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October 22-23, 2020 Board Agenda


Thursday, October 22, 2020, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23, 2020, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This meeting is a continuation of the September 10-11 and 23-24, 2020 workshop
(Item 3) focused on Draft Agricultural Order 4.0.

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 EmergencyAs 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.

Public Comment: This meeting is dedicated to staff and Water Board discussion on Draft Agricultural Order 4.0 (Ag Order 4.0) and the next steps for the development of a proposed order. The Board received public comment on this item in the form of stakeholder panel presentations on September 10 and 11 and a public comment forum on September 23, 2020. No additional opportunities to provide oral public comment on this item are anticipated at this time for this meeting. However, opportunities to provide written and oral comment will likely be available during the next phases of the public process to develop a proposed order.

Meeting Participation: There are two options for viewing the meeting:

1. View the webcast at

2. Join the meeting using the Zoom platform. This is the only option that offers translation services. The Zoom link is posted immediately below and additional details can be found at Board’s remote meetings page: October 22, 2020, Central Coast Water Board Meeting Information Page

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Oct 22, 2020 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Every day, until Oct 23, 2020, 2 occurrence(s)
Oct 22, 2020 09:00 AM
Oct 23, 2020 09:00 AM
Topic: Regional Water Quality Control Board Central Coast Region meeting
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: 398246

Or Telephone Dial in

1 408 638 0968
1 669 900 6833
1 253 215 8782
Webinar ID: 856 5359 2778
Passcode: 398246

Agenda in English | Agenda en Español

Friday, October 23, 2020, 8:00 a.m..
Board Business
 4. Roll Call/Introductions
[Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140, [email protected]]
 5. Introductions
[Matthew Keeling, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140, [email protected]]
Discussion Information Items

Draft Ag Order 4.0 Discussion

This item is a continuation of item three from Thursday, October 22, 2020.

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.

Closed Session

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)). [Stephanie Yu, Staff Counsel, 916/341-5157, [email protected]] Current litigation involving the Board:

  Litigation filed against the Central Coast Water Board:
   1.2017 Agricultural Discharges Order– Monterey Coastkeeper, et al. v. Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region (Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 34-2017-80002655; Third District Court of Appeal, Case No. C090943)
   2.2019 Amendments to CAO for Cleanup at Dutch Maid Cleaners, 3323 State Street, Santa Barbara – San Roque Clean Up Fund and Trust U/W of Emil Deloreto v. California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region, et al. (Santa Barbara Superior Court, Anacapa Division, Case No. 20CV00022)
  Litigation filed by the Central Coast Water Board against other parties, including referrals to the Office of the Attorney General:
   3.Referral to Attorney General concerning Casmalia Hazardous Waste Site Litigation: United States v. State of California and Related Matters
   4.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))
   5.United States, et al. v. Plains All American Pipeline, LP, et al. (U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Case No. 2:20-CV-02415)


As noted above, this meeting is dedicated to staff and Water Board discussion on Draft Agricultural Order 4.0 and the next steps for the development of a proposed order. The Water Board invited the public to submit written materials on Item 3 during the written public comment period and to provide oral comments during the previous four days of this continued workshop, and no additional opportunities to provide comments are available for this meeting unless otherwise specified. If you have questions about the agenda, contact Tammie Olson at (805) 549-3140 or [email protected]. Please indicate in the subject line, “October 22-23, 2020 BOARD MEETING.”

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 to the Board Tammie Olson at (805) 549-3140 or email [email protected] by 12:00 noon on Friday, October 16, 2020.