M I N U T E SMONTEREY PENINSULA WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA)TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC)Regular Meeting2:00 PM, Monday, August 19, 2013COUNCIL CHAMBER580 PACIFIC STREETMONTEREY, CALIFORNIAMembers Present:
Huss, Israel, Narigi, Riedl, Riley, Stoldt, Burnett,
Legal Counsel, Executive Director, Clerk
CALL TO ORDER
Chair Burnett called the meeting to order at 2:03 p.m.
ROLL CALLPLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEREPORTS FROM TAC MEMBERS
Executive Director Cullem reported on the Authority field trip to the Poseidon desalinationfacility in San Diego, CA and indicated future tours are possible if other members areinterested. Member Israel indicated he would be attending a conference in Southern Californiaand anticipates attending a presentation from Poseidon.Chair Burnett reported on meetings with the Coastal Commission and thanked all partiesinvolved for their efforts during the California Public Utilities Commission settlement agreement.He then reported that commissioners from the CPUC were in Carmel and met with staff todiscuss water issues.
Tom Rowley spoke expressing concern there were no written reports to coincide with theagenda and then spoke about the topic of public outreach discussed at the Director’s meeting.He requested that the Authority improve efforts at communicating a complete background ofwhy our community is in this situation, educating about the whole scope of the potential impactsif we don’t have water and clarifying that there are no easy solutions.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1. July 15, 2013
On motion, the TAC approved the Minutes of July 15, 2013 as presented. 6-0-0-1 Riley Abstained.