Council Meeting

November 14 - 15, 2017

Coeur d’Alene Hotel 115 South 2nd Street
Coeur d'Alene

(208) 765-4000

Tuesday, November 14

Fish and Wildlife Committee – 9am – Bay 2 Meeting Room

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  • Idaho Sockeye Update: Paul Kline, IDFG and Dr. Jesse Trushenski IDFG (JA) (30)
  • Research Project Review Process (LP)(30)
  • 2017 White Sturgeon Workshop - Overview (LP)(15)
  • Adult anadromous fish in the Columbia Basin (TG)(15)
  • Upper Salmon Integrated Rehabilitation Assessment (IRA) process presented by Mike Edmondson, Idaho Offices of Species Conservation; Chris Beasley, GCINC; Jude Trapani, Bureau of Reclamation; and Mark Davidson, The Nature Conservancy (JA)(45)

Power Committee – 9:00am – Casco Bay/Kidd Island Meeting Room

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  • Value of Conservation White Paper Update, CG, BK (45min)
  • Report on ANLYS-3 Progress: Exploration of an End Use Conservation Model, TJ (30min)
  • An update on the impact of hurricanes on natural gas prices SS (30min)
  • Power System Value of Conserved Irrigation Diversions, JF, TJ (30min)

Council Meeting – 1:30pm – Bay 2 Meeting Room

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  1:30 –1:45pm Reports from Fish and Wildlife, Power and Public Affairs committee chairs: Jennifer Anders, chair, fish and wildlife committee; Tom Karier, chair, power committee; and Jim Yost, chair, public affairs committee.
1. 1:45 –2:15pm Update on Columbia Basin Trust activities and current initiatives: Rick Jensen, Chair, and Johnny Strilaeff, CEO and President, Columbia Basin Trust.
2. 2:15 –3:15pm Update on Idaho Fish and Wildlife issues: Virgil Moore, director, Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

The Executive Committee will meet at the close of business on Tuesday, November 14

Wednesday, November 15

Continuation of Council Meeting – 90am  – Bay 2 Meeting Room

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3. 9 – 10am Implications of the California solar surplus on West Coast power markets: Randy Hardy, Hardy Energy Consulting Co.
4. 10 – 10:30am Council decision on use of cost savings for fish hatchery and fish screen O&M purposes: Mark Fritsch, manager, project implementation.
5. 10:30am Council business:
    Public comment on any issue before the Council.

The Executive Committee will meet at the close of business on Wednesday, November 15 if needed.