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

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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.

  13.  Roll Call / Introductions
[Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140,]
  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.
Administrative Items
  18. Executive Officer’s Report [John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140,]
  • 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
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.