Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Budget Program Categories and Descriptions
Fiscal Year 2007-08 Budget
- General and Administrative – General and
administrative type activities that cannot be reasonably allocated to
other service program categories, i.e., general supervision, completion of
evaluations, meeting attendance, etc.
- Budgeting and Financial Reporting – Activities and
programs related to development and maintenance of all budgeting and
financial activities including recordkeeping, investment of funds and
safeguarding of assets.
- Personnel Services – Activities and programs related to
recruitment and maintenance of an effective workforce, including establishment
and administration of employee insurance, benefit and other related programs.
- Risk Management and Safety – Activities and programs
related to evaluation and selection of appropriate property and other
insurance to minimize exposure to loss; and activities and programs to
evaluate, develop and administer required and voluntary safety programs.
- Support Services – Activities and programs to provide
support for all District functions including mail processing, copying
services, Board & Committee packet production, records development
& retention and other support activities as required.
- Information Technology – Activities and programs to
provide and maintain computer hardware, software and network
infrastructure, and provide required support for all District financial
and technical applications including payroll records, financial statements,
water demand data, stream gage/fisheries monitoring and the geographic
- Environmental Protection – Activities and programs
designed to protect the water resources within the District. Activities including protection of fisheries,
riparian vegetation, stream banks, lagoon habitat, streamflow gaging
groundwater level and water quality.
Environmental protection is included in the Mitigation Program for
the District’s Water Allocation Program.
- Water Supply – Activities and projects to augment the
area’s water supply. Activities
include evaluation of water supply needs, completion of technical and
environmental studies of water supply projects, conducting Board and
public workshops and interaction with representatives of the eight
jurisdictions and other agencies and interested parties.
- Water Resources Management – Activities and programs
designed to manage and track water resources within the District. Activities include development of basin
management plans, tracking of the Seaside Basin
adjudication process, Cal-Am PUC rate cases, participation
in agreements for operation of Cal-Am’s water
production facilities and preparing formal reviews of development
- Water Use & Permitting – Activities and programs
related to demand management including processing applications and issuing
permits for water use within the District. Activities include evaluation of
applications for Water Permits and Water Distribution System Permits,
collection of application and permit fees and collection and reporting of
water use data.
- Water Conservation – Activities and programs that
promote reductions in consumptive use of water within the District. Activities include verification and
tracking of District retrofit requirements, rebate program, public
education and awareness, landscape audits and budgets and water rationing.