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.



Regular Meeting

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Thursday, February 22, 2007

5:30 PM – Closed Session

Grill at Ryan Ranch, Cork Room, 1 Harris Court, Suite 103, Monterey, CA

7:00 PM – Regular Board Meeting

Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Bldg G, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the 7 PM agenda items will be available on the District web site at 
by 5 PM on Friday, February 16, 2007.

The 7 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 & 28.  Refer to broadcast schedule on page 4.






5:30 PM – Closed Session

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 Comment – Members of the public may address the Board on the item or items listed on the Closed Session agenda.






Adjourn to Closed Session






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




Application of California American Water Company to the Public Utilities Commission Application No. 04-09-019 and the Coastal Commission – Coastal Water Project




State Water Resources Control Board Permit No. 7130B




State Water Resources Control Board Permit No. 20808







Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representatives:  Rick Dickhaut, Cynthia Schmidlin and David A. Berger

Employee Organization:  General Staff and Management Staff Bargaining Units Represented by Laborer’s International Union of North America, AFL CIO, (LIUNA/UPEC) Local 270







Adjourn to 7 PM Session






Board of Directors

David Pendergrass, Chair – Mayoral Representative

Alvin Edwards, Vice Chair – Division 1

Judi Lehman – Division 2

Kristi Markey – Division 3

Michelle Knight – Division 4

Larry Foy – Division 5

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, February 16, 2007.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Friday, February 16, 2007 through Thursday, February 22, 2007 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 March 19, 2007.





7 PM – Regular Board Meeting



















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 all other items at the time they are presented to the Board. 






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 separate consideration at the request of a member of the public, or a member of the Board.  Following adoption of the remaining Consent Calendar items, staff will give a brief presentation on the pulled item.  Members of the public are requested to limit individual comment on pulled Consent Items to three (3) minutes. 



Consider Adoption of Minutes of the January 25, 2007 Regular Board Meeting



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for 2006 MPWMD Annual Report



Consider Recommendation of Administrative Committee to Authorize its Continued Work on the Draft PowerPoint Presentation Regarding MPWMD Strategic Water Issues Affecting the Jurisdictions



Consider Authorization of Budgeted Contingency Adjustment for Drilling of Full-Scale Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) Well as Part of MPWMD Phase 1 ASR Project



Consider Approval of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2006-07 Investment Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer’s Report for November 2006



Consider Adoption of Treasurer’s Report for December 2006








Presentation to 2006 Board Chair, Michelle Knight



Strategic Plan Update



Water Supply Project Alternatives Update








Status Report on California American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 95-10 and Seaside Groundwater Basin Adjudication Decision








Report on 5:30 PM Closed Session of the Board







Oral Reports on Activities of County, Cities, Other Agencies/Committees/Associations





PUBLIC HEARINGS – Public comment will be received on each of these items.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Consider Request for Variance from Water Meter Requirements (District Rule 23-A) – Design Center, LLC, 600 Ortiz Avenue, Sand City (APN 011-236-026)

Action: The Board will consider granting a variance to allow in-line water meters in place of street-side water meters for a mixed use project.



Presentation Materials






Consider Appeal of District General Manager’s Decision to Deny a Water Permit for a Third Bathroom Addition to 905 Ocean View Blvd., Pacific Grove (APN 006-031-004)

Action:  The Board will consider an appeal of a staff decision pursuant to Rule 24 A  denying a water permit to add a proposed third bathroom to this residence; which requires the land use  jurisdiction’s allocation for further bathroom additions when the  District’s “second bathroom” special  rule  (Ordinance 98) has been used, as occurred on this property. 



Presentation Materials






Consider Adoption of MPWMD Mid-Year Fiscal Year 2006-2007 Budget Adjustment

Action:  At mid-year, District staff routinely review the budget and proposed revisions that will ensure continuance of the District’s programs and facilitate changes in the District’s operating needs that were unknown at the time the budget was adopted in June.  A  proposed, amended budget is presented for Board consideration.



Presentation Materials





ACTION ITEMSPublic comment will be received on each of these items.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Consider Expenditure of Funds to Prepare Revised Version of June 26, 2006 Report by Bookman-Edmonston/GEI Consultants, “Seawater Desalination Projects Evaluation” Including Seawater Conversion Vessel Alternative

Action:  The Board will consider amending an existing contract with Bookman-Edmonston/GEI Consultants for additional services to revise their final report evaluating three Seawater desalination project alternatives and an evaluation of the Seawater Conversion Vessels project.  This item was continued from the October16, 2006 Board meeting.



Presentation Materials






Consider Conducting Board Workshop on August 30, 2007 Regarding Operating Functions and Service Responsibilities of California American Water (CAW), and Other Recommendations of the Public Outreach Committee Regarding CAW/MPWMD Relationship Enhancement

Action:  The Board will consider Public Outreach Committee recommendations for enhancing understanding and communication between the District and California American Water.



Presentation Materials





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.



Semi-Annual Financial Report on the CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project



Semi-Annual Groundwater Quality Monitoring Report



Letters Received

Letter Packet



Committee Reports



Carmel River Fishery Report



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly California American Water Production Report



Monthly Water Supply Status Report










Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28


Ch. 28, 7 PM, Fri. Feb. 23, Mar. 2, 9, & 16

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 25, 7 PM, Sun., Feb. 25, Mar 4, 11 & 18

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 28, 7 PM, Mon., Feb. 26, Mar. 5, & 12

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach Sand City, Seaside


Ch. 28, 1 PM, Tues. Feb. 27, Mar. 6, & 13

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach Sand City, Seaside




Upcoming Board Meetings


March 19, 2007

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

MPWMD Conference Room


April 16, 2007

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

MPWMD Conference Room


April 19, 2007

Board Strategic Planning Retreat




May 21, 2007

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

MPWMD 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 February 19, 2007.  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.