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, June 15, 2020, 6:00 PM, Virtual Meeting


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 this link:

Or join at

Meeting number: 126 293 2742

Meeting password: WaterDistrict

Participate by phone: 1-877-668-4493


For detailed instructions on how to connect to the meeting, please see page 5 of this agenda.


You may also view the live webcast on AMP

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


Staff notes will be available on the District web site at
by 5 PM on Thursday, June 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 Thursday, June 11, 2020.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on June 11 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 Regular meeting of the Board is set for on July 20, 2020 at 6 pm.




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  Unless noted with double asterisks “**”, Consent Calendar items do not constitute a project as defined by CEQA Guidelines section 15378.   NOTE:  If Consent items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 27 are pulled for separate consideration they will be deferred for discussion and action to the July 20, 2020 Board meeting.  If any of the remaining Consent items are pulled, each will be discussed and acted upon immediately following approval of Consent items not deferred to July 20, 2020.



Consider Adoption of Minutes of the May 13, 2020 Special Meeting/Budget Workshop and May 18, 2020 Regular Board Meeting



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2020-07 Calling an Election for Directors in Voter Divisions 3, 4 and 5 on November 3, 2020, and Approve Services Agreement with Election Department



Consider Pursuing Retrofits at Rippling River Center Followed by Release of Unused Grant Funding to City of Monterey’s Franklin Street Stormwater Project



Recommend the Board Consider an Increase in the Budget for Appraisal Services for Measure J Phase 2 Activities



Consider Authorizing the General Manager to Enter into Unexploded Ordnance Support Contractors for the Santa Margarita ASR Project



Consider Approval of Amendment No. 4 to Agreement with Regional Government Services Authority for Management and Administrative Services



Authorize Funds to Contract for District Engineer



Consider Expenditure for Temporary Agency Employee to Assist with Document Scanning for All District Divisions During FY 2020-2021



Consider Approval of Agreement with Lynx Technologies for Geographic Information System (GIS) Services



Authorize Funds to Contract for Limited-Term Field Positions during FY 2020-21



Consider Approval of Three Temporary Field Staff Positions Funded Through an Interagency Contract between MPWMD and NMFS to Provide for Cooperative Research and Monitoring Project



Consider Expenditure of Funds for CoreLogic Information Solutions, Inc.



Authorize Expenditure for Software Maintenance Agreements



Approve Expenditure to Corporation Service Company - Recording Fees



Consider Renewal of Contract with JEA & Associates for Legislative and Administrative Services



Consider Renewal of Contract with Ferguson Group for Legislative and Administrative Services



Consider Expenditure to Amend Contract with Pueblo Water Resources to Provide Hydrogeologic Review for Water Distribution System Permits



Consider Contract with Pueblo Water Resources to Provide Aquifer Storage and Recovery Operational Support



Consider Authorizing Monterey Bay Analytical Services to Provide Laboratory Support for Aquifer Storage and Recovery Water Quality Monitoring



Consider Authoring Monterey Bay Analytical Services to Provide Laboratory Support for Watermaster Water Quality Monitoring



Consider Approving 3-Year Agreement with DeVeera, Inc. for Information Technology Services



Consider Authorization to Contract with Hayashi Wayland to Conduct Annual Financial Audit for Fiscal Years Ending 2020, 2021, and 2022



Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2020-08 - Amending Fees and Charges Table – Rule 60



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2020-09 Certifying Compliance with State Law with Respect to the Levying of General and Special Taxes, Assessments, and Property-Related Fees and Charges



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2020-10 Establishing Article XIII(B) Fiscal Year 2020-21 Appropriations Limit



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2020-11 Update to Rule 24, Table 3, Capacity Fee History



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for April 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 Progress re Phase 2 of Measure J Activities







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 July through September 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 July through September 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 Adoption of Proposed FY 2020-2021 MPWMD Budget and Resolution 2020-06



Action: The Board will consider adoption of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 MPWMD Budget and the

corresponding resolution 2020-06 that would confirm their action.






Consider Sending a Letter to the California Coastal Commission for Consideration of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project



Action:  The Board will consider sending a letter to the California Coastal Commission in advance of its public hearing (not yet scheduled) regarding issuance of a Coastal Development Permit for the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project.






Board Review and Action Related to Recent Correspondence Sent to Monterey One Water



Action:  The Board will review its options and decide if any action should be taken regarding the May 1, 2020 correspondence to Monterey One Water.





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 June 2020



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report






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 on the closed session items will be received during Oral Communications – see the open session agenda.




Anticipated Initiation of Litigation by MPWMD - CA Government Code Sec. 54956.9(g) – One Case    



The MPWMD Board will continue its conference with legal counsel on whether to protect its rights and interests by initiating litigation against Monterey One Water related to actions taken and responses given on the Pure Water Monterey Expansion SEIR.











Board Meeting Schedule


Monday, July 20, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

Location to be Determined


Monday, August 17, 2020

Regular Board Meeting

6:00 pm

Location to be Determined


Monday, September 21, 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 Friday, June 12, 2020.  Requests should be sent to the Board Secretary at or call 831-658-5652.




Board Meeting Television and On-Line 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. 

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 -



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. If you do not have a computer, you can participate by phone only.


Begin: Within 10 minutes of the meeting start time from your computer click on this link Or go to:


Under “Join a Meeting” enter the meeting number 126 293 2742, hit the enter key and when prompted enter the meeting password WaterDistrict, 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 1-877-668-4493 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. Limit your comment to 3 minutes.

(a)  Computer Audio Connection:  Select the “raised hand” icon.  When you are called on to speak, please identify yourself.

(b)  Phone audio connection:  Press *9. Wait for the clerk to unmute your phone and then identify yourself and provide your comment.  Press *9 to end the call. 

3)      For Action and 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 Monday, June 15, 2020. Comments submitted by noon will be provided to the Board of Directors will be compiled as part of the record.