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Regional Council Documents:
Term One

The documents on this page relate to the first two-year term of the Regional Resource Stewardship Council.

All documents are part of the public record. Click on the name of any document below to read it. (PDF files require Adobe Acrobat Reader). Although some documents are not available here online, all the materials listed below can be viewed at the TVA Corporate Library in Knoxville.

Subcommittee recommendations
The first-term Regional Council had four subcommittees that drew up policy recommendations for the TVA Board. Read about these recommendations and the Board’s responses.

Meeting documents

Meeting 1 – March 17, 2000
Meeting 2 – May 25, 2000
Meeting 3 June 22, 2000
Meeting 4 July 28, 2000
Meeting 5 September 21, 2000
Meeting 6 November 1, 2000
Meeting 7 January 18, 2001
Meeting 8 March 9, 2001
Meeting 9May 18, 2001
Meeting 10 – August 29, 2001

Meeting 11 – October 25-26, 2001
Meeting 12 – January 31, 2002

 

Meeting 1

March 17, 2000, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Agenda

Transcript (PDF file, 293 kb)

Mailing 1 (Letter dated February 17, 2000)
Letter of welcome to Regional Council members
RRSC news release
Media Q&A (PDF)
Council members’ nominating agencies and affiliations (PDF)
Contact information on Council members and associated TVA staff
Biographical information on Council members
Meeting planning form (PDF)
Emergency information sheet (PDF)
Cover sheet for information packet
Request to publish RRSC meeting notice in Federal Register

Mailing 2 (Letter dated February 25, 2000)
Letter to Council members from Kate Jackson
Questionnaire to Council members
The TVA Act
River Neighbors
TVA’s Annual Cycle for Operating Reservoirs (PDF)

Library materials: Videotape and brochure, “The Tennessee Valley Watershed”

Mailing 3 (Letter dated March 14, 2000)
Agenda
1999 TVA Annual Report

Mailing 4 (E-mail dated March 14, 2000)
E-mail message to Council members
Letter to Council members from Council Chair
Agenda
Biographical sketch of William L. Robertson
Biographical sketch of James L. Creighton

Documents Provided at Meeting 1
The following materials were provided to the public and to Council members at the meeting.

Public handouts:
Proposed procedures and guidelines
Summary of questionnaire results (PDF)
Agenda and Biographical information on Council members

Council members’ meeting notebooks:
Biographical sketch of Kate Jackson
Team exercise instructions (PDF)
TVA report to GAO on future study of lake levels (PDF)
Reports of the National Recreation Lakes Study Commission

Materials available at the TVA library
“Tennessee River and Reservoir System Operation and Planning Review,” Final Environmental Impact Statement, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1990

“Economic and Fiscal Consequences of TVA’s Drawdown of Cherokee and Douglas Lakes,” A Contract Completion Report prepared for Land Owners and Users of Douglas Lake (LOUD) by the Center for Business and Economic Research, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

“Economic Value and Impacts of Outdoor Recreation at Western North Carolina Lakes Under Different Management Alternatives,” final report by the U.S. Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, and Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Assessment Group, May 1990

Information about the TVA Corporate Library

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Meeting 2

May 25, 2000, Huntsville, Alabama

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 3.1 mb)

Mailing 1 (letter dated April 21, 2000)
Agenda
Revised RRSC procedures and guidelines
GPRA: Input from Council members (PDF)
Letter to members
Summary of questionnaire results (PDF)

Mailing 2 (letter dated May 12, 2000)
Letter
Updated agenda
Draft of minutes from March 17 meeting

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Meeting 3

June 22, 2000, Memphis, Tennessee

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 274 kb)
Regional Council Subcommittees

Summaries of briefings by TVA staff members:
TVA Lake Improvement Plan
National Recreation Lakes Study
(PDF files, require Adobe Acrobat Reader)

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Meeting 4

July 28, 2000, Knoxville, Tennessee

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 3.1 mb)

Mailing 1 (Letter dated July 14, 2000)
Letter
Agenda
Annual Environmental Report
River Neighbors

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Meeting 5

September 21, 2000, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 381 kb)

Mailing 1 (Letter dated September 1, 2000)
Letter
Draft agenda
Federal Register notice

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Meeting 6

November 1, 2000, Knoxville, Tennessee

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 393 kb)
Federal Register Notice

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Meeting 7

January 18, 2001, Nashville, Tennessee

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 403 kb)
Federal Register Notice

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Meeting 8

March 9, 2001, Olive Branch, Mississippi

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 419 kb)
Federal Register Notice

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Meeting 9

May 18, 2001, Knoxville, Tennessee

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 360 kb)
Federal Register Notice
News Release on Subcommittee Recommendations
Integrated River Management Subcommittee Recommendations
Public Lands Subcommittee Recommendations
Water Quality Subcommittee Recommendations

Responses by TVA to the above subcommittee recommendations
Letter from the Board, dated October 23, 2001
Response to Integrated River Management Subcommittee Recommendations
Response to Public Lands Subcommittee Recommendations
Response to Water Quality Subcommittee Recommendations

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Meeting 10

August 29, 2001, Guntersville, Alabama

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 464 kb)
Water Quality Subcommittee Recommendations
Public Lands Subcommittee Recommendations
Navigation Infrastructure Subcommittee Recommendations
Letter from Council Chair presenting recommendations to TVA

Meeting 11

October 25-26, 2001, Cadiz, Kentucky

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 593 kb)
Addendum to Integrated River Management Subcommittee Recommendations

Meeting 12

January 31, 2002, Huntsville, Alabama

Agenda
Transcript (PDF file, 224 kb)
TVA Response to Addendum to IRM Subcommittee Recommendations
TVA Response to Recommendations of the Water Quality Subcommittee on Improving Biodiversity in the Tennessee River System

Information about the TVA Corporate Library

Location:
400 West Summit Hill Dr., WT CC
Knoxville, TN 37902-1499
865-632-3464
Fax: 865-632-4475

Hours:
8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday
Closed on all federal holidays

TTY users can access the Tennessee Relay Service at 800-848-0299.

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For documents related to the second-term Council meetings (2002– 2004), click here.

For documents related to the third-term Council meetings (2004– 2006), click here.

Information about the TVA Corporate Library

Location:

400 West Summit Hill Dr.,

Knoxville, TN 37902-1499

 

865-632-3464

Fax: 865-632-4475

 

Hours:

8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday - Friday (closed on all federal holidays)

 

TTY users can access the Tennessee Relay Service at 800-848-0299.