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          NOTICE & AGENDA

June 17, 2022


9:00 a.m.

Please Note: The meeting will be held (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, To join the zoom webinar, click on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85307099669 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: 853 0709 9669 Public Comments: if you are unable to participate virtually or via telephone, you may also submit your comments by e-mailing them to igonzales@mrmwd.org 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, June 16, 2022. All submitted comments will be provided to the Board and may be read into the record or compiled as part of the record.

REgular Meeting



Pledge of Allegiance

welcome Caty o’conner

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.

welcome new EMployee Caty o’conner assistant engineer


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. 2022-12, 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 June 21, 2022 through July 22, 2022.

2)      Approve Minutes of May 20, 2022 Regular Board Meeting.

3)   Approve Report of Disbursements, and Board and Employee Reimbursements for May 2022.

4)   Receive Report on June 1, 2022 Finance Committee Meeting.

5)   Receive Report on June 1, 2022 Personnel Committee Meeting.

6)   Adopt Resolution (2022-13) Establishing Investment Policy Guideline for District for Fiscal Year 2022/23

7)   Authorize the General Manager to execute the engagement letter with Eide Bailly, CPA’s & Business Advisors for Fiscal 2022 audit fees estimated to be $46,800.

8)   Authorize the General Manager to Execute the Amendment No 1 to the Agreement with Recology for Single Stream Recycling Services

9)   Approve Payment for a 350KW Generator in the Amount of $137,662.50 to Quin Caterpillar of Salinas, CA. for Closure of RPO Agreement E26876.

10)  Adopt Resolution (2022-14) of Appreciation for Retired District Employee Kimberle Herring



11)   Presentation of Resolution of Appreciation for Retired District Employee Kimberle Herring

12)   Recognition of 20 Years of Service to Victor Perez, Heavy Equipment Operator

13)   Recognition of 20 Years of Service to Israel Hernandez, Heavy Equipment Operator

14)   Present Edible Food Recovery Organizations with Awarded Funds for Capacity Building under SB 1383


15) Public Hearing to Consider a) FY2022/23 Tipping Fee Increases for All Gate Rate Items. Effective July 1, 2022;

b) Single Stream Recycling Rates will remain at $40 per ton for all member agencies and the residual fee charge will be eliminated.

Other Items for board consideration, discussion and action

16)  (a) Effective July 1, 2022 Approve FY2022/23 Tipping Fee Increases for All Gate Rate Items; b) Approve that single Stream Recycling Rates will remain at $40 per ton for all member agencies and the residual fee charge will be eliminated.

17)  Adopt Resolution (2022-15) Approving Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2022/23

18)   Approve Revised Pay Schedules for the Operating Engineers Local 3 (OE3) Support and LSC Units to Incorporate Cost of Living Adjustments for Fiscal Year 2022/23.

19)   Approve Revised Pay Schedule for the Management Unit to Incorporate Cost of Living Adjustments for Fiscal Year 2022/23.

20)   Approve Revised Pay Schedules for General Manager and Unrepresented, Confidential, At-Will Classification to Incorporate Cost of Living Adjustments for Fiscal Year 2022/23.

21)   Adopt New Reserve Policy

22)   Approve 1) of payment of a one-time FY21-22 Economic Hardship Discretionary Bonus for Eligible Employees not to Exceed $1,000 before the Necessary Payroll Deductions, 2) Approval of Resolution     (2022-16) Approving Payment of a Discretionary Bonus, and 3) Authorize General Manager to Execute Letter of Understanding.

23)   Declare Surplus and Authorize Sale of Demco Trailer, Electric 3 Ton Cain Hoist, Crown Electric Pallet Jack, Clubcar Golf Cart, Tarpomatic Tarp, Gearmore Drag Scraper, and Genie Light Tower (2)

staff reports

24)  Background Memo Regarding the District’s Standing Committees

25)  Review Finance, Operating, and Recycling Reports

26)  Report on Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and SB 1383 – May 11, 2022 Meeting.



board communications



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, real property negotiations or to confer with the District's Meyers-Milias-Brown Act representative.

1.  Conference with Labor Negotiators:

District Negotiators:       Felipe Melchor, Helen Rodriguez and Berta Torres

Employee Organizations: Operating Engineers

2. Conference with Legal Counsel--Anticipated Litigation

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of section 54956.9: One case


3. Conference with Property Negotiators

 Property: Landfill Site Space/Capacity

 District Negotiators: Felipe Melchor, Guy Petraborg, Jay Ramos, Helen Rodriguez and Garth Gregson

 Terms Being Negotiated:  Price and Terms of Payment

Negotiating Party: Recology Inc.



Please note: A report out and announcement concerning the closed session will be provided to anyone requesting same by emailing igonzales@mrwmd.org.


Next meeting date:        July 22, 2022 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 (www.mrwmd.org) 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: igonzales@mrwmd.org. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.