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.








Closed Session and Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, May 18, 2015

Closed Session 6:00 pm

Regular Meeting 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, May 15, 2015.


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

Kristi Markey will participate by telephone from Adobe and Stars B&B, 584 State Road 150,

Arroyo Seco, NM  87514

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





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))



Water Plus v. MPWMD, Case No. M125274



Thum v MPWMD; Monterey Case No. M112598; 6th District Appellate Case #HO039566)



MPTA v MPWMD, Case No. M125274






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 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 Thursday, May 14, 2015.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on 5/14/15, 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 June 15, 2015 at 7 pm.







Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code 54957.8)



Agency Designated Representatives:  David Stoldt



Employee Organization:  General Staff and Management Bargaining Units Represented by United Public Employees of California/LIUNA, Local 792



Unrepresented Employees:  Confidential Unit






Adjourn to 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 April 20, 2015 Regular Board Meetings



Consider Approval of 2015 Annual Memorandum of Agreement for Releases  from San Clemente Reservoir among California American Water, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Monterey Peninsula Water Management District



Consider Resolution Initiating an Agreement to Provide Medicare-Only Coverage for District Employees Hired Before April 1, 1986



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2015-07 Certifying Compliance with State Law with Respect to the Levying of General and Special Taxes, Assessments, and Property-Related Fees and Charges



Consider Approval of Expenditure for Purchase of Ford F-150 4x4 Truck



Consider Approval of Expenditure for IT Hardware Replacement



Consider Approval to Enter into Agreement with KBA Docusys for Purchase and Implementation of Docuware Software



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



Consider Approval of Third  Quarter Fiscal Year 2013-14 Investment Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for March 2014







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



Ø  Pure Water Monterey video



Ø  Pure Water Monterey slideshow






Update on Development of Water Supply Projects 



Report on Drought Response








Report from District Counsel on Closed Session of May 18, 2015








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











PUBLIC HEARINGS – No public hearing items were submitted for Board consideration.





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



Receive  and Confirm Water Supply Forecast for Period of May 1, 2015 -- September 30, 2016 -- Adopt Resolution 2015-08 to Amend Rationing Table XV-4



Action: The Board will receive a report on the available water supply and determine whether water-rationing triggers have been met.



Ø  MPWMD presentation






Consider Approval of New MPWMD Website Design



Action:  The Board will review the beta version of a new website for the Water Management District, and consider approving it for public use.



Ø  MPWMD presentation



Ø  Sample home page



Ø  Sample conservation page



Ø  Sample conservation devices





DISCUSSION ITEMSPublic comment will be received.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Discuss Draft Environmental Impact Reports (DEIR) for Pure Water Monterey and the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project



Staff will summarize the two recently released DEIRs, timelines, and proposed District response.  The Board is not expected to take formal action, but may provide staff general direction.






Review Proposed Fiscal Year 2015-2016 MPWMD Budget



The Board will review the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16.  General direction will be given to staff but the Board will take no formal action.  The Board is scheduled to consider adoption of the budget at the regular monthly meeting on June 15, 2015.



Ø  MPWMD presentation





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

Supplemental Letter Packet



Committee Reports



Carmel River Fishery Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report








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. June 15, 2015

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Mon. July 20, 2015

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Mon. August 17, 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 Thursday, May 14, 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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