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, February 18, 2015, 7:00 pm

Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Building G, Monterey, CA

Staff notes will be available on the District web site at 
by 5 PM on Friday, February13, 2015.


Brenda Lewis will participate by telephone from 1758 Broadway Avenue, Seaside, CA 93955

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















ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on Closed Session, 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 January 28, 2015 Regular Board Meeting



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2015 - 02 Declaring March 16 through March 22, 2015 to be Fix a Leak Week



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Purchase of Internet License for Water Wise Gardening in Monterey County



Consider Amendment to Cost Sharing Agreement with DeepWater Desal



Consider Funding Purchase and Reestablishment of Pure Water Monterey Project Pilot Plant









Board of Directors

Kristi Markey, Chair – Division 3

Jeanne Byrne, Vice Chair – Division 4

Brenda Lewis – Division 1

Andrew Clarke - Division 2

Robert S. Brower, Sr. – Division 5

David Pendergrass, Mayoral Representative

David Potter, Monterey County Board of

Supervisors Representative


General Manager

David J. Stoldt


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Friday, February 13, 2015.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Tuesday, January 17,  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 March 16, 2015 at 7 pm.







Receive and File Second Quarter Financial Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2014-15



Consider Approval of Second Quarter FY 2014--2015 Investment Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for December 2014








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 Drought Response








Report on January 28, 2015 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. 163, Replacing Urgency Ordinance No. 159, Regarding Rebate Program Amendments and Amendments to the Expanded Water Conservation and Standby Rationing Plan (Regulation XV)



Action:  The Board will consider first reading of an ordinance that would amend the Rebate Program and Regulation XV to address inconsistencies with water rationing triggers and to establish the two day per week outdoor watering schedule.



Ø  An incorrect table was distributed with the meeting packet.  The correct Table XIV-1 was replaced on 2/18/15






Consider First Reading of Ordinance No. 164 Amending Regulations regarding Outdoor Restaurant Seating



Action:  The Board will consider first reading of an ordinance that would amend Water Permit requirements for exterior seating at restaurant establishments.



Ø  Exhibit 15-A, Attachment 1 was not included with the meeting packet.  Attachment 1 was replaced on 2/18/2015.






Consider Adoption of Mid-Year Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget Adjustment



Action:  At mid-year, District staff routinely review the budget and propose revisions that will ensure continuance of the District’s programs and facilitate changes in the District’s operating needs that were unknown at the time the budget was adopted in June 2014.  A proposed, amended budget is presented for Board consideration.






Consider Distribution of Local Project Grant Funds to City of Pacific Grove



Action:  The Board will consider approval an application from the City of Pacific Grove for Local Project Grant Funds for development of facilities to provide tertiary treatment of stormwater, that will replace use of potable water on the Pacific Grove golf course and cemetery.





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



Discuss and Provide Direction on Action Related to the Future of Los Padres Dam



Action:  The Board will discuss and consider if actions should be taken to increase storage at Los Padres Dam such as dredging, modifications to water rights, sediment management and fish passage improvements.










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



Discuss Public Release of Proposed Amendment to State Water Resources Control Board Cease and Desist Order WR 2009-0060 (CDO)



The Board will discuss the proposed settlement agreement between the State Water Resources Control Board and negotiating parties seeking to modify the CDO.  This is a discussion item, no action will be taken by the Board. 





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



Committee Reports



Monthly Allocation Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report







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.



Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Gov. Code 54956.8)



Address: 1910 General Jim Moore Blvd., Seaside, CA  93955



Agency Negotiator: David J. Stoldt, General Manager










Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

View Live Webcast at


Ch. 25, Sundays, 7 PM



Ch. 25, Mondays, 7 PM

Monterey, Del Rey Oaks, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside 


Ch. 28, Mondays, 7 PM

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


Ch. 28, Fridays, 9 AM

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





Upcoming Board Meetings


Mon. March 16, 2015

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Mon. April 20, 2015

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Mon. May 18, 2015

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 Tuesday, February 17, 2015.  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.                             

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