Draft Minutes

Administrative Committee of the

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

October 6, 2005, 8:30 AM


Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 8:34 AM in the District Conference Room. 


Committee members present:            Alvin Edwards

Judi Lehman


Committee members absent:            Kristy Markey


Staff members present:              Dave A. Berger

                                                Rick Dickhaut

                                                Sara Reyes


Oral Communications                 Anyone wishing to address the committee on a matter not listed on the agenda may do so during oral communications.  Public comment on any other matter listed on the agenda is appropriate at the time the item is being discussed by the committee.   


Director Markey was absent due to illness.  No public comment was received.


Items on Board Agenda for October 2005

1.            Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2005-09 Electing to Participate in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System Pre-Tax Deduction Plan for Service Credit Purchases

Rick Dickhaut, Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Services Manager, reported on this item.  After discussion, the committee voted 2 to 0 to approve.


2.            Adopt Treasurer’s Report for the Month of June 2005

Rick Dickhaut reported on this item and answered questions.    The committee voted 2 to 0 to approve.


3.             Receive and File Report on Fourth Quarter Financial Activity for Fiscal Year 2004-05

Rick Dickhaut reported on this item and answered questions.  Director Edwards requested staff to be prepared to present an oral report to the Board at the October 17, 2005 Board meeting.  The committee voted 2 to 0 to approve.


Other Business

4.             Review Draft October 17, 2005 Board Meeting Agenda

General Manager Berger reviewed the draft agenda with the committee.  He reported that the Chair and Vice Chair at their recent meeting, requested that Item 10--Consider Application to Create Goodrich Line (Potrero Subdivision) Water Distribution System, be moved from the October meeting agenda.  Director Edwards asked for clarification on Item 14—Update on Status of Discussion re Regional Urban Water Supply Governance Proposal. General Manager Berger reported that at the recent Chair/Vice Chair meeting, Director Markey requested a report be presented to the Board to discuss the purpose, function and structure of a Regional Urban Water Supply.  The committee concurred that this item will be discussed in more detail at a future Board workshop.  Director Edwards requested staff to begin working on scheduling dates for this workshop and other workshops discussed at the September 8, 2005 Strategic Planning Workshop.  Director Lehman requested the agenda be modified to place Item 13—Consider Hearing Officer’s Findings and Recommendations on Grievance Appeal of Laborer’s International Union of North America Local 270 be listed as the first Action Item. 


Director’s Comments/Other Business

Director Lehman asked staff if there was a way to determine projected election and ballot costs before November 2005.  Staff reported that this information is usually not known until after the election has been held and is received from the Monterey County Elections office.



The meeting was adjourned at 8:55 AM.                 U:\staff\word\boardpacket\2005\2005boardpackets\20051017\InfoItems\16\item16_exh16c.doc