Board of Directors
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Thursday, February 24, 2000
Monterey City Council Chambers
Pacific at Madison
I. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
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.
IV. CONSENT CALENDAR Routine items for which staff has prepared a recommendation. Approval of the Consent Calendar ratifies the staff recommendation. The public may comment on these items during the Oral Communications portion of the meeting. Please limit your comments to three minutes.
A. Approve Minutes from Regular Board Meeting of January 27, 2000 and Strategic Planning Session of February 9, 2000
B. Ratification of Agreements
C. Ratification of Committee Appointments for Calendar Year 2000
D. Request for Approval of Modification to Monterra Ranch Water Distribution System Permit Pursuant to Condition No. 19
E. Amend Contract with Pacific Legacy to Perform Cultural Resources Studies for Proposed Carmel River Dam and Reservoir Project
F. Approve Contract with Golfauna for Biological Assessment of Red-Legged Frog for Proposed Carmel River Dam and Reservoir Project
G. Receive Semi-Annual GroundWater Quality Monitoring Report
H. Set Date for Board Workshop on Fiscal Year 2000 B 2001 MPWMD Budget
I. Treasurer's Report for the Month of January 2000
A. General Manager's Report
1. Update on Strategic Plan
2. Update on California-American Water Company=s Proposed Carmel River Dam and Reservoir Project
3. Update on District=s Expanded Water Conservation and Standby Rationing Plan: Stage 3 Conservation
B. Attorney's Report
C. Directors' Reports
VI. PUBLIC HEARINGS
A. Consider Modifying Board Meeting Times, Frequency, and Location
ACTION: The Directors will consider a proposal to conduct two meetings per month. In addition, the Board will consider changing its meeting times and location. Public comment will be received on this item.
B. Review Water Credit and Transfer Rules and Programs
ACTION: The Board will review the District's Water Use Credits rule (Rule 25.5) and Transfer rule (Rule 28) and will provide direction to staff. Current District rules allow commercial‑to‑commercial and commercial‑to‑jurisdiction water use credit transfers. Residential water use credits are not transferable. Public comment will be received on this item.
C. Review District Rules Regarding Definition and Regulation of Mobile Water Distribution Systems
ACTION: The Board will review the District=s rule regarding the definition and regulation of mobile water distribution systems during a water shortage emergency (Rules 11, 20 and 173) and will provide direction to staff. The Board declared a water supply emergency in 1990 which remains in effect. Public comment will be received on this item.
D. Review District Rules Regarding Definition of Water Distribution Systems, Including Regulation of Single-Connection Systems and Single Sources of Supply
ACTION: The Board will review the District=s rule regarding the definition of water distribution systems and connections (Rules 11, 20 and 22) and will provide direction to staff. The Board=s review will include discussion of the District=s regulatory authority over single-connection systems and single sources of supply such as wells. Public comment will be received on this item.
VII. ACTION ITEMS
A. Approve MPWMD Comments on Plan B Objectives and Criteria
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 for the Monterey Peninsula area, known as "Plan B" The Plan B project could be pursued if the proposed new Carmel River 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, based on Board direction at the February 9, 2000 strategic planning session. Public comment will be received on this item.
VIII. INFORMATIONAL ITEMS/STAFF REPORTS The public may comment on these items during the Oral Communications portion of the meeting. Please limit your comments to three minutes.
A. Letters Received
B. Committee Reports
C. Strategic Plan Update
D. Water Supply Projects
E. Carmel River Fishery Report
F. Carmel River Erosion Protection and Restoration Report
G. Irrigation Program and Riparian Projects Report
H. Water Conservation Program Report
I. Public Information Program
J. Monthly Cal-Am Sales Report
K. Monthly Cal-Am Production Report
L. Monthly Allocation Report
M. Financial Report - CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project
N. Production Report - CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project
O. February 2000 Water Supply Status Report
IX. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION As permitted by Government Code Section 54956 et seq., the Board may adjourn to a closed or executive session to consider specific matters dealing with pending or threatened litigation, certain personnel matters, or certain property acquisition matters.
A. Conference with Legal Counsel Existing Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9(a))
1. Cannery Row Marketplace Application 99-08-005 before the Public Utilities Commission