Board of Directors
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
January 5, 2001
The meeting was called to order at 8:05 AM in the Cachagua Community Center .
Board members present:
Molly Erickson, Chair - Division 3
David Potter, Vice Chair - Monterey County Board of Supervisors
Alvin Edwards, Division 1
Ron Chesshire, Division 2
Kris Lindstrom, Division 4
Zan Henson, Division 5 (arrived 11:15 AM)
David Pendergrass, Mayoral Representative (arrived 8:20 AM)
No oral communications were presented.
II. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS
By consensus, the proposed schedule "A" was adopted with the
provision that four additional meetings during the year would be scheduled in advance and held, if needed. Staff was directed to select the four "placeholder" meeting dates and bring them back to the Board for approval at the January 25, 2001 meeting.
III. DISCUSS BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2001
The Board discussed its conduct and actions in 2000. More specifically, the Board discussed and defined the roles of the Board, Board Chair, General Manager, and District Counsel, respectively. By consensus, it was agreed that the Board needs to work together, improve communication, be respectful, and develop an overarching goal. It was also agreed that greater accountability by consultants and staff was needed. Lastly, the Board agreed to meet again to develop strategic goals before meeting with staff to determine specific objectives to accomplish the goals.
IV. REVIEW ACTIONS IN CALENDAR YEAR 2000
The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 PM.
Darby W. Fuerst, Secretary to the Board