WQCC August 12, 2019 Agenda

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Please note that the August meeting will not be streamed via Youtube. We're sorry for any inconvenience; a recording of the meeting will be available upon request to cdphe.wqcc@state.co.us

 

A G E N D A

 

WATER QUALITY CONTROL COMMISSION

Florence Sabin Conference Room

4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Building A, Denver, Colorado 80246

 

TOUR LOCATION:

Berthoud, CO

Monday, August 12, 2019:

9:00 a.m.    1.  Leave for Tour

for Agricultural Best Management Practices in Action – Outreach, Engagement, and Edge-of-Field Monitoring[1]

1:00 p.m.    2.  Return from Tour

                   3.  Call to Order – Determination of Quorum:

                   4.  Approval of Agenda:

                   5.  Informational Hearing:

for routine review of the State Funded Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Programs, Regulation #55 (5 CCR 1002-55).

1:15 p.m.    6.  Informational Hearing:

for triennial review of the Bear Creek Watershed Control Regulation, Regulation #74 (5 CCR 1002-74).

     Informational Briefing:

regarding the Bear Creek Watershed Authority annual report.

2:00 p.m.      7.  Informational Briefing:

regarding the Chatfield Watershed Authority annual report.

2:30 p.m.      8.  Informational Briefing:

regarding the Cherry Creek Basin Watershed Authority annual report.

3:00 p.m.      9.  Informational Briefing:

                      regarding the Standley Lake/Clear Creek triennial report

3:30 p.m.      10. Informational Briefing:

                        regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

4:00 p.m.      11. Town Hall #5:

4:30 p.m.      12. Administrator’s Items:

                        A.  Approval of June 10-11, 2019 Summary of Proceedings/Motions.

                        B.  Planning for September WQCC annual planning work session

                        C.  Final approval of revisions to Regulations #33 and #37, considered in the June 2019 rulemaking.

                        D.  Draft notice and proposal for December 2019 Temporary Modifications, Cadmium, and Regulation #93 rulemaking.

                        E.  Feedback form Water Quality Forum retreat

                        F.  For information – no action required:

                             1)  Revised long-range schedule.

                   13. Commissioners’ Items:

                   14. Division Director’s Report:

                        A.  Federal budget.

                        B.  Staffing update.

                        C.  Legislative update.

                   15. Attorney General’s Report:

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.

 

[1] Tour participants will travel to a farm site near Berthoud, CO and have the opportunity to see an example of non-point source EOF monitoring and a farmer designated grass filter strip to address water quality concerns in the Little Thompson watershed. This tour will demonstrate monitoring technology and highlight research and outreach partnerships in Colorado. Participants will have the opportunity to chat with the producer and others involved to learn the benefits and challenges related to BMPs, water quality, and crop production.