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





Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


April 17, 2000

7:00 PM

Monterey City Council Chambers

Pacific and Madison, Monterey CA 93942







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 address the Board on any Consent Calendar item during the Oral Communications portion of the meeting.  Please limit your comments to three minutes.

A.        Approve Minutes from the March 10, 2000 Strategic Planning Session and the March 20, 2000 Regular Board Meeting

B.        Approve District Participation at April 24, 2000 SWRCB Hearing Regarding Subterranean Streams Flowing through Know and Definite Channels     


V.              PRESENTATIONS

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

B.        Attorney's Report

C.        Directors' Reports



A.        Consider First Reading of Ordinance No. 95 B Temporarily Suspending Receipt of Applications for Water Credit Transfers

ACTION:  The Board will consider the first reading of an ordinance that would place a 90‑day moratorium on the District's receipt of water credit transfer applications.  The ordinance could be extended twice for up to 90 days during each extension.  The moratorium is recommended while staff assesses actual water savings associated with credits.  Public comment will be received on this item.



A.        Consider Revision to Scope of Work for Draft Supplemental EIR on Carmel River Dam Project

ACTION: The Board will consider expanding the scope of work of the existing EIR on California-American Water Company=s proposed reservoir project to include a similar level of analysis of the Plan B project to be identified by the California Public Utilities Commission later this year.  The EIR will also assess additional project components needed to provide additional water yield for future needs. The Board will provide policy direction to staff on the scope and process to complete the expanded EIR.


B.        Consider Water Augmentation Plan Objectives for Calendar Year 2000

ACTION: The Board will provide policy direction on water augmentation activities to guide staff action and budgeting for the upcoming year.  The Board will consider two basic augmentation goals, nine water augmentation objectives, and action to preserve existing permits the District holds on a Carmel River reservoir project.


VIII.             INFORMATIONAL ITEMS/STAFF REPORTS  The  public may address the Board on Informational Items and Staff Reports during the Oral Communications portion of the meeting.  Please limit your comments to three minutes.

A.        Letters Received

B.        Strategic Plan Update

C.        Water Supply Projects

D.        Carmel River Fishery Report

E.        Public Information Program

F.        Water Conservation Program Report

G.        Monthly Allocation Report





Molly Erickson, Chair - Division 3

David Potter, Vice Chair - Representing Monterey County Board of Supervisors

Alvin Edwards - Division 1

Ron Chesshire - Division 2

Kris Lindstrom B Division 4

Alexander AZan@ Henson - Division 5

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 5 Harris Court, Building G, 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 Thursday, April 13, 2000  through Monday, April 17, 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, April 27, 2000.