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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)

June 15, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

*As of the date this agenda is published, the Colorado River Basin Water Board intends to conduct this meeting in a virtual/teleconference environment only. In the event orders from the Governor of California change prior to the scheduled date of this meeting, the format of this meeting may change to also allow for in-person attendance at a physical meeting location (73- 720 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 100, Palm Desert, CA 92260). If this were to occur, a revised agenda will be promptly issued reflecting the change to the format of the meeting. Persons desiring to receive notice about changes to the format of this meeting should sign up for the Lyris e-mail list by Subscribing to our Electronic Mailing List (Select Board Meetings Agenda).

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 May 11, 2021 Board Meeting
Uncontested Items
2. R7-2021-0012Consideration of adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for County of San Bernardino Solid Waste Management Division, Needles Sanitary Landfill, Needles, San Bernardino County [Scot Stormo, EG]
3. R7-2021-0039Consideration of adoption of Rescission of Waste Discharge Requirements Order R7-2012-0003 for Walmart Stores, Inc., Store 1915-04 Wastewater Treatment Plant, Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County [Adriana Godinez, WRCE]
4. R7-2021-0005Consideration of adoption of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit and Waste Discharge Requirements for City of Brawley, Brawley Wastewater Treatment Plant, Brawley, Imperial County [Jose Valle DeLeon, WRCE]
5. R7-2021-0024 – Consideration of adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for Westwind Enterprises, LTD., Rio Bend RV and Golf Resort Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems, El Centro, Imperial County [Carlos Angulo, WRCE]
6. R7-2021-0026Consideration of adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for Imperial County Department of Public Works, Hot Spa Waste Management Facility, Niland, Imperial County [Zak Owens, EG]
Contested and Discussion Items
7.. R7-2021-0017 – Consideration of adoption of Waste Discharge Requirements for Dredged or Fill Discharges to Waters of the State issued to Mesa Wind Power Corporation, Mesa Wind Repower Project, Palm Springs, Riverside County [Kai Dunn, Senior WRCE]
8. R7-2021-0028 – Consideration of adoption of Resolution Adopting an Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Colorado River Basin Region to Revise the Septic Tank Prohibition for the Town of Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County [Maria Davydova-Flores, ES]
Informational Items
9. Colorado River Basin Water Board Executive Officer's Report [Paula Rasmussen, EO]
10. Colorado River Basin Water Board Member Comments
11. Colorado River Basin Water Board Chair's Report
Closed Session
12. 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).]
    1. Coachella Valley Water District v. State Water Resources Control Board et al., Riverside Super. Ct. Case No. CVPS2100333
Next Board Meeting

July 20, 2021 – 9:00 a.m.