SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
NOVEMBER 18, 2000

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

Vice-President Robert Oliver 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, November 18, 2000, at the District office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.

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

Director's absent:
Charles Dutkin, Director

Staff present:
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Troy Pearce, Wastewater Engineer
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

None.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

The agenda was adopted as presented with the addition of a comment period on appointment of the available Director seat and postponement of item #4, discussion of web site link policy.

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve October 5, 2000 minutes with amendment to correct "vents" made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote. Motion to approve October 21, 2000 minutes made by Joe Veit, seconded by Robert Oliver, approved by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

Motion to approve the October, 2000 disbursements made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote.

F.    RECEIPT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Receipt of Financial Statements was deferred.

G.    PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Consideration of a Draft Resolution to Grant a Variance at 15 Calle del Mar (Shakespeare at Stinson): Mr. Jeffrey Trotter informed the Board that he was withdrawing his variance application until further notice.

H.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Granting of a Draft Resolution to Accept the Fiscal 1999-2000 Audit: Richard Dinges informed the Board that this item was deferred due to the unavailability of Terry Krieg, District CPA.
  2. Granting of a Leak Adjustment at 3465 Shoreline Highway, Tom and Karen Horton, owners: Richard Dinges summarized the Manager's Report. Motion to grant a reduction in the amount of 50% minus the average water use for amount over the last two years made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Robert Oliver, granted by majority vote, Joe Veit abstaining due to conflict on interest.
  3. Discussion of District Website Link Policy: Postponed
  4. Review of the SBCWD Semi-annual Wastewater Report for January - June 2000: Troy Pearce summarized the pertinent results of the report. The Board discussed results and possible strategies to determine the origin of sporadically high test results. The Board directed staff to determine testing costs and to draft a letter to the GGNRA.
  5. Oath of Office: The Oath of Office was taken by Elizabeth Sapanai. Ms. Sapanai also recommended that the issue of appointment of a District Director be included on a future meeting agenda.

I.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

None.

J.    MANAGER'S REPORT

Richard Dinges informed the Board that the Marin map project was estimating a $10,000 fee for participation by the District which he felt was unreasonable and would be investigating alternative strategies. Mr. Dinges also further advised that the Variance for 4 Marine Way (Varlow) had been further postponed by the applicant and that a 1,500 gallon tank had been ordered to replace the Stinson Gulch redwood tanks. The Black Rock Access Road project will begin in the spring.

K.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Joe Veit, seconded by Robert Oliver, meeting adjourned by unanimous vote at 10:45 a.m.




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