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August 4, 2000 Public Meeting and Agenda
The purpose of this meeting is for the
Board to obtain testimony and comment from interested
parties and to make decisions based on the information
Persons who want to submit written
comments or evidence on any agenda item must comply with
the Meeting Procedures described at the end of the agenda
items listing. Persons wishing to speak at the meeting
should complete an attendance card and provide it to
staff. Although otherwise filling out the attendance card
is voluntary, we do appreciate receiving a card from all
persons in attendance.
Persons applying for, or actively
supporting or opposing, waste discharge requirements
before the Board must comply with legal requirements if
they or their agents have or propose contributing $250 or
more to a Board member for an election campaign. Contact
the Board office for details if you fall into this
Items showing times will begin no
sooner than indicated. Items are numbered for
identification purposes only and may not be considered in
order. They may, however, be delayed by previous items.
Technical questions regarding agenda
items should be directed to the responsible staff person
whose name and direct phone number are indicated by the
agenda item. If no staff person is listed, or for general
questions and requests for agenda material, please contact
Janice Tanaka at (916) 255-3018.
The facility is accessible to people
with disabilities. Individuals requiring special
accommodations are requested to contact Ms. Tanaka at
(916) 255-3018 at least 5 working days prior to the
meeting. TTY users may contact the California Relay
Service at 1-800-735-2929 or voice line at 1-800-735-2922.
A listing of pending applications
for Water Quality Certifications, pursuant to section 401
of the Federal Clean Water Act, may be obtained from the
Regional Board's Web Page at www.waterboards.ca.gov/programs/ or by Calling Matthew Reischman at (916) 255-3120.
Introductions, pledge of allegiance, and approval of minutes of the 432nd Regular Meeting of 15-16 June 2000.
Public Forum - Any member of the public may
address the Board on any matter within the Board's
jurisdiction and not scheduled for consideration at this
meeting (5 minute time limit per subject).
The Board will be asked to approve items 14 through 17 with no discussion if no one is here to testify about them; see pages 3 & 4 for description/listing of items - 9:00 a.m.
Closed Session - The Regional Board may meet in
closed session to consider personnel matters, to discuss
either matters in litigation or decisions to initiate
litigation [Authority: Government Code Section 11126(e)],
or to deliberate on a decision to be reached based upon
evidence introduced in a hearing [Authority: Government
Code Section 11126(c)(3)].
CVRWQCB v. Masami Cattle Ranch, Inc. et al., Tehama
County Superior Court Case No. 47049; CVRWQCB v. Cedar
Point Properties, et al, Plumas County Superior Court Case
No. 19897; United States v. Aerojet-General Corporation,
et al., CIVS 86-08083 and CVRWQCB et al. v. Aerojet-General
Corporation, et al, County of Sacramento Superior Court
Case No. 286073, Consolidated with Case Nos. 288302 and
291981; American States Water Company, et al., v. CVRWQCB
et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No. 99 AS
05947; El Dorado Irrigation District v. CVRWQCB,
Sacramento County Case No. 98CSO2533; Regents of the
University of California v. CVRWQCB, Yolo County Case No.
PT98-1540; Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District
v. State Water Resources Control Board, et al., Sacramento
County Superior Court Case No. 98CS01702, State of
California, Department of Toxic Substances Control and
CVRWQCB v. Iron Mountain Mines, Inc. et al., U.S. District
Court, Eastern District of Calif., Case No.
CIV-S-91-1167-DFL-PAN and United States v. Iron Mountain
Mines, Inc. et al., U.S. District Court, Eastern District
of Calif., Case No. S-91-0768 DFL/JFM; State of California
ex rel California Integrated Waste Management Board et al.
v. Edward Joseph Filbin et al. (Filbin Tire Fire);
Franklin Tract Land Owners Assoc. v. SWRCB, et al.,
Sacramento County Superior Court No. 98CS03286.
Board Member Communications - Regional Board
Members and the State Board Liaison Member may discuss
meetings, communications, correspondence, or other items
of general interest relating to matters within the Board's
jurisdiction. There will be no voting or formal action
Executive Officer's Report
Adjourn to the 22 September 2000 meeting in Sacramento.
Uncontested items are expected to be routine and
noncontroversial; recommendations will be acted on without
discussion. If any interested party, Board, or staff
member requests discussion, the item will be removed from
the Uncontested Items Calendar and taken up in the regular
agenda order. - 9:00 a.m.
City of Taft, Taft Heights Sanitation District,
Ford City Sanitation District, and United States
Department of Energy, Taft Wastewater Treatment Facility,
Kern County - Consideration of Special Order Modifying
Cease and Desist Order No. 5-00-081 [Jo Anne Kipps (559)