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November 19, 2021


9:00 a.m.

Please Note: The meeting will be held both 1) virtually via Zoom and is compliant with California Government Code Section 54953(e)(1)(A), with Governor Newsom's executive Order N-29-20 and with the Recommendation of the Monterey County Health Official dated September 22, 2021, regarding social distancing including remote meetings of legislative bodies, which together allow local legislative bodies to hold public meetings electronically or via teleconference and to make public meetings accessible telephonically or otherwise electronically to all members of the public seeking to observe and address the local legislative body to avoid public gatherings, and which suspended all contrary provisions of the Brown Act, and 2) as a regular meeting, with teleconference locations identified, as required.  To join the zoom webinar, click on this link: copy/paste the link into your browser, or type the link into your browser. If your computer does not have audio, you will also need to join the meeting via phone. To participate via phone, please call: 1-669-900-9128; Meeting ID: 898 8021 9100 Public Comments: if you are unable to participate virtually or via telephone, 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 - Non Agenda Item".  Comments must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021. All submitted comments will be provided to the Board and may be read into the record or compiled as part of the record.



Pledge of Allegiance


As permitted by Government Code Section 54956 et seq., the Board may adjourn to a Closed Session to consider specific matters dealing with litigation, certain personnel matters, property negotiations or to confer with the District's Meyers-Milias-Brown Act representative.


1.  Public Employment Appointment (Govt. Code sec. 54957)

Position to be filled: General Manager



1)        Report On Any Action Taken in Closed Session and/or Take Any Action Arising from or Required by the Closed Session; and

2)        Ratify and Approve the Terms of Compensation and Authorize the Board Chair to Execute an Employment Agreement with the District’s New General Manager (Name To Be Announced).


public communications

Anyone wishing to address the Board on matters not appearing on the Agenda may do so now.  Please limit comments to a maximum of three (3) minutes.  The public may comment on any other matter listed on the agenda at the time the matter is being considered by the Board. 


These matters include routine financial and administrative actions, which are usually approved by a single majority vote. Individual items may be removed from Consent for discussion and action.

1)      Approve Resolution No. 2021-13, regarding the Ralph M. Brown Act (California Government Code §§54950- 54963, hereinafter the “Brown Act”) and Assembly Bill 361, making certain findings, and authorizing the District to implement remote teleconferenced public meetings of the Board and the District’s standing committees (i.e., Finance and Personnel) for the period November 19, 2021 through December 19, 2021.

2)      Approve Minutes of October 22, 2021 Regular Board Meeting.

3)   Approve Report of Disbursements, and Board and Employee Reimbursements for October 2021.

4)   Receive Report on October 10, 2021 Finance Committee Meeting.

5)   Receive Report on October 10, 2021 Personnel Committee Meeting.


6)   Presentation on Rebranding Committee

7)  Presentation on Biogas-to-rCNG System (CEC Grant ARV-17-036)

8)   Project Update on Module 7

Other Items for board consideration, discussion and action

9)   Accept Draft Audit for Fiscal Year 2020/21.

staff reports

10)  Review Finance, Operating, and Recycling Reports

11)  Report on Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and SB 1383 October 20, 2021 Meeting.  


GEneral Manager communications

board communications


Next meeting date:        December 17, 2021 at 9 a.m.

This agenda was posted at the District offices at 14201 Del Monte Blvd, Monterey County, CA.  Staff reports and additional information regarding these agenda items are available on the District website ( and at the District offices during regular business hours (additional fee for copying).  All meetings are open to the public.  The District does not discriminate against persons with disabilities and the Boardroom is wheelchair accessible. Recordings of meetings can be provided upon request.  To request assistive listening devices, sign language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations, please call Ida Gonzales at (831) 384-5313 or e-mail: Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.