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					Monterey Peninsula
Water
Management
District             Consider Authorization of Funds
                     to Employ Consultant to Promote
                           Resolution 2003-01

                              April 19, 2004




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Monterey Peninsula
Water                               Background
Management
District             • SB 149 was introduced by State Senator
                       Bruce McPherson during the 2003
                       legislative session
                     • SB 149 proposed to remove the directly
                       elected Board and replace it with appointed
                       mayors and/or council members
                     • SB 149 also proposed to delete the existing
                       requirement that water projects be placed
                       before the District voters
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Monterey Peninsula
Water                        Background (continued)
Management
District
                     • Resolution 2003-01 opposing SB 149 was adopted by
                       the Board on May 2, 2003
                     • District employed Sacramento based firm of
                       Edelstein & Gilbert to provide legislative advocacy
                       services at the State Legislature
                     • SB 149 was not enacted last session, however,
                       Senator McPherson has introduced SB 149/SB 1529
                       during the current legislative session with similar
                       provisions
                     • The first hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, April
                       21, 2004, at 8:30 AM
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Monterey Peninsula
Water                        Advocacy Proposals
Management
District


                     • District staff has received three proposals
                       to provide legislative advocacy services
                       related to SB 149/SB 1529 during the
                       current legislative session
                        Edelstein & Gilbert
                        Sacramento Advocates
                        The Gualco Group

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Monterey Peninsula
Water                             Edelstein & Gilbert
Management
District
                     • Base fee of $40,000
                         $8,000 to be paid upon commencement of
                          services
                         Additional payments of $8,000 each on June 15,
                          July 15, August 15 and September 15, 2004
                     • Services provided during the 2004 legislative session
                     • Ordinary expenses (telephone, copies, etc.) included
                     • Extraordinary expenses (travel, etc.) are additional,
                       but only after prior authorization
                     • No termination provision

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Monterey Peninsula
Water                       Sacramento Advocates
Management
District             • Base fee of $36,000
                         $18,000 due upon execution of contract
                         $18,000 due July 1, 2004
                     • Services provided from execution of agreement
                       through September 30, 2004
                     • Ordinary expenses (telephone, copier, etc.) are
                       additional and billed monthly
                     • Extraordinary expenses (travel, etc.) are
                       additional, upon prior authorization, and are
                       billed monthly
                     • Either party may terminate the agreement on 30
                       days advance written notice
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Monterey Peninsula
Water                           The Gualco Group
Management
District             • Base fee of $42,000
                         Monthly payment of $7,000 beginning May 1, 2004
                          and ending October 1, 2004
                     • Services provided May 1, 2004 through October
                       31, 2004
                     • Ordinary expenses (telephone, copier, etc.) are
                       additional and billed monthly
                     • Extraordinary expenses (travel, etc.) are
                       additional, upon prior authorization, and are
                       billed monthly
                     • No termination provision

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Monterey Peninsula
Water                             Recommendation
Management
District
                     • The Administrative Committee Considered this
                       matter on April 13, 2004 and recommended
                       consideration by the full Board
                     • District staff recommends that the Board should
                       consider whether or not to retain a consultant to
                       promote Resolution 2003-01 (SB 149/SB1529)
                     • If the Board votes to retain a consultant, it should
                       authorize the General Manager to execute a
                       contract with the desired consultant for an amount
                       consistent with the applicable proposal

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