MINUTESMONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA)Regular Meeting7:00 PM, Thursday, May 23, 2013COUNCIL CHAMBERFEW MEMORIAL HALLMONTEREY, CALIFORNIADirectors Present:
Burnett, Edelen, Pendergrass, Alternate Member Lucius, Della Sala
Executive Director, Legal Counsel, Clerk
President Della Sala called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. All members were present withthe exception of Mayor Kampe, and Alternate Casey Lucius attended in his absence.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEREPORTS FROM BOARD DIRECTORS AND STAFF
President Della Sala invited reports from Directors and Staff. Director Burnett reported on thepossible change of location of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project (MPWSP) test wellto an alternate location on the Semex property. Conversations are continuing and areprogressing positivity. He indicated that Congressman Farr submitted a letter to the U.S. Fishand Wildlife Service requesting assistance in identification of an alternate, less controversialsite.President Della Sala reported regarding the Governance Committee special meeting on May17, 2013 which adopted draft criteria for the Ground Water Replenishment (GWR) project to berecommended for the June 12, 2013 California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) GWRworkshop. The Committee adopted the guidelines recommended by the Authority. He thenreported that the Cal Poly design teams made outstanding presentations to the Governancecommittee and went above and beyond in their level of detail and engineering. Manyefficiencies were designed into the facility, including a net zero energy design consumption.Design was to be LEED-like without the cost for certification for Leadership in Energy Efficiencyand Design (LEED). Both plans were designed for future expansion. The two teams were thenrequested to break out the most expensive part of the development to determine if therisk/reward benefit was there and to determine how expensive it would be to maintain theenergy efficient building.Executive Director Reichmuth reported that all previously video recorded meetings are nowlinked on the website www.mprwa.org. He also reminded the Directors that May 31, 2013 wouldbe his last day working as the Executive Director for the Authority and that Jim Cullem willbecome the new Executive Director. Mr. Reichmuth then requested continuing item three to thenext regular meeting as there was no representative from Cal Am to provide an update on theMPWSP.
On a motion by Director Edelen, seconded by Director Lucius, and carried by the following vote,the Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority approved continuing agenda Item three to the next meeting
.AYES: 4 DIRECTORS: Burnett, Edelen, Pendergrass, Lucius, Della Sala