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


August 18, 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.


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, August 14, 2003 through Monday, August 18, 2003 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries.  The Board will conduct a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2003 at 7:00 PM at the District office.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for September 15, 2003.

Board of Directors

Zan Henson, Chair – Division 5

Judi Lehman, Vice Chair - Division 2

Alvin Edwards - Division 1

Molly Erickson - Division 3

Kris Lindstrom - Division 4

David Pendergrass - Mayoral Representative

David Potter - Monterey County Board of Supervisors


Acting General Manager

Fran Farina

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 July 21, 2003

2.                   Consider Authorization of Contract with California State University Monterey Bay for Carmel River Large Woody Debris Assessment

3.                   Consider Request for Extension of Variance – South County Housing Corporation -- 650 Jewell Avenue, Pacific Grove

4.                   Authorize Expenditure of Funds for Preparation of a Three-Year Summary Report of BioAssessment Sampling

5.                   Consider Approval of Fourth Quarter Investment Report

6.                   Receive Semi-Annual Ground Water Quality Monitoring Report





7.                   Report on Closed Session of July 21, 2003



8.                   Board Comments and Referrals



9.                   A.            Consider Denial of Application to Amend the California-American Water Company (Cal- Am) Water Distribution System to Construct Carmel River Dam and Reservoir Project (CRD&R)

Action:  The Board will consider whether or not to deny an application submitted by California-American Water Company (Cal-Am) to amend the Cal-Am water distribution system by constructing the Carmel River Dam and Reservoir Project, and will provide direction to MPWMD staff.  Public comment will be taken on this item.


B.            Authorize Action to Collect District Costs Relating to CRD&R Analysis from Cal-Am

Action:  Cal-Am is responsible for reimbursement of District costs relating to the Carmel River Dam and Reservoir Project, but is approximately $330,000 in arrears in paying these costs.  The Board shall provide direction to MPWMD staff on action needed to collect this debt.  Public comment will be taken on this item.



10.                Consider Approval of General Manager Recruitment Strategy

Action:  The Board will consider approval of a schedule of activities, outreach campaign, and candidate profile for the recruitment of the General Manager with assistance from the District’s consultant.


11.                ConsiderAmending the Original Pebble Beach Reclamation Project Agreements to Designate the Pebble Beach Community Services District (PBCSD) Fire Station Site as a “Benefited Property”

Action: The Board shall consider amending the original Pebble Beach Reclamation Project agreements to name the Pebble Beach Community Services District (PBCSD) fire station as a benefited property.  This technical amendment shall enable fire station and related administrative and maintenance facilities improvements to be constructed based upon water from potable entitlements created by the Pebble Beach Reclamation Project.  The Pebble Beach Company has conveyed property to PBCSD to facilitate this improvement.



12.                Letters Received

13.                Committee Reports

14.                Strategic Planning Initiatives Progress Report

15.                Monthly Water Supply Project Status Report

16.                Carmel River Fishery Report

17.                Water Conservation Program Report

18.                Monthly Allocation Report

19.                Monthly Cal-Am Sales Report

20.                Monthly Cal-Am Production Report

21.                Production Report – CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project

22.                Semi-Annual Financial Report on CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project

23.                Monthly Water Supply Status Report