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.






Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, August 15, 2016

Closed Session, 5:30 pm

2999 Salinas Highway, 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 Friday, August 12, 2016.

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




5:30  PM – Closed Session

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 Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code 54957.6)



Agency Designated Representatives:  David Stoldt; Suresh Prasad and Cynthia Schmidlin



Employee Organization:  General Staff and Management Bargaining Units Represented by United Public Employees of California/LIUNA, Local 792



Unrepresented Employees:  Confidential Unit






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



Monterey Peninsula Water Management District v. California Public Utilities Commission (California American Water Company) (Case S208838)






Adjourn to 7 pm Session






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 Thursday, August 11, 2016.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on 8/12/2016, 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 September 19, 2016 at 7 pm.






7:00 PM – Regular Meeting














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 July 18, 2016 Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors



Consider Extension of Cooperative Agreement with the United States Geological Survey for Streamflow Gaging in Water Year 2017



Consider Approval of Changes to the District’s Organization Chart







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







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 Appeal of Decision to Issue Water Permit #34741 for 150 Sea Foam, Monterey, (APN 011-462-039)



Action:  The Board of Directors will consider an appeal of a decision to issue a Water Permit for a new house using Water Use Credit from the adjacent parcel.





Consider Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 172, An Ordinance of the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Amending Regional Water Efficient Landscape Requirements in Compliance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 23, Division 2, Chapter 2.7, California Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance



Action:  The Board will conduct a public hearing and consider adoption on second reading of  Ordinance No. 172, which would add the provisions of the State of California Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance to the Water Management District’s Rules and Regulations and ensure consistency with regulations to be adopted by the County of Monterey. 






Consider Adoption of Urgency Ordinance No. 173, Suspending Authority to Accept Water Permit Applications for New Connections Based Upon the Paralta or Pre-Paralta Allocations



Action:  The action prevents applications to the District for Water Permits that are subject to Cal-Am’s moratorium on New Connections.  Projects impacted by this ordinance would not receive water service (a Water Meter) to serve the project. 





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



Consider Approval of Policy that will Address Monterey County General Plan Requirements for Carmel Valley Alluvial Aquifer



Action:  The Board will consider adoption of a policy addressing use of wells on parcels overlying the Carmel Valley Alluvial Aquifer for subdivision or development, and direct staff to incorporate policy into District Rules and Regulations.




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



Quarterly Carmel River Riparian Corridor Management Program Report



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, September 19, 2016

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, October 17, 2016

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, November 14, 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, August 11, 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.