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.






Special Meeting

Workshop on Proposed FY 2020-2021 Budget

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 6:00 PM


Pursuant to Governor Newsom's Executive Orders N-29-20 and N-33-20, and to do all we can to help slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus),  meetings of the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Board of Directors and committees will be conducted with virtual (electronic) participation only using WebEx. 


Join the meeting at

Meeting number: 622 591 741

Meeting password: YnKyM2W7Ee5

Participate by phone: 877-668-4493


For detailed instructions on how to connect to the meeting, please see page 3 of this agenda.


Staff notes will be available on the District web site at
by 5 PM on Monday, May 11, 2020














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.









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, May 8, 2020.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Monday, May 11, 2020 at the District’s website  If you cannot utilize the website, contact the District office at 831-658-5652 to make alternate arrangements. 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 posted on the District website.  Documents distributed at the meeting will be made available in the same manner. The next Regular meeting of the Board is scheduled for May 18, 2020 at 5 pm.




ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - Anyone wishing to address the Board on matters within jurisdiction of the District but 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.







Report on April 30, 2020 Closed Session of the Board





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



Review Proposed MPWMD Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget and Resolution 2020-06



 The Board will review the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21. General direction will be given to staff, but the Board will take no formal action. The Board is scheduled to consider adoption of the budget at the regular monthly meeting on June 15, 2020.  Some issues the Directors may discuss in relation to the proposed Budget could be brought forward for further consideration at future meetings of the Board. 









Board Meeting Schedule


Monday, May 18, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

5:00 pm

Virtual Meeting, Log-In Information to be Provided


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Special Meeting/Strategic Planning Session

9:00 am

Location to be Determined


Monday, June 15, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

Location to be Determined


Monday, July 20, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

Location to be Determined



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 Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  Requests should be sent to the Board Secretary, MPWMD, P.O. Box 85, Monterey CA, 93942, or  email your request to or call 831-658-5652.






Instructions for Connecting to the WebEx Meeting


Note:  If you have not used WebEx previously, when you begin connecting to the meeting you may be asked to download the app or join via the web. You can do either option. If you log on via your computer AND use your phone for the audio, please disable your computer speakers using your Settings menu on your computer to avoid echoes that occur when using the computer web link AND the phone number to join.  If you do not have a computer, you can participate by phone only.


Begin: Within 5 minutes of the meeting start time from your computer go to:

Under “Join a Meeting” enter the meeting number 622 591 741, hit the enter key and when prompted

enter the meeting password YnKyM2W7Ee5, click “Next” and see the dropdown menu at the bottom of the screen “Use computer for audio” and select the method you will use to hear the meeting – see below.


1) Audio and video connection from computer with WebEx app – view participants/materials on your screen

Click on the “Use computer for audio” drop down list

Click “Join Meeting”

Once in the meeting, mute your microphone.

Turn your microphone on when it is your turn to speak.


2) View material on your computer screen and listen to audio on your phone

From the “Use computer for Audio” drop down list select “Call In”

Click on “Join Meeting” / You will see a toll-free telephone number, access code, and attendee ID # -- enter these numbers on your phone. 

Mute the microphone on your computer.

Disable computer speakers using the Settings menu.


3)   Join by phone only (no computer) dial 877-668-4493 and use the meeting number above.



Protocol for Meetings Conducted by Teleconference



1)      The Chair will call the meeting to order.

2)      Receipt of Public Comment – the Chair will ask for comments from the public on all items.  In order to speak, please identify yourself and limit your comment to 3 minutes.  The Chair will indicate when the public comment period has closed.

3)      For Discussion Items the Chair will receive a presentation from staff and the Directors may ask questions.  Following the question and answer period, the Chair will ask for comments from the public.


Submit Oral or Written Comments


If you are unable to participate via telephone or computer to present oral comments, you may also submit your comments by e-mailing them to with one of the following subject lines "PUBLIC COMMENT ITEM #" (insert the item number relevant to your comment) or “PUBLIC COMMENT – ORAL COMMUNICATIONS".  Comments must be received by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. All submitted comments will be provided to the Board of Directors and may be read into the record and will be compiled as part of the record.