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May 15-17, 2019, Board Agenda

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, May 17, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Central Coast Water Board Offices
895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101
San Luis Obispo

Agenda in English | Agenda en Español

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 8:00 a.m.
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.

An interpreter will be available to translate into Spanish, and to translate statements made in Spanish into English. If possible, please contact Monica Barricarte prior to the meeting to arrange for translation at 805-549-3881 or 

Un intérprete estará disponible para traducir al español y para traducir las declaraciones hechas en español al inglés. Si le es posible, contáctese con Monica Barricarte antes del día de la reunión, para coordinar la traducción al 805-549-3881 o por correo al
 1. Roll Call
[Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140,]
 2. Introductions
[John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140,]

Discussion/Informational Items

 3. Agricultural Order 4.0 Requirements Discussion ( continued from March 2019 Board Meeting)
[Chris Rose, 805/542-4770,]
[Elaine Sahl, 805/542-4645,]
[Arwen Wyatt-Mair, 805/542-4695,]
[Paula Richter, 805/549-3865,]
 Return to Item 
  • Attachment 1: Conceptual Options Tables
  • Public Forum
     4. 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.

     Closed Session
     20.The Board may meet in closed session to consider personnel matters (Gov. Code § 11126 subd. (a)), to deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon evidence introduced in a hearing (Gov. Code § 11126, subd. (c)(3)), or to discuss matters in litigation, including discussion of initiated litigation, significant exposure to litigation, or decisions to initiate litigation (Gov. Code § 11126, subd. (e)). The Board is not required to allow public comment on closed session items. (Gov. Code § 11125.7, subd. (e))[Staff Counsel Stephanie Yu]
    Current litigation involving the Board:
      Litigation filed against the Central Coast Water Board:

    1.2017 Agricultural Discharges Orde r– Monterey Coastkeeper, et al. v. Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region (Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2017-80002655)
      Litigation filed by the Central Coast Water Board against other parties, including referrals to the Office of the Attorney General:

    2. United States, et al. v. HVI Cat Canyon, Inc., f/k/a Greka Oil & Gas, Inc. (U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Case No. CV 11-05097 FMO (PLAx))
    3. Referral to Attorney General concerning Plains Pipeline, LP, Refugio Oil Spill, Gaviota, Santa Barbara County (Resolution No. R3-2015-0026)

     The next scheduled Board meeting is July 18-19, 2019, in Santa Barbara.

    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. 

    Unless otherwise specified, all parties and interested persons must submit requests for extra time to speak to the Board for agendized items by 12:00 pm on Monday, May 6, 2019presentation materials for agendized items by 12:00 pm on Friday, May 10, 2019A 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. 

    Submittals are to be sent via e-mail to the Clerk to the Board at Please indicate in the subject line, “
    MAY 15-17, 2019 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: