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
Program/Line Item: N/A
Staff Contact: Stephanie Pintar Cost Estimate: N/A
General Counsel Approval: N/A
Committee Recommendation: N/A
CEQA Compliance: Exempt
SUMMARY: The Board is considering an application to transfer 0.560 acre-feet per year (afy) of Water Use Credits from a former restaurant in Carmel to the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea. This application has been scheduled for public hearing twice, in January 2003 and April 2003, and continued both times at the request of the applicant.
The staff report containing a full explanation of the Water Use Credit transfer application, recommendation, and background information from the April 21, 2003 Board meeting is attached as Exhibit 18-A.
RECOMMENDATION: District staff recommends approval of the transfer of 0.560 afy of water use credits to the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea. The application meets the specific requirements of District Rule 28-B to qualify for a property-to-jurisdiction transfer. If approved, the following documents will be recorded on the title of the originating property as a condition of the transfer:
1. Notice and Deed Restriction Regarding Limitation on Use of Water on a Property.
2. Notice and Deed Restriction to Provide Public Access to Water Use Data
3. Declaration Regarding Consideration Given for Transfer of Water Use Credits.
Further information related to the staff recommendation is found in Exhibit 18-A, the staff report of April 21, 2003.