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 6:00 PM.






Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, November 18, 2019

4:00 pm – Closed Session

6:00 pm – Regular Meeting

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 14, 2019


View a live webcast of the meeting at

select Today’s Schedule or Live and On Demand

View web and television broadcast schedule on page 3.






Closed Session – 4 pm

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



Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Gov. Code 54957) – General Manager



Adjourn to 6 pm Session




Regular Meeting – 6 pm












Board of Directors

Molly Evans, Chair – Division 3

Alvin Edwards, Vice Chair – Division 1

George Riley – Division 2

Jeanne Byrne – Division 4

Gary D. Hoffmann, P.E. – Division 5

Mary Adams, Monterey County Board of

Supervisors Representative

David Potter – Mayoral Representative


General Manager

David J. Stoldt




This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Friday, November 15, 2019.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Friday, November 15, 2019 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 meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for December 16, 2019,  at 6 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.  Unless noted with double asterisks “**”, Consent Calendar items do not constitute a project as defined by CEQA Guidelines section 15378.



Consider Adoption of Minutes of the October 21, 2019 Regular Board Meeting



Consider Adoption of Electronic Communications Management Policy



Consider Authorization of Additional Contingency Funds for Construction and Related Services for

the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility Raw Water Intake and Water Supply System Upgrade Project



Consider Approval of Budgeted Funds to Replace HVAC Unit at the MPWMD Harris Court Administrative Building



Receive and File First Quarter Financial Activity Report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020



Consider Approval of First Quarter Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Investment Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for September 2019







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 4:00 pm Closed Session of the Board







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





PUBLIC HEARINGS – No public hearing items were presented for Board consideration.





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



Discuss Additional Services Related to Rule 19.8





ACTION ITEMSPublic comment will be received.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Consider Policy re Directors’ Attendance at ACWA DC Conference



Action: The Board will discuss and consider adoption of a policy re Directors’ attendance at the annual ACWA conference in Washington, DC.






Consider Approval of Amendment to Agreement for Employment of General Manager



Action:  The Board will consider approval of an amendment to the agreement for employment.








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.



Report on Activity/Progress on Contracts Over $25,000



Status Report on Measure J/Rule 19.8 Spending



Letters Received

Supplemental Letter Packet



Committee Reports



Monthly Allocation Report



Water Conservation Program Report                                                                                         



Carmel River Fishery Report for October 2019



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report








Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule

View Live Webcast at select

Today’s Schedule or Live and On Demand



Television Broadcast



Comcast Ch. 25, Mondays view live broadcast on meeting dates, and replays on Mondays, 4 pm - midnight

City of Monterey


Comcast Ch. 28, Mondays, replays 7 pm and Saturdays 9 am

Throughout the Monterey County Government Television viewing area.


For Xfinity subscribers, go to  or - enter your address for the listings and channels specific to your city. 

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, Seaside, Monterey


Internet Broadcast


Replays – Mondays, 4 pm to midnight at


Replays – Mondays, 7 pm and Saturdays, 9 am


On demand – three days following meeting date


YouTube – available five days following meeting date -




Board Meeting Schedule


Monday, December 16, 2019

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

District conference room


Thursday, January 23, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

District conference room


Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 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 noon on Friday,



November 15, 2019.  Requests should be sent to the Board Secretary, MPWMD, P.O. Box 85, Monterey CA, 39342.  You may also fax your request to the Administrative Services Division at 831-644-9560, or call 831-658-5600.  You may also email to