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, March 16, 2020, 6:00 PM

Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Building G, Monterey, CA


Director Alvin Edwards will participate by telephone from

20166 Washburn Street, Detroit, Michigan  48221

Staff notes will be available on the District web site at
by 5 PM on Thursday, March 12, 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.














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.





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, March 13, 2020.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on March 13, 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 April 20, 2020, at 6 pm.




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 February 19, 2020 Regular Board Meeting



Confirm Appointments to Ordinance No. 152 Oversight Panel



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Preparation of Analysis of Tularcitos Groundwater Basin as Potential Future Aquifer Storage and Recovery Site



Consider Approval of Funds to Enter into Contract with ZIM Industries to Rehabilitate ASR 1



Consider Authorization to Contract with RJA Management Services for Facilitation of Board Strategic Planning Session



Consider Authorizing General Manager to Enter into Contract for CEQA Services Related to Measure J Phase 2



Declaration of Surplus Assets



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for January 2020







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







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 Adoption of Fiscal Year 2019-20 Mid-Year Budget Adjustment



Action:  At mid-year, District staff routinely review the budget and propose revisions that will ensure continuance of the District’s programs and facilitate changes in the District’s operating needs that were unknown at the time the budget was adopted in June 2019.  A proposed, amended budget is presented for Board consideration.






Consider Adoption of April through June 2020 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget



Action:  The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California American Water Distribution System for the three-month period of April through June 2020.  The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and groundwater production from various sources within the California American Water system.





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



Consider Approval for Grant Funding for Hastings Reservation Ford Replacement on Finch Creek



Action:  The Board will consider approving the grant to the Regents of the University of California, Berkeley campus.






Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2020-03 Declaring the Week of March 16-22, 2020, to be Fix a Leak Week



Action:  The Board will consider adoption of Resolution No. 2020-03.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense® program promotes its annual Fix A Leak Week in March as part of its efforts to encourage Americans to use water efficiently.  The District supports the EPA’s program and encourages the immediate repair of every leak.








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 Phase II Spending



Monthly Progress Report – Santa Margarita Water Treatment Facility



Letters Received

Supplemental Letter Packet



Committee Reports



Monthly Allocation Report



Water Conservation Program Report                                                                                         



Carmel River Fishery Report for March 2020



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

Viewing Area


Comcast Ch. 25 (Monterey Channel), Mondays view live broadcast on meeting dates, and replays on Mondays, 7 pm through 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   scroll to Peninsula Channel


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, April 20, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, May 20, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

District conference room


Monday, June 15, 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,



March 14, 2020.  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.  You may also email to