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March 20 - 22, 2019, Board Agenda
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 8 p.m.

U.C. Cooperative Extension
Agriculture Center Conference Room
1432 Abbott Street, Salinas

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, March 22, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Watsonville City Council Chambers
275 Main Street - 4th Floor

Agenda in English | Agenda en Español

Items are numbered for identification purposes only and may be considered out of 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.

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:00 a.m.
 5. Roll Call
[Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140,]
 6. Introductions
[John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140,]
Discussion/Information Items
 3. Agricultural Order 4.0 Requirements Discussion (item continued from Wednesday)
[Chris Rose, 805/542-4770,]
[Elaine Sahl, 805/542-4645,]
[Arwen Wyatt-Mair, 805/542-4695,]

[Paula Richter, 805/549-3865,]
  • Attachment 1: Summary of Public Comments and Assessment of Alternative Proposals
  • Attachment 2: NPS Policy Five Key Elements
  • Attachment 3: Eastern San Joaquin Agricultural Order Precedential Requirements
  • Attachment 4: Appellate Court Decision on State Board Modified Order
  • Attachment 5: Antidegradation Policy
  • Attachment 6: Nexus to Climate Change
  • Attachment 7: Summary of TMDLs with Ag Discharges as a Source
  • Attachment 8: Summary of Outreach Opportunities
  • Attachment 9: Environmental Protection Agency Aquatic Life Benchmarks
  • Attachment 10: Regional Board Authority

  • An interpreter will be available to translate into Spanish and to translate statements made in Spanish into English.

    Un intérprete estará disponible para traducir al español y para traducir las declaraciones hechas en español al inglés
    Public Forum
     7.Public forum will be heard directly after the lunch break, not before 1:00 p.m. Any person may address the 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. Any person wishing to make a longer presentation should contact the Executive Officer at least one week prior to the meeting. Comments regarding pending adjudicatory matters will not be permitted.
     The next scheduled Board meeting is May 9-10, 2019, in San Luis Obispo.

    If you have questions about the agenda, contact Tammie Olson at (805) 549-3140.

    Written comments must generally be received prior to the Board meeting by the comment deadline for the specific agenda item. Written comments that are received after deadlines set by item-specific notices and/or hearing procedures will not generally be admitted. Any person requesting to submit late materials must demonstrate good cause, and the Chair must find that the admission of the late materials would not prejudice the Central Coast Water Board or any designated party. The Chair may modify this rule to avoid severe hardship.
     A late request for extra time will not prevent the party from speaking to the Board for the three minutes given to all members of the public.

    **The deadline for submitting presentation materials for the March board meeting has been extended to 12:00 pm on Monday, March 18, 2019. The deadline for requesting additional speaking time for the March board meeting remains 12:00 pm on Friday, March 15, 2019. 

    Submittals are to be sent via e-mail to the Clerk to the Board at Please indicate in the subject line, “3/20-22/19 BOARD MEETING (fill in bolded subject from appropriate item).” If you have questions about the agenda, contact the Clerk to the Board at (805) 549-3140.

    Agenda and items are available electronically at:

    Instructions regarding board meeting conduct and procedures can be found on the Central Coast Water Board’s website:

    If you require an interpreter, please contact the Clerk of the Board Tammie Olson at (805) 549-3140 or email by 12:00 pm on Friday, March 15, 2019