This meeting has been noticed according to the Brown Act rules.  The Board of Directors meets regularly on the third Monday of each month.  The meetings begin

at 7:00 PM.







Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, March 18, 2013, 7:00 PM


Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Bldg G, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the 7 PM agenda items will be available on the District web site at 
by 5 PM on Friday, March 15, 2013.

The 7 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 & 28.  Refer to broadcast schedule on page 3.



















ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on Consent Calendar, Information 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. 



Consider Adoption of Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting of February 27, 2013



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Reimbursable Funds to Contract with WaterWise Inc., and AquaSave to Conduct Required Landscape Water Audits and Prepare Budgets



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Contract with Zone 24-7 for Online Rebate Application



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Contract Amendment with Zim Industries for ASR Well Equipment Installation



Consider Approval of Expenditure for Repairs to 2005 Ford F-250 (Unit #8)









Board of Directors


David Pendergrass, Chair – Mayoral Representative

Brenda Lewis, Vice Chair – Division 1

Judi Lehman – Division 2

Kristi Markey – Division 3

Jeanne Byrne – Division 4

Robert S. Brower, Sr. – Division 5

David Potter – Monterey County

Board of Supervisors


General Manager

David J. Stoldt


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Thursday, March 14, through Monday, March 18 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 of Directors is scheduled for Monday, April 15, 2013.





Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Confined Spaces Fall Protection Equipment at the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility



Consider Approval of Resolution No. 2013-03 -- Regarding Amendment to the Flexible Benefits Plan



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for January 2013







Status Report on California American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 2009-0060 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 on each of these items.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Consider Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 155 -- Modifying the Definition of Redevelopment Project Site and Amending Rule 25.5-D



Action:  The Board will consider second reading and adoption of an ordinance that amends the definition of Redevelopment Project Site as a result of AB 1X 26 that abolished Redevelopment Agencies on February 1, 2012.



Ř  Letter submitted by Fred Meurer






Consider Approval of Draft 2012 MPWMD Annual Report



Action:  The District’s enabling legislation requires that each year a public hearing be conducted on the annual report. Following the public hearing, the report will be finalized and posted to the MPWMD website.






Consider Adoption of April through June 2013 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget



Action:  The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California American Water Distribution Systems for the three-month period of April through June 2013.  The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and groundwater production from various sources within the California American Water systems.



Ř  MPWMD Presentation






Consider Adoption of Mid-Year FY 2012-2013 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 2012.  A proposed, amended budget is presented for Board consideration.



Ř  MPWMD Presentation





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



Appointment of District Governance Committee Representative  for Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project



Action:  The Board will appoint a representative to the Governance Committee that also includes California American Water, County of Monterey, and the Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority.






Consider Negotiating a Cost Sharing Relationship with DeepWater Desal to Advance a Desalination Alternative to the Cal-Am Proposal



Action:  The Board will decide if staff should negotiate with DeepWater Desal to establish a cost sharing relationship for the environmental and permitting work necessary to advance a desalination alternative to Cal-Am’s Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project.



Ř  Letter submitted by Paul Hart





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.



Letters Received

Supplemental Packet



Committee Reports



Carmel River Fishery Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production  Report












Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast on 3/18/13 at on the Monterey Channel


Rebroadcast schedule shown below.  Check your local listings for the 3/18/13 rebroadcast dates


Ch. 25, Mondays, 7 PM



Ch. 28, Mondays, 7 PM 

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, Seaside 


Ch. 25, Thursday, Noon

Del Rey Oaks, Sand City, Seaside 


Ch. 25, Fridays, Noon

Del Rey Oaks, Sand City, Seaside 


Ch. 28, Fridays, 7 PM

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, Seaside 


Ch. 28, Saturdays, 1 PM 

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, Seaside  





Upcoming Board Meetings


Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tentative – Special Meeting/ Board Workshop

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Monday, April 15, 2013

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Monday, May 20, 2013

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference room


Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Special Meeting/Workshop on FY 2013-14 MPWMD Budget

7:00 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 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 14, 2013.  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.