MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER SUPPLY PROJECT
California American Water
Monterey County Board of Supervisors
Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority
Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project
June 13, 2013
Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order at 1:20 pm in the conference room of theMonterey Peninsula Water Management District offices.
Robert S. Brower, Sr., Vice Chair, representing Monterey Peninsula WaterManagement District
Eric Sabolsice, representing California American Water (Cal Am)
Jason Burnett, Chair, representing Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority(JPA)
David Potter, representing Monterey County Board of Supervisors
Robert MacLean, representing California American Water
Pledge of Allegiance:
The assembly recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
No comments were directed to the Committee.
The Chair received public comment on each agenda item.
Adopt Minutes of May 27, 3024
No action taken due to lack of a quorum. The item was deferred to June 19, 2013.
Receive Second Presentation from Cal-Poly Architectural Design Teams on DesignConcepts for Desalination Facility and Provide Feedback and Direction for FurtherDevelopment
Members of the Cal-Poly Architectural Design Team provided a presentation (refer to theGovernance Committee website) that described the new project design. The two teams,Patchwork and H20, collaborated on development of one project that would meet design criteriaand comply with improvements suggested at the previous Governance Committee meeting. Theproposal featured a single story design, with administrative offices in a buildingseparate from the desal facilities. An elevated walkway would surround the RO facility building,so that visitors could view the desalination process through windows from the outside of thebuilding. This will provide a safe environment for visitors to tour the facility, and muffle thesound of production equipment during tours. A detailed landscaping plan will feature droughttolerant plants that bloom throughout the year, and will serve as a demonstration garden.The following comments were received on the design.
Be aware of the sandy underlying geology of the area, and consider earthquakereinforcement.
Response: The team will investigate the tilt-up design in relation to seismic standards, the
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