14201 Del Monte Blvd, Salinas CA 93908
Bales Board Room


Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors

ReGen Monterey is the public name of Monterey Regional Waste Management District.

In-Person: 14201 Del Monte Blvd, Salinas CA 93908 - Bales Board Room


Webinar ID: 815 899 67028

Teleconference Location: Residence Inn by Marriot San Diego La Jolla, 8901 Gilman Dr. Room #323, La Joya, CA 92037 (Director Barber)


Board Members will be attending this meeting In-Person: Bales Board Room (or otherwise virtually via applicable teleconferencing provisions set forth in the Brown Act). The public may attend this meeting under either option of a hybrid format: in-person, as noted above, or virtually. Please see the meeting information notice at the end of this agenda for more details.

Just Cause Notifications and Emergency Circumstance Requests (AB 2449)

Chair: Kim Shirley, City of Del Rey Oaks
Vice Chair: Bruce Delgado, City of Marina 

Directors: Jerry Blackwelder, City of Sand City
                Wendy Root Askew, County of Monterey
                Bill Peake, City of Pacific Grove
                Kim Barber, City of Monterey
                Karen Ferlito, City of Carmel-by-the-Sea
                Alexis Garcia-Arrazola, City of Seaside
                Peter McKee, Pebble Beach Community Services District            

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.

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. Anyone requesting a report out of closed session items may contact the board clerk.

Conference with Labor Negotiators:
District’s Designated Representatives:  The District Board of Directors, General Manager Mr. Felipe Melchor, Director of Human Resources Ms. Berta Torres, and Director of Finance and Administration Ms. Helen Rodriguez.  
Employee Organizations: Operating Engineers and Management Employees

Next Meeting Date: May 24, 2024 

Meeting Information:
Virtual & Regular Meeting Notice
: The meeting will be held (1) as a regular in-person meeting and (2) virtually via Zoom.

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; Webinar ID: 815 8996 7028

Please note the meeting will proceed as normal even if there are technical difficulties accessing Zoom. ReGen Monterey will do its best to resolve any technical issues as quickly as possible. 

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 [email protected] with one of the following subject lines "Public Comment Item #" (insert the item number relevant to your comment). 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. In an effort to ensure the virtual process closely follows our normal process, public comment will not be accepted in writing during the meeting.  During the Meeting via Oral Comments: When the Chair calls for public comment, attendees can queue to speak with the “Raise Hand” feature. On the Zoom application, click the “Raise Hand” button. On the phone, press *9. The Board Clerk will call speaker names and unmute speaker mics. You will have 3 minutes to provide your comments. 

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 831-264-6388 or email [email protected]. 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.