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


Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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, January 24, 2014.

The 7 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 & 28. Refer to broadcast schedule on page 4.



















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.


  Information presented by Ron Brown






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 December 9, 2013 Regular Board Meeting



Reschedule February 26, 2014 Regular Board Meeting Date to February 13, 2014



Ratify Board Committee Assignments for Calendar Year 2014



Ratify Appointment by Director Thayer to Ordinance No. 152 Oversight Panel



Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2014-01 In Support of Entering into an Agreement with the California State Coastal Conservancy to Upgrade the Intake for the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility






Board of Directors


David Potter, Chair Monterey County

Board of Supervisors

Bill Thayer, Vice Chair Division 2

Brenda Lewis Division 1

Kristi Markey Division 3

Jeanne Byrne Division 4

Robert S. Brower, Sr. Division 5

David Pendergrass, Mayoral Representative


General Manager

David J. Stoldt


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Friday, January 24, 2014.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Friday, January 24, through Wednesday, January 29 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 February 13, 2014 at 7 pm.








Authorize Expenditure of Funds for Completion of Facilities Work at (A) Phase 1 and (B) Phase 2 Aquifer Storage and Recovery Sites



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Reimbursable Funds to Contract with Waterwise Inc., to Conduct Required Landscape Water Audits and Prepare Budgets



Consider Approval of First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Investment Report



Receive and File First Quarter Financial Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2013-14



Consider Approval of Annual Update on Investment Policy



Semi-Annual Financial Report on the CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for July 2013



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for August 2013



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for September 2013







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








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 Adoption of January through March 2014 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget



Action: The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California American Water Distribution Systems for the three-month period of January through March 2014. The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and groundwater production from various sources within the California American Water systems.





  MPWMD presentation



  Revised Exhibit 18-A


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



Consider Authorization to Increase Budget for Groundwater Replenishment Project (GWR)



Action: The Board will review and consider authorizing an increase in budget for the Groundwater Replenishment Project.



  Amendment 1, MRWPCA-MPWMD Groundwater Replenishment Project (submitted by MPWMD staff)



  Memo from Coalition of Peninsula Business (presented by MPWMD staff)






Update on Rainfall and Streamflow and Possible Actions on Conservation and Rationing



Action: The Board will consider adoption of interim conservation, riparian vegetation, and fisheries measures and direct staff to include activities in mid-year budget adjusting.



  MPWMD presentation






Consider Action to be Taken with Respect to Public Water Now Initiative Petition



Action: The Board will consider adoption of Resolution 2014-02 calling for an election within the MPWMD boundaries on June 3, 2014, as specified in the Public Water Now Initiative Petition. The petition requests that the District submit to the voters a proposed Ordinance that adds Rule 19.8 to the District Rules and Regulations and requires the General Manager, within nine months of Rules effective date, to complete a Feasibility Analysis and Acquisition Plan for the acquisition, long-term ownership, and management by the District of Cal-Ams assets. If the Plan concludes acquisition is feasible, the District shall, as soon as practicable, take all necessary and proper actions consistent with its powers under District Law and Eminent Domain Law to acquire Cal-Ams water system assets.



  MPWMD presentation



  Supplemental Recommendations for Item 21 (presented by MPWMD staff)



  Letter from Monterey County Association of Realtors (presented by MPWMD staff)



  Letter from Coalition of Peninsula Businesses (presented by MPWMD staff)





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 for November through December 2013



  Revised Fishery Report (revised 2/26/2014)



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report



Quarterly Carmel River Riparian Corridor Management Program Report



Quarterly Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report











Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast at on the Monterey Channel


Broadcast schedule shown below. Check your local listings for the 1/29/14 meeting broadcast dates.


Ch. 25, Mondays, 7 PM

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 28, Mondays, 7 PM

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


Ch. 25, Thursday, Noon

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 25, Fridays, Noon

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 28, Fridays, 7 PM

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


Ch. 28, Saturdays, 1 PM

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





Upcoming Board Meetings


Thurs., February 13, 2014

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Mon., March 17, 2014

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Wed., March 26, 2014

Tentative Special Meeting/Board Workshop

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 Monday, January 27, 2014. 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.