This meeting has been noticed according to the Brown Act rules.  The Board of Directors meets regularly on the third Monday of each month.  The meetings begin

at 7:00 PM.







Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, March 19, 2012

5:30 PM – Closed Session

Monterey Peninsula Airport District, Board Room

Suite 200, Second Floor, Terminal Building

200 Fred Kane Drive, Monterey CA

7:00 PM – Regular Board Meeting

Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Bldg G, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the 7 PM agenda items will be available on the District web site at 
by 5 PM on Friday, March 16, 2012.

The 7 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 & 28.  Refer to broadcast schedule on page 3.






5:30 PM - Closed Session

As permitted by Government Code Section 54956 et seq., the Board may adjourn to closed or executive session to consider specific matters dealing with pending or threatened litigation, certain personnel matters, or certain property acquisition matters.






Public Comment – Members of the public may address the Board on the item or items listed on the Closed Session agenda.






Adjourn to Closed Session






Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code 54956.9 (a))




MPWMD v. State Water Resources Control Board; Santa Clara Superior Court Case No. 1-10-CV-163328  -- Cease and Desist Order




Application of California American Water Company to CPUC Application No.10-01-012 – User Fee Collection ; Cal-Am v. MPWMD; M113336




Application of California American Water to the CPUC (Application No. 04-09-019)  Coastal Water Project




Richard & Sharlene Thum v. MPWMD; Superior Court Case No. M113598






Board of Directors

David Potter, Chair – Monterey County

Board of Supervisors

David Pendergrass, Vice Chair – Mayoral Representative

Brenda Lewis – Division 1

Judi Lehman – Division 2

Kristi Markey – Division 3

Jeanne Byrne – Division 4

Robert S. Brower, Sr. – Division 5


General Manager

David J. Stoldt


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Wednesday, March 14, 2012.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Thursday, March 15, through Monday, March 19 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries. After staff reports have been distributed, if additional documents are produced by the District and provided to a majority of the Board regarding any item on the agenda, they will be available at the District office during normal business hours, and posted on the District website at  Documents distributed at the meeting will be made available in the same manner. The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2012.









Adjourn to 7 pm Session






7 PM -- Regular Board Meeting



















ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on Consent Calendar, Information Items or matters not listed on the agenda may do so only during Oral Communications.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes.  The public may comment on all other items at the time they are presented to the Board. 






CONSENT CALENDAR:  The Consent Calendar consists of routine items for which staff has prepared a recommendation.  Approval of the Consent Calendar ratifies the staff recommendation.  Consent Calendar items may be pulled for separate consideration at the request of a member of the public, or a member of the Board.  Following adoption of the remaining Consent Calendar items, staff will give a brief presentation on the pulled item.  Members of the public are requested to limit individual comment on pulled Consent Items to three (3) minutes. 



Consider Adoption of Minutes of the February 23, 2012 Regular Board Meeting



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2012-02 in Support of Filing  Applications to the California Department of Fish and Game Fisheries Restoration Grant Program



DELETED Consider Adoption of Resolution 2012-03 -- Amend Board Meeting Rules Related to Appointment of Representatives to the Seaside Groundwater Basin Watermaster 



Receive and File Second Quarter Financial Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2011-2012



Consider Approval of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Investment Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for  November 2011



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for December 2011



Consider Approval of Treasurer's Report for January 2012








Status Report on California American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 2009-0060 and Seaside Groundwater Basin Adjudication Decision



Update on Development of Water Supply Projects 








Report on  5:30 PM Closed Session of the Board








Oral Reports on Activities of County, Cities, Other Agencies/Committees/Associations





PUBLIC HEARINGS – Public comment will be received on each of these items.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Consider First Reading of Ordinance No. 150 Amending Rule 21-A – Noticing Requirements for Water Distribution System Well Capacity Testing

Action:  The Board will consider the first reading of an ordinance that amends Rule 21-A (Water Distribution System Application) to require that neighboring wells owners be notified of a pending well capacity test and have an opportunity to have their well monitored during the test.  Documentation of neighbors’ responses is required prior to commencement of the test.



Ø  MPWMD Presentation






Consider Approval of Draft 2011 MPWMD Annual Report

Action:  The District’s enabling legislation requires that each year a public hearing be conducted on the annual report. Following the public hearing, the report will be finalized and posted to the MPWMD website.






Consider Adoption of April through June 2012 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget

Action:  The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California American Water Main and Laguna Seca Distribution Systems for the three-month period of April through June 2012.  The strategy sets monthly goals for groundwater production from various sources within the California American Water systems.



Ø  MPWMD Presentation



Ø  Revised Exhibit 15-A



Ø  Revised Exhibit 15-C, Table 1





ACTION ITEMS -- Public comment will be received on each of these items.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Authorize General Manager to Serve on Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)






Consider Authorization of Contract for Printing and Mailing of Proposition 218 Hearing Notice 

Action:  The District is required to mail notice to certain property owners in the District that are Cal-Am customers regarding the April 16, 2012 public hearing on the second reading of an ordinance that would establish collection of a user fee.  The Board will consider authorization of funds to mail the notice.





INFORMATIONAL ITEMS/STAFF REPORTS   The public may address the Board on Information Items and Staff Reports during the Oral Communications portion of the meeting.  Please limit your comments to three minutes.



Letters Received

Letter Packet



Committee Reports



Carmel River Fishery Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production  Report









Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast at


Live Broadcast



Ch. 25, 7 PM, Mon.,  March 19, 2012

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Ch. 28, 7 PM, Fri., April 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2012

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 28, 1 PM, Sat., March 31, & April 7, 14 and 21, 2012

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 25, 7 PM, Sun., March 25 & April 1, 8 and 15, 2012

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Upcoming Board Meetings


Wed., March 28, 2012

Special Meeting/Workshop

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Mon., April 16, 2012

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Mon., May 14, 2012

Board Workshop on Draft FY 2012-2013 MPWMD Budget

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Mon., May 21, 2012

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference room

Upon request, MPWMD will make a reasonable effort to provide written agenda materials in appropriate alternative formats, or disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in public meetings.  MPWMD will also make a reasonable effort to provide translation services upon request.  Please submit a written request, including your name, mailing address, phone number and brief description of the requested materials and preferred alternative format or auxiliary aid or service by 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 15, 2012.  Requests should be sent to the Board Secretary, MPWMD, P.O. Box 85, Monterey, CA, 93942.  You may also fax your request to the Administrative Services Division at 831-644-9560, or call 831-658-5600.