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Water Quality Control Commission Dec. 9, 2013 Agenda

RULEMAKING HEARING
ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION HEARING
AND
BUSINESS MEETING
 
 
Monday, December 9, 2013, Florence Sabin Conference Room, 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Building A, Denver, Colorado 
 
Monday, December 9, 2013:
 
9:00 a.m.          I.    Call to Order – Determination of Quorum:
 
II.    Approval of Agenda:
 
                        III.  Administrator’s Items:
B.    Draft notice and proposal for April 2014 rulemaking regarding the Drinking Water Revolving Fund Rules, Regulation #52 (5 CCR 1002-52).
C.    Draft notice and proposal for May 2014 rulemaking regarding the Biosolids Regulation, Regulation #64 (5 CCR 1002-64).
D.    Final action regarding repeal of 5 CCR 1003-1 and adoption of Regulation #11, considered in November 2013 rulemaking hearing.
E.    Potential issues for 2014 Joint Ag briefing.
F.    Federal Water Quality Standard – review revised comments
G.    Discussion regarding hearing chair approval of draft notice and proposal for June 2014 rulemaking regarding Upper and Lower Colorado River Basins, Regulations #33 and #37.
H.    Logistics regarding January 2014 joint meeting with CWRPDA.
I.      For information – no action required:
 
                        IV.  Division Director’s Report:
                              A.   Legislative update.
 
                        V.   Attorney General’s Report:
                              A.   Litigation update.
 
9:30 a.m.          VI.  Informational Briefing:
from representatives of the State Engineer’s Office regarding that agency’s annual SB89-181 report to the Commission.
                       
10:00 a.m.         VII. Rulemaking Hearing: (Lauren Evans, Hearing Chair)
for consideration of the adoption of revisions to current temporary modifications of water quality standards expiring on or before December 31, 2015, and new site specific standards that allow for the deletion of current temporary modifications expiring on or before December 31, 2015, for multiple segments in the: Classifications and Numeric Standards for Upper Colorado River Basin and North Platte River (Planning Region 12), Regulation #33 (5 CCR 1002-33); Classifications and Numeric Standards for San Juan River and Dolores River Basins, Regulation #34 (5 CCR 1002-34);  Classifications and Numeric Standards for Gunnison and Lower Dolores River Basins, Regulation #35 (5 CCR 1002-35); Classifications and Numeric Standards for Rio Grande Basin, Regulation #36 (5 CCR 1002-36); Classifications and Numeric Standards for Lower Colorado River Basin, Regulation #37 (5 CCR 1002-37); and Classifications and Numeric Standards for South Platte River Basin, Laramie River Basin, Republican, Smoky Hill River Basin, Regulation #38 (5 CCR 1002-38).
 
Noon                 VIII. Lunch
 
1:00 p.m.          IX.  Informational Briefing:
from representatives of the Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety regarding that agency’s annual SB89-181 report to the Commission.
 
2:00 p.m.          X.   Informational Briefing:
                              from the Colorado Monitoring Framework.
 
2:30 p.m.          XI.  Informational Briefing:
from members of the Water Quality Control Division regarding the Colorado Operator Certification Program.
 
3:00 p.m.          XII. Administrative Action Hearing:
 
3:30 p.m.          XIII.Informational Briefing:
from Division staff regarding a draft white paper regarding site-specific groundwater standards.
 
 
 
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THE WATER QUALITY CONTROL COMMISSION WELCOMES PUBLIC INPUT AT ITS MEETINGS REGARDING ANY ISSUES RELATED TO COLORADO WATER QUALITY. ANYONE WHO WISHES TO PROVIDE COMMENT ON ANY TOPIC NOT SPECIFICALLY IDENTIFIED ON THE PUBLISHED AGENDA SHOULD CONTACT THE COMMISSION’S ADMINISTRATOR, TRISHA OETH, AT 303-692-3468, TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS.
 
NOTE: Any portion of the business meeting may be taken up any time after the call to order; hearings may be reconvened at such time and places as the Commission may determine.

 


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