MINUTES MONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA) Regular Meeting 7:00 PM, Thursday, March 13, 2014 COUNCIL CHAMBER 580 PACIFIC STREET MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA Directors Present:
Burnett, Edelen, Kampe, Pendergrass, Della Sala, Rubio
Executive Director, Legal Counsel, Authority Clerk
The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE REPORTS FROM BOARD DIRECTORS AND STAFF
There were no reports from Directors. Executive Director Cullem reported on changes to the printed packet materials and questioned direction on how to proceed with Cal Am’s request to reduce Surcharge 1 from 15% to 4.5% and extend the period of time it was charged. The Directors requested he handle it administratively.
President Della Sala invited public comment for items not on the agenda.
Tom Rowley spoke to the Government Affairs Committee meeting where Nichole Charles reported regarding SB 936. He requested re-ordering the agenda to take up Agenda Item 8 first.
Doug Wilhelm questioned the proposed reduced surcharge asking if it would increase the total amount of money over the course of the loan. Executive Director Cullem responded that it would not.
George Breammer advocated strongly for residents to take care of themselves and encouraged individuals to obtain personal rain water and grey water catchment, and other self sustaining water supply systems.
Darby Mossworth spoke concerning future legislation that would allow unlimited amounts of money to be contributed to elections.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
On a motion by Director Pendergrass, seconded by Director Edelen, and carried by the following vote, the Monterey Peninsula Regional Water Authority approved the minutes for both January 30, 2014 and February 13, 2014.
AYES: 5 DIRECTORS: Burnett, Edelen, Kampe, Pendergrass, Rubio, Della Sala NOES: 0 DIRECTORS: None