Joint Meeting of the
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency
Boards of Directors
October 29, 2008
1. Call to Order
was called to order at 7 PM in the
2. Roll Call
MPWMD Board of Directors
Present: Judi Lehman, Chair, Division 2
Kristi Markey, Vice Chair, Division 3
Bob Brower, Division 5
David Pendergrass, Mayoral Representative
Present: District Counsel: David Laredo
Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency Board of Directors
Present: Joe Russell, Chair – Del Rey Oaks
Anne Cline-Carbone –
Ramiro Cortez -- Boronda County Sanitation District
Ron Stefani – Castroville Community Services District
Kenneth K. Nishi – Marina Coast Water District
Chris Orman – Moss Landing County Sanitation District
Dan Cort – Pacific Grove
Gloria De La Rosa – Salinas
Steven Bloomer –
Present: General Manager:
3. Pledge of Allegiance
The assembly recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
5. Public Comment
No comments were directed to the Boards during the public comment period.
by MPWMD General Manager,
An outline of Mr. Fuerst’s presentation is on file at the District office and can be viewed on the District’s website. He stated that based on the District’s analysis, 12,500 acre-feet per year of replacement water is needed to meet existing water demands and comply with Order 95-10 and the Seaside Groundwater Basin Adjudication Decision. He described three projects the District is developing: Seaside Basin Phase 1 Aquifer Storage and Recovery that is in operation and is designed to yield of 920 AFY; Seaside Basin Phase 2 ASR Project that is in the planning stage and should yield 1,000 AFY by 2012; and the 95-10 Seawater Desalination Project in the planning stage that could yield 4,000 AFY by 2015.
B. Presentation by MRWPCA General Manager,
At outline of Mr.
During the discussion, Mr. Fuerst
The committee also discussed the importance of focusing efforts on projects that could be developed quickly for a minimum cost, such as enabling opportunities for establishment of greywater systems and installation of cisterns. An important step would be to work with the Monterey County Health Department on enactment of regulations that would allow the use of greywater for landscape irrigation. Mr. Fuerst noted that the MPWMD Board of Directors has established as a priority the development of alternative water supplies such as greywater systems and cisterns.
During the public comment period on this item, George Riley addressed the Directors. He encouraged the agencies represented to move forward on development of the MOU.
8. Board Member Comments
All comments were presented under Item 7.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 PM.