MINUTESMONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA)Regular Meeting7:00 PM, Thursday, February 14, 2013CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERFEW MEMORIAL HALLMONTEREY, CALIFORNIADirectors Present:
Edelen, Kampe, Pendergrass, Rubio, Alternate Talmage, Della Sala
Executive Director, Legal Counsel, Clerk
President Della Sala Called the Meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEREPORTS FROM BOARD DIRECTORS AND STAFF
Director Pendergrass reported on the unanimous approval of the Governance Agreement bythe Monterey Peninsula Water Management District. All aspects were unanimous and mirroredthe Authority approval except for the item related to Surcharge 2. President Della Sala reportedthat the Monterey County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the agreement andreported Cal Am is still reviewing the document but might have edits in the near future. DirectorRubio requested that the Ground Water Replenishment (GWR) be fully flushed out for thepublic and requested the TAC explore the project to ensure all parties understand it on thesame level. The Authority unanimously approved this request and directed the TAC to take upthe item.
President Della Sala invited public comment for items not on the agenda. Nelson Vegarequested that the Authority not overlook the Salinas River as a source of water and consider apetition to the State Water Resources Board about wasting a resource that could be betterutilized. Tom Rowley requested that the Authority lobby to ensure all Land Use jurisdictions bedirectly represented on the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Board. He thankedthe Authority for adopting the position statement to move forward and for including an alternatewater source as source water is a critical issue. Sue McCloud requested that the Authority takeanother look at the format the agenda materials are distributed in. With no further requests tospeak, President Della Sala closed public comment.