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.
AGENDA Revised April 18, 2014 Regular Meeting Board of Directors Monterey Peninsula Water Management District ****************** Monday, April 21, 2014 5:30 PM – Closed Session 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 18, 2014. The 7 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 & 28. Refer to broadcast schedule on page 3. 5:30 PM - Closed Session 1. 2. 3.
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)) A. Application of California American Water to the CPUC (Application No. 12-04-019) Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project B. Application of California American Water to the CPUC (App. No. 13-07-002) 2013 General Rate Case C. MPWMD v. CPUC (Cal-Am); CA Supreme Court Case No. S208838 D. Monterey Peninsula Taxpayers Association v. MPWMD, Monterey County Superior Court Case #M123512 E. MPWMD v. SWRCB; Santa Clara 1-10-CV-163328 – CDO (6th District Appellate Case #H039566 F. Thum v. MPWMD; Monterey Case No. M113598; 6th District Appellate Case #H039566) G. Water Plus v MPWMD, Case No. M125274 H. Heuer v. Valenzuela & MPWMD; Monterey Case No. M127186
Board of Directors David Potter, Chair – Monterey County Board of Supervisors Bill Thayer, Vice Chair – Division 2 Brenda Lewis – Division 1 Kristi Markey – Division 3 Jeanne Byrne – Division 4 Robert S. Brower, Sr. – Division 5 David Pendergrass, Mayoral Representative General Manager David J. Stoldt
This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Friday, April 18, 2014. Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Wednesday, April 16, through Monday, April 21 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 http://www.mpwmd.dst.ca.us/asd/board/boardpacket/2014/2014.htm. 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 May 19, 2014 at 7 pm.
Adjourn to 7 pm Session
7 PM -- Regular Board Meeting CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 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. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Consider Adoption of March 17, 2014 Regular Board Meeting Minutes Consider Approval of Expenditure for Replacement of Carpet at 5 Harris Court Office Consider Approval of Expenditure for Purchase of Equipment for Irrigation Retrofits at Monterey Peninsula Unified School District Schools Consider Approval of Expenditure to Contract for Limited-Term Fish Rescue Positions and Amendment of FY 2013-2014 Budget Consider Approval of Expenditure for Purchase of Ford F-150 4x4 Truck Consider Contract Amendment for IRWM Update REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR. REFER TO ACTION ITEM XX. Consider Approval of Expenditure for Cost Sharing with Soquel Creek Water District for Third Party Review of DeepWater Desal Costs Receive and File District-Wide Annual Water Distribution System Production Summary Report for Water Year 2013 Receive and File District-Wide Annual Water Production Summary Report for Water Year 2013 Consider Approval of Treasurer's Report for February 2014
GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT 12. Status Report on California American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 2009-0060 and Seaside Groundwater Basin Adjudication Decision 13. Update on Development of Water Supply Projects 14. Update on Action by Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Governance Committee DIRECTORS’ REPORTS (INCLUDING AB 1234 REPORTS ON TRIPS, CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE AND MEETINGS) 15. 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. 160 – Comprehensive Changes to MPWMD Rules and Regulations for Water Distribution System Permits and Adopt Revised Fee Deposit Schedule Action: The Board will consider the second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 160, which amends and clarifies the Water Distribution System permit process to be more streamlined, avoid duplication with other agencies, conform to water rights laws, and protect key water resource areas. If approved the ordinance will amend Rules 11, 20, 21, 22 and 173 effective May 21, 2014. Consider First Reading of Ordinance No. 159 – An Urgency Ordinance Amending Rule 141, Water Conservation Rebates, and Regulation XV, Expanded Water Conservation and Standby Rationing Plan Action: This ordinance amends the Rebate Program to provide Non-Residential Clothes Washer Rebates for a limited time, removes a limitation for High Efficiency Toilet Rebates for non-profit and Public facilities, gives the Board discretion to approve Rebates for larger Lawn removal areas for Public facilities, amends the Expanded Conservation and Standby Rationing Plan for consistency with rationing triggers used by the Board, and changes the watering schedule to Wednesdays and Saturdays. Consider Adoption of 2013 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.
ACTION ITEMS – Public comment will be received on each of these items. Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per
Consider Authorization for the General Manager to File with the State Water Resources Control Board Applications to Appropriate Waters of the Reclamation Ditch, Tembladero Slough and Blanco Drain in the Salinas Valley for the Purpose of Providing Source Water to the Pure Water Monterey Project, Subject to Being a Joint Filing with Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency Action: The Board will consider authorizing the General Manager to file a joint water rights application, but only if the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency Board of Directors agrees to a joint filing.
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. 19. Letters Received 20. Committee Reports 21. Water Conservation Program Report 22. Carmel River Fishery Report 23. Monthly Allocation Report 24. Quarterly Carmel River Riparian Corridor Management Program Report 25. Quarterly Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report 26. Monthly Water Supply and California American Water Production Report ADJOURNMENT Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28
Broadcast schedule shown below. Check your local listings for the 4/21/14 meeting broadcast dates.
Ch. 25, Mondays, 7 PM
Del Rey Oaks, Monterey Sand City, Seaside
Ch. 28, Mondays, 7 PM Ch. 25, Thursday, Noon Ch. 25, Fridays, Noon Ch. 28, Fridays, 7 PM Ch. 28, Saturdays, 1 PM
Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, Seaside Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, Seaside Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach, Sand City, Seaside
Upcoming Board Meetings
Mon., May 19, 2014 Wed., May 28, 2014 Mon., June 16, 2014 Regular Board Meeting FY 2014-15 Budget Workshop Regular Board Meeting 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm District Conference room District Conference room 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 17, 2014. 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.