Special Board Meeting
Board of Directors
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
August 28, 2003
MPWMD Conference Room
5 Harris Court, Building G, Monterey, CA
Action: The Board will consider an application by Chugach & Company to amend an existing single-parcel connection system to allow two planned residential lots to be served by an existing well in Carmel Valley. The well is not within the Carmel Valley Alluvial Aquifer. The original January 2002 hearing on this application was continued by the Board, pending receipt of a hydrologic report on the potential impacts of the proposed system on Garzas Creek. Public comment will be received on this item.
Action: The Board will consider retaining the firm of Resource Design Technology, Inc. to prepare an Environmental Impact Report on the termination of the Water Credit Transfer Program. Public comment will be received on this item.
Action: The Board will discuss proposals received for preparation of the Water Demand Policies and Procedures Manual and consider awarding a contract for completion of the project. Public comment will be received on this item.
7. Consider Approval of Addendum No. 2 to the Memorandum of Agreement Between the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (MPWMD), Monterey County Water Resources Agency (MCWRA) and the Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency (PVWMA)
Action: The Board will consider approval of Addendum No. 2 to a 1991 memorandum of agreement between the MPWMD, MCWRA, and the PVWMA. Addendum No. 2 updates the agreement to reflect the current water supply setting and describes 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.
Action: The Directors will discuss an issue raised by Director Potter at the July 21, 2003 meeting, that the Board consider formulation of a policy statement stipulating that items pulled from the Consent agenda be heard immediately following approval of the Consent agenda. Public comment will be received on this item.
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.
9. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – Significant Exposure to Litigation Exists Pursuant to Subdivision (b) (3) (D) of Gov. Code Section 54956.9 (Three Cases)
10. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – (Gov. Code Section 54956.9)
a. Cities of Seaside, Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Sand City v MPWMD.
Case No. M59441, Monterey County Superior Court
b. 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