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.  The meetings begin at 7:00 PM.






Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Thursday, February 22, 2018, 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, February 16, 2018

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 from the January 24, 2018 Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors



Consider Approval of Purchase of Internet License for Water Wise Gardening in Monterey County



Consider Approval of Expenditure for Increased County Recording Fees and Increased Recording Activity






Board of Directors

Andrew Clarke, Chair – Division 2

Ralph Rubio, Vice Chair - Mayoral Representative

Brenda Lewis – Division 1

Molly Evans – Division 3

Jeanne Byrne – Division 4

Robert S. Brower, Sr. – Division 5

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 Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on 2/16/2018, 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 19, 2018 at 7 pm.





Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2018-02 in Support of Entering into an Agreement with the California State Coastal Conservancy to Upgrade the Intake for the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility



Receive and File Second Quarter Financial Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2017-18



Consider Approval of Second Quarter FY 2017-18 Investment Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for December 2017








Status Report on California American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 2016-0016 and Seaside Groundwater Basin Adjudication Decision







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








Presentation by Dr. Ben Stanford, Senior Director of Water Research and Development at American Water regarding “Innovations in Desalination, Water Reuse, and Emerging Contaminants at American Water”





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



Consider Application for Variance to Allow Non-Residential Group II Water Use Capacity at  458-460 Alvarado Street, Monterey (APN: 001-572-029)



Action:  The Board will consider a variance from Rules 23 and 24 to allow a Group II commercial use in a Group 1 space without requiring water from the Jurisdiction’s Allocation.






Consider Approval of a CEQA Addendum for the Carmel River Bank Stabilization Project at Rancho San Carlos Road (CEQA: Approve Addendum to the Carmel River Management Plan Environmental Impact Report Under CEQA Guideline Sections 15162 and 15164)



Action:  The Board will consider adoption of a resolution that would approve the Carmel River Bank Stabilization Project at Rancho San Carlos Road and on Addendum to the Carmel River Management Plan PEIR.






Consider Adoption of Mid-Year Fiscal Year 2017-2018 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 we unknown at the time the budget was adopted in June 2017.  A proposed, amended budget is presented 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



Semi-Annual Groundwater Quality Monitoring 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, March 19, 2018

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, April 16, 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 Friday, February 16, 2018.  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.