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Meeting Announcement 

8:30 A.M., THURSDAY APRIL 18, 2019

Regional Water Quality Control Board 
David C. Joseph Room 
5550 Skylane Blvd., Suite A 
Santa Rosa, CA 95403


The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board will now be streaming the Board meetings live for viewing onlyBelow are the links to the live broadcast and the archived videos of past Board meetings starting with February 20 & 21, 2019 Board meeting.

http://cal-span.org/unipage/index.php?site=cal-span&meeting=2913&owner=RWQCB-NC - live link – viewing only.


http://cal-span.org/static/meetings-RWQCB-NC.php - archived links to prior meetings.

Supporting documents for agenda items are posted on our website at least 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting. To view or download documents, go to 
www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast


Comments on individual agenda items are welcome. All persons desiring to address the Board are requested to fill out a pink speaker card.

Except for items designated as time certain, there are no set times for agenda items. Items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chair. Agenda items are subject to postponement. You may contact the designated staff contact person in advance of the meeting day for information on the status of any agenda item. 

i. Pledge of Allegiance
ii. Roll Call and Introductions
iii. Board Member Reports and Ex Parte Communication Disclosure. This item is for Board discussion only. No public testimony will be allowed, and the Board will take no formal action.
iv. State Board Liaison's, Board Chair's, Board Members’, and Executive Officer's Reports: These items are for Board discussion only. No public testimony will be allowed, and the Board will take no formal action.
v.
 Public Forum: Time will be reserved for the general public to address the Board on any matter within the Board’s jurisdiction, excluding those items on the agenda. The Board Chair may limit the public forum to thirty (30) minutes initially, and continue any remaining appearances beyond the thirty (30) minutes at the end of the regularly scheduled business of the day. The Board Chair requests that each person addressing the Board limit their presentation to three (3) minutes.
 Return to Public Forum 
1.
 Approval of Meeting Minutes: February 20 & 21, 2019
 Motion and Vote 
 Uncontested Items     Motion and Vote
Uncontested items may be removed at the request of any Board member or person. If an item is removed from the uncontested calendar for discussion, it will only be voted on at this meeting if no significant changes are made to the agenda item. Otherwise, the item will be continued to a subsequent board meeting to allow input from interested persons.
2.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0002 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for the Miranda Community Services District Wastewater Treatment Facility, WDID No. 1B80002OHUM (Rachel Prat)
3.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0010 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for the Calpella County Water District Wastewater Treatment Facility, WDID No. 1B771620MEN (Ben Zabinsky)
4.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0007 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements and Water Reclamation Requirements for the Airport-Larkfield-Wikiup Sanitation Zone Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Facility, WDID No. 1B84124OSON(Cathleen Goodwin)
5.Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0005 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for the California Redwood Company and the Trinity River Timber Company DBA North Fork Lumber Company Korbel Sawmill, WDID No. 1B80020OHUM, NPDES No. CA0005932 (Justin McSmith)
Action Items
6.
 Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0008 to consider adoption of a Short-Term Renewal of Order No. R1-2014-0011, Categorical Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges Related to Timber Harvest Activities on Non-Federal Landsin the North Coast Region (Devon Jorgenson)
 Motion and Vote 
7.
 Resolution No. R1-2019-0001 Adopting the Human Right to Water as a Core Value and Directing its Implementation in North Coast Regional Water Board Activities and Authorizing the Executive Officer to Enter into a Memorandum of Mutual Understandings with the North Coast Resource Partnership (Charles Reed)
 Motion and Vote 
Information Item
8. Technical Assistance Opportunities for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects Serving Small and Disadvantaged Communities through the California Rural Water Association (Charles Reed, Dustin Hardwick, Marshall Locke)
Action Item
9. Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2019-0001 to consider adoption of proposed General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies in the North Coast Region (Cherie Blatt)
Information Items
10. Executive Officer’s Report (Matt St. John)
11. Board Member Requests for Future Agenda Items (Matt St. John)
12. Other Items of Interest (Matt St. John)
 Closed Session
13.The Board may meet in closed session to:
 a.Consider evidence received in an adjudicatory hearing and deliberate on a decision to be reached based on that evidence (Gov. Code, §11126, subd.(c)(3));
 b.Consider the appointment, employment, evaluation of performance, or dismissal of a public employee or to hear complaints or charges brought against a public employee (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd.(a)(1));
 c.Discuss whether to initiate litigation (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd.(e)(2)(C)(i)); and
 d.Discuss significant exposure to litigation or initiated litigation in the following matters (Gov. Code, § 11126, subd.(e)); (Gov. Code § 11126, subd. (e)(2)(B)(i)):
  1.Russian Riverkeeper v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive - 4 - Relief, Sonoma County Superior Court, Case No. SCV 261186. (August 25, 2017).
  2.People of the State of California, Ex. Rel. The Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region v. Independence Corporate Offices, Inc., a California Corporation; Clay Tucker, an individual; Rincon Land Holdings LLC, an Arizona Corporation and Does 1-50 Inclusive (September 11, 2017) Trinity County Superior Court, Case No. SCV-17CV066.
  3.In the Matter of Scott River Waiver and Shasta River Waiver, Petition challenging Scott River TMDL Conditional Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements, Order No. R1-2018-0018 and Shasta River TMDL Conditional Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements, Order No. R1-2018-0019; SWRCB/OCC File A-2602 (May 29, 2018).
  4.In the Matter of the Environmental Protection Information Center’s Petition for Review of North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Enrollment of the Seiad-Horse Project, Petition for Review, Motion for Stay of Enforcement; (November 30, 2018.)
  5.CBE LLC and TRC Companies, Inc. v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, Petition for Writ of Mandate, Case No. SCV 263687; Sonoma County Superior Court, (December 14, 2018.)
  6.In the Matter of Failure to Act by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board on Directives from the State Water Resources Control Board to Ensure Consistency with the Waste Discharge Requirements for Timber Operations in the Upper Elk Watershed with the Upper Elk River Sediment TMDL and TMDL Action Plan, (February 1, 2019).
14.Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment
1:00 p.m., Wednesday June 19, 2019 and
9:00 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019
Eureka City Hall
City Council Chambers
531 K Street
Eureka, CA 95501