|STATE WATER RESOURCES
CONTROL BOARD WORKSHOP AGENDA
Wednesday -- April 2, 1997 -- 9:00 a.m.
First-Floor Hearing Room
Paul R. Bonderson Building
901 P Street, Sacramento
Questions regarding this agenda - call Maureen Marché (916) 657-0990/ fax 657-0932.
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.
Please note time limitations on presentations may be imposed. The State Board requests that oral testimony be summarized. Submittal of written comments is encouraged to ensure that all comments will be included in the record before the Board.*
|ITEMS 1-7 WILL BE DISCUSSED STARTING AT
9:00 A.M, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 1997
NOTE: ITEM 4 WILL NOT BE DISCUSSED BEFORE 1:00 P.M.
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.
CLEAN WATER PROGRAMS
1. Consideration of Proposal to Amend Chapter VI of the Small Community Grant (SCG) Policy to Implement a Straight Line Sliding Scale and to Adopt the SCG Project Priority List. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution approving the amendments and the SCG Priority List.)
2. Consideration of Proposed Revision of the Water Recycling Funding Guidelines. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the proposed resolution authorizing the revisions of the guidelines.)
3. Discussion of Request for Hearing Concerning the Diversion of Subsurface Water by the Montesol Company. (The Division of Water Rights staff will advise the Board of its interpretation of water law regarding the subsurface extraction of water from the source of a spring. Following the Workshop discussion, staff will receive direction on the request.)
WATER QUALITY (Note: Item 4 will not be discussed before l:00 p.m.)
4. Hearing on Final Report on the 1996 Review of Water Quality Standards for Salinity -- Colorado River System--October, 1996. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to adopt the final report as fulfillment of the 1996 Triennial Review.)
**5. Consideration of Approval of a Resolution Authorizing the Executive Director or His Designee to Apply for and Accept the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 1997 Clean Water Act Section 106 Ground Water Grant, Plus Any Carry-Over FFY 1997 Grant Funds and to Negotiate, Execute, Approve, and/or Amend the Grant, Workplan Activities, Contracts, and Agreements Not Exceeding a Total Grant Amount of $1,000,000. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to authorize the Executive Director or his designee to apply for and accept the Supplemental Section 106 Ground Water Grant and to negotiate a workplan with U.S. EPA).
**6. Consideration of a Resolution to Authorize Acceptance of Grant Funds From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Continue the Cooperative Agreement for the San Francisco Estuary Project. (The Board will consider, at a Board meeting, whether to approve the resolution.)
Closed Session Item 7 -- (Please note: Closed Sessions are not open to the public)
The Board will be meeting in closed session to discuss evidence taken at a hearing. This is authorized under Government Code Section 11126(d). This item will be scheduled for a future meeting. Interested parties will be notified of the exact date, time, and location.
7. Proposed Decision Regarding Application 30298 of Diane J. Stuller to Appropriate Water From an Unnamed Stream Tributary to Coleman Valley Creek in Sonoma County
*In order to be fully considered at the meeting, all written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 31, 1997. Mailing address: PO Box 100, Sacramento, CA 95812-0100/FAX: 916-657-0932
**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.