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. The August 31, 2000 meeting has been canceled.


Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


August 21, 2000, 7:00 PM

Monterey City Council Chambers

Pacific and Madison Streets, Monterey



  3. 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.
  4. 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.
    1. Approve Minutes from the Regular Board Meetings of June 29, 2000
    2. Ratify Agreements
    3. Adopt Resolution of Appreciation for Judith Almond
    4. Authorize Construction of Work Platform Surrounding Quarantine Tanks at Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility
    5. Amend Contract with RAMLIT Associates for Computer Modeling Services for Fiscal Year 2000-2001
    6. Review Schedule of Meetings Conducted with Other Public Agencies
    7. Schedule Board Meeting Workshop on Seaside Basin Management Issues for September 18, 2000
    8. Receive Draft Issue Papers on Reservoir Dredging and Storm Water Reuse
    9. Receive Draft Final Report of Legal Lot Study - Phase II: Vacant Lots on Improved Parcel
    10. Receive Report on Fourth Quarter Financial Activity

    11. Approve Fourth Quarter Investment Report

    12. Receive Semi-Annual Groundwater Quality Results
    13. Receive Treasurer's Report for the Month of June 2000

    1. General Manager's Report
      1. Update on Strategic Plan
      2. Update on California-American Water Company's Proposed Carmel River Dam and Reservoir Project
    1. Attorney's Report

    2. Directors' Reports
      1. Report from Chair Erickson on Action Taken at August 21, 2000 Closed Session

    3. Present Resolution of Appreciation to Judith Almond, California-American Water Company

    4. Presentations on Plan B Proposals
      1. Joint Presentation by Ventana Chapter of the Sierra Club and Committee for Alternative Water Supplies
      2. Gary Wiegand
      3. Alliance of Citizens with Water Alternatives

    1. Consider First Reading of Ordinance No. 96 - An Ordinance of the Board of Directors of the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Revising the Definition and Regulation of Water Distribution Systems
      1. Consider Adoption of Negative Declaration
      2. Consider Cost Impacts to District and Public
      3. Consider Approval of First Reading of Ordinance No. 96

ACTION: The Board will consider adoption of a Negative Declaration for Ordinance No. 96 and consider adoption of the first reading version of the ordinance. The proposed ordinance would change existing District rules and regulations that define and govern creation and expansion of water distribution systems, including mobile water distribution systems. Public comment will be received on this item.

    1. Adopt Findings and Certify Environmental Review for Repairs to the Valley Hills and Schulte Restoration Projects

ACTION: The EIR for the Carmel River Management Plan was certified by the Board in 1984. An addendum to the EIR has been prepared for repairs to two river restoration projects. Following review of the EIR and the addendum, the Board will consider adoption of findings and certification of environmental review for the two projects. Public comment will be received on this item.

    1. Review District Policy and Practice for Projecting Water Use Associated with New Hotels and Remodels and Additions to Existing Hotels

ACTION: The Board will review the current administrative practice for projecting water use associated with new hotels and remodels and additions to existing hotels. Following this review, the Board will provide policy direction to staff. Public comment will be received on this item.

  1. 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.
    1. Letters Received
    2. Committee Reports
    3. Strategic Plan Update
    4. Water Supply Projects
    5. Carmel River Fishery Report
    6. Carmel River Erosion Protection and Restoration Report
    7. Irrigation Program and Riparian Projects Report
    8. Water Conservation Program Report
    9. Public Information Program
    10. Monthly Cal-Am Sales Report
    11. Monthly Cal-Am Production Report
    12. Monthly Allocation Report
    13. Financial Report - CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project
    14. Production Report - CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project
    15. August 2000 Water Supply Status Report