Special Meeting/Board Workshop
Board of Directors
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
June 29, 2006
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
The meeting was called to order at 7:15 PM in the Boardroom of the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency offices.
Kristi Markey – Division 3
Larry Foy – Division 5
David Potter – Monterey County Board of Supervisors (arrived at 7:18 PM)
Directors absent: None
General Manager present:
District Counsel present: David C. Laredo
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The assembly recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
No comments were directed to the Board during Oral Communications.
1. Receive Report on Evaluation of Seawater Desalination Projects by Bookman-Edmonston/GEI Consultants
The presentation was given by Mark Williamson of Bookman-Edmonston/GEI Consultants (B-E/GEI). He is the Principal-in-Charge for preparation of the desalination project evaluation. A summary of his presentation is on file at the District office and on the District’s website. Also representing B-E/GEI, was Marc Rozman the Team Leader for preparation of the evaluation. The Board asked questions of the consultants and discussed the study. Chair Knight stated that the Board could at a future date discuss preparing an addendum to the report, once it is determined if funds remain within the contracted amount to amend the report.
comments were made by Mr. Williamson and Mr. Rozman in response to questions
from the Board. (1) Seasonal storage might be needed for the Sand City
Desalination Project if it is projected that during a high flow period the
amount of flow would exceed the outfall.
(2) A conceptual design report on the Monterey Bay Regional Seawater
Desalination Project (MBRSDP) stated that pesticides were not detected in the
intake water. Poseiden Resources will
provide the detailed information supporting that assertion to B-E/GEI. (3) The most accurate way to compare
project costs is to review the unit-cost factors provided in the report. The following comments were also made in
response to questions from the Board.
(4) Paul Finley, representing RBF Consulting, project managers for the
Coastal Water Project, stated that water quality information provided for the
Coastal Water Project was obtained from intakes in
The meeting was recessed at 9 PM and reconvened at 9:10 PM.
comments were directed to the Board during the public comment period. (1)
David Dilworth, representing Helping Our Peninsula’s Environment, cautioned
that high concentrations of DDT have been detected in
The meeting was adjourned at 9:30 PM.
David A. Berger, Secretary to the Board