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 Meeting/Goal Setting Workshop

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Thursday, March 31, 2011

7:00 pm

Conference Room, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District

5 Harris Court, Bldg G, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the agenda items may be available in advance, and will be distributed
at the March 31, 2011 meeting.  They will be posted on the District web site at
by 7 PM on March 31, 2011.


The purpose of this special Board meeting is to provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas among Board members and staff.  The Directors will take no formal action.  Any draft set of goals developed today will be presented for public input, consideration and adoption at a future regular meeting of the Board.














PUBLIC COMMENT Anyone wishing to address the Board on matters listed on the agenda or any item within the District’s purview may do so.  Please limit your comments to (3) three minutes.





CONSENT CALENDAR The Consent Calendar consists of routine items for which staff have 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.




Approve MPWMD Response to 2010 Monterey County Grand Jury Report




Authorize Agreement with California American Water for Reimbursement of Carmel River Mitigation







Chair’s Suggested Goals and Priorities for 2011



Ø  Document submitted at meeting



Ø  MPWMD News Release





Welcome, Purpose of the Workshop, Introduction of the Facilitator – Robert S. Brower, Sr., Board  Chair





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 – Division 3

Regina Doyle, Vice Chair – 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 March 28, 2011.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review by 7 pm on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at the District office and on the District’s web site.  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.




Role of the Facilitator and Workshop Process – Les White, Avery & Associates




Review of Chair’s Suggested Goals and Priorities for 2011



Goal One:  Improve visibility of MPWMD and its accomplishments



Goal  Two:  Identify and initiate three new projects that increase water supply in MPWMD service area




Develop local desalination facilities (Monterey)




Support Groundwater Replenishment Project




Investigate Los Padres Reservoir expansion





Discuss Other Possible Goals and Priorities for 2011





Receive Public Input










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.



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




Application of Cal-Am to CPUC (App. No. 10-01-012) – Mitigation Cost Reimbursement




MPWMD v. SWRCB; Santa Clara Superior Court No. 1-10-CV-163328







Report on Closed Session of the Board










Upcoming Board Meetings


Monday, April 18, 2011

Regular Meeting

7:00 pm

District Office


Monday, May 16, 2011

Regular Meeting

7:00 pm

District Office


Thursday, May 26, 2011

Workshop – FY 2011/2012 Budget

7:00 pm

District Office