STATE WATER RESOURCES CONTROL BOARD WORKSHOP & BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Tuesday, May 6, 2003 – 9:00 a.m.
Coastal Hearing Room – Second Floor
The Joe Serna Jr./ Cal/EPA Building
1001 I Street, Sacramento
Questions regarding this agenda call Debbie Irvin (916) 341-5600 or fax (916) 341-5620.
Workshop includes informal discussion of items to be presented for action at a future business meeting. People who are interested in items on the agenda are urged to attend workshops as they may miss valuable discussion that will not be repeated at the Board meeting. NOTE: there is no voting at workshops. Items requiring Board action must come to a Board meeting.
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Please note time limitations on presentations may be imposed.
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Submittal of written comments is encouraged to ensure
that all comments will be included in the
record before the Board.*
Audio broadcast of this meeting is available at: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/Broadcast/
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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.
1. Hearing Regarding Consideration of a Resolution Adopting a Revised Workplan for the Development of Sediment Quality Objectives for Enclosed Bays and Estuaries of California. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution.) [As previously noticed, written comments were due no later than 5:00 p.m., April 22, 2003].
2. Consideration of a Resolution Approving an Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Valley Region to Establish a Program for the Control of Mercury in Clear Lake. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to approve the proposed amendment.)
**3. Consideration of a Resolution Approving an Amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for the Colorado River Basin Region to Establish a Prohibition of Discharge of Individual Wastewater Disposal Systems in Cathedral City Cove. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)
4. Consideration of a Proposed Order Regarding Petitions for Reconsideration of Division Chief’s Order Pursuant to Condition 10 of Decision 1632 Regarding Existing Groundwater Users in the Carmel Valley. (The Board will consider, at a Board Meeting, whether to adopt the proposed order).
**5. Consideration of a Resolution Approving a Proposed Amendment to the Existing WateReuse Foundation Water Recycling Research Contract. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)
**6. Consideration of a Resolution Approving the Clean Water State Revolving Fund State Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Intended Use Plan and Federal Fiscal Year 2003 Federal Capitalization Grant Acceptance. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)
**7. Consideration of a Resolution Approving a Clean Beaches Initiative Grant for the City of San Diego for the Mission Bay Source Identification Study – Phase II From the Coastal Nonpoint Source Control Subaccount Established in the Costa-Machado Water Act Of 2000. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)
**8. Consideration of a Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director or Designee to Accept, Negotiate, Amend, Execute, or Terminate a Contract with the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project for $129,000 From the Watershed, Clean Beaches, and Water Quality Act Established From the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution.)
BOARD MEETING – 10:00 a.m.
9. Consideration of an Order Regarding Petition for Reconsideration of Order WRO 2003-0004. (The Board will consider whether to deny a petition for reconsideration submitted by the North Gualala Water Company.)
Closed Session Items
(Please note Closed Sessions are not open to the public)
LITIGATION (This is authorized under Government Code section 11126(e)(1).)
The Board will be meeting in closed session to discuss the litigation in the Coordinated Special Proceeding, Special Title (Rule 1550(b)), State Water Resources Control Board cases (Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. JC 4118).
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 on a petition to revise the Declaration of Fully Appropriated Streams to allow processing of applications to appropriate water from the Lower American River.
The Board will be meeting in closed session to deliberate on a petition for reconsideration of Order 2003-0004 submitted by the North Gualala Water Company.
*In order to be fully considered at the meeting, written comments on Items 2 through 9 must be received by noon, May 2, 2003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 100, Sacramento, CA 95812-0100; Fax 916.341.5620
**These items are expected to be routine and noncontroversial and there will be no discussion unless requested by a Board Member, staff, or interested party. If such a request is made, the item will be considered separately.
A quorum of the Board will be meeting with the Gartner Group located at 2870 Gateway Oaks Drive in Sacramento on May 19, 2003 to discuss internal priority and planning issues.
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