About Us

Board of Directors

The current Board of Directors is listed below:

Doug Manatt, President
Byron Hanchett, Vice-President
Bill Haynor, Director
Al Panton, Director
Ed Munsch, Director

Monthly Board Meetings

The WPCSD Board of Directors meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. The meeting is held at the Morgan Run Golf Course clubhouse, located at 5690 Cancha de Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, California, 92091. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is invited to attend.

Any member of the public may address the Board during the Public Comment period on the agenda regarding any issue not listed on the agenda which is within the Board’s jurisdiction. For items listed on the agenda, any member of the public may address the Board concerning that item prior to Board discussion. All public comment is limited to 3 minutes per speaker per item.

General Information

The Whispering Palms Community Services District (WPCSD) was formed in 1987 as the result of a reorganization involving the dissolution of the Whispering Palms Sanitation District and the County Service Area No. 1 (which provided roadside landscape services to the Whispering Palms community). As successor agency, the WPCSD encompasses the boundaries and assumed the functions of the dissolved districts, along with additional territory annexed in subsequent years. The District’s service boundary encompasses 2,615 acres, and serves more than 1,440 homes and businesses. These services are funded by a combination of sewer fees and the District’s share of local property tax revenue.

The WPCSD is regulated under the provisions of Section 61000 of the California Government Code. The powers exercised by the WPCSD are the provision of sewer service, landscaping of public areas, street lighting and street sign maintenance. The WPCSD is governed by a locally elected 5 member Board of Directors, all of whom are residents within the District.

The District operates the Whispering Palms Water Reclamation Facility. The Whispering Palms WRF treats an average wastewater flow of 0.260 million gallons per day, with a maximum rated capacity of 0.400 mgd.

The District’s administration and operations staff plays a key role in the delivery of these essential infrastructure services to the homeowners and businesses throughout the District. Management, administration, finance and operation services for the WPCSD are furnished by the professional engineering consulting firm of Dudek, located at 605 Third Street, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Catalog of Enterprise Systems

The WPCSD website is built using WordPress, and is managed by Dudek.

The District’s day-to-day operations include use of enterprise software licensed by Microsoft and ESRI, and Intuit Quickbooks Accountant 2020. For additional questions about the systems we use, please contact Paula Melendrez at (760) 479-4150 or pmelendrez@dudek.com.