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


Monday, March 15,  2010

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, March 12, 2010.

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. 

  Document submitted by U.S. Army Garrison, Presidio of Monterey
  Document submitted by Dr. Carol Reeb






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 February 25, 2010 Regular Board Meeting



Consider Approval of Response Letter to 2009 Monterey County Grand Jury Report



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2010-02 Declaring March 15-21, 2010 to be Fix a Leak Week



Consider Adoption of Resolution 2010-03 In Support of Filing Applications to the California Department of Fish and Game Fisheries Restoration Grant Program



Receive Phase 1 Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project Water Year 2009 Summary Report



Consider Renewal of a $1.5 Million Line of Credit with Bank of America to Fund Development of Water Supply Projects





Board of Directors

Regina Doyle, Chair – Division 4

Bob Brower, Vice Chair – Division 5

Alvin Edwards – Division 1

Judi Lehman – Division 2

Kristi Markey, Chair – Division 3

David Pendergrass – Mayoral Representative

David Potter – Monterey County Board of Supervisors


General Manager

Darby W. Fuerst


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Thursday, March 11, 2010.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Thursday, March 11, through Monday, March 15 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 Monday, April 19, 2009.



Consider Adoption of Budgeted Funds to Contract with Zone 24x7 for Water Demand Database Improvements and Maintenance



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Sponsor Cistern Workshops by the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Contract with Ventana Wildlife Society for Carmel River Avian Habitat Monitoring



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Conduct a Test Installation of a Sonic Fish Counting Device in the Lower Carmel River to Enumerate the Steelhead Run



Consider Approval of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Investment Report



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for December 2009



Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for January 2010








Monthly Report from California American Water General Manager, Craig Anthony



Update on Development of Water Supply Project Alternatives Including Recycled Water



Water Conservation Program Report








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








Report on 5:00 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 Adoption of April through June 2010 Quarterly Water Supply Strategy and Budget

Action:  The Board will consider approval of a proposed production strategy for the California American Water Main and Laguna Seca Distribution Systems for the three-month period of April through June 2010.  The strategy sets monthly goals for surface and groundwater production from various sources within the California American Water systems.

    Staff Presentation






Consider Approval of Draft 2009 MPWMD Annual Report

Action:  The District’s enabling legislation requires that each year a public hearing be conducted on the annual report.

    Staff Presentation





ACTION ITEMS -- No Action Items were Submitted for Board Consideration





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 for February 2010



Water Conservation Program Report for January 2010



Water Conservation Program Report for February 2010



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly California American Water Production Report



Monthly Water Supply Status Report










Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast at


Live Broadcast



Mon., March 15, 2010, 7 PM,  Ch. 25

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Ch. 28, 7 PM, Mon., March 22 & 29; April 5 & 12

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


Ch. 28, 7 PM, Fri., March 26; April 2, 9 & 16

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


Ch. 28, 1 PM, Sat., March 27; April 3, 10 & 17

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


Ch. 25, 7 PM, Sun., March 21 & 28; April 4, 11 & 18

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside








Upcoming Board Meetings


Monday, April 19, 2010

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 PM

District Conference Room


Monday, May 17, 2010

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 PM

District Conference Room


Thursday, May 27, 2010

Tentative – Special Meeting/Board Workshop

7:00 PM

District Conference Room




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 Thursday, March 11, 2010.  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.