SEPTEMBER 7, 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 Thursday, September 7, 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
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
Marion Weber, of 7250 Panoramic, expressed concerns regarding the Community Center and
Park wastewater systems. Elizabeth Sapanai advised that the District was aware of the
problems, Richard Dinges advised Ms. Weber to contact Brain O'Neill regarding her concerns.
Tony Lewis, of 85 Horseshoe Hill Road, Bolinas, advised of continuing fish habitat restoration
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
The agenda was adopted as presented.
D. GENERAL BUSINESS
Discussion Regarding the SBCWD Telecommunications Site: Richard Dinges
summarized the manager's report. Joe Veit advised the Board that he purchased an EMF
Microwave Meter and took readings at the Bolinas antennae sites where he obtained a zero
read. Mr. Veit also took readings at the top of Mount Tam near the radar station and got a zero
read over a twenty-minute period. Mr. Veit then took readings in an automobile, near an
operating cell phone, a laptop and a circuit breaker, all of which resulted in very high readings.
The Board directed the General Manager to purchase the EMF reading device from Mr. Veit.
Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-14 Supporting the Reduction of Toxic pesticides and
Herbicides Used on District Property: Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2000-14 made by
Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Robert Oliver, adopted by unanimous vote.
Discussion Regarding the SBCWD Leak Reduction Policy: Charles Dutkin summarized
historical aspects of the current leak reduction policy and reviewed the proposed changes.
The Board discussed extensively possible language adjustments, deletions and additions to
the proposed policy.
Discussion Regarding the EPA 4-D Stream Restoration Rule: Richard Dinges summarized
the manager's report. The Board discussed general aspects of current District water/habitat
Discussion Regarding the Appointment of a District Treasurer: Richard Dinges advised the
Board that a District Treasurer position was still open and that notices would be posted.
Appointment of SBCWD Liaison to the SBVA: Jim Zell volunteered to attend the October
meeting, Richard Dinges volunteered to attend the November meeting.
F. COMMITTEE REPORTS
G. MANAGER'S REPORT
Motion to adjourn made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, meeting adjourned at
6:00 p.m. by unanimous vote.