This meeting is not subject to Brown Act noticing requirements.  The agenda is subject to change.







Legislative Advocacy Committee Members:

David Potter, Chair

Bob Brower

Judi Lehman


Staff Contact

Dave Stoldt,

General Manager





After staff reports have been distributed, if additional documents are produced by the District and provided to the Committee regarding any item on the agenda, they will be made available at 5 Harris Court, Building G, Monterey, CA during normal business hours.  In addition, such documents may be posted on the District website at  Documents distributed at the meeting will be made available in the same matter.



Legislative Advocacy Committee

Of the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 9 am

District Conference Room, 5 Harris Court, Building G, Monterey, CA







Call to Order




Comments from Public


The public may comment on any item within the District’s jurisdiction.  Please limit your comments to three minutes in length.






Presentation Public comment will be received on all Presentations



Mario Santoyo, Executive Director of the California Latino Water Coalition will speak on the 2014 California Water Bond



Ř  Three Distinct Proposals on the Table (Document submitted by Mario Santoyo)



Ř  Strategic Memorandum (Document submitted by Mario Santoyo)





Action Items -- Public comment will be received on all Action Items



Adopt Minutes of March 22, 2012 and July 10, 2013 Committee Meetings





Discussion ItemsPublic comment will be received on all Discussion Items



Strategy and Timeline for Legislation re Public Contribution Towards Financing Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project






Legislative Status and Tracking from John Arriaga






Discuss Strategy for IRWM Grant Funding






Discuss Actions Needed to Address the SWRCB Interpretation of the Cease and Desist Order re Setting Water Meters for Commercial Projects





Other Items





Set Next Meeting Date






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 send a description of the requested materials and preferred alternative format or auxiliary

aid or service by 5 PM on Monday, October 7, 2013.  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.