NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, December 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Central Coast Water Board Offices

895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101

San Luis Obispo

 

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m.


Items are numbered for identification purposes only and may be considered out of order. Items scheduled for the first day of a multi-day meeting may be delayed or continued to the next day of the meeting. Closed session items may be considered on either or both days. PDF version of this web page


BOARD BUSINESS

 

1.    Roll Call

[Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140, Tammie.Olson@Waterboards.ca.gov]

 

2.    Introductions, Staff Recognition, and Awards

[John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140, John.Robertson@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

3.    Approval of September 21-22, 2017 Board Meeting minutes

 

4.    Report by Regional Board Members

 

5.    Report by State Water Resources Control Board Liaison [Dorene D'Adamo, 916/641-5609] - Did not attend

 

Uncontested Items

 

Items on the uncontested items calendar are expected to be routine and noncontroversial. Recommended action will be taken without discussion. Items may be removed at the request of any board member or person, and if removed, will be taken up during the meeting at a time specified by the Chair. 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. Item Numbers 6-10 are uncontested.

 

6.    Revision of Waste Discharge Requirements and Reissuance of NPDES Permit for City of Morro Bay and Cayucos Wastewater Treatment Plant, San Luis Obispo County, Order No. R3-2017-0050

[Katie Disimone, 805/542-4638, katie.disimone@waterboards.ca.gov]

7.    Revision of Waste Discharge Requirements and Reissuance of NPDES Permit for City of Santa Cruz Wastewater Treatment Plant, Santa Cruz County, Order No. R3-2017-0030

[Peter von Langen, 805/549-3688, Peter.vonLangen@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

8.    Revision of Waste Discharge Requirements and Reissuance of NPDES Permit for Low Threat Discharges, Regionwide, Order No. R3-2017-0042

[Jessica Duffey, 805/542-4787, jessica.duffey@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

9.  Revision of Waste Discharge Requirements and Reissuance of NPDES Permit for Chevron Estero Marine Terminal, San Luis Obispo County, Order No. R3-2017-0049

[Chris Mohs, 805/549-3880, chris.mohs@waterboards.ca.gov]]

 

10.  Approval of Dynegy Morro Bay Power Plant Pipeline Pigging Project - Treated Water Spray Field Disposal per Resolution No. R3-2014-0041, General Waiver for Specific Types of Discharges

[Jon Rokke, 805/549-3892, jon.rokke@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

Waste Discharge Requirements

 

11.   Approval of Cambria Community Services District’s Blending of Title 27 Surface Impoundment Wastewater With Treated Municipal Effluent per Resolution No. R3-2014-0041, General Waiver for Specific Types of Discharges

[Jon Rokke, 805/549-3892, jon.rokke@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

Watershed Management and Planning Items

 

12.  2017 Triennial Review of the Water Quality Control Plan for the Central Coastal Basin, Resolution No. R3-2017-0119

[Steve Saiz, 805/549-3879, Steve.Saiz@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

Public Forum

 

13.  Public forum will be heard directly after the lunch break, not before 1:30 p.m. Any person may address the Board regarding a matter within the Board's jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments will generally be limited to three minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Chair. Any person wishing to make a longer presentation should contact the Executive Officer at least one week prior to the meeting. Comments regarding pending adjudicatory matters will not be permitted.

 

 

Friday, December 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

 

BOARD BUSINESS

 

14.  Roll Call / Introductions

[Tammie Olson, Clerk to the Board, 805/549-3140, Tammie.Olson@Waterboards.ca.gov]

 

Public Forum

 

15. Public Forum: Any person may address the Board regarding a matter within the Board's jurisdiction that is not related to an item on this meeting agenda. Comments will generally be limited to three minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Chair. Any person wishing to make a longer presentation should contact the Executive Officer at least one week prior to the meeting. Comments regarding pending adjudicatory matters will not be permitted.

 

Discussion/Informational Items

 

16.  Nutrient Budgeting and Irrigation Management

[Dr. Michael Cahn, UC Extension, Chris Rose, 805/542-4770, Chris.rose@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

17.  Nutrient Removal Using Wood-Chip Bioreactor

[Harvey Packard, 805/542-4639, Harvey.packard@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

Administrative Items

 

18.  Executive Officer's Report

[John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140, John.Robertson@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

19.  Board Calendar - May 10-11, 2018

[John Robertson, Executive Officer, 805/549-3140, John.Robertson@waterboards.ca.gov]

 

Closed Session

 

20.  Discussion of Cases in Litigation [Staff Counsel Jessica Jahr]

The Board will meet in closed session to discuss pending litigation, as authorized by Government Code (GC) Section 11126[e][2][A], in the cases of:

1.    Monterey Coastkeeper, et al. v. California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region (Monterey County Superior Court Case No. M111983)(Extension of 2004 Ag Order)

2.    Casmalia Hazardous Waste Site Litigation:  U.S. v. State of California and Related Matters

3.    Carmen Zamora and Environmental Law Foundation vs. Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region (San Luis Obispo County Superior Court, Case No. 15CV-0247) (Central Coast Groundwater Coalition cooperative monitoring program)

4.    U.S. et al. v. HVI Cat Canyon, Inc., f/k/a Greka Oil & Gas, Inc. (U.S. District Court, Central District of California Case No. CV 11-05097 FMO (PLAx))

5.    Plains Pipeline, LP, Refugio Oil Spill, Gaviota, Santa Barbara County. Resolution Order No. R3-2015-0026.

6.    Petition of Grower Shipper Association of Central California et al. for review of Revised MRP Order Nos. R3-2012-0011-01, R3-2012-0011-02, and R3-2012-0011-03, SWRCB/OCC File A-2503.

7.    Coastkeeper et al. v. Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region (Sacramento County Superior Court, Case No. 2017-80002655)

 

The Board may discuss significant exposure to litigation as authorized by GC Section 11126[e][2][B]. The Board may also decide whether to initiate litigation as authorized by GC Section 11126[e][2][C]. The Board is not required to allow public comment on closed session items. (See GC Section 11125.7(d).

 

Deliberation on Decision after Hearing

The Board may meet in closed session to deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon evidence introduced in a hearing, as authorized by GC Section 11126(c) (3).

 

Personnel Issues

The Board may meet 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 employee unless the employee requests a public hearing. (This closed session is authorized under Government Code section 11126, subd. (a)(1).)

 

The next scheduled Board meeting is February 8-9, 2018, in Watsonville.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!

 

If you have questions about the agenda, contact Tammie Olson at (805) 549-3140.

 

Written comments must generally be received prior to the Board meeting by the comment deadline for the specific agenda item. Written comments that are received after deadlines set by item-specific notices and/or hearing procedures will not generally be admitted. Any person requesting to submit late materials must demonstrate good cause, and the Chair must find that the admission of the late materials would not prejudice the Central Coast Water Board or any designated party. The Chair may modify this rule to avoid severe hardship. Unless otherwise specified, all parties and interested persons must submit presentation materials and requests for extra time to speak to the Board for agendized items by 12:00pm on Monday, December 4, 2017. A late request for extra time will not prevent the party from speaking to the Board for the three minutes given to all members of the public.

 

Submittals are to be sent via e-mail to the Clerk to the Board at Tammie.Olson@waterboards.ca.gov. Please indicate in the subject line, “12/7/17-12/8/17 BOARD MEETING (fill in bolded subject from appropriate item).” If you have questions about the agenda, contact the Clerk to the Board at (805) 549-3140.

 

Agenda and items are available electronically at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralcoast/board_info/agendas/index.shtml

 

Instructions regarding board meeting conduct and procedures can be found on the Central Coast Water Board’s website: http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/centralcoast/board_info/agendas/board_meeting_conduct.pdf

 

If you require an interpreter, please contact the Clerk of the Board Tammie Olson at (805) 549-3140 or email Tammie.Olson@waterboards.ca.gov by 12:00pm on Monday, December 7, 2017.