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Schedule – at – a – Glance

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The next Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) Public Meeting is scheduled for January 9, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.  Mabry Hall, Jerry Apodaca Education Building, 300 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501.  The WQCC Revised Draft-Agenda is here:  WQCC-Revised-Draft-Agenda-01-09-18-1.pdf


The following items are for discussion and possible action: 

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Approve the Agenda.
  3. Approval of meeting minutes from November 14, 2017.
  4. Adoption of WQCC Open Meetings Act Resolution for 2018. Stephen Vigil, Commission Counsel. Time estimate: 10 Minutes.
  5. SWQB’s update on upcoming revisions to the WQMP/CPP, Jennifer Fullam, NMED/SWQB. Time estimate: 10 Minutes.
  6. WQCC 17-04 (R). In the Matter of Proposed Amendments to Surface Water Quality Standards for Dog Canyon and Tecolote Creek, 20.6.4 NMAC. Public Hearing. John Verheul, NMED/OGC, Jennifer Fullam, NMED/SWQB. Time estimate: 1 hour. 
  7. WQCC 17-06 (R). In the Matter of Proposed Revisions to the Rulemaking Rules for the Water Quality Control Commission, 20.1.6 NMAC. Public Hearing. Christopher Atencio, NMED/OGC. Time estimate: 1 hour.
  8. WQCC 17-09 (A). In the Matter of La Vista Del Canyon Mobile Home Park, Moses Anserlian, Alice Apelian, and Champs Investments III, LLC., Owners. Public Hearing. Jason T. Wallace, NMED/OGC; Moses Anserlian, President, Alice Apelian, CEO; Champs Investments III, LLC Laura Dixon Manager, La Vista Del Canyon, MHP, respondent. Time estimate: 1 hour.
  9. Closed Executive Session to be held pursuant to Section 10-15-1(H)(7) to discuss pending litigation: Communities for Clean Water v. N.M. Water Quality Control Commission New Mexico Court of Appeals A-1-CA-35253. Christopher Atencio, NMED/OGC; Rio Hondo v. N.M. Water Quality Control Comm’n, New Mexico Court of Appeals, A-1-CA-36039, Stephen Vigil, Commission Counsel.
  10. Next meeting and forthcoming matters. March 13, 2018.
  11. Adjournment.



If you are an individual with a disability who needs a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, contact Pam Castañeda at least ten days prior to the meeting or as soon as possible at 505.827.2425 or  Public documents can be provided in various accessible formats. Contact Pam Castañeda if accessible format is needed.


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Assistant General Counsel
New Mexico Environment Department
1190 S. St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
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