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.



Strategic Planning Workshop

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Wednesday, February 13, 2008

8:30 AM

Carpenter Hall 

Sunset Cultural Center, San Carlos, between 8th & 10th, Carmel, CA  93921


Staff notes for the agenda items will be available on the District web site at

The purpose of this special Board meeting is to provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas between Board members and staff.  The Directors will take no formal action.  Any draft strategic plan developed today will be presented for public input, consideration and adoption at a future regular meeting of the Board.





8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast









8:30 AM

Call to Order Strategic Planning Session






Welcome, Purpose of the Workshop, Introduction of the Facilitator and Recorder – Judi Lehman, MPWMD Board Chair




Public Comment:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on matters listed on the agenda or any item within the District’s purview may do so.  Please limit your comments to (3) three minutes.




Role of the Facilitator, Recorder, Group and Public; Strategic Planning Elements; Agenda – Marilyn Snider, Facilitator – Snider and Associates






Introductions of the Group








Board of Directors

Judi Lehman, Chair – Division 2

Kristi Markey, Vice Chair – Division 3

Alvin Edwards – Division 1

Regina Doyle – Division 4

Bob Brower – Division 5

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, Bldg. G Monterey on Friday, February 08, 2008.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Monday, February 11, through Wednesday, February 13 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries. After staff reports have been distributed, if additional documents are produced by the District and provided to a majority of the Board regarding any item on the agenda, they will be available at the District office during normal business hours, and posted on the District website at  Documents distributed at the meeting will be made available in the same manner. The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for Thursday, February 28, 2008.








Mission/Purpose Statement




Vision Statement




Core Values/Guiding Principles




Three-Year Goals (2006-2009)





Accomplishments of the MPWMD since April 19, 2007 Strategic Planning Workshop





Review and Revise, if Needed, the Three-Year Goals (what needs to be accomplished)




Impacts of SWRCB Draft Cease and Desist Order WR 2008-00XX-DWR




Other External Factors/Trends




Identify Six-Month Strategic Objectives (how the goals will be addressed – by when, who will be accountable, for what specific, measurable results) for Each of the Three-Year Goals




Brainstorm Small Groups (Board and Staff)




Consensus on Objectives by the Board





Next Steps/Follow-Up Process to Monitor Progress on the Goals and Objectives (including setting a date for a six-month follow-up)




Summary of the Workshop and Closing Remarks – Marilyn Snider




4:00 PM






There will be a mid-morning and a mid-afternoon break.   A group lunch is scheduled at noon in the Chapman Room for Board members, the facilitator and District staff participating in the meeting.  No cell phones/audible pagers/scheduled meetings during the retreat please.  Copies of the most recent update to the strategic plan will be available at the workshop.  Directors and participating staff are asked to bring their calendars to the meeting.





Upcoming Board Meetings


Thursday, February 28, 2008

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

MPWMD Office


Monday, March 17, 2008

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM

MPWMD Office


Thursday, March 27, 2008

Special Meeting/Board Workshop on Water Supply Alternatives

7 PM

MPWMD Office



Upon request, MPWMD will make a reasonable effort to 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, February 11, 2008.  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.