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, November and December.  The meetings begin at 7:00 PM.






Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, November 13, 2017

Closed Session 5:30 pm

2999 Monterey Salinas Hwy., Monterey CA 93940

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 Thursday, November 9, 2017.

The 7:00 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 Real Estate Negotiators (Government Code Sections 54954.5(b), 54956.8.)



District Representatives: David Stoldt

Matter: Negotiation Affecting Properties Held by California American Water Company






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



Application of California American Water to CPUC (No. 12-04-019) – Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project






Adjourn to 7 pm Session












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, November 8, 2017.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on 11/9/2017, 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 December 11, 2017 at 7 pm.

















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 October 16, 2017 Regular Board Meeting Minutes



Approve Contract with ACCELA for Water Demand Data Base



Consider Expenditure for Cultural Resource Studies for the Rancho San Carlos Road Streambank Stabilization Project



Consider Expenditure to Repair Downhole Injection Valve at Aquifer Storage and Recovery Well Number 1



Consider Approval of Compensation Agreement Regarding the Transfer of Former City of Monterey Redevelopment Agency Property at 300 Pacific Street, Monterey, to the City of Monterey



Consider Adoption of Amendment 2 to the Cost Sharing Agreement with Monterey One Water for the Pure Water Monterey Project



Receive Report on Legislative Outreach for Calendar Year 2017



Consider Approval of Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Investment Report



Receive and File Fourth Quarter Financial Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2016-2017



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for July 2017



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for August 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



Report on October Evidentiary Hearings - Application of California American Water to CPUC (No. 12-04-019) – Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project







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 Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 178, Adding Water Efficiency Requirements for Multi-Family Residential Sites and Common Interest Properties and Allowing Sub-Metering of Accessory Dwelling Units (Ordinance No. 178 is categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under Section 15301, Class 1, Existing Facilities (Multi-Family Residential Site retrofit requirements) and Section 15303, Class 3, New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures.)



Action:  The Board will consider second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 178 that would amend rules related to water efficiency requirements for multi-family/common interest developments and address metering of accessory dwelling units.





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



Consider Expenditures for Preconstruction Costs for Expansion of Pure Water Monterey Project



Action:  The Board of Directors will consider approval of an expenditure in support of qualifying an expansion of Pure Water Monterey for approval by the California Public Utilities Commission.





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, December 11, 2017

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

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, November 9, 2017.  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.