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Meeting Announcement 

9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.,Wednesday June 19, 2019

Salt River Restoration Tour
Meet at Ferndale Town Hall,
834 Main Street
Ferndale, CA 95536

1:00 P.M.,WEDNESDAY JUNE 19, 2019
&
9:00 A.M., Thursday, June 20, 2019

Eureka City Council Chambers
City Hall
531 K Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Humboldt County



The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board will now be streaming the Board meetings live for viewing onlyBelow are the links to the live broadcast and the archived videos of past Board meetings starting with February 20 & 21, 2019 Board meeting.

http://cal-span.org/unipage/index.php?site=cal-span&meeting=2913&owner=RWQCB-NC - live link – viewing only.


http://cal-span.org/static/meetings-RWQCB-NC.php - archived links to prior meetings.

Supporting documents for agenda items are posted on our website at least 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting. To view or download documents, go to 
www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast


Comments on individual agenda items are welcome. All persons desiring to address the Board are requested to fill out a pink speaker card.

Except for items designated as time certain, there are no set times for agenda items. Items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chair. Agenda items are subject to postponement. You may contact the designated staff contact person in advance of the meeting day for information on the status of any agenda item. 

WEDNESDAY JUNE 19, 2019
i.Tour of Salt River Restoration Project (Gil Falcone, Chuck Striplen) – Starting at 9 a.m. - Notice and Itinerary with maps can be accessed here:
 https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast/board_info/board_meetings/06_2019/pdf/1/Notice_of_Board_Member_Field_Tour.pdf
(Notice of Board Member Field Tour)
 https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast/board_info/board_meetings/06_2019/pdf/1/Tour_itinerary_June_19_Salt_River_dh.pdf
(Salt River Restoration Tour Itinerary)
1:00 p.m. at Eureka City Council Chambers
  
ii. Pledge of Allegiance
iii. Roll Call and Introductions
1.
 Public Hearing to consider adoption of Proposed Order No. R1-2019-0021, Waste Discharge Requirements for Nonpoint Source Discharges and Other Controllable Water Quality Factors Related to Timber Harvesting and Associated Activities Conducted by Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC in the Upper Elk River Watershed, Humboldt County (Jim Burke)
 Motion and Vote 
Thursday, June 20, 2019 (9:00 a.m.)
iv.Board Member Reports and Ex Parte Communication Disclosure. This item is for Board discussion only. No public testimony will be allowed, and the Board will take no formal action.
v.State Board Liaison's, Board Chair's, Board Members’, and Executive Officer's Reports: These items are for Board discussion only. No public testimony will be allowed, and the Board will take no formal action.
vi. Public Forum: Time will be reserved for the general public to address the Board on any matter within the Board’s jurisdiction, excluding those items on the agenda. The Board Chair may limit the public forum to thirty (30) minutes initially, and continue any remaining appearances beyond the thirty (30) minutes at the end of the regularly scheduled business of the day. The Board Chair requests that each person addressing the Board limit their presentation to three (3) minutes.
Action Items
2.Approval of Meeting Minutes: April 17 & 18, 2019
3.Adoption of 2020 Board Meeting Schedule (Matt St. John)
Uncontested Items
Uncontested items may be removed at the request of any Board member or person. If an item isremoved from the uncontested calendar for discussion, it will only be voted on at this meeting if no significant changes are made to the agenda item. Otherwise, the item will be continued to a subsequent board meeting to allow input from interested persons.
4.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0013 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for the Sonoma County Water Agency and the Geyserville Sanitation Zone Wastewater Treatment Facility, WDID No. 1B77117OSON (Ben Zabinsky)
5.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0020 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for the Fort Bragg Municipal Improvement District No. 1Wastewater Treatment Plant, WDID No. 1B84083OMEN, NPDES No. CA0023078(Cathleen Goodwin)
6.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0017 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for the Northcrest Mobile Home Park Wastewater Treatment Facility, WDID No. 1A171877RDN (Ben Zabinsky)
Information Item
7.Update on implementation of Order No. R1-2015-0021, Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements for Nonpoint Source Discharges Related to Certain Federal Land Management Activities on National Forest System Lands in the North Coast Region(Forest Fortescue)
8.Executive Officer’s Report (Matt St. John)
9.Board Member Requests for Future Agenda Items (Matt St. John)
10.Other Items of Interest (Matt St. John)
  
Closed Session
11.The Board may meet in 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 whether to initiate litigation (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd.(e)(2)(C)(i)); and
 d.Discuss significant exposure to litigation or initiated litigation in the following matters (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd.(e)); (Gov. Code § 11126, subd. (e)(2)(B)(i)):
  1.Russian Riverkeeper v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, Sonoma County Superior Court, Case No. SCV 261186. (August 25, 2017).
  2.People of the State of California, Ex. Rel. The Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region v. Independence Corporate Offices, Inc., a California Corporation; Clay Tucker, an individual; Rincon Land Holdings LLC, an Arizona Corporation and Does 1-50 Inclusive (September 11, 2017) Trinity County Superior Court, Case No. SCV-17CV066.
  3.CBE LLC and TRC Companies, Inc. v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, Petition for Writ of Mandate, Case No. SCV 263687; Sonoma County Superior Court, (December 14, 2018.)
  4.In the Matter of Failure to Act by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board on Directives from the State Water Resources Control Board to Ensure Consistency with the Waste Discharge Requirements for Timber Operations in the Upper Elk Watershed with the Upper Elk River Sediment TMDL and TMDL Action Plan, (February 1, 2019).
12.Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment
8:30 a.m., Wednesday August 14, 2019 and
8:30 a.m., Thursday August 15, 2019
5550 Skylane Blvd, Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA