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December 16, 2020
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 wish to comment on an agenda item or are presenting to the Board, additional information about participating telephonically or via the remote meeting solution is available here: (

For those who only wish to watch the meeting, the customary webcast remains available at: and should be used UNLESS you intend to comment.

 Items are numbered for identification purposes only and may not be considered in order. Items scheduled for the first day of a multi-day meeting may be delayed or continued to the next day of the meeting. Closed session items may be considered on either or both days.
1. Roll Call and Introductions
2. Public Forum

Any person may address the Water Board regarding a matter within the Board’s jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments will generally be limited to three minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Chair. Comments regarding pending adjudicatory matters will not be allowed. The public is encouraged to visit the Board website [] and contact Board staff to determine whether a matter is a pending adjudicatory matter.
3. Minutes of the Board Meeting for November 18, 2020
4. Chair's, Board Members', and Executive Officer's Reports
5. Uncontested
 A. Valero Refining Company-California, Valero Benicia Refinery, Benicia, Solano County - Reissuance of NPDES Permit [Marcos de la Cruz, 510- 622-2365,]

Staff Summary Report
Response to Written Comments
Revised Tentative Order

B. Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Stream Maintenance Program, Napa County; San Mateo County, Routine Maintenance Program, San Mateo County; and Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Routine Maintenance Program, Contra Costa County - Amendment of Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Quality Certification [Tahsa Sturgis, 510-622-2316,, and Katie Hart, 510-622-2356,]

Staff Summary Report
Amended Tentative Order
Response to Comments
Other Business / Information Item

Advances in Remediation Technologies at Sites Contaminated with Volatile Organic Compounds  Status Report [Roger Papler, 510-622-2435,]

Staff Summary Report
Status Report

7. Overview of Regional Water Board Proposed Program Priorities  Discussion of the Board's Programs and its Work Plan and Priorities for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year [Michael Montgomery, 510-622-2399,]

Executive Officer's Summary Report
8. Enforcement Actions and Priorities for Fiscal Year 2020/21  Summary Report [Brian Thompson, 510 622-2422,]

Staff Summary Report
9. Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay  Presentation on the State of the RMP by Melissa Foley, Program Manager [Thomas Mumley, 510 622- 2395,]

Staff Summary Report
11.Closed Session  Personnel

The Board may meet in closed session to discuss personnel matters. [Authority: Government Code section 11126(a)]
12.Closed Session  Litigation
 The Board may meet in closed session to discuss litigation. The Board also may meet to discuss whether or not to initiate litigation.
[Authority: Government Code sections 11126(e)(1) and 11126(e)(2)(A)-(C)]

 Items the Board may discuss include the following:
  • Sweeney et al. v. Cal. Regional Water Quality Control Bd. et al. (Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, Division Three, Case Nos. A153583 (ACL) and A153585 (CAO)
  • Santa Clara Valley Water District v. San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board and Does 1-50 (Santa Clara County Superior Court No. 17CV311869)
  • City and County of San Francisco v. State Water Resources Control Board and San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Alameda County Superior Court; Case No. RG19042575)
  • In re: UCI International, LLC, Champion Laboratories, Inc., et al. (U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware; Case No. 16-11354)
    13.Closed Session  Deliberation
     The Board may meet in closed session to consider evidence received in an adjudicatory hearing and deliberate on a decision to be reached based on that evidence.
    [Authority: Government Code section 11126(c)(3)]
    14.Adjournment to the Next Board Meeting Wednesday, January 13, 2021