STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD MEETING AGENDA

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2003 9:00 a.m.

Coastal Hearing Room Second Floor

Joe Serna Jr./Cal/EPA Building

1001 I Street, Sacramento

 

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Please note time limitations on presentations may be imposed. The State Board requests that oral testimony be summarized. See Presentation Information at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/board_info/index.shtml Submittal of written comments is encouraged to ensure that all comments will be included in the record before the Board.*

 

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Declaration of Quorum

 

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 adoption of the May 21, 2003 Board meeting minutes.

 

UNCONTESTED ITEMS

1-8. The Board will be asked to approve items 1-8 at one time.

WATER QUALITY

9. Consideration of a Resolution Adopting Emergency Regulations that Establish Minimum Requirements for the Design, Construction, Operation, and Closure of Solar Evaporators as Components of Integrated On-Farm Drainage Management Systems. (The Board will consider whether to adopted the proposed resolution.)

 

WATER QUALITY PETITIONS

10. In the Matter of the Petitions of County Sanitation District No. 2 Of Los Angeles County and Santa Monica Baykeeper for Review of Waste Discharge Requirements Order Nos. R4-2002-0121 [NPDES No. CA0054011] and R4-2002-0123 [NPDES No. CA0055119] and Time Schedule Order Nos. R4-2002-0122 and R4-2002-0124, for Los Coyotes and Long Beach Wastewater Reclamation Plants Issued by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region. SWRCB/OCC Files A-1496 and A-1496(a). (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed order deciding to review, on its own motion, the waste discharge requirements and time schedule orders.)

 

11. In the Matter of the Petitions of County Sanitation District No. 2 of Los Angeles and Bill Robinson for Review of Waste Discharge Requirements Order No. R4-2002-0142 [NPDES No. CA0053716] and Time Schedule Order No. R4-2002-0143, Issued by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region. SWRCB/OCC Files A-1509 and A-1509(a). (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed order remanding the requirements and time schedule order to the Regional Board. The proposed order also provides that the Board will review, on its own motion, the chronic toxicity limits.)

 

WATER RIGHTS

12. Consideration of a Proposed Order Responding to Direction from Yuba County Superior Court to Vacate Water Right Decision 1644 and Reconsider the Decision in Light of Specified Evidence. (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed order vacating and reconsidering Water Right Decision 1644 which addresses fishery and water right issues on the lower Yuba River.) NOTE: Oral comments on the proposed order will be limited to no more than 5 minutes for parties who participated in the June 5 and 6 hearing. Comments from other interested persons may be limited to less time.

 

**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.

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

1. Consideration of a Resolution to Approve Proposed Regulations Governing Review by State Board of Action or Failure to Act by Regional Board. (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

2. Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director or Designee to Accept, and/or Amend a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Environmental Information Exchange Network Challenge Grant for Developing Electronic Discharger Submittal of Self-Monitoring Reports and Uploading of the Data to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Permit Compliance System. (The Board will consider whether to approve the proposed resolution.)

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

3. Consideration of a Resolution Adopting the Clean Beaches Initiative Grant Program Priority List. (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

4. Consideration of a Resolution Approving a State Revolving Fund Loan for the City of Pismo Beach Wastewater Facilities Expansion Project; SRF Loan Project No. C-06-4793-110. (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

5. Consideration of a Resolution Approving Additional Clean Beaches Initiative Grant Funds for the Bodega Bay-Campbell Cove Source Identification Testing from the Coastal Nonpoint Source Control Subaccount Established in the Costa-Machado Water Act of 2000. (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

6. Consideration of a Resolution Approving a Priority List for Grants Under the Costa-Machado Water Act of 2000 (Proposition 13) Pesticide Research and Identification of Source, and Mitigation (PRISM) Grant Program Project Priority Lists and Authorizing Issuance of Contracts and Amendments to Implement the PRISM Projects. (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

7. Consideration of a Resolution Adopting the Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Emergency, Abandoned, Recalcitrant Account Fiscal Year 2003-2004 Annual Site List; and, Authorizing the Executive Director, or Designee, to Execute Contracts and Amendments for the Expenditure of Emergency, Abandoned, Recalcitrant (EAR) Account Funds. (The Board will consider whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)

 

WATER QUALITY

8. Consideration of a Resolution Approving an Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Diego Region to Establish a Total Maximum Daily Load for Diazinon in the Chollas Creek Watershed. (The Board will consider whether to approve the proposed amendment.)

 

Closed Session Items

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

 

WATER RIGHTS (This is authorized under Government Code section 11126(c)(3).)

The Board will be meeting in closed session to deliberate on a proposed order prepared after a hearing that was held to receive additional evidence in response to a writ of mandate from the Yuba County Superior Court. The court directed the Board to reconsider Water Right Decision 1644 in light of specified additional evidence. Water Right Decision 1644 addresses fishery and water right issues on the Lower Yuba River.

 

The Board will be meeting in closed session to deliberate on a proposed order denying petition to revise the declaration of fully appropriated streams to allow processing of applications to appropriate treated groundwater discharged into the Lower American River.

 

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*In order to be fully considered at the Board meeting, written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m., July 14, 2003. Mailing address: PO Box 100, Sacramento, CA 95812-0100; FAX (916) 341-5620

 

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