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


June 16, 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 May 19, 2003 and Special Board Meeting of May 29, 2003

2.                   Receive Monterra Ranch Annual Reports for 2001 and 2002

3.                   Ratify of Appointments to Carmel River Advisory Committee

4.                   Status Report on Annual Memorandum of Agreement for Releases and Diversions from San Clemente Reservoir

5.                   Memorandum of Agreement between the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District and the Carmel River Steelhead Association

6.                   Consider Authorization to Extend Vehicle Maintenance Agreement with the City of Monterey for Fiscal Year 2003-2004

7.                   Consider Authorization of Funds to Conduct November 4, 2003 All-Mail Ballot Election for Directors in Divisions 3, 4 and 5

8.                   Consider Authorization of Mitigation Funds to Contract for One Water Resources Assistant Position

9.                   Consider Authorization of Mitigation Funds to Contract for Two Field Biology Assistant Positions

10.                Consider Authorization of Mitigation Funds to Contract for Two Fish Rescue Worker Positions

11.                Approve Resolution Authorizing Participation in the Special District Risk Management Authority Workers’ Compensation Program

12.                Consider Adoption of Article XIII (B) 2003-2004 Fiscal Year Appropriations Limit

13.                Consider Adoption of Treasurer’s Report for April 2003





14.                Report on Closed Session of May 29, 2003



15.                Report of Ad-Hoc Election Subcommittee

16.                Board Comments and Referrals



17.                Consider Adoption of FY 2003-2004 MPWMD Budget

Action:   The Board will consider adoption of the budget that includes estimates of project expenditures and revenue forecasts for the upcoming fiscal year.  Public comment will be received on this item.


18.                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-By-The-Sea

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 approved by the Board.  This public hearing was continued from the April 21, 2003 Board meeting.  Public comment will be received.


19.                Consider Variance Request from District Rules 24-C, Table I: Residential Fixture Unit Count – 69 Via Cimarron, Monterey, CA  93940 – APN 001-462-005 – 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.  This public hearing was continued from the April 21, 2003 Board meeting.  Public comment will be received.


20.                Consider Application to Amend CaZada Woods Water Distribution System Permit

Action:   The Board will consider approval of a proposed amendment to the permit for the Cañada Woods Water Distribution System.  Proposed changes include addition of 397 acres to the system service area, addition of a well to supply water to the system, and construction of additional water distribution and storage facilities.  Public comment will be received on this item.


21.                Consider Adoption of July through September 2003 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget

Action:  The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California-American Water Distribution System for the three-month period of July through September 2003.  The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and ground water production from various sources within the California-American water system.  Public comment will be received on this item.


22.                Consider Draft Amendments to Memorandum of Agreement Regarding Management of the Seaside Groundwater Basin Between the MPWMD, Monterey County Water Resources Agency, and the Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency

Action:  The Board will consider a draft Addendum No. 2 to a 1991 Memorandum of Agreement between the MPWMD, Monterey County Water Resources Agency, and Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency regarding management of water resources within the former Fort Ord.  The proposed Addendum No. 2 updates the agreement to reflect the current water supply setting and describes the circumstances under which each agency has regulatory authority over water resources in the former Fort Ord area.  Public comment will be received on this item.



23.          Receive Comments on Draft Carmel River Threshold Report

                Action:  The Board will receive comments that have been submitted on the March 2003 Draft Carmel River Flow Threshold Report prepared by District consultant Jones & Stokes Associates, and will direct staff on any follow-up action.  The report was intended to identify minimum flows needed to sustain existing populations of Carmel River steelhead trout, red-legged frogs and riparian habitat in compliance with California Environmental Quality Act guidelines.  Public comment will be received on this item.



24.                Letters Received

25.                Committee Reports

26.                Strategic Planning Initiatives Progress Report

27.                Monthly Water Supply Project Status Report

28.                Carmel River Fishery Report

29.                Water Conservation Program Report

30.                Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report

31.                Monthly Allocation Report

32.                Monthly Cal-Am Sales Report

33.                Monthly Cal-Am Production Report

34.                Production Report – CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project

35.                Monthly Water Supply Status Report

36.                Report on Third Quarter Financial Activity


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.


37.                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)


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

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



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, June 12, 2003 through Monday, June 16, 2003 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for Monday, July 21, 2003.











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