal Consultation PolicyAttachment A
d.  Proposition 1 Grant Update
e.  Miscellaneous Updates

VII. Deputy Attorney General’s Report (INFORMATIONAL)

VIII. SNC Strategic Action Plan (INFORMATIONAL)Attachment APresentation
The Board will review the Draft 2016-19 Strategic Action Plan, hear public comment, and provide direction to staff on revisions to the Draft Plan.

IX. Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program (INFORMATIONAL)
The Board will be updated on the progress of the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program.

X. Policy-Related Science and Research Overview (INFORMATIONAL)Presentation
Staff will provide the Board with an overview or relevant research, studies and reports relative to key policy areas affecting the SNC and its activities.

XI. Boardmembers’ Comments
Provide an opportunity for members of the Board to make comments on items not on the agenda.

XII. Public Comments
Provide an opportunity for the public to comment on non-agenda items.

XIII. Adjournment




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Closed Session: Following, or at any time during the meeting, the Board may recess or adjourn to closed session to consider pending or potential litigation; property negotiations; or personnel-related matters.  Authority: Government Code Section 11126, subdivision (e)(2)(B)(i).).