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, April 15, 2013

5:30 PM – Closed Session

2999 Monterey Salinas Highway, Monterey, CA

7:00 PM – Regular Board Meeting

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, April 12, 2013.

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






5:30 PM - Closed Session

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






Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code 54956.9 (a))




Application of California American Water to the CPUC (Application No. 12-04-019)  Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project




MPWMD v. SWRCB; Santa Clara Superior Court Case No. 1-10-CV-163328 – Cease & Desist Order







Conference with Legal Counsel – Threatened Litigation (Gov. Code 54956.9 (b)) – One Case







Adjourn to 7 pm Session









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, April 10, 2013.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Thursday, April 11, through Monday, April 15 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, May 20, 2013.




7 PM -- Regular Board Meeting



















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 of the March 18, 2013 Regular Board Meeting and April 1, 2013 Special Meeting/Board Strategic Planning Workshop



Consider Approval of a Revised Memorandum of Understanding for Integrated Regional Water Management in the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel Bay and South Monterey Bay



Consider Authorization of Funds to Contract for Limited-Term Fish Rescue Crew Leader Positions



Designate District Representatives to Conduct Labor Negotiations



Receive and File District-Wide Annual Water Distribution System Production Summary Report for Water Year 2012



Receive and File District-Wide Annual Water Production Summary Report for Water Year 2012



Consider Approval of Treasurer’s Report for February 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 



Update on Action by Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project Governance Committee








Report on  5:30 PM Closed Session of the Board








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





PUBLIC HEARINGS – No public hearing items were submitted for Board consideration.





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



Adopt Revised Mission Statement, Revised Vision Statement, and Strategic Planning Goals



Action:  The Board will review and consider adoption of Mission and Vision statements and Strategic Planning Goals developed at the April 1, 2013 Strategic Planning Session.



Ø  Letter submitted by Roger Dolan, Carmel Valley Association



Ø  Email submitted by Roger Dolan





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

Letter Packet



Committee Reports



Carmel River Fishery Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production  Report



Quarterly Carmel River Riparian Corridor Management Program Report



Quarterly Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report









Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast on 4/15/13 at on the Monterey Channel


Check your local listings for the 4/15/13 broadcast 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


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


Monday, June 17, 2013

Regular Board Meeting

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, April 11, 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.