Meeting Date:†††† February 2, 2004††††††††††††††††††††††††† Budgeted:†† N/A

Program/Line Item No.: N/A

Staff Contact: ††††† Arlene Tavani††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cost Estimate: N/A


General Counsel Approval: N/A

Committee Recommendation: N/A

CEQA Compliance: N/A


SUMMARY:†† The Board should begin a discussion on funding priorities for the Fiscal Year 2004-2005 MPWMD Budget. Attached as Exhibits 4-A through 4-C, respectively, are documents from the MPWMD Fiscal Year 2003-2004 Budget.These documents provide an overview of the Districtís four divisions and priorities that were assigned to them for the 2003-2004 budget year.Exhibit 4-A lists elements of the Districtís Strategic Plan that were adopted by the Board at the February 21, 2002 Strategic Planning Session.Exhibit 4-B is the Strategic Planning Initiatives Progress Report dated June 16, 2003.Exhibit 4-C is a list of objectives for the Administrative Services, Planning and Engineering, Water Resources and Water Demand divisions.


RECOMMENDATION:†† The Board should review the attachments and discuss what priorities should be budgeted in fiscal year 2004-2005.This will provide staff information necessary to begin development of the Fiscal Year 2004-2005 MPWMD Budget.The draft budget will be presented to the Board for consideration in May 2004.