Water Board logo STATE WATER BOARD

Tuesday, January 15, 2008–10:00 a.m.
Byron Sher Auditorium Room – Second Floor
Joe Serna Jr. / Cal/EPA Building
1001 I Street, Sacramento

Tam M. Doduc, Chair; Gary Wolff, P.E., Ph.D, Vice Chair; Arthur G. Baggett, Jr., Member; Charlie Hoppin, Member; Frances Spivy-Weber, Member


Public comments on agenda items will be limited to 5 minutes or otherwise at the discretion of the Board Chair


Any member of the public may address and ask questions of the Board relating to any matter within the State Water Board’s jurisdiction provided the matter is not on the agenda, or pending before the State Water Resources Control Board or any California Regional Water Quality Control Board.


1.  The Board will consider adoption of the December 4, 2007 Board meeting minutes

2.  Board Member Report


*3. Consideration of a Resolution authorizing the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board request for funding in the amount of $287,000 from the Cleanup and Abatement Account for the Lake Tahoe Runoff Treatment and Monitoring Project.

*4.   Consideration of a Resolution adopting a Statement of Overriding Considerations regarding the Integrated Regional Water Management Program’s Fillmore Water Recycling Plant Project.


5.   Consideration of a Resolution approving a $500,000 Proposition 50 Santa Monica Bay Restoration grant for purchase of property in Corral Canyon.


6. Consideration of a Resolution approving an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan to incorporate site-specific ammonia objectives and site-specific implementation provisions for protection of early life stages of fish for select inland surface waters in the Santa Clara River, Los Angeles River and San Gabriel River Watersheds. (Written comments were due on December 20, 2007 by 12 p.m.)

7. Consideration of a Resolution approving an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan to establish site-specific copper water quality objectives (SSOs) and implementation plan for San Francisco Bay. (Written comments were due on December 7, 2007 by 12 p.m.)

8.. Consideration of a Resolution to adopt a Water Quality Control Plan for Enclosed Bays and Estuaries - Part 1 Sediment Quality. (Written comments were due on November 30, 2007 by 12 p.m.)

9. In the Matter of Own Motion Review of City of Arcata Administrative Civil Liability Order No. R1‑2006-0054 Issued by the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board. (SWRCB/OCC File A-1754).  (The State Water Resources Control Board will consider whether to adopt an order revising the administrative civil liability order). (Written comments are due on January 3, 2008 by 12 p.m.).


10. Executive Director’s Report.

To be held in Conference Room 230

11. Consideration of State Water Board priorities and member assignments for upcoming year. (No Action will be taken on this item)

Important Information!!

Unless otherwise specified, submittal of written comments must be received by 12:00 p.m., January 9, 2008, and will not be accepted after that time

Submittal of electronic Powerpoint presentations must be received by 12:00 p.m., January 11, 2008, and will not be accepted after that time.

Submittals are to be sent via e-mail to the Clerk to the Board at commentletters@waterboards.ca.gov.  Please indicate in the subject line, “1/15/08 BOARD MEETING (fill in bolded subject from appropriate item).”  If you have questions about the agenda, contact the Clerk to the Board at (916) 341‑5600.

Agenda & items will be available electronically at:  http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/board_info/calendar/index.shtml

* Items on the uncontested items calendar may be removed at the request of any Board member or person.  If an item is removed from the uncontested items calendar, it will only be voted on at this meeting if the Board accepts the staff recommendation for the agenda item.  Otherwise, the item will be continued to a subsequent board meeting to allow input by interested persons.

Video broadcast of meetings will be available at: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/Broadcast/.

For a map to our building, visit: http://www.calepa.ca.gov/EPABldg/location.htm.  All visitors are required to sign in and receive a badge prior to attending any meeting.  Valid picture identification may be required due to the security level so please allow up to 15 minutes for this process.  Individuals who require special accommodations are requested to contact the Clerk of the Board, at (916) 341-5600.