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July 26/27, 2001 Public Meeting and Agenda

The purpose of this meeting is for the Board to obtain testimony and information from concerned and affected parties and to make decisions based on the information received.

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 listing of Agenda items. 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 category.

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) 255-3039.

The facility is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring special accommodations are requested to contact Ms.Tanaka at (916) 255-3039 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 http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralvalley/water_issues/water_quality_certification/ or by calling Pat Gillum at (916) 255-3000.

The Agenda for this meeting begins on the next page.

Agenda - Thursday, 26 July 2001 - 8:30 a.m.


1. Introductions, pledge of allegiance, and approval of minutes of the 441st Regular Meeting of 14 June 2001.

2. Meeting Rules and Procedures


3. 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) 8:30am

4. Executive Officer's Report 39K ( PDF Format )

5. 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 taken.


6. Overview of the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permits - A Workshop [Sue McConnell (916) 255-3098](Time Limit 2 hours)


7. City of Folsom, Sewage System Capacity, Sacramento County - Informational Update [Karen Niiya
(916) 255-3362] (Time Limit 60 minutes)

8. City of Colfax, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Placer County - Informational Update [Elizabeth Thayer
(916) 255-3071] (Time Limit 30 minutes)

9. Ranking of Clean Water Act Sections 319(h) and 205(j) Grant Proposals - Consideration of Approval
[Betty Yee (916) 255-0743] (Time Limit 15 minutes)


10. City of Rio Vista, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Solano County - Consideration of Administrative Civil Liability [Renan Jauergui (916) 255-3030] (Time Limit 30 minutes)

11. City of Brentwood, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Contra Costa County - Consideration of Administrative Civil Liability [Renan Jauergui (916) 255-3030] (Time Limit 60 minutes)

12. Discovery Bay Community Services District, Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility, Contra Costa County - Consideration of Administrative Civil Liability [Renan Jauergui (916) 255-3030] (Time Limit 45 minutes)

13. Con Agra Grocery Products Company, Oakdale Cannery, Oakdale, Stanislaus County - Consideration of Administrative Civil Liability [Jon Ericson (916) 255-3142] (Time Limit 45 minutes)

Friday, 27 July 2001 - 8:30 a.m.

14. Introductions and pledge of allegiance

15. Meeting Rules and Procedures

16. 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) 8:30am


17. The Board will be asked to approve items 24 through 30 with no discussion if no one is here to testify about them; see page 4 for description/listing of items - 8:30 a.m.


18. Review of the Petition to Revoke the Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements for Irrigation Return Water - A Workshop [Rudy Schnagl (916) 255-3101] (Time Limit 3 hours)


19. State Department Of Water Resources, Reclamation District 341 and U. S. Army Corps Of Engineers, San Francisco District, Sherman Island Dredge Material Rehandling Facility For Saline Dredge Material, Pilot Project Sacramento County - Consideration of New Waste Discharge Requirements [Donna Podger (916) 255-1872] (Time Limit
20 minutes)

20. Stanislaus County Department of Public Works, Fink Road Landfill Facility, Class II and Class III Landfills, Class II Surface Impoundments, Stanislaus County - Consideration of Revised Waste Discharge Requirements [Polly Lowry (916) 255-3127] (Time Limit 60 minutes)


21. Bear Valley Water District, Alpine County - Consideration of Revised Waste Discharge Requirements and Cease and Desist Order [Jim Martin (916) 255-3385) (Time Limit 45 minutes)

22. Closed Session - The Regional Board may meet in closed session to consider personnel matters [Authority: Government Code Section 11126(a)], 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) Items that may be discussed: City of Turlock, Municipal Services Department v. California State Water Resources Control Board, et al., Stanislaus County Superior Court; 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; 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 ex rel California Integrated Waste Management Board et al. v. Edward Joseph Filbin et al. (Filbin Tire Fire); City of Merced, et al., v. R.A. Fields, et al., (U.S. Dist. Ct. E.D.Calif.) No. CV-F 92-5627 REC/DLB, National Park Service, El Portal Wastewater Treatment Facility, Administrative Civil Liability Order No. 5-01-031."

Adjourn to the 7 September 2001 meeting in Redding.


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 may be removed from the Uncontested Items Calendar and taken up in the regular agenda order, or in an order determined by the Board Chair - 8:30 a.m.



23. Clearlake Oaks County Water District, Lake County- Consideration of Rescission of Cease and Desist Order [Sherry Constancio (916) 255-3048]

24. California Olive Growers, Class II Surface Impoundments, Madera County - Consideration of Change of Name and Ownership and Cease and Desist Order [Stanley Gilbert (559) 445-5652]

25. Liquid Waste Management, Inc., dba McKittrick Waste Treatment Site, Kern County - Consideration of Rescinding Waste Discharge Requirements Order and Cease and Desist Order [Terry A. Fox (559) 445-6191]

26. Uncontested NPDES Permits

a. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., through its operating partner SFPP, L.P., Chico Terminal, Butte County (renewal)
b. City of Anderson, Anderson Water Pollution Control Plant, Shasta County (renewal)
c. El Dorado Irrigation District, U.S. Forest Service, El Dorado National Forest, El Dorado Canal, Mill Creek to Bull Creek Tunnel, El Dorado County (new)

27. Uncontested Waste Discharge Requirements Rescissions

a. Superior Oil Company, Canfield Ranch Oil Field, Kern County, Resolution No. 58-449
b. Lebow + Lebow, KCL Lease, Fruitvale Oil Field, Kern County, Order No. 77-051
c. Ancora-Verde Corporation, KCL Lease, Fruitvale Oil Field, Kern County, Order No. 77-056

28. Uncontested Change of Name and/or Ownership for Waste Discharge Requirements

a. Elm-Morton Apartments, Fresno County, Order No. 72-050
b. Tri-Valley Growers, Plant No. 5, Merced County, Order No. 90-223
c. Campers Inn R.V. and Golf Resort, Thomas B. Lynch and Sandra M. Lynch, Yolo County, Order No. 91-193
d. Dinuba Cogeneration Facility and Sawmill, Tulare County, Order 95-045
e. Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite, Fresno County, Order No. 99-086
f. Devco Properties, Inc. and My Ranch at Grizzly Creek Property Owners Association, Grizzly Creek Ranch Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Plumas County, Order No. 99-140

29. Uncontested Waste Discharge Requirements

a. Postclosure Maintenance, Woodlake Solid Waste Landfill, Tulare County (update)
b. United States Department of the Army and N I Industries, Riverbank Army Ammunition Plant,
Stanislaus County (update)
c. Fernand Larranaga dba Larranaga Trucking, Larranaga Pit, and Alturas Ranches, LLC, Modoc County (new)
d. Mining Remedial Recovery Company, Inc., Construction and Closure of the Stowell Waste Rock Containment Facility, Shasta County (new)
e. Qualiveg Seed Production, Stanley Christopherson, Sutter County (new)
f. Sysco Food Services of Sacramento, Inc., Sutter County (new)
g. Sierra Brooks Service Area No. 5, Zone 5A, Sierra Brooks Subdivision, Sierra County

--Web page updated 01/29/2002