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2013 Delta Vision Report Card

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Executive Summary (PDF)
Report Card (PDF)
Report Card Appendices (PDF)
Presentation Agenda
Report Card Presentation (PDF)
Press Release

DVF Roundtable Agenda

Agenda

DVF Delta Levees Roundtable Presentations

PowerPoint #1
PowerPoint #2
PowerPoint #3

Delta Levees Correspondence

DVF Delta Levees Letter – Secretary Laird
DVF Delta Levees Letter – Chairman Isenberg

 

2012 Delta Vision Report Card

Executive Summary (PDF)
Report Card (PDF)
Appendix A – Agency and Stakeholder Interviews
Appendix B – Actions Status by Element
Appendix C – Actions Status by Lead Agency
Appendix D – Quantitative Survey Results
Appendix E – Open-ended Survey Questions and Responses
Appendix F – Suggestions and Recommendations from Interviews

DVF Presentation

DVF Roundtable Agenda

Agenda

Delta Vision 2011 Report Card

The Delta Vision Foundation board and staff welcome suggestions for improvements and information to improve the accuracy of future reports. Please submit comments to the Delta Vision Foundation at: info@deltavisionfoundation.org.

Executive Summary (PDF)
Report Card (PDF)
Appendices (A-F) (PDF)

Agenda: Delta Vision Foundation Meeting, June 16, 2011.

Final Comments on the Delta Stewardship Council’s Fifth Staff Draft Delta Plan Chapter 9 Finance Plan Framework to Support Coequal Goals

Download the 13-page summary.
Agenda: Delta Vision Foundation Meeting, April 8, 2011.

Legislative Staff Summaries of Delta- and Water-related Bills

Download the Legislative staff summary of AB 39.
Download the Legislative staff summary of AB 49.
Download the Legislative staff summary of SB 12.
Download the Legislative staff summary of SB 229.
Download the Legislative staff summary of SB 458.

Delta Vision Foundation Alert: Summary of Comments on Delta/Water Legislation

September 28, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation alert on Delta/Water Legislation.

Delta Vision Foundation Full Analysis of Delta/Water Legislation

September 28, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation’s full analysis of Delta/Water Legislation.

Delta Vision Foundation letter to Senate President pro tem Steinberg

September 11, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation letter to Senate President pro tem Steinberg.

Delta Vision Foundation Alert on SB 12 and AB 39, as amended on September 10

September 10, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation Alert on SB 12 and AB 39.

Delta Vision Foundation Alert on SB 458, as revised on September 9

September 10, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation Alert on SB 458.

Delta Vision Foundation Comments on Preprint AB 2/AB 49

September 7, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation’s Detailed Comments on AB 2/AB 49.

Delta Vision Foundation Alert Regarding Senator Cogdill’s September 3 Bill, SB 371

September 7, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation Alert on SB 371.
Click here to download SB 371.

Detailed Comments on Preprint Delta and Water Bills

September 4, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation’s Detailed Comments on Preprint AB 1/AB 39.
Click here to download the Foundation’s Detailed Comments on Preprint SB 2/SB 12.

Foundation Memo on Finance Provisions in Delta-related bills

September 4, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation’s Memo on Financing Delta-related bills.

Overview of Recommendations to the Conference Committee on Delta-related bills

September 3, 2009

Click here to download the Overview of Recommendations on Delta-related bills.

September 3 Comments on Preprint Delta and Water Bills

September 3, 2009

Click here to download the Foundation’s September 3 Comments on Preprint SB 1/SB 12.
Click here to download the Foundation’s September 3 Comments on Preprint SB 2/ SB 229.
Click here to download the Foundation’s September 3 Comments on Preprint SB 4/ SB 458.
Click here to download the Foundation’s September 3 Comments on Preprint AB 1/ AB 39.

August 25th Analysis of Preprint Delta and Water Bills

Click here to download the August 25 Delta Vision Foundation Analysis of Preprint Bills.

Aug 18th Assessment of Preprint Delta and Water Bills

Five pieces of Delta/Water legislation were released in preprint form on August 4, 2009. These bills are based on legislation by the same authors heard in committee earlier in 2009. This is the second review and analysis by the Delta Vision Foundation of the bill package, which finds that as a set, these are strong bills and build on the Delta Vision Strategic Plan, but can be improved with limited, but important, changes.

Click here to download the August 18 Assessment of Preprint Delta and Water Bills.

Aug 4th Assessment of Preprint Delta and Water Bills

On August 4, 2009, several bills that address the ongoing crisis in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta were released in preprint form. As a set, these are strong bills that build on the Delta Vision Strategic Plan (adopted October 2008), but can be improved with limited changes. The seven goals of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan are addressed, and almost all of the Delta Vision Strategic Plan strategies and many action recommendations are incorporated in the proposed legislation. For more information, see the following Assessment of Preprint Delta and Water Bills.

Click here to download the August 4 Assessment of Preprint Delta and Water Bills.

Action Items

Delta Vision Foundation
June 2009

On June 1, 2009, the Delta Vision Foundation conducted a public meeting to release a mid-term Report Card on the state’s performance in shaping policy to restore the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta and ensure a reliable water supply for California.

At the meeting’s conclusion, Foundation members unanimously approved 10 Action Items to advance progress on reaching the goals and recommendations which structure the Delta Vision Strategic Plan.

Click here to download the Action Items.

June 2009 Report Card

The Delta Vision Foundation tracks and analyzes the progress that California’s elected leadership is making toward a durable solution for Delta management. The following document looks at actions taken — and not taken — to ensure a healthy Delta ecosystem and a reliable water supply for all Californians. The Foundation measures current proposals against The Delta Vision Strategic Plan, an integrated, comprehensive plan developed by the Governor’s Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force. Sixteen pending bills advance some of the Task Force recommendations, but omit or weaken others. If enacted in current form, these bills would not achieve integrated and linked action. Evaluating the bills as a set against the seven goals shows both the promise of current legislation and identifies areas where further development is needed.

Click here to download the Report Card.

Comparison of Recommendations

The Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force recommended seven goals, 22 strategies and 73 actions in their Strategic Plan. Once finalized by the Task Force, the Strategic Plan was sent on to a cabinet-level Committee, chaired by Resources Secretary Mike Chrisman. The Delta Vision Committee released its Implementation Report in January 2009, endorsing all seven goals and 20 of the 22 strategies. The following report compares the recommendations of the Committee to those of the Task Force.

Click here to download Comparison of Recommendations in the Delta Vision Task Force Strategic Plan with Recommendations in the Delta Vision Committee Implementation Report.