SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


WORKSHOP MEETING
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.

Directors present:
Jim Zell, President
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Charles Dutkin, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Joe Veit, Director

Staff present:
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 activities.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

The agenda was adopted as presented.

D.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 issues.
  5. 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.
  6. 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

None.

G.    MANAGER'S REPORT

None.

H.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m. by unanimous vote.




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