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April 14, 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 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 March 10, 2021, Board Meeting
4. Chair's, Board Members', and Executive Officer's Reports
5. Uncontested Items
 A. City of St. Helena, City of St. Helena Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plant and Wastewater Collection System, St. Helena, Napa County -
Reissuance of NPDES Permit [Robert Schlipf, 510-622-2478,]

Sonoma County Water Agency, Stream Maintenance Program, Sonoma County -
Amendment of Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Quality Certification Order No. R2-2020-0034 to add the Sonoma County Water Agency, Stream Maintenance Program [Nicole Fairley, 510-622-2424,]

Resolution on Hearing Panels for Administrative Civil Liabilities -
Consideration of Resolution Authorizing Hearing Panels for Administrative Civil Liabilities and Chair to Establish Hearing Panels and Appoint Their Members [Michael Montgomery, 510-622-2314,]
Informational Items

Estuary Blueprint - the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the San Francisco Estuary - Presentation on the 2022 Estuary Blueprint Update by Caitlin Sweeney, Director of the San Francisco Estuary Partnership [Thomas Mumley, 510-622- 2395,]

7. Correspondence
8.Closed Session - Personnel

The Board may meet in closed session to discuss personnel matters.
[Authority: Government Code section 11126(a)]
9.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)
  • 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)
    10.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)]
    11.Adjournment to the Next Board Meeting - Wednesday, May 12, 2021