STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD MEETING AGENDA

 

Thursday, June 21, 2001 -- 10:00 a.m.

Coastal Hearing Room

Joe Serna, Jr./Cal/EPA Building

1001 I Street, Sacramento

 

Questions regarding this agenda - call Maureen Marchť (916) 341-5600 or fax 341-5620.

 

Please note time limitations on presentations may be imposed.

The State Board requests that oral testimony be summarized.Submittal of written comments is encouraged to ensure that all comments will be included in the record before the Board.*

 

Declaration of Quorum

 

Election of Vice Chair

 

PUBLIC FORUM

Public Forum.(Any member of the public may address and ask questions of the Board relating to any matter within the Board's jurisdiction, provided the matter is not on the Board's agenda, or pending before the Board or a Regional Board.) Note: Presentations at the Public Forum will be limited to 5 minutes or otherwise at the discretion of the Chairman.

 

MINUTES

The Board will consider the Minutes of the May 17, 2001 Board meeting.

 

UNCONTESTED ITEMS

1-11.The Board will be asked to approve items 1-11 at one time.

 

WATER QUALITY PETITION

12.In the Matter of the Petition of Voices of the Wetlands, Monterey Parkway, and Carolyn Nielson for Review of Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. 00-041 (Moss Landing Powerplant), Issued by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region.SWRCB File A-1339, 1339(a), and 1339(b).(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed order amending the waste discharge requirements.)

 

WATER RIGHTS

13.Consideration of a Proposed Order Granting Reconsideration of WR Order 2001-04-DWR Which Approved a Modification of the Diversion Practices of the California-American Water Company on the Carmel River in Monterey County.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed order.)

 

14.Consideration of a Proposed Order Denying Reconsideration of Decision Disapproving Water Supply Contingency Plan and Surface Flow Management Plan for North Gualala Water Company under Permit 14853.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed order.)

 

BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

Reports by Board Members on Regional Water Quality Control Board Meetings or Other Meeting or Conferences Where Board Members Have Represented the Board.(Information Item)

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORíS REPORT

Summary of Major Board Activities.(Information Item)

 

 

Closed Session Items(Please note Closed Sessions are not open to the public.)

 

LITIGATION

The Board will be meeting in closed session to confer with and receive advice from its legal counsel regarding pending litigation involving the Carmel River.(Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, et al. v. State Water Resources Control Board (Monterey County Super. Ct. No. M33519); Monterey Peninsula Water Management District, et al. v. State Water Resources Control Board (Monterey County Super. Ct. No. M33620; Sierra Club, Inc. et al. v. State Water Resources Control Board (Monterey County Super. Ct. No. 105610).)This is authorized by Gov. Code Section 11126(e)(2)(A)

 

Personnel

The Board will be meeting in closed session to discuss the appointment, evaluation of performance or dismissal of a public employee or to hear complaints or charges brought against that employee by another person or employee unless the employee requests a public hearing.Authorized under Government Code Section 11126(a)(1).

 

UNCONTESTED ITEMS CALENDAR

 

Uncontested items are expected to be routine and non-controversial.They will be acted upon by the Board at one time without discussion.If any Board Member, staff, or interested person requests that an item be removed from the Uncontested Items Calendar, it will be taken up in the regular agenda order.

 

 

1.Consideration of Approval of a Proposed Resolution Amending the Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund Priority List Ė Amendment No. 86.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

2. Consideration of Approval of a State Revolving Fund Loan for the City of San Diego Metropolitan Wastewater Departmentís Otay River Pump Station and Conveyance System Project; Matching Loan No. C-06-4721-110.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution approving the preliminary loan commitment.)

 

3.Consideration of Approval of a State Revolving Fund Loan for the City of San Diego Metropolitan Wastewater Departmentís Environmental Monitoring and Technical Services Laboratory Project; Matching Loan No. C-06-4703-110.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution approving the preliminary loan commitment.)

 

4.Consideration of a Preliminary Water Recycling Construction Program Grant Commitment to the Lake County Sanitation District for the Construction of the Effluent Recycling Pipeline Component of the Clear Lake Basin 2000 Project.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution approving a $3.2 million preliminary grant commitment to the Clear Lake Basin 2000 project.)

 

5.Consideration of the Proposed State Fiscal Year 2001-02 State Revolving Fund Loan Program Priority List.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution approving the proposed List.)

 

WATER QUALITY

6.Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director or Designee to Negotiate, Execute and Amend, if Necessary, Contract(s) to Provide Technical Services Associated with Evaporation Systems as Components of Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

ADMINISTRATION

7.Consideration of a Proposed Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director or Designee to Negotiate, Execute and Amend, if Necessary, the Foundation for California Community Colleges Student Assistant Contract.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

8. Consideration of a Proposed Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director or Designee to Accept Funds From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the San Francisco Estuary Project.

(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

9.Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director to Apply for and Accept Federal Funds on an Annual Basis for the Next 5 Years, and to Negotiate Future Grant Amendments Within this Authority from the U.S. EPA to Support the Implementation of the Santa Monica Bay National Estuary Programís Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

10.Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute an Interagency Agreement With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, to Enter into an Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

11.Consideration ofa Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director or Designee to Negotiate, Execute and Amend, if Necessary, a Contract to Provide Field Evaluations of Automatic Tank Gauging and Line Leak Detection Equipment.(The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

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*In order to be fully considered at the Board meeting, written comments on items 1-12 must be received by 5:00 p.m., June 18, 2001.Written comments on Items 13-14 must be received by 5:00 p.m., June 15.†† Mailing address:PO Box 100, Sacramento, CA95812-0100; FAX (916) 341-5620

 

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