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Meeting Announcement

Thursday, June 17, 2021 – 9:00 a.m.

Video and Teleconference Meeting Only

No Physical Meeting Location
(Authorized by and in furtherance of
Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20.)
Video and Teleconference Meeting During COVID-19 Emergency: As a result of the COVID-19 emergency and the Governor’s Executive Orders to protect public health by limiting public gatherings and requiring social distancing, this meeting will occur solely via remote presence. For those who only wish to watch the meeting, the customary webcast remains available at Cal-Span.Org and should be used unless you plan to comment. For those who wish to comment on an agenda item, please complete the virtual speaker card that will be posted by June 15, 2021.
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 Water Board.

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.
 
i. Pledge of Allegiance
ii. Roll Call and Introductions
iii. 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.
iv. State Board Liaison's 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.
v. Regional Board Chair’s Report: 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 five (5) minutes.
 
1. Approval of April 15, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes
 
2. 2022 Board Meeting Schedule (Matt St. John)
 
Uncontested Item
Uncontested items may be removed at the request of any Board member or person. If an item is removed 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.
3.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2021-0016 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements (WDRs) for the City of Yreka Wastewater Treatment Facility, WDID No. 1A84073OSIS (Roy O’Connor)
 
4.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2021-0018 to consider rescission of Waste Discharge Requirements Order Number R1-2016-0041 and Cease and Desist Order R1-2016-0043 (CDO) for College of the Redwoods Wastewater Treatment Facility, WDID No. 1B80121OHUM, NPDES No. CA0006700 (Justin McSmith)
 
  
Action Items
5. Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2021-0010 to consider adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for Cold Water Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production Facility Discharges to Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays and Estuaries, General NPDES NO. CAG131015 (Justin McSmith)
 
6. Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2021-0002 to consider adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for Russian River County Sanitation District and Sonoma Water, Russian River Wastewater Treatment Facility, NPDES No. CA0024058, WDID No. 1B82045OSON, Sonoma County (Cathleen Goodwin)
 
7. Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2021-0024 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements (WDRs) for the County of Mendocino, South Coast Class III Solid Waste Disposal Site, WDID No. 1B77023OMEN (Terri Cia)
 
  
Information Items
8. Fiscal Year 2021 – 2022 Division Workplans (Matt St. John)
 
9. Executive Officer’s Report (Matt St. John)
10. Board Member Requests for Future Agenda Items and Other Items of Interest (Matt St. John)
 
Closed Session
9.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.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.)
  2.Humboldt Redwood Company LLC v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board; State Water Resources Control Board, Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint; Humboldt County Superior Court, Case No. CV 1901082 (Nov. 18, 2019.)
  3.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.
  4.Green Diamond Resource Company v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board; State Water Resources Control Board Real Party in Interest, Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint; Humboldt County Superior Court, Case No. CV 2000678 (July 8, 2020.)
  5.People of the State of California, Ex. Rel. Department of Fish and Wildlife, State Water Resources Control Board, and Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region v. Shadowlight Ranch LLC; Joshua Sweet; Bohdan Curran, Individually and DBA Curran Equipment and Does 1 Through 30 inclusive, Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV 2001113 (October 30, 2020.)\
  6.In the Matter of Administrative Civil Liability Order No. R1-2020-0040 Saggio Hills LLC, Petition for Review, (OCC file no. XXXX, January 23, 2021).
  7.In the Matter of the City of Santa Rosa’s Petition for Review of Action and Failure to Act by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region, in adopting Order No. R1-2020-0012 and Accompanying Fact Sheet and Monitoring and Reporting Program, (OCC file no. XXXX, September 20, 2020.)
  8.In the Matter of the Friends of Gualala River Petition for Review of Action by California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region.
10.Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment:
8:30 a.m., Thursday August 19 and
8:30 a.m., Friday August 20, 2021
5550 Skylane Blvd, Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA