SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
MARCH 18, 2000

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

Vice President Robert Oliver called a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District to order at 9:34 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2000, at the District office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.

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

Director's tardy:
Charles Dutkin, Director - arrived 9:50 a.m.

Director's absent:
Jim Zell, President

Treasurer absent:
Richard Gamble

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

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

None.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

The Agenda was adopted as presented.

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve February 3, 2000 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote. Motion to approve February 28, 2000 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

Motion to approve the February, 2000 disbursements made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote.

F.    RECEIPT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Submission of the January, 2000 Financial Statements was deferred.

G.    PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Discussion of Draft Title III Water Code revisions: The Board briefly discussed current revisions to the Water Code. A copy has been sent to District counsel for review.
  2. Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-04, Purchase of a Standby Generator: Richard Dinges summarized the Projects. Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2000-04 made by Joe Veit, seconded by Robert Oliver, adopted by unanimous vote.

H.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Discussion of Capital Engineering Projects: Richard Dinges summarized the Manager's Report. Mr. Dinges discussed financial and scheduling considerations concerning the Telemetry System, Highlands reservoir, PRV replacement, Black Rock reservoir, Alder Grove well, Ranch booster pump and reservoir and the Laurel water treatment plant replacement.
  2. Discussion Concerning the Filing of 1999 Statement of Economic Interest Forms: Board Directors were reminded to file their forms.

I.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

Joe Veit reported that he had discussed curb carry charges, tipping fees and rate increases with Ken Foley of Shoreline Disposal. Mr. Veit advised that customers should be aware of a carry charge fee included within the service fee which is assessed when the can is further than fifty feet from the curb. Elizabeth Sapanai suggested that the District address billing clarification issues with Shoreline Disposal.
Marion Weber, Educational Liaison, advised the Board that she would appreciate any assistance regarding District informational distribution.
Elizabeth Sapanai met with Brian O'Neil, of the GGNRA and Web Otis, of the Stinson Beach Village Association to discuss land usage issues. An area in the south end of the GGNRA parking lot is currently being considered as a site for a baseball field.

J.    Projects

Richard Dinges advised that the Lead and Copper reports have been submitted in order to meet compliance parameters and that the Watershed Sanitary Survey has been resubmitted. Mr. Dinges advised that the District would have to assess earthquake insurance issues as required by FEMA. The next regular meeting will be held on April 22, 2000, there will be no April Workshop meeting.
Motion to conduct two asbestos tests made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote.

K.    ADJOURNMENT

"Gail Bennett" motion to adjourn made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Charles Dutkin, adjourned by unanimous vote at 10:50 a.m..




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