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REGIONAL BOARD MEETING
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 9:30 A.M.
City of Huntington Beach
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Live Video Webcast Available at: https://video.calepa.ca.gov/

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1. Introductions
2. Public Forum: Please identify yourself - Any person may address the Regional Board at the commencement of the meeting on any matter within the Regional Board’s jurisdiction and not related to an item that is to be considered separately.
3. State Water Resources Control Board Liaison Report - This item is for information only. No public testimony will be allowed, and the Regional Board will take no formal action.
4. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of February 8, 2019.
{Felipa Montes 951/782-3285 felipa.montes@waterboards.ca.gov}
*5. Consideration of Consent Calendar Items - Items marked with an asterisk (*) are expected to be routine and non-controversial. The Regional Board will be asked to consider these items at one time without discussion. If any interested party, Board Member or staff requests that an item be removed from the consent calendar, it will be taken up in the order shown.
*6. General Waste Discharge Requirements for Site Maintenance and Water Quality Monitoring at Inert Waste Disposal Facilities (IWDFs) Within the Santa Ana Region - This Order establishes minimum standards for load monitoring, waste and facility management, and site maintenance at IWDFs within the Santa Ana Region. The Order will ensure that IWDFs do not degrade water quality or cause nuisance conditions and will provide consistency for regulation of IWDFs within the Santa Ana Region under a uniform set of waste discharge requirements.
  {Cindy Li 951/782-4906 cindy.li@waterboards.ca.gov} Order No. R8-2019-0008
  (This item was postponed from February 8, 2019)  
*7. Amendment of Waste Discharge Requirements for Orange County Water District Groundwater Replenishment System, Advanced Water Purification Facility - Amends Order No. R8-2004-0002 to update the boundary requirements consistent with the Groundwater Replenishment Reuse Project regulations and authorizes injection of purified recycled water into the Principal aquifer of the Orange County Groundwater Management Zone through the operation of the Mid-Basin Injection Project, located in the City of Santa Ana Centennial Park.
  {Milasol Gaslan 951/782-4419 milasol.gaslan@waterboards.ca.gov} Order No. R8-2019-0007
*8. Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements for Rancho Paseo de Valencia, LLC, Forest Park Residential Development, City of Corona, Riverside County Boundary - Five-year renewal of an individual conditional WDR waiver for discharges of fill to un-named waters of the state, on portions of a 64.4-acre parcel. The previously authorized development has not been completed. The project proposes 34 lots, associated infrastructure and manufactured slopes. On-site mitigation will occur within an eastern drainage, per a plan approved by staff of both the Regional Board and California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not taken jurisdiction over the proposed discharge.
  {Terri S. Reeder 951/782-4995 terri.reeder@waterboards.ca.gov} Order No. R8-2019-0015
*9. Waste Discharge Requirements for Trammell Crow So Cal Development Inc., Parcel Maps 36950 & 36962 - The project addressed by this Order is to construct two separate warehouse facilities. The Project consists of constructing; (1) a 717,430-square-foot warehouse (referred to as Building D); and (2) a 410,982-square-foot warehouse (referred to as Building E) in the Mead Valley area. The construction of the two warehouse facilities will permanently impact 0.20 acre or 1,367 linear feet of waters of the State ephemeral stream channel. Permanent impacts to waters of the State will be mitigated at a ratio of 2:1 (mitigation: impacts) through the purchase of 0.40-acre of rehabilitation credits from the Santa Ana River Watershed In-Lieu Fee Program.
  {David G. Woelfel 951/782-7960, david.woelfel@waterboards.ca.gov} Order No. R8-2019-0034
10. Cannabis Program Update - Board staff will provide an update on the Regional program development and implementation of the statewide Water Boards Cannabis Cultivation Program. The State Water Board adopted the Cannabis Cultivation Policy - Principles and Guidelines for Cannabis Cultivation (Cannabis Policy) on October 17, 2017. The Cannabis Policy establishes principles and guidelines (requirements) for land disturbances, diversion and use of water, and activities related to cannabis cultivation. The requirements protect water quantity and quality by minimizing the effects of cannabis cultivation on fisheries, wildlife, and other beneficial uses; while maintaining healthy riparian corridors and protecting springs, wetlands, and aquatic habitat (information item).
{Eric Lindberg 951/782-3219 eric.lindberg@waterboards.ca.gov}
11. Poseidon Status Update: Evaluating the Use of Slant Wells for Subsurface Intake - Staff will be describing the installation and operation of slant wells for extracting seawater from the subsurface. Staff will also discuss the benefits of subsurface intakes and provide a description of the slant well analyses that have been completed for the project (information item).
{Ann Sturdivant 951/782-4904 ann.sturdivant@waterboards.ca.gov}
12. Underground Storage Tanks Corrective Action Plans - Board staff will provide a list of sites where Corrective Action plans have been submitted within the Region as required by the California Underground Storage Tank Regulations, Title 23, Article 11, Section 2728 (information item).
{Kenneth R. Williams 951/782-4496 ken.williams@waterboards.ca.gov}
13. Underground Storage Tanks Site Closure Report - Board staff will provide a list of site closures that have occurred within the Region as required by the California Underground Storage Tank Regulations, Title 23, Article 11, Section 2728(d) (information item).
{Kenneth R. Williams 951/782-4496 ken.williams@waterboards.ca.gov}
14. Executive Officer’s Report (information item).
{Hope A. Smythe 951/782-4493 hope.smythe@waterboards.ca.gov}
15. Regional Board Member and Executive Officer Communications - Regional Board Members and the Executive Officer may discuss meetings, communications, correspondence, or other items of general interest, relating to matters within the Board’s jurisdiction. There will be no voting or formal action taken
16. Closed Session - At any time during the regular session, the Regional Board may adjourn to a closed session to:
  a. consider evidence received in an adjudicatory hearing and deliberate on a decision to be reached based on that evidence (Gov. Code § 11126, subd. (c)(3));
  b. consider the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of a public employee or to hear complaints or charges brought against a public employee, (Gov. Code § 11126, subd. (a)(1));
  c. discuss significant exposure to litigation (Gov. Code § 11126, sudv. (e)(2)(B)(i));
  d. discuss whether to initiate litigation (Gov. Code § 11126, subd. (e)(2)(C)(i)); and
  e. discuss pending litigation in the following matters (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (e)):
    (1) Goodrich Corporation v. California State Water Resources Control Board et al. (Los Angeles Sup. Ct. Case No. BS 110389, [consolidated with BS 110390 and BS110391]);
    (2) In re Petitions of Kwikset Locks, Inc. (SWRCB/OCC File Nos. A -1732, 1732(a), 1732(b), 1732(c), and 1732(d));
    (3) In re Own Motion Review of Rialto- Area Perchlorate Contamination (SWRCB/OCC File No. A-1824).
    (4) The Costa Mesa Sanitary District v. Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board , California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Case No. G055278 [Challenging assessment of administrative civil liability in Order No. R8-2015-0037].
    (5) United El Segundo, Inc. & Rapid Gas, Inc . v. Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board , Riverside County Superior Court, Case No. RIC 1722363 [Challenging Cleanup and Abatement Order No. R8-2016-0048].
Adjournment to the regular Board Meeting of May 3, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., at the City of Loma Linda, Council Chambers, 25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA 92354.
       
NOTICES
Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this Regional Board Meeting should contact Felipa Montes at felipa.montes@waterboards.ca.gov , or at 951/782- 3285, no later than ten (10) days prior to the meeting.

If you need interpreter services, contact Felipa Montes felipa.montes@waterboards.ca.gov at lea st 10 business days from the date of the Board meeting.


Any person interested in obtaining information and/or providing input regarding pending applications for Water Quality Standards Certification under Section 401 of the Federal Clean Water Act , may do so by contacting Marc Brown at 951/321-4584 marc.brown@waterboards.ca.gov.