ITEM:

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

1.

CONSIDER APPROVAL OF RESPONSE LETTER TO 2009 MONTEREY COUNTY GRAND JURY REPORT

 

Meeting Date:

March 25, 2010

Budgeted:

N/A

 

From:

Darby Fuerst,

Program/

N/A

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:

 

 

Prepared By:

Darby Fuerst

Cost Estimate:

N/A

 

General Counsel Review:N/A

Committee Recommendation:N/A

CEQA Compliance:N/A

 

SUMMARY: ††The District received the Final Report of the 2009 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury on January 11, 2010.A copy of the section in the report dealing with water problems in Monterey County is included as Exhibit 1-A, and contains findings and recommendations concerning the District.The complete report is available at http://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov/Documents/GrandJury/Reports/2009/2009_Grand_Jury_Final_Report.pdf.

 

The District is required to submit a formal written response on the relevant findings and recommendations in the report to the presiding Judge of the Superior Court, Honorable Adrienne M. Grover, on or before April 10, 2010.The Districtís response must follow mandatory response requirements including whether or not the District agrees or disagrees with the findings and how the recommendations will be implemented.The Districtís proposed response is included as Exhibit 1-B.

 

RECOMMENDATION:Staff recommends that the Board approve the draft response to the Final Report of the 2009 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury and transmit the final response to the presiding Judge of the Superior Court, Honorable Adrienne M. Grover, on or before April 10, 2010.

 

EXHIBITS

1-A††††† Excerpt from Final Report of the 2009 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury, Water Problems in Monterey County, A Long History of Inaction, pages 55-81, January 11, 2010.

1-B††††† Draft response to relevant findings and recommendations concerning the District in the 2009 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury report

 

 

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