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Friday, December 6, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
City of Huntington Beach, Council Chambers
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92805

Live video webcast: LIVE VIDEO


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 Item 1. Introductions
 Item 2. Public Forum - Any person may address the Regional Board at the beginning of the meeting on any matter within the Regional Board's jurisdiction and not related to an item that is to be considered separately.
 Item 3. State Water Resources Control Board Liaison Report - This item is for information only. No public testimony will be allowed, and the Regional Board will take no formal action.
 Item 4. Regional Board Meeting Minutes - The Board will consider approval of the Minutes of the regular Board meeting of October 25, 2019.
{Jeannie Aguilar 951-782-3285 [email protected]}
 Motion and Vote 
 Consideration of the Consent Calendar Items below, marked with an !, are expected to be routine and non-controversial. The Board will be asked to consider these items at one time without discussion. If any interested party, Board Member or staff requests that an item be removed from the consent calendar, it will be taken up in the order shown.
 Motion and Vote
Item !5. General Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges to Surface Waters Resulting from De Minimis Discharges, Groundwater Dewatering Operations and/or Groundwater Cleanup/Remediation Operations at Sites Within the Newport Bay Watershed NPDES Number CAG918002 - Issuance of updated general waste discharge requirements (WDRs) for discharges to surface waters in the Newport Bay Watershed from (1) discharges that pose an insignificant (de minimis) threat to water quality, and (2) groundwater dewatering and/or groundwater cleanup operations. This Order incorporates selenium effluent limits based on selenium TMDLs adopted by the Santa Ana Water Board and approved by U.S. EPA on June 20, 2019 and replaces Order R8-2007-0041 (as amended) and Order R8-2005-0079. Order R8-2019-0061
{Julio Lara 951-782-4901 [email protected]}
Item !6. Amendment of Western Riverside County Regional Wastewater Authority Permit  Order R8-2019-0066 proposes to amend Order R8-2015-0013, to update the description of the wastewater treatment processes, increase the design capacity of the secondary treatment to 14 MGD, and add the maximum daily effluent limit for Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, chlorine residual effluent limits, and applicable chlorine disinfection process performance requirements. Order R8-2019-0066
{Julio Lara 951-782-4901 [email protected]}
 Item 7. Human Right to Water - Regional Water Board staff will present Resolution R8-2019-0078, proposing to adopt the Human Right to Water as a core value. The presentation will include a chronology of recent activities and a Work Plan that describes the proposed tasks for Regional Water Board staff to carry out during 2020 and 2021 to advance the Human Right to Water. Resolution R8-2019-0078
{Ann Sturdivant 951-782-4904 [email protected]}
 Motion and Vote 
 Item 8. Proposed Newport Bay Fecal Coliform Time Schedule Order - Proposed Time Schedule Order (TSO) R8-2019-0050 for the County of Orange, and the Cities of Tustin, Irvine, Laguna Hills, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Orange, Lake Forest, Laguna Woods, Newport Beach, and Orange County Flood Control District to comply with the Requirements Prescribed in Order R8-2009-0030 as amended by Order R8-2010-0062 (NPDES CAS618030) - Issuance of the Time Schedule Order is proposed to extend the schedule for compliance with fecal coliform effluent limitations for discharges to the Newport Bay watershed. Specific tasks will be required to be implemented by the Permittees during the proposed schedule. TSO R8-2019-0050
{Terri Reeder 951-782-4995 [email protected]}
 Motion and Vote 
 Item 9. Workshop for the Permit Renewal for the Poseidon Resources' Proposed Huntington Beach Desalination Facility - The Regional Board staff will conduct a workshop for the renewal of the NPDES permit for Poseidon Resources' proposed Huntington Beach Desalination Facility (Facility). The proposed Facility will be located on twelve acres of the AES Huntington Beach Generating Station Property, 21739 Newland Street, Huntington Beach. Along with the NPDES permit renewal, the Facility requires a California Water Code section 13142.5(b) determination in accordance with the State's Ocean Plan. The workshop will review the proposed Facility, the draft renewal of the NPDES permit, and the associated draft Water Code section 13142.5(b) determination. Public comment will be received at the workshop (information item).
{Jayne Joy 951-782-3284 [email protected]}
 Item 10. Underground Storage Tanks Corrective Action Plans  Board staff will provide a list of sites where Corrective Action plans have been submitted within the Region as required by the California Underground Storage Tank Regulations, Title 23, Article 11, Section 2728 (information item).
{Kenneth R. Williams 951-782-4496  Motion and Vote 
 Item 11. Underground Storage Tanks Site Closure Report Board staff will provide a list of site closures that have occurred within the Region as required by the California Underground Storage Tank Regulations, Title 23, Article 11, Section 2728(d) (information item).
{Kenneth R. Williams 951-782-4496 [email protected]}
 Motion and Vote 
 Item 12. Appointment of a Committee to Nominate Regional Board Officers for 2020 (action item).
{Hope A. Smythe 951-782-4493 [email protected]}
 Item 13. Board Meeting Dates and Locations for 2020 - The Regional Board will consider adoption of the calendar meeting dates for 2020 (action item).
{Hope A. Smythe 951-782-4493 [email protected]}
 Motion and Vote 
 Item 14. Executive Officer's Report
{Hope A. Smythe 951-782-4493 [email protected]}
 Item 15. Regional Board Member and Executive Officer Communications - The Regional Board Members and the Executive Officer may discuss meetings, communications, correspondence or other items of general interest, relating to matters within the Board's jurisdiction. There will be no voting or formal action taken.
Closed Session - At any time during the regular session, the Regional Board may adjourn to a closed session to:
 a.Consider evidence received in an adjudicatory hearing and deliberate on a decision to be reached based on that evidence (Government Code Section 11126(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, (Government Code Section 11126(a)(1));
 c.discuss significant exposure to litigation (Government Code Section 11126(e) (2)(B)(i));
 d.discuss whether to initiate litigation (Government Code Section 11126(e)(2) (C)(i)); and
 e.discuss pending litigation in the following matters (Government Code, §11126, subdivision (e)):
  (1)Goodrich Corporation vs. California State Water Resources Control Board et al. (Los Angeles Superior Court Case Number BS 110389, [consolidated with BS110390 and BS110391]);
  (2)In re Petitions of Kwikset Locks, Inc. (SWRCB/OCC File Numbers A-1732, 1732(a), 1732(b), 1732(c), and 1732(d));
  (3)In re Own Motion Review of Rialto-Area Perchlorate Contamination (SWRCB/OCC File Number A-1824)
  (4)United El Segundo, Inc. & Rapid Gas, Inc. vs. Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board, Riverside County Superior Court, Case Number RIC 1722363 [Challenging Cleanup and Abatement Order Number R8-2016-0048].
  (5)Orange County Water District vs. Sabic Innovative Plastics US, LLC et al., Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2008-00078246-CU-TT-CXC [cross-complaints against Regional Board seeking declaratory relief].
  (6)Edwards Lifesciences LLC et al. vs. Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region, Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2019-01083704-CU-WM-CXC [challenging investigative order issued under Water code section 13267 on August 30, 2018
Adjournment to the special Board Meeting of January 16, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., in the City of Perris, Eastern Municipal Water District, 2270 Trumble Road, Perris, CA 92572.

Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this Regional Board meeting should contact Jeannie Aguilar at 951-782-3285 or at [email protected], no later than ten business days prior to the meeting.

If you need interpreter services, contact Jeannie Aguilar at least ten business days prior to the date of the Board meeting at [email protected].

Any person interested in obtaining information and/or providing input regarding pending applications for Water Quality Standards Certification under Section 401 of the Federal Clean Water Act, may contact Jason Bill at 951-782-3295 [email protected].