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/Workshop

Board of Directors

Monterey Peninsula Water Management District


Thursday, June 29, 2006

7:00 PM

Board Room, Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency

5 Harris Court, Bldg D, Monterey, CA

Staff notes for the 7 PM agenda items will be available on the District web site at by 5 PM on Friday, June 23, 2006.

The meeting will be televised on Comcast Channels 25 and 28.  Refer to broadcast schedule on page 2.






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.


Continued from June 22, 2006 Closed Session of the Board






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:  Ellen Aldridge, Rick Dickhaut, Cynthia Schmidlin, David A. Berger

Employee Organization:  General and Management Bargaining Units represented by Laborer’s International Union of North America, AFL-CIO, (LIUNA/UPEC) Local 270





7:00 PM – Regular Board Meeting



















Board of Directors

Michelle Knight, Chair – Division 4

Judi Lehman, Vice Chair – Division 2

Alvin Edwards – Division 1

Kristi Markey – Division 3

Larry Foy – Division 5

David Pendergrass – Mayoral Representative

David Potter – Monterey County Board of Supervisors


General Manager

David A. Berger


This agenda was posted at the District office at 5 Harris Court, Monterey on Friday, June 23, 2006.  Staff reports regarding these agenda items will be available for public review on Monday, June 26, 2006, through Thursday, June 29, 2006 at the District office and at the Carmel, Carmel Valley, Monterey, Pacific Grove and Seaside libraries.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for July 17, 2006.


ORAL COMMUNICATIONS  Anyone wishing to address the Board on matters not listed on the agenda may do so only during Oral Communications.  Please limit your comment to three (3) minutes.






WORKSHOP/DISCUSSION Public comment will be received on each item.   Please limit your comment to (3) three minutes.






Receive Report on Evaluation of Seawater Desalination Projects by Bookman-Edmonston/GEI Consultants

Bookman-Edmonston/GEI Consultants, engineering consultants to the District, will present their report evaluating three seawater desalination projects that have been proposed to serve the Monterey Peninsula.  The three projects are the desalination component of the California-American Water’s Coastal Water Project; the Monterey Bay Regional Seawater Desalination Project proposed by the Pajaro/Sunny Mesa Community Services District in cooperation with Poseidon Resources Corporation; and the 7.5 million-gallon-per-day Sand City Desalination Project most recently studied by MPWMD in early 2004.  The workshop will provide the opportunity for the Board and public to be informed about the projects and to ask questions of the consultant and District staff.

Presentation given at meeting








Board Meeting Broadcast Schedule – Comcast Channels 25 and 28


Monday, July 3 and 10, 2006 at 7 PM

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach


Tuesday, July 4 and 11, 2006 at 1 PM

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach


Friday, July 7 and 14, 2006 at 7 PM

Carmel, Carmel Valley, Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach


Sunday, July 9 and 16, 2006 at 7 PM

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, Sand City, Seaside





Upcoming Board Meetings


Monday, July 17, 2006

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM



Monday, August 21, 2006

Regular Board Meeting

7 PM



Thursday, August 31, 2006

Special Meeting/Board Workshop

7 PM




Review Comparative Matrix of Water Supply Projects






Upon request, MPWMD will 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 Monday, June 26, 2006.  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.