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.





DRAFT AGENDA (Current 3/9/16)

Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, March 21, 2016, 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, March 18, 2016.

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 the February 17, 2016 Special Board Meeting



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2016-05 Reestablish User Fee and Suspend its Collection on California American Water Bills for Remainder of Fiscal Year 2015-16



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2016-06 - Amendments to Rule 24, Table 2 Non Residential Water Use Factors







Board of Directors

Jeanne Byrne, Chair – Division 4

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

Brenda Lewis – Division 1

Andrew Clarke - Division 2

Molly Evans – Division 3

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 _____, _____, 2016.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on 3/18/2016, 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 April 18, 2016 at 7 pm.





Consider Adoption of Resolution 2016-07 - Recognize Jason Burnett for Outstanding Leadership in Achievement of Progress on Development of Water Supply Solutions



Authorize the Creation of an Assistant Water Resources Engineer Position and Recruitment for Candidates within the Engineering Career Ladder 



Consider Expenditure of Funds for Assistance with Collection of Streamflow Measurements to Support Development of an Instream Flow Model for the Carmel River



Consider Expenditure to Contract with Consulting Team for North Monterey County Drought Contingency Plan



Declare Surplus District Property



Consider Adoption of Treasurer’s Report for January 2016







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







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. 170 – Amending Rules 11, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25.5 and 142



Action:  The Board will conduct a public hearing on the first reading of draft Ordinance No. 170 and consider approval and referral to a future meeting for second reading and adoption.






Consider Adoption of April through June 2016 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget



Action:  The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California American Water Distribution Systems for the three-month period of April through June 2016.  The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and groundwater production from various sources within the California American Water systems.






Consider Adoption of 2015 MPWMD Annual Report



Action:  The District’s enabling legislation requires that each year a public hearing be conducted on the annual report.





ACTION ITEMS No Action items are presented for Board consideration.





DISCUSSION ITEMS – Public comments will be received.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Discuss Finance Plan for Utilization of User Fee and Water Supply Charge Funds




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



Carmel River Fishery Report for February 2016



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


Monday, April 18, 2016

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District  conference room


Monday, May 16, 2016

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, June 20, 2016

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, March 17, 2016.  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.