MARCH 8, 2000
A. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
President Jim Zell called a workshop meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach
County Water District to order at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at the District Office
located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Jim Zell, President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Charles Dutkin, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Maureen Candau, Administrative Clerk
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
No public expression
C. ADOPTION OF AGENDA
The agenda was adopted as presented.
D. GENERAL BUSINESS
Discussion of Asbestos Cement Water Pipes: Richard Dinges summarized the Manager's
Report, indicating the location of the seventy-five percent of District pipeline which comprises
asbestos cement pipe. Mr. Dinges stated that State Department of Health Services advises
that asbestos health risks are associated with air-born inhaled asbestos but not with ingested
asbestos. Marion Weber, of 7250 Panoramic, reviewed a list of questions regarding asbestos
cement pipes to which the Board and General Manager responded. Ms. Weber requested
that asbestos testing be performed. Elizabeth Sapanai suggested that the District gather
information regarding asbestos testing costs. Ms. Weber reviewed a list of suggested
water related educational opportunities for the community and schools to which the Board and
General Manager responded. Ms. Weber volunteered to be an educational liaison.
Discussion Regarding Draft Title III Revisions: The Board discussed further revisions needed
to Title III.
E. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Richard Dinges reported that the new dump truck had arrived and discussed the necessity of a
generator during extended power outages.
Motion to adjourn made by Jim Zell, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, meeting adjourned at
5:15 p.m. by unanimous vote.