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.



Special Meeting – Board Workshop

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


February 2, 2004

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
District Conference Room

5 Harris Court, Building G, Ryan Ranch Office Park, Monterey, CA


The purpose of this meeting is to provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas

Between Board members.  No formal action will be taken by the Directors.



Call to Order/Roll Call




Pledge of Allegiance




Oral Communications  Anyone wishing to address the Board on matters not listed on the agenda may do so during Oral Communications.  Please limit your comment to three minutes.




Identify Goals for Fiscal Year 2004-2005


Review goals from 2003-2004 MPWMD Budget and provide direction to staff on goals and priorities for 2004-2005 budget planning purposes.




Discuss Permits for Water Connections and Water Distribution Systems as well as Methodology to Estimate Future Water Needs


Provide Direction on Development of Water Credit Reassignment Rules

The Board will receive an overview of the issue and advise staff on a framework for presentation at the February 19, 2004 meeting.



Discuss Methodology Used to Project Jurisdictions’ Future Water Needs

The Board will discuss development of a standard formula to be utilized by all jurisdictions in development of estimates of their future water needs.

Supplemental Information



Board of Directors

Alvin Edwards, Chair – Division 1

Larry Foy, Vice Chair – Division 5

Judi Lehman – Division 2

Kristi Markey – Division 3

Michelle Knight – Division 4

David Pendergrass – Mayoral Representative

David Potter – Monterey County Board of Supervisors


General Manager

Fran Farina

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, January 29, through Monday, February 2, 2004 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Gove and Seaside libraries.  Staff notes can also be viewed after 5 PM on Friday, January 30, 2004 at the District’s web site  The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for February 19, 2004.




Review Rules and Regulations Governing Water Distribution Systems, and Discuss Potential Changes

District staff will provide an historical overview of MPWMD Rules and Regulations governing water distribution systems, including registration and metering of wells, and provide concepts for potential changes to streamline the permit process while continuing to protect water resources.  California Environmental Quality Act requirements for a new ordinance will also be reviewed.




Discuss Scope of Authority of Board, Committee Chair and General Manager

The Board will discuss roles and responsibilities of the Directors, Committees, Chair and General Manager.

Supplemental Information




This item is continued from the January 29, 2004 Board Meeting

Consent Calendar Item No. 2 – Ratify Committee Assignments for Calendar Year 2004




Direct Staff on Distribution of Documents to Directors

The board should specify how committee packets, documents related to litigation and other items should be distributed to the Directors.




Comments from the Public







Upcoming Board Meetings


February 19, 2004

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

District Conference Room

March 15, 2004

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

Location to be announced

March 31, 2004

Board Workshop

7 PM

Location to be announced