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Video and Teleconference Meeting Only
No Physical Meeting Location
(Authorized by and in furtherance of Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20)

December 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

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. Links for the meeting, including a phone call option, will be posted on will be posted on the Colorado River Basin Water Board’s website at:
Supporting documents for agenda items to be considered by the Colorado River Basin Water Board are posted on our website. To view or download documents, go to:

More detailed information concerning the Colorado River Basin Water Board’s meeting procedures is attached to the end of this agenda.
i. Pledge of Allegiance
ii. Roll Call
iii. Public Forum
  Any person may address the Colorado River Basin Water Board at this time regarding any matter within the Board’s jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments will generally be limited to three (3) minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Board Chair.
1. Approval of Meeting Minutes

Minutes of November 12, 2020 Board Meeting
2. State Water Board Liaison Update [Laurel Firestone, State Water Board Liaison]
Contested and Discussion Items
3. R7-2020-0030Consideration of adoption of Resolution adopting the 2020 Triennial Review of the Water Quality Control Plan for the Colorado River Basin Region [Maria Davydova, ES]
4. R7-2020-0035 Consideration of adoption of Short-Term Renewal of Order R7-2015- 0008 Conditional Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements for Agricultural Wastewater Discharges and Discharges of Wastes from Drain Operation and Maintenance Activities within the Imperial Valley, Imperial County [Jennie Snyder, WRCE]

Informational Items
5. Dredge and Fill Program Activities Update [Kai Dunn, Senior WRCE]
6. Colorado River Basin Water Board Executive Officer's Report [Paula Rasmussen, EO]
7. Colorado River Basin Water Board Member Comments
8. Colorado River Basin Water Board Chair's Report
Closed Session
9. The Board may meet in closed session to:

(a) Consider the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of a public employee, or to hear complaints or charges brought against a public employee by another person, unless the employee requests a public hearing. [Authority: Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (a).]

(b) Consider evidence received in an adjudicatory hearing and deliberate on a decision to be reached based on that evidence. [Authority: Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (c)(3).]

(c) Discuss litigation, including discussion of initiated litigation, significant exposure to litigation, or decisions to initiate litigation. [Authority: Gov. Code, § 11126, subd. (e).]
Next Board Meeting

January 12, 2021 Board Meeting – 9:00 am