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January 31, February 1, 2019, Board Agenda
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, February 1, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Agenda in English | Agenda en Español

Central Coast Water Board Offices
895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101
San Luis Obispo, California


Thursday, January 31, 2019, 9:00 a.m.
Items are numbered for identification purposes only and may be considered out of order. Items scheduled for the first day of a multi-day meeting may be delayed or continued to the next day of the meeting.  Closed session items may be considered on either or both days.
 BOARD BUSINESS
  1.  Roll Call
[Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140, Tammie.Olson@Waterboards.ca.gov]
  2.  Introductions, Staff Recognition, and Awards
[John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140, John.Robertson@waterboards.ca.gov]
  3.  Election of Chair and Vice Chair
[John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140
, John.Robertson@waterboards.ca.gov]
 Motion and  Vote    Motion and  Vote
  4.  Approval of November 8-9, 2018, and December 6-7, 2018, Board Meeting minutes
 Motion and Vote    Motion and Vote
  5.  Report by Regional Board Members

 Uncontested Items

Items on the uncontested items calendar are expected to be routine and noncontroversial. Recommended action will be taken without discussion. Items may be removed at the request of any board member or person, and if removed, will be taken up during the meeting at a time specified by the Chair. If an item is removed from the uncontested items calendar, it will only be voted on at this meeting if the board accepts the staff recommendation for the agenda item. Otherwise, the item will be continued to a subsequent board meeting to allow input by interested persons. Item numbers 6-10 are uncontested.
  6.  Revision of Waste Discharge Requirements and Reissuance of NPDES Permit for Discharges from Aquaculture Facilities and Aquariums, Order No. R3-2019-0001
[Phil Hammer, 805/549-3882, Phillip.Hammer@waterboards.ca.gov]
 Motion and Vote

STAFF REPORT
  • Attachment 1: Proposed Order No. R3-2019-0001
  •   7.  Revision of Waste Discharge Requirements and Reissuance of NPDES Permit for the South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Wastewater Treatment Facility Discharge to the Pacific Ocean, San Luis Obispo County, Order No. R3-2019-0002
    [Daniel Burgett, 805/549-3458, Daniel.Burgett@waterboards.ca.gov]


    STAFF REPORT
    • Attachment 1: Proposed Order No. R3-2019-0002
    • Attachment 2: Comment letter from Surfrider Foundation dated November 26, 2018
    • Attachment 3: Comment letter from Culligan San Paso Company dated November 29, 2018
    Public Forum
      8.  Public forum will be heard directly after the lunch break, not before 1:00 p.m. Any person may address the Board regarding a matter within the Board's jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments will generally be limited to three minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Chair. Any person wishing to make a longer presentation should contact the Executive Officer at least one week prior to the meeting. Comments regarding pending adjudicatory matters will not be permitted.
    Discussion/Information Items
      9.  Environmental Justice and Human Right to Water Implementation - Annual Update for the Central Coast Region
    [Angela Schroeter, 805/542-4644, Angela.Schroeter@waterboards.ca.gov]
        The following speakers are expected to present information during this item:
    •  Tim Carson, Program Director, Regional Water Management Foundation
    •  Meghan Tosney, Supervising Water Resources Control Engineer, Division of Financial Assistance - State Water Board
    •  Dr. Yoram Cohen, Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department and UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
    •  John Ramirez, Director, Environmental Health Bureau - Monterey County Health Department
    •  Dr. Heather Lukacs, Director of Community Solutions, Community Water Center
    •  Dr. Casey Walsh, Department Chair, Department of Anthropology - UC Santa Barbara
    •  Maricela Morales, Executive Director, Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy
          STAFF REPORT
    • Attachment 1: California Environmental Justice Legislation and Policy
    • Attachment 2: List of Disadvantaged Communities in the Central Coast Region
    • Attachment 3: 2018 Human Right to Water Workplan
    • Attachment 4: California Native American Tribes associated with the Central Coast Region, provided by the California Native American Heritage Commission
    • Attachment 5: Community Water Center Press Release, Dated November 13, 2018
    • Attachment 6: Draft 2019 Human Right to Water Workplan
      10.  Salinas Basin Agricultural Stewardship Group – Status of Interim Replacement Water Agreement Year Two [Angela Schroeter, 805/542-4644, Angela.Schroeter@waterboards.ca.gov]
        The following speakers are expected to present information during this item:
  • Parry Klassen, Executive Director, Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship

    STAFF REPORT
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    January 31, February 1, 2019, Board Agenda
    NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
    Thursday, January 31, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Friday, February 1, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda in English | Agenda en Español

    Central Coast Water Board Offices
    895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101
    San Luis Obispo, California
    Items are numbered for identification purposes only and may be considered out of order. Items scheduled for the first day of a multi-day meeting may be delayed or continued to the next day of the meeting.  Closed session items may be considered on either or both days.

    Friday, February 1, 2019, 9:00 a.m.

    BOARD BUSINESS
      13.  Roll Call / Introductions
    [Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140, Tammie.Olson@Waterboards.ca.gov]
      14.  Report by State Water Resources Control Board Liaison [Dorene D'Adamo, 916/341-5609]
    Public Forum
      15.  Any person may address the Board regarding a matter within the Board's jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments will generally be limited to three minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Chair. Any person wishing to make a longer presentation should contact the Executive Officer at least one week prior to the meeting. Comments regarding pending adjudicatory matters will not be permitted.
      16. Blank
    Educational Field Trip
      17.  Central Coast Blue Recycled Water Project
    The Board will meet at the Pismo Beach wastewater treatment facility at 550 Frady Lane, Pismo Beach, for a presentation and tour by the City of Pismo Beach.

    The public is invited; however, transportation will not be provided. The Board will meet at the facility at 10:30 a.m.
        STAFF REPORT
    Administrative Items
      18. Executive Officer’s Report [John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140, John.Robertson@waterboards.ca.gov]
        STAFF REPORT
    • Attachment 1: Table 1 - 401 Water Quality Certification Applications Received
    • Attachment 2: Table 2 - 401 Water Quality Certifications Issued
    • Attachment 3: Table 3 - Groundwater Section, Case Closure Performance Scoreboard
    • Attachment 4: Table 4 - Groundwater Case Closures
    • Attachment 5: Table 5 - Enrollments In General Orders/Waivers
        SUPPLEMENTAL
    Closed Session
      19. Discussion of Cases in Litigation [Staff Counsel Stephanie Yu] The Board will meet in closed session to discuss pending litigation, as authorized by Government Code (GC) Section 11126[e][2][A], in the cases of:
        Litigation filed against the Central Coast Water Board:
        1. 2017 Agricultural Discharges Order– Monterey Coastkeeper, et al. v. Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region (Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2017-80002655)
        Litigation filed by the Central Coast Water Board against other parties, including referrals to the Office of the Attorney General:
        2. United States, et al. v. HVI Cat Canyon, Inc., f/k/a Greka Oil & Gas, Inc. (U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Case No. CV 11-05097 FMO (PLAx))
        3. Referral to Attorney General concerning Plains Pipeline, LP, Refugio Oil Spill, Gaviota, Santa Barbara County (Resolution No. R3-2015-0026)
        The Board may discuss significant exposure to litigation as authorized by GC Section 11126(e)(2)(B). The Board may also decide whether to initiate litigation as authorized by GC Section 11126(e)(2)(C). The Board is not required to allow public comment on closed session items. (See GC Section 11125.7(d).

    Deliberation on Decision after Hearing
    The Board may meet in closed session to deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon evidence introduced in a hearing, as authorized by GC Section 11126(c)(3).
        Personnel Issues
    The Board may meet in closed session to discuss the appointment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of a public employee or to hear complaints or charges brought against that employee by another employee unless the employee requests a public hearing. This closed session is authorized under Government Code Section 11126(a)(1).
      The next scheduled Board meeting is March 21-22, 2019, in Watsonville.