AUGUST 3, 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 4:05 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2000, at the District Office
located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Jim Zell, President
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Charles Dutkin, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
The agenda was adopted as presented.
D. GENERAL BUSINESS
Discussion Regarding the SBCWD Telecommunications Site Public Hearings: Richard Dinges
summarized the manager's report and asked the Board to advise management of any
concerns regarding changes to the related draft resolution. Elizabeth Sapanai reminded the
Board that a public hearing at the County is required prior to the installation of any
telecommunications antennae. Charles Dutkin recommended that the resolution delineate that
two public hearings be held. The item was continued to the next meeting.
Discussion Regarding the SBCWD Pesticide and Herbicide Policy: Richard Dinges
clarified District use/non-use of pesticides and herbicides, stating that the only
pesticide/herbicide currently used is Round-up in minimal amounts. The Board discussed
terminology and suggested that concerned members of the public gather information regarding
non-toxic alternatives and formulate a plan to disseminate that information. The Board directed
the General Manager to draft a resolution to be considered at the next meeting.
Discussion Regarding the SBCWD Leak Reduction Policy: The Board outlined the current
leak policy, discussed concerns regarding conservation, detection and responsibility and
suggested possible policy amendments. Charles Dutkin agreed to draft an outline of proposed
language changes to be reviewed at the next regular meeting.
F. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Robert Oliver, of the Bolinas-Stinson Resource Recovery Committee, stated that the Resource
Committee is looking forward to accepting the donated SBCWD dump truck under the
auspices of the BPUD.
G. MANAGER'S REPORT
Richard Dinges advised the Board that the election filing period deadline is August 11, 2000.
Motion to adjourn made by Joe Veit, seconded by Charles Dutkin, meeting adjourned at
5:25 p.m. by unanimous vote.