JULY 22, 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 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2000, at the District office located at 3785 Shoreline
Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Jim Zell, President
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Joe Veit, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Charles Dutkin, Director
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
Marti London, of 2 Calle del Resaca, addressed the Board regarding the current leak adjustment
policy and how it affects residents with special circumstances, specifically those on a fixed
income and requested that this item be on the next meeting agenda. Elizabeth Sapanai
responded that all residents have the opportunity to come before the Board in order to seek
Marion Weber, Educational Liaison, asked that the next agenda include discussion of cell phone
contract hearings and consideration of a possible resolution addressing that topic.
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
The Agenda was adopted as presented.
D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion to approve June 8, 2000 minutes with amendment to clarify paving definition made by
Robert Oliver, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote. Motion to approve
June 17, 2000 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by
unanimous vote. Motion to approve June 19, 2000 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai,
seconded by Robert Oliver, approved by unanimous vote.
E. APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS
Motion to approve the June, 2000 disbursements made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe
Veit, approved by unanimous vote.
F. RECEIPT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
April, 2000 Financial Statements were received by the Board.
G. PUBLIC HEARING
Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-12 Amending Resolution No. 1994-00 Director's Residency:
Elizabeth Sapanai suggested that the Government Elections Code language be incorporated
into the SBCWD Code. Motion to amend Resolution 1994-00 regarding Director residency
Government Code § 244
and State Water Code §30500
by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, amended by unanimous vote.
Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-08 Amending Resolution NO. 1996-14 Establishing
Compensation for Directors: Richard Dinges summarized the Projects. The Board
discussed issues regarding Board responsibilities and compensation. Motion to increase
Director fees to $100.00 per meeting. Motion died for lack of a second. Motion to adopt
Resolution GB-2000-08 increasing Directors compensation to $75.00 per meeting made by Joe
Veit, seconded by Robert Oliver, adopted by unanimous vote.
Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-09 Annual Operating Budget for the Fiscal Year 2000-
2001: The Board commended Richard Dinges regarding the presentation of the annual
budget. Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2000-09 made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded
by Joe Veit, adopted by unanimous vote.
Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-10 and GB-2000-11 Electing to be Subject to PERS
Medical and Hospital Care: Richard Dinges summarized the Projects. The Board
discussed the pros and cons of a co-pay system. Motion to Adopt Resolution GB-2000-10 as
regards employees and to adopt Resolution GB-2000-11 as regards Board Directors made by
Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by majority vote, Zell, Sapanai, Veit in
favor, Dutkin opposed.
H. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Jim Zell, Personal Committee Chair, suggested that the Board perform a formal review of the
General Manager. The Board discussed possible procedures to perform that task.
Mr. Dinges reported that the District was in receipt of the Grand Jury Report regarding the failure
of management of the environmental health services division of Marin County Community
Development Agency. Application has been made to DHS for the construction of Alder Grove
Well and the Laurel Water Treatment Plant. DHS has completed the annual inspection of the
District . The standby generator has been delivered. The Calles and Patios pipeline replacement
project has begun on Calle del Resaca.
Motion to adjourn made by Joe Veit, seconded by Charles Dutkin, meeting adjourned by
unanimous vote at 10:50 a.m.