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/Board Workshop

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Thursday, May 26, 2011

6:00 PM – Closed Session

Conference Room, Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency

5 Harris Court, Bldg. D, 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 Monday, May 23, 2011.

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






6:00 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 Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representatives:  Rick Dickhaut, Cynthia Schmidlin, Darby Fuerst

Employee Organization:  General Staff and Management Bargaining Units Represented by United Public Employees of California/LIUNA, Local 792






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 






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 Monday, May 23, 2011.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Monday, May 23, through Thursday, May 26 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, June 20, 2011.






7 PM – Special Meeting/Board Workshop

MPWMD Office



















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. 









Review Proposed MPWMD Budget for Fiscal Year 2011-2012

Action:  The Board will review the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2011-2012.  General direction will be given to staff but the Board will take no formal action.  The Board is scheduled to consider adoption of the budget at the regular monthly meeting on June 20, 2011.



Ř  MPWMD Staff Presentation








Consider Adoption of Resolution No. 2011-09 Directing California American Water to Continue Collection and Remittance of the District Water Distribution System User Fee in Accord with District Ordinance 123

Action:  The Board will consider adoption of a resolution ordering California American Water to collect and remit to the District the Water Distribution System User Fee as required by District Ordinance No. 123, in order to defray the full costs of the District’s Mitigation and Aquifer Storage and Recovery Programs. 



Ř  Document submitted by Tim Miller, California American Water










Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast at





Ch. 28, 7 PM, Mon., June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2011

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


Ch. 28, 7 PM, Fri., June 10, 17, and 24th, 2011

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


Ch. 28, 1 PM, Sat., July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2011

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


Ch. 25, 7 PM, Sun., May 29, June 5, 12 and 19th , 2011

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Upcoming Board Meetings


Monday, June 20, 2011

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference Room


Monday, July 18, 2011

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference Room


Monday, August 15, 2011

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, May 23, 2011.  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.