SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


SPECIAL MEETING
JANUARY 6, 2000

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

Vice-President Robert Oliver called a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District to order at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2000, at the District Office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.

Directors present:
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Charles Dutkin, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director

Director's absent:
Jim Zell, President

Treasurer absent:
Richard Gamble

Staff present:
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

Web Otis, of 50 Laurel, summarized the current situation concerning the search for a soccer field site and GGNRA involvement. Nancy Horner of the GGNRA has been appointed to work with the SBVA in order to accomplish this "goal".

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

The Agenda was adopted as presented.

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve November 4, 1999 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote. Motion to approve November 20, 1999 minutes with amendment made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

Motion to approve the November, 1999 disbursements made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Charles Dutkin, approved by unanimous vote.

F.    RECEIPT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

November, 1999 Financial Statements were received by the Board.

G.    PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Presentation of District Audit for the Fiscal Year 1998-1999: Terry Krieg, CPA, District Auditor summarized the 1998-1999 Audit and Financial Statements and Report of Internal Control. Mr.. Krieg stated that overall, SBCWD internal procedures were very good and made suggestions to streamline internal controls in the future.
Joe Veit suggested that item four be moved ahead on the agenda.
  1. Discussion of Leak Adjustment Request for 130 Seadrift Road: Richard Dinges summarized the staff report, Board discussion ensued regarding the special circumstances regarding this leak. Motion to waive the water usage charge for the period 7/29/99 - 9/30/99 minus the average water usage charge for that same period with the understanding that this adjustment would be considered valid as a once in five year adjustment made by Joe Veit, seconded by Charles Dutkin, waived by majority vote, Dutkin, Sapanai and Veit in favor, Oliver opposed.
  2. Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-02 to Approve a Negative Declaration Regarding the Revised Title IV Onsite Wastewater Management Code Ordinance 2000-01: Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2000-02 made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, adopted by unanimous vote.
  3. Adoption of Ordinance 2000-01 to Amend Ordinance 1996-01,Title IV Onsite Wastewater Management Code: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2000-01 with minor grammatical amendments made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, adopted by unanimous vote.

H.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Discussion of Backflow Prevention Devices and Cross-Connection Control: Richard Dinges summarized the Projects. The Board discussed various aspects of cross connection control including possible substitute apparatus for an RP type backflow device and financial aspects of installation.
  2. Closed Session Meeting in Order to Discuss Real Property Negotiations Concerning 125 Laurel Avenue: Motion to approve the proposal regarding 125 Laurel with stipulations to include the reimbursement of District expenses and payment of the purchase price prior to finalization made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote.

I.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

Elizabeth Sapanai, on behalf of the Legal Committee, stated that she had received a copy of the dismissal concerning the current Martinelli/Shoreline Litigation. Ms. Sapanai also discussed responsibility issues concerning habitat restoration.

J.    Projects

Richard Dinges reported that the Highlands tank is very near completion, and that installation of a 6 inch main in the Highlands area was completed. There will be a meeting with the NPS on January 27th and a meeting of GGNRA and local habitat restoration representatives on February 18th.

K.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Robert Oliver, seconded by Joe Veit, meeting adjourned at 5:55 p.m. by unanimous vote.




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