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


Thursday, January 23, 2020

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, January 16, 2020


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



Public Employee Performance Evaluation (Gov. Code 54957) – Administrative Services Manager/

Chief Financial Officer



Adjourn to 6 pm Session





Regular Meeting – 6 pm










Board of Directors

                Alvin Edwards, Chair – Division 1

Jeanne Byrne, Vice Chair - Division 4

George Riley – Division 2

Molly Evans – Division 3

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, January 17, 2020.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Friday, January 17, 2020 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 February 19, 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 December 16, 2019 Regular Board Meeting



Ratify Board Committee Assignments for 2020



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2020-01 Amending Rule 25.5, Table 4: High Efficiency Appliance Credits, to Allow Rainwater/Graywater Systems in all Residential Applications



Consider Approval of Annual Update on Investment Policy



Receive Semi-Annual Financial Report on the CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for November 2019



Receive Pension Reporting Standards Government Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 68 Accounting Valuation Report



Receive Government Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 75 Report for Determining Annual Costs for Post-Employment Medical Benefits







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 5:00 pm Closed Session of the Board







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





PUBLIC HEARINGS – Public comment will be received.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item



Consider Request for Variance for Rainwater System in Mixed Use Building at 537 Anthony Street, Monterey, APN 001-712-010, Applicant: Monterey Design Collective, LLC



Action:  The Board will consider approval of a variance from MPWMD Rule 24 – Calculation of Water Use Capacity and Capacity Fees and Rule 25 – Cancellation, Expiration, Suspension, Abandonment and Revocation of Water Permits.






Consider Request for Variance from Separate Supply Lines Requirement at a New Single Family Dwelling at 26425 Laureles Grade, Carmel Valley, APN: 416-051-005 Applicant: James Ryan McNickle



Action:  The Board will consider approval of a variance from MPWMD Rule 23-B-2.C – Construction of a New Structure..





ACTION ITEMSNo Action Items were submitted for Board consideration.


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



Presentation of Updated Water Demand Forecasts Related to Association of Monterey Bay Area Government 2018 Regional Growth Forecast and Regional Housing Needs Allocation Plan: 2014-2023, and Inclusion of 2019 Water Year



Action:  This is a discussion item.  No action will be taken by the Board.






Identify Agenda Items and Timing for Upcoming Board Meetings



Action:  This is a discussion item.  No action will be taken by the Board.





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



Monthly Progress Report – Santa Margarita Water Treatment Facility



Letters Received

Supplemental Letter Packet



Committee Reports



Monthly Allocation Report



Water Conservation Program Report                                                                                         



Quarterly Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report



Carmel River Fishery Report for December 2019



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report



Quarterly Carmel River Riparian Corridor Management Program Report



Semi-Annual Groundwater Quality Monitoring 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


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


Monday, April 20, 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,



January 17, 2020.  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