SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
FEBRUARY 26, 2000

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

President Jim Zell called a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District to order at 9:35 a.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2000, at the District office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.

Directors present:
Jim Zell, President
Charles Dutkin, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director

Director's tardy:
Robert Oliver, Vice President - arrived 9:45 a.m.

Treasurer absent:
Richard Gamble

Staff present:
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary

Staff absent:
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Troy Pearce, Wastewater Engineer

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

Richard Kamieniecki, of the Stinson Beach Fire Protection District, requested that a letter be drafted by the SBCWD prior to initiation of the next budget considerations indicating what accomplishments have been achieved regarding the hydrant replacement program over the past year and what kind of improvements are projected for the next year.
Marion Weber, of 7250 Panoramic, requested that two topics, educational opportunities and cement asbestos pipe safety, be added as agenda items at the next meeting.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

The Agenda was adopted as presented.

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve January 6, 2000 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Charles Dutkin, approved by unanimous vote. Motion to approve January 22, 2000 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Charles Dutkin, approved by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

Motion to approve the January, 2000 disbursements made by Charles Dutkin, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote.

F.    RECEIPT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Submission of the January, 2000 Financial Statements was postponed.

G.    PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Consideration of a Variance at 177 Seadrift Road, AP# 195-031-41, Schweitzer, Owner: Andrea Arenovski, engineer for the applicant, summarized the existing and proposed systems. Motion to approve a Variance to the 100 foot setback with the condition that the existing well be permanently capped and sealed made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Robert Oliver, denied by majority vote, Oliver and Dutkin in favor, Sapanai, Veit and Zell, opposed.
  2. Adoption of Resolution WW-2000-05, Directing the Abatement of a Nuisance at 37 Belvedere, AP# 195-193-28/29, Klein, Owner: Barry Ruderman, engineer for the applicant, summarized the current situation and read a letter submitted by Mr. Klein requesting a two month extension. Motion to grant a two month extension made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, denied by majority vote, Oliver in favor, Sapanai, Veit, Zell and Dutkin against. Motion to adopt Resolution WW-2000-05 made by Charles Dutkin, seconded by Joe Veit, adopted by unanimous vote.
  3. Adoption of Resolution WW-2000-06, Directing the Abatement of a Nuisance at 275 Calle del Mar, AP# 195-173-01, Robinson, Owner: Mary Robinson summarized the current situation. Motion to adopt Resolution WW-200-06 made by Charles Dutkin, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, adopted by unanimous vote.
  4. Adoption of Resolution WS-2000-01 and WS-2000-02, Notice of Completions: Motion to adopt Resolution WS-2000-02, Notice of Completion for Steep Ravine Tank, made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, adopted by unanimous vote. Motion to adopt Resolution WS-2000-02, Notice of Completion for Highlands Tank, made by Joe Veit, seconded by Robert Oliver, adopted by unanimous vote.

H.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Discussion of Draft Title III Water Code: The Board briefly discussed current revisions to the Water Code and agreed to review the Code further at the next meeting.

I.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

Jim Zell reported that the Habitat Restoration Committee had met and is moving forward. Possible ways to disseminate costs, initiate multi-agency cooperation and promote water conservation were discussed.
Elizabeth Sapanai reported that Shoreline Disposal has dismissed the SBCWD from it's pending law suit but that Martinelli, owner of the West Marin Sanitary Landfill, intends to bring suit against the SBCWD and will be filing a motion.
Robert Oliver advised that the Resource Recovery Project minutes are included in the Board packet.

J.    Projects

Jim Zell summarized the written report submitted by Richard Dinges. The next workshop meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, and the next regular meeting for Saturday, March 18.

K.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Joe Veit, seconded by Jim Zell, adjourned by unanimous vote at 11:05 a.m..




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