Strategic Planning Retreat
Board of Directors
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
April 19, 2007
The meeting was called to order at 8 AM in the
Larry Foy Division 5
David Potter Monterey County Board of Supervisors (left the meeting at approximately 12:30 PM.
Directors Absent: Kristi Markey, Division 3
Darby Fuerst, Water Resources Manager
Inder Osahan, Chief Technology Officer
District Counsel: David C. Laredo
Heidi Quinn, Associate Counsel
Marilyn Snider, of Snider and Associates, facilitated the meeting. She welcomed the meeting participants and members of the audience. The group addressed each item on the meeting agenda (listed below). A record of the discussion is included as Attachment 1.
No comments were given by the public during the public comment period.
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 3:00 PM.
Welcome, Purpose of Retreat, Introduction of the Facilitator and Recorder
Role of the Facilitator, Recorder, Group and Public: Strategic Planning Elements: Agenda
Introductions of the Group
· Mission/Purpose Statement
· Three-Year Goals (2006-2009)
What are the MPWMDs Weaknesses/Challenges (e.g., what is not going as well as you would like internally)?
What are the External Factors/Trends (e.g. economic, political, environmental, technological, and demographic) that Will/Might Have an Impact on MPWMD in 2007:
· Positively (opportunities)?
· Negatively (threats)?
Identify Core Values/Guiding Principles for the MPWMD
· Brainstorm Values
· By Consensus, Select 5 7 Core Values
Review and Revise, if Needed, the Three-Year Goals (what needs to be accomplished)
Identify Six-Month Strategic Objectives (how the goals will be addressed by when, who will be accountable, for what specific, measurable results) for Each of the Three-Year Goals
What are the Pros and Cons of Establishing a Campaign Finance Ordinance?
Next Steps/Follow-Up Process to Monitor Progress on the Goals and Objectives (including setting a date for a six-month follow-up)
Summary of the Retreat and Closing Remarks Marilyn Snider
David A. Berger, Secretary to the Board