This meeting has been noticed according to the Brown Act rules.  The Board of Directors meets regularly on the third Monday of each month, except in January, February and November.  The meetings begin at 7:00 PM.






Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, September 18, 2017, 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, September 15, 2017.

The 7:00 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 & 28.  Refer to broadcast schedule on page 3.














ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS TO AGENDA - The Clerk of the Board will announce agenda corrections and proposed additions, which may be acted on by the Board as provided in Sections 54954.2 of the California Government Code.





ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - Anyone wishing to address the Board on Consent Calendar, Information Items, Closed Session 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 August 21, 2017 Regular Meeting of the Board



Consider Approval of Appointment to Water Supply Planning Committee



Consider Extension of Cooperative Agreement with the United States Geological Survey for Streamflow Gaging in Water Year 2018



Consider Approval of an Interagency Contract for MPWMD to Provide Temporary Field Staff for a Cooperative Research and Monitoring Project with the NMFS for 2017-2019









Board of Directors

Robert S. Brower, Sr., Chair – Division 5

Andrew Clarke, Vice Chair – Division 2

Brenda Lewis – Division 1

Molly Evans – Division 3

Jeanne Byrne – Division 4

Ralph Rubio, Mayoral Representative

Mary Adams, 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 Wednesday, September 13, 2017.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on 9/14/2017, 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 October 16, 2017 at 7 pm.





Consider Approval of Contract with Scardina Builders, Inc. for the Repair of the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility Rearing Channel's Bird Netting and Planks




Consider Expenditure for Pure Water Monterey Expansion Feasibility Study As Required by California Public Utilities Commission Application No. 12-04-019



Consider Approval of Amendment 2 to the Cost Sharing Agreement with the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency for the Pure Water Monterey Project



Consider Expenditure for Travel to Washington DC



Consider Adoption of  Treasurer's Report for June 2017







Status Report on California American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 2016-0016 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 Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 177 - Amending Rules 11, 23, 23.5, 24, 25.5, 141, 142, 143, 144, and 154 and Consider Adoption of Negative Declaration  (CEQA Section 15063 Initial Study; CEQA Section 15070 Negative Declaration)



Action:  The Board will receive public comment on second reading and consider adoption of Ordinance No. 177.  The ordinance would amend rules related to Water permits, Water Use Permits, water efficiency requirements and Rebates. 






Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2017-15 Modifying Rule 160 – Regulatory Water Production Targets for California American Water System (Exempt from environmental review per SWRCB Order Nos. 95-10 and 2016-0016, and the Seaside Basin Groundwater Basin adjudication decision, as amended and Section 15268 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, as a ministerial project; Exempt from Section 15307, Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of Natural Resources.)



Action:  The Board will consider modifications to the Regulatory Water Production Targets in

Tables XV-1, XV-2 and XV-3 of Rule 160. The modifications reflect the anticipated changes in Cal-

Am production limits as set by the State Water Resources Control Board orders and Seaside Basin

Adjudication decision in Water Year 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018).






Consider Adoption of October through December 2017 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget (Notice of Exemption, CEQA, Article 19, Section 15301 (Class 1)



Action: The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California

American Water Distribution Systems for the three-month period of October through December

2017. The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and groundwater production from various

sources within the California American Water systems.





ACTION ITEMS – No Action items were submitted for Board consideration.





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



Monthly Allocation Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Carmel River Fishery Report  



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report








Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

View Live Webcast at


Ch. 25, Mondays, 7 PM

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


Ch. 25, Mondays, 7 PM

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, 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


Monday, October 16, 2017

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, November 13, 2017

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, December 18, 2017

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room