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Ad Hoc Adaptive Management Plan Committee

BMP December meetingCollege Lake Purpose

PV Water is developing an Adaptive Management Plan (AMP) for the College Lake Integrated Resources Management Project (Project). The mitigation monitoring and reporting program adopted as part of the College Lake FEIR includes Mitigation Measure BIO-2i. (Develop Adaptive Management Plan for College Lake Waterfowl Management and Multi-Species Mitigation). Adaptive management is defined by the state of California as a framework and flexible decision-making process for ongoing knowledge acquisition, monitoring, and evaluation leading to continuous improvements in management planning and implementation of a project to achieve specified objectives.[1]

Appointed Ad Hoc Adaptive Management Plan Committee members will include regulatory representatives from state and federal resources agencies such as National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB), and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW).  Applicant stakeholders will include representatives from the community as noted in the list below.

PV Water anticipates four meetings of the Committee through fall 2021.  Meeting objective are described in greater detail in the AMP Memo. All meetings will be open to the public, however voting authority will be limited to the Committee members.

Individuals interested in serving as a representative for one of the nine stakeholder groups selected by application are invited to submit an application for consideration. Due to COVID-19, Committee meetings will be held by teleconference until public health official guidance states that in-person public meetings are safe and permissible. Committee members are asked to commit to attend up to four, 2-hour meetings held over twelve months.

Applications may be sent by mail to: PV Water, Attn: Brian Lockwood, 36 Brennan Street, Watsonville, CA  95076 or by email (), and must be received by PV Water no later than 5:00 pm on January 22, 2021.  Staff anticipate that the Appointed Committee Members will review applications and select applicant members during the first meeting to the Committee at a time and date to be determined.

Thank you for your interest in the Adaptive Management Planning Process. 

AMP Committee Application

[1]      2011 California Water Code, Division 35. Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Reform Act of 2009, Chapter 4, Section 85052.

Rules of Order

Ad Hoc AMP Committee Bylaws

Supplemental Documentation

pdfCollege Lake Multi-Objective Management Project, Final Report, November 2014 (17.2 MBs). Prepared for the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz by cbec inc.

pdfCollege Lake Hydrologic Monitoring Report, Water Year 2016

pdfCollege Lake Hydrologic Monitoring Report, Water Year 2017

pdfCollege Lake Hydrologic Monitoring Report, Water Year 2018

pdfCollege Lake Hydrologic Monitoring Report, Water Year 2019

pdfCollege Lake Consolidated Final EIR (70 MBs) Includes Draft EIR, Appendicies as part of Final EIR, Responses to Comments and all Supplement Documents.

pdfCollege Lake Treatment Plant Water Quality Study Nov. 2017

pdfCollege Lake Invasive Species Management Plan-Final

pdfCollege Lake Water Quality Monitoring Plan-Final


Meeting Information

By Computer: https://www.gotomeet.me/PVWater/college-lake-project

By Phone: 1-877-309-2073  Access Code: 627-883-237#


Meeting Materials


April 29,2021 2:00PM-4:30PM

Agenda, Ad Hoc AMP Overview, Draft Objectives for CL AMP, Presentation, Video Recording


June 15, 2021 2:00PM-5:00PM

Agenda, Draft April Summary, IRMP Background, Working Table Objectives Metrics Action Triggers, Presentation, Video Recording


September 2, 2021 2:00PM-5:00PM

Agenda, Draft June Summary, Working Draft of College Lake AMP, Comment Table, Presentation, Wetland Veg & Waterfowl Presentation, Jerry Busch, Video Recording


November 10, 2021 9:00AM-12:00PM

Agenda, Draft September Meeting SummaryDraft AMP, Summary of Changes to Nov Draft, AMP Appendices


The Committee will be comprised of 15 voting members, six appointed, and nine selected through an open application process. Attendance and engagement at Committee meetings by the public and other interested parties is highly encouraged to provide input.  Voting seats are dedicated to individuals serving as representatives for the Committee members listed below:

Membership Roster

Committee Member

Member Type

Representative Entity

Tom Broz

Appointed Board Member

Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency

Stephen Rider-Chair

Appointed Board Member

Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency

Bob Culbertson

Appointed Board Member

Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency

Not yet filled


Regional Water Quality Control Board

Jessie Maxfield


CA Department of Fish and Wildlife

Joel Casagrande


National Marine Fisheries Service

Not yet filled


Agricultural Representative

John Pritchard


At-large Pajaro Valley Community Member

Frank Shields


Local Scientist, Environmental Resource Experience Preferred

John Diffenbaugh


Neighboring Landowner

Dawn Reis


Neighboring Landowner

Jonathan Pilch


Non-Governmental Organization Representative

Jerry Busch


Non-Governmental Organization Representative

Adam French


Tribal Representative

Christi Suchil


Disadvantaged Community Group Representative

Contact PV Water

Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency

36 Brennan St.
Watsonville, CA 95076

1 (831) 722-9292

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