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Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
City of Loma Linda
25541 Barton Road
Loma Linda CA 92354

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 December 6, 2019 (Action item).
{Jeannie Aguilar 951-782-3285 [email protected]}
Item 5. Election of Regional Board Officers for 2020(Action item).
{Hope A. Smythe 951-782-4493 [email protected]}
Item 6. Water Quality Enforcement – Yvonne West, Director of the State Water Resources Control Board’s Office of Enforcement, will provide a briefing on the Enforcement options available to the Regional Board and the 2017 Water Quality Enforcement Policy including the penalty calculation methodology (Information item).
{Hope A. Smythe 951-782-4493 [email protected]}
Item 7. Storm Water Enforcement OverviewBoard staff will present an overview of Region 8’s enforcement process for storm water violations where monetary penalties were assessed and issued within the 2016 through 2019 fiscal years (Information item).
{Michelle R. Beckwith 951-782-4433 [email protected]}
Item 8. Status Report on the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority’s (SAWPA’s) Proposition 1 Integrated Regional Water Management, Disadvantaged Community Involvement Grant Program. - This item will be presented by staff from SAWPA. (Information item).
{Ann Sturdivant 951-782-4904 [email protected]}
Item 9. Executive Officer’s Report (Information item).
{Hope A. Smythe 951-782-4493 [email protected]}
Item 10. 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.
Item 11. 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 regular Board Meeting of March 13, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., at the City of Huntington Beach, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach CA 92648

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].