SEPTEMBER 16, 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 9:35 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2000, at the District office located at 3785
Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Jim Zell, President
Joe Veit, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Charles Dutkin, Director
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Troy Pearce, Wastewater Engineer
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
The Agenda was adopted as presented.
D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion to approve August 3, 2000 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit,
approved by unanimous vote. Motion to approve August 19, 2000 minutes made by Joe Veit,
seconded by Jim Zell, approved by unanimous vote.
E. APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS
Motion to approve the August, 2000 disbursements made by Joe Veit, seconded by Charles
Dutkin, approved by unanimous vote.
F. RECEIPT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Receipt of Financial Statements was deferred.
G. PUBLIC HEARING
Consideration of Variance for 332 Seadrift Road, AP# 195-310-12, John Jones II Trust, owner:
Richard Dinges summarized the Manager's report, Troy Pearce summarized the current
situation. The Board expressed concerns about the findings requirements and advised the
applicant that by moving the septic tank location the Variance process could be avoided. The
applicant agreed to revise the plans. The Board directed District staff to work with the
applicant in order to find a viable solution and advised that the Variance should be brought
back in front of the Board only as a last resort. No action taken.
Adoption of Resolution GB-2000-12, Amending the PERS Retirement Contract to 2% at 55:
Richard Dinges summarized the Manger's Report. The Board directed the General Manger to
submit the adopted Resolution to CALPers in order to initiate program. Motion to approve
Resolution GB-2000-12 made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, adopted by
Approval of A.Y.S. Engineering Group, Inc. Contract and CSW/Stuber-Stroeh Contract
Amendment: Richard Dinges summarized the Manger's Report. Motion to approve A.Y.S.
contract and revise CSW Stuber-Stroeh Contract on condition of District counsel approval
made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote.
Consideration of Leak Adjustment for 7220 Panoramic Highway, Arthur Pierson, Owner:
Richard Dinges summarized the Manger's Report. Arthur Pierson summarized the history and
circumstances surrounding the leak. The Board discussed the potential fire hazard resulting
from this type of large leak and reiterated the importance of owner responsibility regarding
water loss. Motion to grant a leak reduction in the amount of 75% of the water use or billing the
water use at tier three, whichever is lower, minus the previous reduction made by Joe Veit,
seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote.
Consideration of Leak Adjustment for 7 Jose Patio, Vasilios Choulos, Owner: Richard Dinges
summarized the Manger's Report. Motion to grant a leak reduction in the amount of 50%
made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote.
Continued Discussion of District Leak Adjustment Policy: The Board reviewed the District
leak adjustment policy proposal submitted by Charles Dutkin, made suggestions
concerning possible changes, deletions and additions and agreed to submit individual
comments to be reviewed at the next meeting when this agenda item will be continued. The
Board further discussed possible actions to be taken by the District regarding a localized
public education/awareness water conservation program.
H. COMMITTEE REPORTS
I. MANAGER'S REPORT
Richard Dinges summarized the written Manager's Report regarding current projects. Topics
reviewed included Black Rock pipeline and tank replacement, Habitat Restoration planning,
Joaquin water line installation, Downtown pavement, and current District staff educational
programs. Richard Dinges or Charles Dutkin will attend the October 7th SBVA meeting.
Motion to adjourn made by Charles Dutkin, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, meeting adjourned by
unanimous vote at 11:35 a.m.