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

No 5:30 PM Closed Session

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday, October 15, 2007

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, October 12, 2007.

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






















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 September 17, 2007 Regular Board Meeting



Receive Draft Report on Construction of New Phase 1 ASR Well No. 2



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Purchase of Injection Equipment for the Phase 1 ASR Project



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Contract for Construction of Initial Appurtenant Facilities for Phase 1 ASR Project








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 Wednesday, October 10, 2007.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Thursday, October 11, through Monday, October 15, 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 November 19, 2007.









Consider Expenditure of Funds for Contracting with Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditors



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds  to Contract with DHDettman to Complete the Rescue and Rearing Management Plan for the Sleepy Hollow Steelhead Rearing Facility and Other Facility Support Tasks



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Purchase Computer Software and Hardware for the Video Surveillance System at the San Clemente Dam



Receive and File Report on Fourth Quarter Financial Activity for Fiscal Year 2006-07



Adopt Treasurer's Report for June 2007








Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation to Members of the Community Advisory Committee on Water Supply Alternatives



Present to Board of Directors the Earl F. Sayre Excellence in Safety Award for 2007 that was Awarded to the MPWMD by the Special Districts Risk Management Authority



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



Update on Conservation Program from Catherine Bowie of California American Water and Stephanie Pintar of MPWMD







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 Second Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 130 -- Establishing a Claims Process for Damages or Refund of Money

Action: The Board will consider second reading and adoption of an ordinance that would establish standards and processes for processing claims against the District.



PowerPoint Presentation






Consider First Reading of Ordinance No. 131 -- Amend Process by which the District Enforces its Rules and Regulations

Action: The Board will consider first reading of a draft ordinance establishing an administrative citation process for enforcing compliance with District Rules and Regulations.  The administrative citation process would provide the District with an enforcement alternative, and enable improved and more consistent rule compliance, reduced obstacles, cost and time delays that result from criminal or  civil enforcement, and result in a more uniform application of the District’s rules and procedures.



PowerPoint Presentation






Consider  Approval of Applications Submitted by City of Sand City and California American Water for Two Water Distribution System Permits, and a Concept Ordinance, for Sand City Water Supply Project




Consider Approval of MPWMD Application #20070803SAN to Create Water Distribution System for Sand City Water Supply Project (All parcels in City)




Consider MPWMD Application #20070829CAW to Amend California American Water Distribution System to Receive New Source of Supply and Add One Parcel to Service Area




Consider MPWMD Concept Ordinance Adding Rule 23.6 to Establish a Water Entitlement for Sand City and Amending Rules 11, 21 and 23.1 to Reflect the Process for Issuing Water Use Permits



Action:  The Board will consider applications related to the Sand City Water Supply Project proposed by the City of Sand City which involves construction of a 300 AFY seawater desalination project. This item entails three components:  (A) consideration of MPWMD Application #20070803SAN to create a Water Distribution System; (B) consideration of MPWMD Application #20070829CAW to amend the California American Water Distribution System; and (C) review and discussion of a conceptual ordinance to facilitate the establishment of a water entitlement for the Sand City Water Supply Project.



PowerPoint Presentation

PowerPoint Submitted by Applicant





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



Consider Report and Recommendation from Administrative Committee on Campaign Finance Reporting Regulations

Action:  The Board will consider a report from the Administrative Committee to not develop campaign finance reporting regulations that could be presented for consideration at a future meeting. This item is continued from the meetings of May 21, August 10 and September 17, 2007.



PowerPoint Presentation




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

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



Quarterly Irrigation Program and Riparian Projects Report



Quarterly Carmel River Erosion Protection and Restoration Projects Report



Quarterly Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report











































Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast at


Live Broadcast



Mon. Oct. 19, 2007 , 7 PM,  Ch. 25

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Ch. 28, 7 PM, Mon. Oct. 22, 29; Nov. 5, 12

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


Ch. 28, 7 PM, Fri. Oct. 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16

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


Ch. 28, 1 PM, Sat. Oct. 20, 27; Nov. 3, 10

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


Ch. 25, 7 PM, Sun. Oct. 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Upcoming Board Meetings


Nov. 19, 2007

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 PM

MPWMD Conference Room


Dec. 10, 2007

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 PM

MPWMD Conference Room


Jan.  9, 2007

Board Strategic Planning Session

8:00 AM

To Be Announced


Jan. 24, 2007

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 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 Thursday, October 18, 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.