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, December 16, 2019

5:00 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, December 12, 2019


View a live webcast of the meeting at

scroll down to the bottom of the page and select the Peninsula Channel

View web and television broadcast schedule on page 3.












Closed Session – 5 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, December 13, 2019.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Friday, December 13, 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 January 23, 2020, 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 November 12, 2019 Special Meeting/Board Workshop and November 18, 2019 Regular Board Meeting





Adopt Board Meeting Schedule for 2020





Review Annual Disclosure Statement of Employee/Board Reimbursement For FY 2018-2019





Authorize Expenditure for Software Maintenance Agreement with Kisters North America Inc.





Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for October 2019













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





Report on Legislative Outreach for Calendar Year 2019













Report on 5:00 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.





Consider Adoption of January through March 2020 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget (Notice of Exemption, CEQA, Article 19, Section 15301 (Class 1))





Action: The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California

American Water Distribution Systems for the three-month period of January through March

2020. The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and groundwater production from various

sources within the California American Water systems.










Receive Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report





Action: The Board will review and consider acceptance of the Audit Report for Fiscal Year 2018-2019.









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





Consider Authorization of Additional Consulting and Legal Work in Advance of a Resolution of Necessity





Action:  The Board will consider authorization of funds to enter into contracts for additional services to position the Board to vote on a Resolution of Necessity in support of public ownership of the California American Water system in 2020.







Consider Modification to MPWMD Meeting Rule 6: Spokesperson





Action:  The Board will consider amending MPWMD Meeting Rule 6 that specifies when a Director may speak on behalf of the Board of Directors.










Conduct Election of Board Officers for 2020





Action:  The Board will conduct an election for the positions of Board Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.









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 November 2019





Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report
















Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule

View Live Webcast at scroll

to the bottom of the page and select the Peninsula Channel





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




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




Monday, March 16, 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, December 13, 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