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.




Supplement Letter Packet



Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


September 20, 2004

5:00 PM – Closed Session

District Conference Room, 5 Harris Court, Suite G, Monterey

7:00 PM  -- Regular Board Meeting

Monterey City Council Chambers, Pacific and Madison Streets, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the 7 PM agenda items will be available on the District web site at by 5 PM on Friday, September 17, 2004.

The 7 PM meeting will be televised live or rebroadcast on Cable Channel 25  in Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and unincorporated areas of Monterey County.

For broadcast dates check program listings.






5:00 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.



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




Application of California-American Water Company (U 210 W) to the Public Utilities Commission, Application No. A04-08-012







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







Public Employment (Gov. Code Section 54957)




General Manager Agreement (Section III C)







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

David A. Berger


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, September 16, 2004, through Monday, September 20, 2004 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for October 18, 2004.


7 PM – Regular Board Meeting – Monterey Council Chambers













ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on Consent Calendar, Information Items or matters not listed on the agenda may do so only during Oral Communications.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes.  The public may comment on Action and Public Hearing items at the time they are considered by the Board.  The sole time to address Consent matters is during Oral Communications.




CONSENT CALENDAR:  The Consent Calendar consists of routine items for which staff has prepared a recommendation.  Approval of the Consent Calendar ratifies the staff recommendation.  Consent Calendar items may be pulled for discussion only upon the request of a Board member, not by the public.  Discussion on pulled Consent Calendar items shall be limited to Board members.  The public may address any Consent Calendar item only during Oral Communications.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes.



Consider Adoption of Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of August 16, 2004 and the Special August 26, 2004 Joint Meeting of the Board and the Technical and Policy Advisory Committees



Receive Annual Monterra Ranch Hydrologic Monitoring Report for Water Year 2003



Consider Adoption of Resolutions of Appreciation to Chuck McKay and Rod Mills for Service on the Carmel River Advisory Committee



Authorize Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Facilitation Services by Apex Strategies



Authorize Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility Stand-by Generator Maintenance Agreement with Quinn Engine Systems for Fiscal Year 2004-2005








Status Report on California-American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 95-10








Report on August 16 and September 20, 2004 Closed Sessions








Board Comments and Referrals








Consider Adoption of October through December 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 October through December 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.








Receive Technical Advisory Committee Recommendation on Common Methodology for Calculating Long-Term Water Needs and Provide Direction to Staff

Action:  The Board will receive and discuss a recommendation from the Technical Advisory Committee on its preferred methodology to estimate future water needs.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Consider Recommendation of Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) and Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Regarding Modification to the Water Credit Transfer Policy (Draft Ordinance No. 117)

Action:  The Board will consider the recommendation from the Policy and Technical Advisory Committees on future consideration of draft Ordinance No. 117.  Public comment will be received on this item.






Approve Re-Appropriation of Funds for Policies and Procedures Manual Consultant Services

Action:  The Board will consider reallocating funds from Fiscal Year 2003-2004 to allow completion of the Policies and Procedures Manual for the Water Demand Division.  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















Upcoming Board Meetings





September 29, 2004

Strategic Planning Session

9 AM

Sunset Center, Carpenter Hall


October 18, 2004

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

Monterey Council Chambers


October 28, 2004

Special Board Meeting

7 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 submit 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 by 5:00 PM on September 16, 2004.  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.