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.
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Charles Dutkin, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Jim Zell, President
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
Joe Veit suggested that item four be moved ahead on the agenda.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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
H. GENERAL BUSINESS
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.
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
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.
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
Motion to adjourn made by Robert Oliver, seconded by Joe Veit, meeting adjourned at 5:55 p.m.
by unanimous vote.