|Note: If the Water Board Chair calls for a dinner break, a quorum of the Water Board may be dining on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Chili’s, 2808 Lenwood Road, Barstow, California. The Water Board will not be discussing anything related to the Water Board's authority during this dinner.|
|General Meeting Information:|
The following items are numbered for identification purposes only and will not necessarily be considered in this order. The Water Board will endeavor to consider all matters listed on this agenda on its specified day. However, time may not allow the Water Board to hear all matters listed. Matters not heard on Day One will be continued to Day Two.The meeting will not be called to order prior to the time specified. All Water Board files, exhibits, and agenda materials pertaining to items on this agenda are hereby made a part of the record for the appropriate item.
Comments on individual agenda items are welcome. All persons desiring to address the Water Board are requested to fill out a speaker card. If you are considering speaking or submitting written materials, please consult the notes at the end of the agenda.
|Adoption of Uncontested Calendar:|
Items denoted by (!) are expected to be routine and non-controversialand will be proposed for the uncontested calendar. The Water Board will act on these items at one time without discussion. If any Water Board memberor person requests discussion, the item maybe removed from the uncontested calendar to be considered separately. Requests to have an item removed from the uncontested calendar can be made in advance of the meeting by emailing to the Executive Assistantat email@example.com or by calling the Water Board’s Executive Officer via her Executive Assistant, Katrina Fleshman at (530) 542-5414, or the request can be made to the Water Board at the meeting before the vote on the uncontested calendar.
|REGULAR MEETING: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.|
| || Call to Order and Introductions|
|1.|| Public Forum – A public forum is held at the beginning of each general meeting where persons may speak on matters within the Water Board’s jurisdiction that are not related to a specific agenda item or currently pending before the Water Board. Comments regarding pending or impending adjudicatory matters will not be allowed.|
– The Water Board will consider adopting the minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 18 - 19, 2019 in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Motion and Vote
|3.|| Reports by Water Board Chair and Water Board Members – The Water Board members will provide updates to the Water Board and public on events and activities of interest.|
|4.|| Executive Officer’s Repor –The Executive Officer will provide an update to the Water Board and public on key actions and activities in the Lahontan region, including the items below. This is an informational item and no formal action is requested, though Water Board members may give direction to staff. (Patty Z. Kouyoumdjian).|
| ||a.|| Executive Officer’s Report|
| ||b.||Notification of Spills (Pursuant to Water Code section 13271, and Health and Safety Code section 25180.7)|
| ||c.|| 2nd Quarter Violations report|
|5.| Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy – The Water Board will consider adopting a Resolution on a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy (Strategy) for the Lahontan Region. (Mary Fiore-Wagner) Motion and Vote
|6.|| Closed Session1|
| ||a.||Discussion of Significant Exposure to Litigation. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(2)(B)(i).|
| ||b.||Discussion to Decide Whether to Initiate Litigation. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(2)(C)(i).|
| ||c.||To deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon evidence introduced in a hearing. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (c)(3).|
| ||d.||Discussion of Litigation. People Ex Rel. Department of Fish and Wildlife; Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Region; and Department of Parks and Recreation v. Gloria Ching Lai Ma et al., Mono County Superior Court Case No. CV170080. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e).|
| ||e.||Discussion of Litigation. Fox Capital Management Corporation v. Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, El Dorado County Superior Court, Case No. SC20170189. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e).|
| ||f.||Discussion of Litigation. Seven Springs Limited Partnership v. Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board, El Dorado County Superior Court, Case No. SC2018061. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e).|
| ||g.||Discussion of Litigation. In re PG&E Corporation, et al., Debtors, Chapter, Case No.19-30088, United States Bankruptcy Court, San Francisco Division. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e).|
| ||h.||Discussion of Personnel Matters. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (a).|
|7.| Public Hearing - Recommendations to the State Water Resources Control Board Regarding the Clean Water Act Section 303(d) List of Impaired Surface Waters – The Water Board will consider adopting a Resolution updating the Lahontan Region’s Section 303(d) List of Impaired Waters. Water Board staff will discuss proposed changes to the current Clean Water Act Section 303(d) List of Impaired Waters and Clean Water Act 305(b) Condition of Aquatic Resources; together referred to as the 2018 Integrated Report. No formal action will be taken on the Clean Water Act Section 305(b) Condition of Aquatic Resources, but public testimony on the assessment will be accepted. (Ed Hancock) Motion and Vote
|8.| Revised Waste Discharge Requirements for Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Hinkley Compressor Station, San Bernardino County -The Water Board will consider adopting revised Waste Discharge Requirements to allow the relining of an existing surface impoundment with an engineered alternative liner system. (Christina Guerra) Motion and Vote
| ||1At any time during the regular session(on either or both days), the Water Board may adjourn to a closed session to consider litigation, personnel matters, or to deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon the evidence introduced in the hearing.Discussion of litigation is within the attorney-client privilege and may be held in closed session.Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivisions (a), (c)(3) and (e).|
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