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


May 19, 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 Meetings of April 21, 2003 and May 2, 2003

2.                   Consider Authorization of Funds to Employ Consultant to Promote Resolution 2003-01

3.                   Consider Authorization to Hire Consultants for Firewall Configuration, Setup, Exchange and Back Up Maintenance

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

5.                   Consider Authorization of Funds for ALERT Gage Maintenance Agreement with Monterey County Water Resources Agency for Fiscal Year 2002-2003

6.                   Consider Authorization to Purchase Equipment for Information Systems Support

7.                   Consider Approval of Deed Restriction Templates

8.                   Status Report on Assessment of Feasibility of Brine Discharge Via Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency Outfall

9.                   Receive Additional Analysis on Water Year 2002 Annual Water Production Reporting Summary

10.                Consider Adoption of Treasurer’s Report for March 2003





                Report on Closed Session of April 21, 2003

                Report on May 14, 2003 California Public Utilities Commission Hearing



11.                Board Comments and Referrals



12.                Consider Draft Fiscal Year 2003-2004 MPWMD Budget

                Action:   The Board will discuss the draft budget that includes project expenses and revenue forecasts for the upcoming fiscal year.  The final budget will be presented at the June 16, 2003 Board meeting for adoption.  Public comment will be received on this item.


13.                Consider Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 107 – Rescinding Ordinance No. 102 and Reinstating Rule 28, Water Use Credit Transfers

Action:  The Board will consider the second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 107, rescinding Ordinance No. 102.  The ordinance reinstates District Rule 28 that allows transfer of water credits from one commercial site to another and allows transfers of water use credits from a commercial site directly into a jurisdiction's water allocation.  Public comment will be received in this item.


14.                Consider Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 108 – An Ordinance of the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Amending Rule 28-B to Clarify the Discretionary Review of Water Credit Transfer Applications by Board of Directors

Action:  The Board will consider second reading and adoption of Ordinance No. 108 that would clarify the process of review of water credit transfers.  Public comment will be received on this item.



15.                Consider Approval of Request for Proposals for Preparation of EIR on Termination of Water Credit Transfer Program

Action:  The Board will consider approving text of a Request for Proposals document that will be transmitted to consulting firms regarding preparation of an EIR to study the environmental effects of terminating the Water Credit Transfer Program as well as having a program.  The Board will confirm that termination of the program is the "proposed project" in the EIR and will provide guidance on the description of the alternatives.  Public comment will be received on this item.


16.          Consider Contract for Recruitment of General Manager

Action:  The Board will discuss the proposals received by the District and consider a contract to conduct the search for a general manager.  Public comment will be received on this item.



17.         Letters Received

18.         Committee Reports

19.         Strategic Planning Initiatives Progress Report

20.         Monthly Water Supply Project Status Report

21.         Carmel River Fishery Report

22.         Water Conservation Program Report

23.         Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report

24.         Monthly Allocation Report

25.         Monthly Cal-Am Sales Report

26.         Monthly Cal-Am Production Report

27.         Production Report – CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project

28.         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.


29.         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)


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

A.            California-American Water Company Application 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, May 15,  2003 through Monday, May 19, 2003 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries.  A Special Board Meeting is set for Thursday, May 29, 2003.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for June 16, 2003.













Text Box: Upcoming Meetings
u	May 19, 2003	5:30 PM	Water Supply Project EIR Public Update Meeting
	District Conference Room	
u	May 29, 2003	7:00 PM	Special Board Meeting
	District Conference Room
u	June 16, 2003	7:00 PM	Regular Board Meeting
	Seaside City Council Chambers	



Current 5/15/03