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Tribal Member Water

Update Meeting

January 9th & 10th

Two Daily Sessions

1— 4 PM & 6—8 PM

Tribal Auditorium

Klamath Tribal


Chiloquin, OR

Draft Agenda available at Tribal Administration Front Desk or from Tribal Secretary—roberta.frost@klamathtribes.com

Due to the sensitive nature of the issues—this meeting will not be open to the public.


Agenda for the meeting

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Klamath Tribes’ General Council Water Update

Version 5

January 9 & 10


January 9 – DAY 1 – Afternoon Session (1 - 4 pm)

1.       Introductions and Goals of Water Update

2.       Water rights related litigation

a.       Klamath Basin Adjudication

                                                               i.      Report on Phase 1 & 2

                                                             ii.      Prepare for Phase 3 

                                                            iii.      Defense of Tribal determined claims with discussion on potential litigation risks and UKL issues

                                                           iv.      Timeline and projected costs

b.      Petitions for Judicial Review

                                                               i.      Sees/Stonier/Mallams

                                                             ii.      TPC/Hyde petition

                                                            iii.      Mosby

                                                           iv.      PJR stays of enforcement and Substantial Public Harm Determinations

c.       KID v US - litigation update

January 9 - DAY 1 – Evening Session (6 - 8 pm)

3.       Upper Klamath Basin Comprehensive Agreement (UKBCA)

a.       Secretarial Negative Notice

b.      If necessary - Report on Meet & confer process

c.       Transition funding

4.       KBRA

a.       Timeline

b.      Obligations that survive termination of KBRA

                                                               i.      KPWU provisions and stipulation

c.       Status of KBRA-Mazama funding

5.       Amended KHSA status report


January 10 – DAY 2 – Afternoon Session (1 - 4 pm)

6.       Regulatory Issues

a.       Enforcement of water rights

                                                               i.      water calls

                                                             ii.      Tribal capacity for monitoring and enforcement activities

                                                            iii.      MOA with OWRD

                                                           iv.      KPWU stipulation

b.      Chiloquin water supply

7.       Upper Klamath Lake Issues

a.       Current fishery health

b.      BOR Operations and BiOp status

                                                               i.      Current issues

                                                             ii.      Re-consultation for new Joint BiOp

c.       Endangered Species Act claims analysis

8.       Klamath Marsh

a.       Consideration of Memorandum of Agreement

b.      Co-Management opportunities and management concepts

January 10 -- Day 2 – Evening Session (6 - 8 pm)

9.       Alternative Dispute Resolution

a.       Past governance of water resources

10.   Discussion of global goals and solutions

Roberta Frost

Tribal Council Secretary

The Klamath Tribes

PO Box 436

Chiloquin, OR 97624

(541) 783-2219 ext 170

(541) 892-1458




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