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.


Notice – This meeting has been adjourned to 7 PM on April 5, 2010.


Special Meeting and Closed Session

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Monday,  April 5,  2010, 7 AM

Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Bldg G, Monterey, CA

If staff notes are prepared in advance for the 7 AM agenda items, they will be available
on the District web site at
by 5 PM on Friday, April 2, 2010.













ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:  Anyone wishing to address the Board on 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. 









Review and reconsideration of Monterey Peninsula Water Management District’s position relating to CPUC A.04-09-019 (Coastal Water Project and Regional Desalination Project proceedings) and CPUC A.09-04-015 (Joint Motion for Expedited Approval of Reimbursement Agreement)




Pursuant to District Meeting Rule 23, the Board of Directors may entertain a motion to reconsider action taken at the meeting of March 25, 2010 directing the District to enter into a settlement agreement relating to the two referenced CPUC proceedings.  The motion to reconsider must be made on the motion of a member of the Board who voted to authorize the settlement (the prevailing side). 







Regional Water Project Update






Documents submitted at 7 AM session



Letter submitted by Michael and Victoria McMillan



Letter submitted by Amy Anderson



Letter submitted by Robin Mahoney



Letter submitted by LandWatch



Letter submitted by League of Women Voters

Attachment to April 3, 2010 letter



Letter submitted by Carmel Valley Association






Documents submitted at 7 PM session



Letter submitted by Helping Our Peninsula’s Environment



Letter submitted by Dr. Seth P. Bates



Letter submitted by Janice M. O’Brien



Letter submitted by Jim Heitzman



Letter submitted by Division of Ratepayer Advocates



Monterey County Herald article -- Questions, answers flow from water project



Monterey County Herald article – Water Debate Deluge



Monterey County Herald article – Con: Proposal burdens Peninsula





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 Friday, April 2, 2010.  If reports regarding these agenda items are prepared and distributed in advance of the meeting, they will be available for public review on Friday, April 2, 2010, through Monday, April 5, 2010 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  April 19, 2010.




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, Marina Coast Water District and Monterey County Water Resources Agency to the Public Utilities Commission Application No. 09-04-015 –Reimbursement Agreement










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

Board Workshop regarding Draft 2010-2011 MPWMD Budget

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 PM on Friday, April 2, 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.