Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors   

November 18, 2022, 9:00 a.m.                             


In-Person:   Bales Board Room



Meeting ID: 819 9337 5917

Please see meeting information notice at the end of this agenda for more details.


Call to Order


Roll Call & Establishment of Quorum

Chair:          Jason Campbell, City of Seaside

Vice Chair: Jerry Blackwelder, City of Sand City

Directors:    Leo Laska, Pebble Beach Community Services District

Bruce Delgado, City of Marina

Carrie Theis, City of Carmel-by-the-Sea

Dan Albert, City of Monterey                                              

Kim Shirley, City of Del Rey Oaks

Wendy Root Askew, County of Monterey

Bill Peake, City of Pacific Grove


Pledge of Allegiance


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. For information about submitting public comments in writing in advance of the meeting, please see the Meeting Information section of this agenda.



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. 2022-22, Regarding the Ralph M. Brown Act (California Government Code §§54950- 54963, hereinafter the “Brown Act”) and Assembly Bill 361, Making Certain Findings, Re-Ratifying the Proclamation of a State of Emergency by Governor Newsom on March 4, 2020 and Re-authorizing Remote Teleconference Meetings of the District Board and its Standing Committees (i.e., Finance and Personnel) for the period November 18, 2022 through December 18, 2022. Pursuant to Applicable Brown Act Provisions.

2.      Approve Minutes of October 21, 2022, Regular Board Meeting.

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

4.      Receive October 5, 2022 Finance Committee Minutes.

5.      Receive October 5, 2022 Personnel Committee Minutes.

6.      Authorize the General Manager to Execute an Agreement with Careit Edible Food App to Meet the SB 1383 Requirement for Member Agencies in the Amount of $65,000. Subject to Concurrence to Form by District Legal Counsel. This amount is included in the approved SB 1383 Shared Cost MOU.

7.       Approve the 2022 Market-Based Rate Adjustments and Pay Schedules for the MRF Supervisor and Site & Facilities Maintenance Supervisor classifications.


8.      Recognition of Appreciation for Marco Corona, Maintenance Worker II for 20 Years of Service.

9.      Present Edible Food Recovery Organizations with Awarded Funds for Capacity Building under SB 1383 for FY 22/23


10.          Receive Fiscal Audit for 2021/22.

11.            Discuss Marina Coast Water District for Potable Water Supply Opportunity and Interests in Renewable Energy.

12.       1) Adopt Resolution 2022-23 authorizing the purchase of one new Caterpillar D9T Dozer, using the preferential competitive pricing offered through Sourcewell (formally known as National Joint Powers Alliance, NJPA); 2) Accept the proposal by Quinn Company of Salinas, CA, dated July 15, 2022, to provide a Caterpillar D9T Dozer for the total price of $ 2,085,117.04 including sales tax, freight. Price is protected through July 2023.

13.          Approve Amended Resolution (2000-02) Establishing Rules and Regulations for the Administration of Employer-Employee Relations between the District and Its Employee Organizations.

Staff Reports  

14.    Review Finance, Operating, and Recycling Reports.

15.    Report on Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting.


Other Correspondence

16.    Thank You Card from American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Email from Cal State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB).


Election of Officers for Calendar Year 2023


General Manager Communications


Board Communications


Closed Session

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 ReGen Monterey’s Meyers-Milias-Brown Act representative.

1.        Conference with Real Property Negotiators:

Property:   Acreage leased to Keith Day Company

Agency:     Negotiators: Felipe Melchor, Guy Petraborg, Jay Ramos and Helen Rodriguez

Under Negotiation:  All terms including permits

Return to Open Session

Please note: A report out and announcement concerning the closed session will be provided. Anyone requesting a report out of closed session items may contact the board clerk. 




Next Meeting Date: January 20, 2023



Virtual & Regular Meeting Notice: 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: 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: 819 9337 5917.


Public Comments: If you are unable to participate virtually or via telephone, you may also submit your comments by e-mailing the board clerk at 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 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled meeting. All submitted comments will be provided to the Board and may be read into the record or compiled as part of the record.


Posting Information

This agenda was posted at the ReGen Monterey administrative offices at 14201 Del Monte Blvd, Salinas, CA, 93908.  The agenda, including staff reports and additional information regarding these items, are available on our website at and our administrative office during regular business hours (additional fee may apply for copying).


This agenda is subject to revision and may be amended prior to the scheduled meeting. If amended, a final agenda will be reposted.


All meetings are open to the public. ReGen Monterey does not discriminate against persons with disabilities and the boardroom is wheelchair accessible.  In compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate, please contact Board Clerk, Ida Gonzales at 831-384-5313 or email Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable us to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. Later requests will be accommodated to the extent feasible. Recordings of meetings can be provided upon request.