|Date Distributed: April 27, 2022|
The Lahontan Regional Water Board (Water Board) is conducting this meeting
from the location shown below:
Lahontan Water Board Annex, Hearing Room
971 Silver Dollar Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Via Video and Teleconference (For public commenters)
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m.
|Note: A quorum of the Water Board may be dining on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at Cold Water Brewery & Grill, 2544 Lake Tahoe Blvd (Hwy 50), South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. The Water Board will not be discussing anything related to the Board's authority during this dinner.|
|Video and Teleconference Option: This meeting will occur with both a physical meeting location and an option for the public to participate from a remote location.|
For those who wish to comment on an agenda item or are presenting to the Water Board, but is unable to attend in person, additional information about participating telephonically or via the remote meeting solution is available at https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/lahontan/board_info/remote_meeting/.
For those who only wish to watch the meeting, and do not plan to participate, the customary webcast is available at
|General Meeting Information:|
The following items are numbered for identification purposes only and will not necessarily be considered in this order. The meeting will not be called to order prior to the time specified. All Water Board files, exhibits, and agenda materials pertaining to items on this agenda are hereby made a part of the record for the appropriate item.
Comments on individual agenda items are welcome. If you are considering speaking or submitting written materials, please consult the notes at the end of the agenda.
|Adoption of Uncontested Calendar:|
Items denoted by (!) are expected to be routine and non-controversial and will be proposed for the uncontested calendar. The Water Board will act on these items at one time without discussion. If any Water Board member or person requests discussion, the item may be removed from the uncontested calendar to be considered separately. Requests to have an item removed from the uncontested calendar can be made in advance of the meeting by emailing to the Board Clerk at
[email protected] or by calling the Water Board’s Executive Officer via his Executive Assistant, Katrina Fleshman at (530) 542-5414.
|REGULAR MEETING: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.|
| Call to Order and Introductions|
|1.|| Public Forum – A public forum is held at the beginning of each general meeting where persons may speak on matters within the Water Board’s jurisdiction that are not related to a specific agenda item or currently pending before the Water Board. Comments regarding pending or impending adjudicatory matters will not be allowed.|
|2.|| Minutes – The Water Board will consider adopting the minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 9-10, 2022 and the Regular Meeting of January 12-13, 2022.|
|3.|| Reports by Water Board Chair and Water Board Members – The Water Board members will provide updates to the Water Board and public on events and activities of interest.|
|4.||Executive Officer’s Report – The Executive Officer will provide an update to the Water Board and public on key actions and activities in the Lahontan region, including the items below. This is an informational item, and no formal action is requested, though Water Board members may give direction to staff. (Mike Plaziak).|
| ||a.||Notification of Spills (Pursuant to Water Code section 13271, and Health and Safety Code section 25180.7)|
|5.|| !Closure and Post-Closure Waste Discharge Requirements for Trogon Development, LLC, Coolwater Generating Station, San Bernardino County – The Water Board will consider adopting closure and post-closure Waste Discharge Requirements to approve the proposed closure method for the surface impoundments, establish post-closure maintenance and monitoring requirements for the closed waste management unit, and provide general updates to the Monitoring and Reporting Program. (Jan Zimmerman)|
|6.|| Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), the State of What We Know and What We Don’t Know – Water Board staff will present an overview of a Staff Report that was prepared to bring awareness to what PFAS are and to highlight the emerging regulatory framework associated with these substances. This is an informational item and no formal action is requested, though Water Board members may give direction to staff. (Jan Zimmerman)|
|7.|| Review of Truckee River Sediment Total Maximum Daily Load - Staff will present an overview of the 10-year review of the Truckee River Sediment Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). Truckee River Watershed Council will present on their activities related to implementation of the TMDL. This is an informational item, and no formal action is requested. (Jennifer Watts)|
|8.|| Eric Sandel Resolution of Appreciation – Informational Item. (Mike Plaziak)|
|9.||Closed Session 1|
| ||a.||Discussion of Significant Exposure to Litigation. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(2)(B)(i).|
| ||b.||Discussion to Decide Whether to Initiate Litigation. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (e)(2)(C)(i).|
| ||c.||To deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon evidence introduced in a hearing. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (c)(3).|
| ||d.||Discussion of Personnel Matters. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivision (a).|
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|1At any time during the regular session, the Water Board may adjourn to a closed session to consider litigation, personnel matters, or to deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon the evidence introduced in the hearing. Discussion of litigation is within the attorney-client privilege and may be held in closed session. Authority: Government Code section 11126, subdivisions (a), (c)(3) and (e).|