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, July 18, 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, July 15, 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)




Application of California American Water Company to CPUC, Application No. 10-07-007 – General Rate Case




Application of California American Water Company to the CPUC (Application No. 10-09-018) – San Clemente Dam Removal Project and Cost Recovery (SCD)





Board of Directors

Robert S. Brower Sr., Chair – Division 5

David Potter, Vice Chair – Monterey County

Board of Supervisors

Brenda Lewis – 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 Wednesday, July 13, 2011.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Thursday, July 14, through Monday, July 18 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, August 15, 2011.



Public Employment, Position of General Manager (Gov. Code 56957)







Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code 54957.6)



Agency Designated Representative:  Darby Fuerst
Employee Organization:  General Staff and Management Bargaining Units Represented by United Public Employees of California/LIUNA, Local 792
Unrepresented Employees:  Confidential Unit






Adjourn to 7 pm Session






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 June 20, 2011 Regular Board Meeting  



Ratify Amendments  to Board Committee Assignments



Appoint Suresh Prasad to the Position of Board Treasurer



Receive Phase 1 Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project Water Year 2010 Summary Report (Water Project 1)



Receive Notice of Appointments to Carmel River Advisory Committee



Consider Approval of 2011 Annual Memorandum of Agreement for Releases  from San Clemente Reservoir among California American Water, California Department of Fish and Game, and Monterey Peninsula Water Management District    



Consider Approval of Contract for New General Manager



Request Approval of Funds to Reimburse General Manager Finalists for Interview Travel Expenses



Consider Authorization of a Limited-Term Contract with the Current General Manager after his Official Retirement



Consider Adoption of Side Letter Agreements Amending the Memorandums of Understanding Between the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District and the General, Management, and Confidential Staff Bargaining Units



Authorize a Change to the District Organization Chart Adding a Community Relations Liaison Position and Changing the Project Manager/Public Information Representative Position’s Title to Project Manager



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Information Technology Infrastructure Update



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Amend Contract with Pueblo Water Resources to Provide Hydrogeologic Review for Water Distribution System Permits



Consider Expenditure of Budgeted Funds to Amend Contract with Golden State Planning and Environmental Consulting to Assist with Water Distribution System Permit Program



Authorize Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Electrical Installation Work at Phase 1 Aquifer Storage and Recovery Site (Water Project 1)



Authorize Expenditure of Budgeted Funds for Completion of Interim Facilities at Phase 2 Aquifer Storage and Recovery Site (Water Project 2)



Consider Adoption of  Treasurer's Report for May 2011







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  June 23, 2011 and July 18, 2011, 5:30 pm Closed Sessions of the Board








Oral Reports on Activities of County, Cities, Other Agencies/Committees/Associations




PUBLIC HEARINGS – No Public Hearing Items were Submitted for Board Review





ACTION ITEMSPublic comment will be received on each of these items.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item.



Receive Report from Lapkoff & Gobalet on Analysis of 2010 Census Data as it Relates to Current Voter Division Boundaries

Action:  Every ten years the MPWMD is required to review federal census data to determine if the population counts in voter divisions 1 through 5 meet legal requirements.  A report will be presented by the demographers that prepared the analysis.  The Board will be asked to adopt the consultant’s recommendation to make no change to the MPWMD director division boundaries.



Ø  MPWMD Presentation





DISCUSSION ITEMSPublic comment will be received.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes per item



Workshop on Proposal by Water Plus for Public Ownership of California American Water

A presentation will be given by Ron Weitzman of WaterPlus regarding the request from WaterPlus that the MPWMD purchase California-American Water Company’s Monterey District.



Ø  Water Plus Proposal to MPWMD



Ø  Summary Appraisal Report



Ø  Answers to Questions by Bob Brower



Ø  Buyout Cal-Am Fact Sheet



Ø  WaterPlus Brochure





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 June 2011



Water Conservation Program Report



Monthly Allocation Report



Monthly California American Water Production Report



Monthly Water Supply Status Report



Quarterly Water Supply Project Status Report



Quarterly Irrigation Program and Riparian Projects Report



Quarterly Carmel River Erosion Protection and Restoration Projects Report



Quarterly Water Use Credit Transfer Status Report





































Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 & 28

Live webcast at


Live Broadcast



Mon.,  July 18, 2011, 7 PM,  Ch. 25

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Ch. 28, 7 PM, Mon.,  Aug. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2011

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


Ch. 28, 7 PM, Fri., Aug. 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2011

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


Ch. 28, 1 PM, Sat.,  Aug. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2011

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


Ch. 25, 7 PM, Sun., July 24 & 31, and Aug. 7 and 14, 2011

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Upcoming Board Meetings


Mon., August 15, 2011

Regular Board Meeting

7:00 pm

District Conference Room


Thurs., August 25, 2011

Special Meeting/Board Workshop – Alternative Water Supply Planning

7:00 pm

District Conference Room


Mon., Sept. 19, 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 Thursday, July 14, 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.