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.







Closed Session and Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


March 15, 2004

4:00 PM, Closed Session, District Conference Room, 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G, Monterey

7:00 PM, Monterey City Council Chambers, Pacific & Madison, Monterey


This meeting will be televised on March 15, 2004, at 7:00 PM and

 March 22, 2004 at 7:00 PM on Channel 25






4:00 PM – Closed Session – District Conference Room



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.



Public Employment (Gov. Code Section 54957)




General Manager







Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code Section 56957.6)




Agency Designated Representatives:  Ellen Aldridge, Rick Dickhaut, Cynthia Schmidlin

Employee Organization:  Laborers’ International Union of North America, AFL-CIO, (LIUNA/UPEC) Local 207






Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code 54956.9 (a))




California State Water Resources Control Board Application (SWRCB) T031449; Temporary Permit 21163




Petition for Change to SWRCB Permit 11674B




Petition for Change to SWRCB Permit 20808




California-American Water Company v. City of Seaside et al., Monterey County Superior Court, Case No. M66343







Conference with Legal Counsel -- Anticipated Litigation  -- Significant Exposure to Litigation Pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9: One Case







Adjourn to 7 PM Session




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, March 11, 2004 through Monday, March 15, 2004 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries.  Staff notes can also be viewed after 5 PM on Friday, March 12, 2004 at the District’s web site


7:00 PM – Regular Meeting – Monterey Council Chambers













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.






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.



Consider Adoption of Minutes of the Board Workshop of February 2, 2004 and the Regular Board Meeting of February 19, 2004



Consider Purchase of a Multi-Function Copier for Water Demand Division



Authorize Funds for Technical Assistance for Seaside Basin Groundwater Management Plan



Consider Approval of Software and Hardware Purchases for Information Technology



Approve Expenditure of Mitigation Funds to Retrofit Pool No. 2 at the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility



Consider Approval of Revised Indemnification Provisions in Access Agreements for District Projects along the Carmel River



Consider Approval of Second Quarter Investment Report



Receive District-Wide Annual Water Distribution System Production Summary for Water Year 2003



Receive District-Wide Annual Water Production Summary Report for Water Year 2003



Receive 2002-2003 Annual Mitigation Program Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer’s Report for the Month of January 2004













Report on Closed Session








Board Comments and Referrals








Consider Adoption of April through June 2004 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget

Action:  The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California-American Water Distribution System for the three-month period of April through June 2004.  The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and ground water production from various sources within the California-American water system.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Consider Water Use Credit for Installation of SOMAT Disposal Systems and Waterless Urinals at the Presidio of Monterey

Action:  The Board will consider a request for Water Use Credits at the Presidio of Monterey.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Consider First Reading of Ordinance No. 113 – Increase Board Compensation

Action:  The Board will consider an increase in the compensation they receive for conducting business on behalf of the District.   Public comment will be received on this item.






Consider Variance from MPWMD Rule 20-C-3 by Kingmen, Inc. (Fred King):  APN 103-121-002

Action:  The Board will consider whether or not to grant a variance to MPWMD Rule, 20-C-3 to Kingmen, Inc.  Rule 20-C allows exemptions to the requirement to obtain a permit to create a water distribution system and sets certain deadlines.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Receive Public Comment on Draft 2003 MPWMD Annual Report

Action:  The District’s enabling legislation requires that in March of each year a public hearing be conducted on the annual report.  Public comment will be received on this item.








Consider Adoption of a Resolution Declaring the District’s Intent to Prepare a Groundwater Management Plan for the Seaside Groundwater Basin and Adopting a Statement of Public Participation

Action:  The Board will consider adoption of a resolution declaring its intent to prepare a Groundwater Management Plan for the Seaside Groundwater Basin.  The Plan will be designed to protect, preserve, and enhance the groundwater resources of the Seaside Basin for current and future beneficial uses.  The Plan will include basin management objectives.  The Board will also consider adoption of a statement of public participation in development of the Plan.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Discussion of Near Term Water Supply Concepts, Including Reclamation

Action:  The Board will review near term water augmentation concepts including the status of the pending CAWD/PBCSD Recycled Water Project ordinance, and provide direction on whether water is available for new or expanded connections.  This item was continued from the January 29, 2004 and February 19, 2004 Board meetings.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Discuss Development of a Water Credit Transfer Program and Provide Direction to Staff

Action:  The Board will consider options for modifying the Water Credit Transfer program, including a recommendation from the Technical Advisory Committee or pursuing an EIR on a new water credit transfer program.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Status Report on Preparation of a Study to Update Commercial Water Use Factors

Action:  A status report on preparation of an update to the District’s commercial water use factors will be provided.  Public comment will be received on this item.





INFORMATIONAL ITEMS/STAFF REPORTS   The public may address the Board on Information Items and Staff Reports during the Oral Communications portion of the meeting.  Please limit your comments to three minutes.



Letters Received



Committee Reports



Strategic Planning Initiatives Progress Report



Carmel River Fishery Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly California-American Water Company Production Report



Production Report – CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project



Monthly Water Supply Status Report



Report on Second Quarter Financial Activity for Fiscal Year 2003-2004













Upcoming Board Meetings





March 29, 2004

Closed Session

4:00 PM

District Conference Room


March 31, 2004

Board Budget Workshop

3:30 PM

District Conference Room


March 31, 2004

Closed Session

5:30 PM

District Conference Room


March 31, 2004

Board EIR Workshop

7 PM

Monterey City Council Chambers


April 5, 2004

Closed Session

8:00 AM



April 12, 2004

Closed Session

8:00 AM



April 19, 2004

Closed Session

5:30 PM

District Conference Room


April 19, 2004

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 PM

Monterey City Council Chambers


April 22, 2004

Special Board Meeting

7:00 PM

District Conference Room







Upon request, MPWMD will provide written agenda materials in appropriate alternative formats, or disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in public meetings.  Please send a written request, including your name, mailing address, phone number and brief description of the requested materials and preferred alternative format or auxiliary aid or service at least 72 hours before the meeting.  Requests should be sent to the Board Secretary, MPWMD, P.O. Box 85, Monterey, CA, 93942.  You may also fax your request to the Administrative Services Division at 831-644-9560, or call 831-658-5600.