ITEM:

ACTION ITEMS

 

6.

CONSIDER ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION FOR CONTINUATION OF THE DISTRICTíS MITIGATION PROGRAM

 

Meeting Date:

May 3, 2004

Budgeted:N/A

 

Staff Contact:

Andrew Bell

Program/Line Item No.:N/A

 

Larry Hampson

Cost Estimate:N/A

 

General Counsel Approval:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on April 13, 2004 and recommended that it be discussed by the full Board at the April 19, 2004 meeting.

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY: This item was continued from the April 19, 2004 Board meeting.The staff note for this item is attached as Attachment 1.

 

RECOMMENDATION:The Board should consider adoption of the resolution shown in Exhibit 16-A in Attachment 1.The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on April 13, 2004 and recommended it be discussed by the full Board.

 

NEW INFORMATION SINCE THE APRIL 19, 2003 STAFF NOTE:††† A letter to the Board relating to this item was received from the California Department of Fish and Game after the April 19, 2004 Board packet was printed.This letter, dated April 15, 2004, is attached as Attachment 2.

 

In an April 5, 2004 e-mail from Steven Leonard of California American Water (Cal-Am) to MPWMD General Manager Fran Farina (Exhibit 16-L in Attachment 1), Mr. Leonard requested a meeting with the District to better understand the Mitigation Program in order to respond to Ms. Farinaís March 23, 2004 letter to him (Exhibit 16-K in Attachment 1).District staff (Andy Bell and Joe Oliver) met with Mr. Leonard, Charley Kemp, and Tom Peterson on April 23, 2004 and provided background on the Mitigation Program, its purpose, and its funding.Mr. Leonard indicated that he may provide a further response to Ms. Farinaís March 23, 2004 letter.As of the date of preparation of this staff note, no additional communication has been received from Cal-Am on this matter.

 

 

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