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 21, 2011

5:30 PM – Closed Session

Monterey Peninsula Airport District, Board Room

Suite 200, Second Floor, Terminal Building

200 Fred Kane Drive, Monterey CA

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 18, 2011.

The 7 PM Meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 & 28.  Refer to broadcast schedule on page 3.








5:30 PM - 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.








Public Comment – Members of the public may address the Board on the item or items listed on the Closed Session agenda.








Adjourn to Closed Session








Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code 54956.9 (a))





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





MPWMD v. State Water Resources Control Board; Superior Court Case No. 1-10-CV-163328





Sierra Club v. MPWMD, Security National Guaranty & California American Water, Real Parties (Superior Court Case No. M 108149)









Adjourn to 7 PM Session













Board of Directors

Robert S. Brower Sr., Chair – Division 5

David Potter, Vice Chair – Monterey County

Board of Supervisors

Vacant – Division 1

Judi Lehman – Division 2

Kristi Markey, Chair – Division 3

Regina Doyle – Division 4

David Pendergrass – Mayoral Representative


General Manager

Darby W. Fuerst


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Bldg. G Monterey on Thursday, March 17, 2011.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Thursday, March 17, through Monday, March 21 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 18, 2011.








7 PM -- Regular Board Meeting

























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. 








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 27, 2011 Regular Board Meeting




Authorize Expenditure of Reimbursable Funds (exempt from Board spending freeze) to Contract with Fort Ord Reuse Authority for Work at the Water Project 1 Site




Authorize Expenditure of Budgeted, Reimbursable Funds (exempt from Board spending freeze) to Contract with Ecology Action to Conduct Two Laundry to Landscaping Greywater Training Sessions




Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Print and Mail a Postcard throughout the District




Consider Approval of Response Letter to 2010 Monterey County Grand Jury Report




Defer Public Hearing on Draft 2010 MPWMD Annual Report to April 18, 2011




Consider Authorization to Donate Vehicle to Boys and Girls Club of Monterey County




Semi-Annual Financial Report on the CAWD/PBCSD Wastewater Reclamation Project




Consider Approval of Second Quarter FY 2010-11 Investment Report




Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for  November 2010




Consider Adoption of Treasurer's Report for December 2010










Monthly Report from California American Water General Manager, Craig Anthony




Water Conservation Program Report




Update on Development of Water Supply Project Alternatives Including Recycled Water










Status Report on California American Water Compliance with State Water Resources Control Board Order 2009-0060 and Seaside Groundwater Basin Adjudication Decision










Report on 5:30 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 First Reading of Ordinance No. 148 -- Amending the Rebate Program -- Adopting Guidelines for Lawn Removal





Action: The Board will consider an ordinance that amends Rule 141, Water Conservation Rebates, to implement the new and additional policies related to Lawn removal Rebates adopted in Resolution 2011-04 and amends Rule 141 to address future unavailability of a Rebate Account.  This ordinance also amends portions of the Rebate Program to strengthen conditions of approval, clarifies that Sites must comply with applicable District rules before Rebates are issued, disqualifies Qualifying Devices mandated by local, State or Federal water conservation programs, reorders language related to Ultra High Efficiency Toilets in Rule 141-C, and deletes reference to a list of Weather Based Irrigation Controllers maintained by the District. This ordinance also clarifies deed restriction requirements allowing access to water records for recipients of Weather Based Irrigation Controller Rebates, Lawn removal Rebates, and Synthetic Turf Rebates.





Ø  MPWMD Presentation










Consider Adoption of Resolution 2011-07, Suspending Receipt of Lawn Removal Rebate Applications





Action:  The Board will consider suspending acceptance of Lawn removal Rebate applications in response to limited funding and a need to implement guidelines adopted by the Board on February 24, 2011.





Ø  MPWMD Presentation









Consider Adoption of April through June 2011 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 2011.  The strategy sets monthly goals for groundwater production from various sources within the California American Water systems.




Ø  MPWMD Presentation








Consider Adoption of Mid-Year FY 2010-2011 Budget Adjustment

Action:  At mid-year, District staff routinely review the budget and propose revisions that will ensure continuance of the District’s programs and facilitate changes in the District’s operating needs that were unknown at the time the budget was adopted in June 2010.  A proposed, amended budget is presented for Board consideration.




Ø  MPWMD Presentation






ACTION ITEMSNo 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 2011




Water Conservation Program Report for February 2011




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 21, 2011, 7 PM,  Ch. 25

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside







Ch. 28, 7 PM, Mon., March 28, April 4, 11 & 18, 2011

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



Ch. 28, 7 PM, Fri., April 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2011

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



Ch. 28, 1 PM, Sat., April 2, 9, 11, 15 & 23, 2011

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



Ch. 25, 7 PM, Sun., March 27, April 3, 10, & 17, 2011

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside







Upcoming Board Meetings



Thursday, March 31, 2011

Special Meeting/Goal Setting Session

7:00 pm

District Conference Room



Monday, April 18, 2011

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference Room



Monday, May 16, 2011

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference Room