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 of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


March 31, 2005  --  7:00 PM

Board Room – Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency

5 Harris Court, Bldg. D, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the 7 PM agenda items will be available on the District web site at by 5 PM on Friday, March 24, 2005.

The 7 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channel 25.  Refer to broadcast schedule on page 2.


















ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on Consent Calendar 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 items at the time they are considered by the Board.  The sole time to address Consent matters is during Oral Communications.









Provide Policy Direction Regarding Proposition 50 Grant Applications

Action:  The Board will receive a staff presentation on a State grant program for funding "Integrated Water Management" planning and projects that are included in such plans.  The District may join with Monterey County Water Resources Agency, Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency, and Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments to apply for a grant to develop an Integrated Water Management Plan.  In addition, the District plans to apply for one or more grants to implement the Phase I Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project and to conduct environmental protection and enhancement, water conservation, and water quality projects within the District. Public comment will be received on this item. 







Receive Staff Analysis of AB 1421 and Authorize Comment Letter be Sent to Assembly Members Laird and Salinas

Action:  The Board will review and discuss District staff’s analysis of this bill, which would require a specified portion of a future water supply project serving the communities in the District, to be allocated to affordable housing development.  The Board will also consider a proposed letter to be sent to Assembly Members Laird and Salinas on this bill, as well as authorize staff to take other appropriate actions to ensure that the District’s interests in this bill are addressed when it is considered in the State Legislature.  Public comment will be received on this item.










Board of Directors

Larry Foy, Chair – Division 5

Kristi Markey, Vice Chair – Division 3

Alvin Edwards – Division 1

Judi Lehman – Division 2

Michelle Knight – Division 4

David Pendergrass – Mayoral Representative

David Potter – Monterey County Board of Supervisors


General Manager

David A. Berger


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Monterey on Friday, March 25, 2005.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Monday, March 25, 2005, through Thursday, March 31, 2005 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 April 18, 2005.



MPWMD Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channel 25

Thursday, March 31 at 7 PM

Throughout Monterey County

Friday, April 1, 8, 15 at 7 PM

Throughout Monterey County

Monday, April 4, 11 at 7 PM

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach

Monday, April 4, 11 at 9 PM

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside

Tuesday, April 5, 12 at 1 PM

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach



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 Monday, March 28, 2005.  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.