The Board of Directors meets regularly on the third Monday of each month, 7:00 PM in the Monterey City Council Chambers.  This meeting has been noticed according to the Brown Act rules.











Special Board Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


January 6, 2000

4:00 PM

District Conference Room







III.        ORAL COMMUNICATIONS Anyone wishing to address the Board on Consent Calendar, Informational Items, Staff Reports or matters not listed on the agenda may do so during Oral Communications.  Please limit your comment to three minutes.  The public may comment on Action and Public Hearing items at the time they are considered by the Board.




V.           ACTION ITEMS

A.        Provide Direction on District Response to 1999 Monterey County Grand Jury Final Report


B.        Consider Authorizing Contract for Construction of Cooling Tower and Expansion of PG&E Service at Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility

ACTION: The Board will consider authorizing a contract for construction of a cooling tower at the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility.  The tower is designed to reduce water temperature in the facility, improve survival and growth of juvenile steelhead reared during the summer months, and reduce the incidence of diseases related to high water temperature.


C.        Amend Agreement for New District Office to Include Costs of Paying Prevailing Wages for All Workers

ACTION: The California Department of Industrial Relations has recently issued an opinion that workers involved in the construction and improvements to the future Monterey Peninsula Water Management District office building must be paid prevailing wages in accordance with provisions of the California Labor Code.  The Board will consider amendment to the signed purchase agreement for the new office.


                D.       Provide Direction on District Response to California Public Utilities Commission Proposed Objectives and Criteria for Long Term Water Supply Contingency Plan

                           ("Plan B")

ACTION: The California Public Utilities Commission has invited comments by interested parties on the proposed objectives and criteria for a long-term water supply contingency plan, known as "Plan B.The Plan B project could be pursued if the proposed new dam were not permitted or could not be built for some reason.  The Board will review staff's draft comments on the objectives and criteria.







Board of Directors

Ron Chesshire, Vice Chair/Acting Chair - Division 2

Alvin Edwards - Division 1

Molly Erickson - Division 3

Kris Lindstrom B Division 4

Alexander "Zan" Henson - Division 5

David Potter - Monterey County Board. Of Supervisors

David Pendergrass - Mayoral Representative



This agenda is subject to revision and may be amended prior to the scheduled meeting.  A final agenda will be posted at the District office at 187 Eldorado Street, Monterey, 72 hours prior to the meeting, and copies will be available at the Board meeting.  Staff notes regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Monday, January 3, 2000 through Thursday , January 6, 2000 at the District office and at the Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for Thursday, January 27, 2000.