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Meeting Announcement

Thursday April 15, 2021

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 Emergency: As 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. For those who only wish to watch the meeting, the customary webcast remains available at Cal-Span.Org and should be used unless you plan to comment. For those who wish to comment on an agenda item, please complete the virtual speaker card that will be posted by April 13, 2021.
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 North Coast Water Board.

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 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. Regional Board Chair’s Report: No public testimony will be allowed, and the Board will take no formal action.
vi. 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 five (5) minutes.
 
1. Approval of Meeting Minutes: February 4, 2021
Uncontested Item
 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. R1-2021-0005 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for Mendocino County Water Works District No. 2, Anchor Bay Wastewater Treatment Facility, WDID No. 1B83118OMEN, NPDES No. CA0024040 (Cathleen Goodwin)
Action Items
3. Public Hearing on Resolution No. R1-2021-0006 to consider adoption of proposed Resolution Approving Groundwater Basin Evaluation and Prioritization Results Supporting Salt and Nutrient Management Planning as Required by State Water Resources Control Board Recycled Water Policy (Chris Watt)
4. Public Hearing on Order No. R1-2021-0008 to consider adoption of proposed Waste Discharge Requirements for Bodega Farms Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production Facility, WDID No.1B82022OSON, NPDES No. CA0024481 (Matt Herman)
Information Items
5.Update on Early Implementation Activities in the Lower Russian River Communities of Monte Rio and Villa Grande (Charles Reed, Alisha O’LoughlinCounty of Sonoma)
6. Update on State Water Resources Control Board General Waste Discharge Requirements for Winery Process Water Treatment Systems (Winery Order) (Laurel Warddrip, State Water Board, Jeremiah Puget, and Charles Reed)
7. Executive Officer’s Report (Matt St. John)
8. Board Member Requests for Future Agenda Items and Other Items of Interest (Matt St. John)
Closed Session
9.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.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.)
  2.Humboldt Redwood Company LLC v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board; State Water Resources Control Board, Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint; Humboldt County Superior Court, Case No. CV 1901082 (Nov. 18, 2019.)
  3.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.
  4.Green Diamond Resource Company v. North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board; State Water Resources Control Board Real Party in Interest, Petition for Writ of Mandate and Complaint; Humboldt County Superior Court, Case No. CV 2000678 (July 8, 2020.)
  5.People of the State of California, Ex. Rel. Department of Fish and Wildlife, State Water Resources Control Board, and Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region v. Shadowlight Ranch LLC; Joshua Sweet; Bohdan Curran, Individually and DBA Curran Equipment and Does 1 Through 30 inclusive, Humboldt County Superior Court Case No. CV 2001113 (October 30, 2020.)
  6.In the Matter of Administrative Civil Liability Order No. R1-2020-0040 Saggio Hills LLC, Petition for Review, (OCC file no. XXXX, January 23, 2021).
  7.In the Matter of the City of Santa Rosa’s Petition for Review of Action and Failure to Act by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region, in adopting Order No. R1-2020-0012 and Accompanying Fact Sheet and Monitoring and Reporting Program, (OCC file no. XXXX, September 20, 2020.)

10.Arrangements for Next Meeting and Adjournment:
9:00 a.m., Thursday June 17 and
9:00 a.m., Friday June 18, 2021
5550 Skylane Blvd, Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA