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.



Special Board Meeting and Closed Session

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Thursday, March 25,  2010, 6:00 PM

Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Bldg G, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the agenda items will be available on the District web site at
by 5 PM on Tuesday, March 23, 2010.













ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on Consent Calendar or Closed Session 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 Approval of Response Letter to 2009 Monterey County Grand Jury Report



Consider Expenditure of Funds to Contract for Professional Services to Evaluate Economic and Cost Allocation Issues Associated with the Proposed Coastal Water and Regional Water Supply Projects





ADJOURN TO 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.














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 Tuesday, March 23, 2010.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Tuesday, March 23, through Thursday, March 25 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, 2010.





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 – Coastal Water Project



Application of California American Water Company to PUC Application No. 10-01-012—Mitigation Cost Reimbursement











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 -- Board Workshop re FY 2010-2011 MPWMD Budget

7:00 PM

District Conference Room


Monday, June 21, 2010

Regular Board Meeting

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 Tuesday, March 23, 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.