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Meeting Announcement 


8:30 a.m., Wednesday August 14, 2019

8:30 a.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019

Regional Water Quality Control Board
David C. Joseph Room
5550 Skylane Blvd., Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

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

Cal-Span live link to Board meeting
 - live link – viewing only.
Cal-Span Archived link to prior Board Meetings
 - 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 North Coast Waterboard.

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. 

Thursday August 15, 2019

iii.  Pledge of Allegiance

iv.  Roll Call and Introductions

v.  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.

vi.  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.

vii.  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.

3.  Approval of Meeting Minutes: June 19 & 20, 2019

 Motion and Vote

Action Items

4.  Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0001 to consider adoption of proposed General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies in the North Coast Region (Cherie Blatt)

 Return to Item
 Motion and Vote 

Information Items

5.  Updates on Klamath Basin Water Quality and Water Quality Certification for Dam Removal: (Clayton Creager, Mark Bransom, Klamath River Renewal Corporation, and Parker Thaler CA SWRCB Division of Water Rights)

6.   Update on Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-10-19 to prepare a water resilience portfolio to meet California’s water needs through the 21st century. (Dorene D’Adamo, State Water Board)

7. Update on Flow Objectives and Flow-Related Activities in the North Coast Region (Bryan McFadin)

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:

  1. 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));
  2. 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));
  3. Discuss whether to initiate litigation (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd.(e)(2)(C)(i)); and
    • Discuss significant exposure to litigation or initiated litigation in the following (e)(2)(B)(i)):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.)

12. Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment
8:30 a.m., Wednesday October 17, 2019 and
8:30 a.m., Thursday October 18, 2019
Weaverville Library
351 Main Street
Weaverville, CA 96093