Continued Regular Meeting of May 15, 2006
Special Meeting/Board Workshop
May 18, 2006
Board of Directors
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
The meeting was called to order at 7 PM in the Boardroom of the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency.
Michelle Knight, Chair – Division 4
Judi Lehman, Vice Chair – Division 2
Alvin Edwards – Division 1 (Arrived at approximately 7:10 PM)
Kristi Markey – Division 3
Larry Foy – Division 5
David Pendergrass – Mayoral Representative
David Potter –
General Manager present: David A. Berger
District Counsel present: David C. Laredo
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The assembly recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
CONTINUED REGULAR MEETING OF MAY 15, 2006
Item 12: Receive Report on Engineering Consulting Study to Evaluate Desalination Project Alternatives, and Consider Suggestion of Director Potter to Terminate Contract, if Appropriate
The Board received a report from District Engineer, Andy Bell, and discussed the item but took no action in this issue.
The following comments were
directed to the Board during the public comment period on this item. (1)
Peter MacLaggen of Poseiden
Resources Corporation, Management Consultant for Pajaro/Sunny Mesa Community
Services District on development of the
proposed Monterey Bay Regional Seawater Desalination Project. The proposal envisions a 20 million-gallon
per day desalination plant at Moss Landing to serve
Director Edwards reminded the Board that at the May 15, 2006 Board meeting, Mr. Robert Greenwood had asked the District to explain how this study would relate to a similar analysis the Monterey Bay Regional Water Authority (MBRWA) was tasked to prepare. General Manager Berger explained that the MBRWA has not been formed. If it were to be organized and funded, the group could decide to prepare a similar analysis of proposed water supply projects. The District’s report could serve as a resource to the MBRWA.
May 18, 2006 Special Meeting/Workshop
1. Water Needs Analysis: Future Water Needs
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
public comment period on this item, John Fischer, a resident of
The meeting was adjourned at 8:20 PM.
David A. Berger, Secretary to the Board