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



Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


April 21, 2003

7:00 PM

Seaside City Council Chambers

440 Harcourt Avenue, Seaside CA 93955-0810






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.


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.                   Consider Approval of Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting of March 17, 2003, the Strategic Planning Session/Special Board Meeting of March 27, 2003, 5:30 and 7 PM Sessions, and the April 2, 2003 Special Board Meeting

2.                   Consider Adoption of Standard Language for Requests for Proposals Prepared by the District

3.                   Consider Purchase of Two Photocopiers

4.                   Consider Authorization of Funds to Contract with Ventana Wilderness Society for Carmel River Avian Habitat Monitoring

5.                   Consider Authorization of Funds to Prepare Maps for Implementation of Revised Water Distribution System Regulations

6.                   Consider Approval of Carryover of Phase 1 Funds to Phase 2 Scope of Work for Water Supply Project EIR

7.                   Status Report on Monterra Ranch Water Distribution System Annual Monitoring Reports for Water Years 2001 and 2002

8.                   Consider Approval of Amendment to Table I – Residential Fixture Unit Count

Note:  Item 8 will not be discussed on April 21, 2003.

9.                   Consider Adoption of Treasurer’s Report for February 2003

10.                Consider Ratification of Contract with Turnstone Consulting for Preparation of EIR of Water Credit Transfer Program




11.                Report on Closed Session of March 27, 2003



12.                Board Comments and Referrals



13.                Consider Variance Request from District Rule 24-C, Table I:  Residential Fixture Unit Count – 69 Via Cimarron, Monterey, CA  93940 – APN 001-463-005 – Applicants Bruce Zanetta & Theresa Beauclair

Action:  The Board will consider a request to grant water credits for up to six showerheads in one shower. In July 2001, Resolution 2001-09 rescinded the practice of granting credit for multiple showerheads.  Public comment will be received on this item.


14.                Consider Request by John Mandurrago to Transfer Water Credit from the Former Spinning Wheel Restaurant, Monte Verde and Ocean, Carmel, APN 010-201-014, to the City of Carmel

Action:  The Board will consider a request to transfer Water Use Credits according to Rule 28-B from the former Spinning Wheel restaurant in Carmel to the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea.  Ordinance No. 102 allowed pending transfer applications that were completed before December 31, 2002 to proceed under the former Rule 28.  In December 2001, the Board directed that any completed transfer application must be fully decided by the Board.  Public comment will be received on this item. 



15.                Consider Approval of Request for Proposals to Conduct Recruitment for Position of General Manager

Action:   The Board will consider a draft Request for Proposals to Conduct an Executive Search for General Manager.  Public comment will be received on this item.



16.          Report on 2002 Seaside Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project Test Results



17.          Letters Received

18.          Committee Reports

19.          Strategic Planning Initiatives Progress Report

20.          Quarterly Water Supply Project Progress Report

21.          Quarterly Public Information Program Report

22.          Carmel River Fishery Report

23.          Quarterly Irrigation Program and Riparian Projects Report

24.          Quarterly Carmel River Erosion Protection and Restoration Report

25.          Water Conservation Program Report

26.          Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report

27.          Monthly Allocation Report

28.          Monthly Cal-Am Sales Report

29.          Monthly Cal-Am Production Report

30.          Production Report – CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project

31.          Monthly Water Supply Status Report


ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION  As permitted by Government Code Section 54956 et seq., the Board may adjourn to closed or executive session to consider specific matters dealing with pending or threatened litigation, certain personnel matters, or certain property acquisition matters.


32.          Conference With Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Significant Exposure to Litigation Exists Pursuant to Subdivision (b) (3) (D) of Gov. Code Section 54956.9 (One Case)


33.          Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code Section 54956.9)

A.                  California-American Water Company Application No. 97-03-052 to the Public Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to Construct and Operate a 24,000 Acre-Foot Carmel River Dam and Reservoir and to Recover All Costs in Connection Therewith in Rates

B.                   Mary Currier, Chris Currier and Roy and Jeanell Kaminske v MPWMD, Case No. M59299, Monterey County Superior Court

C.                   Cities of Seaside, Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Sand City v MPWMD, Case No. M59441, Monterey County Superior Court



Board of Directors

Zan Henson, Chair – Division 5

Judi Lehman, Vice Chair - Division 2

Alvin Edwards B Division 1

Molly Erickson - Division 3

Kris Lindstrom - Division 4

David Pendergrass - Mayoral Representative

David Potter B Monterey County Board of Supervisors


Acting General Manager

Fran Farina



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, 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 17, 2003 through Monday, April 21, 2003 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries. 


Text Box: Upcoming Meetings
u  April 23, 2003       6:00 PM       Seaside Ground Water Basin Public Update Meeting
      District Conference Room
u  May 19, 2003        5:30 PM       Water Supply Project EIR Public Update Meeting
      District Conference Room 
u  May 19, 2003        7:00 PM       Regular Board Meeting
      Seaside City Council Chambers
u  May 29, 2003       7:00 PM       Special Board Meeting
      District Conference Room          






revised 4/16/03, 2 PM