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.
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Joe Veit, Director
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Jim Zell, President
Charles Dutkin, Director
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 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
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
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.
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.
Discussion of District Website Link Policy: Postponed
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.
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
I. COMMITTEE REPORTS
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.
Motion to adjourn made by Joe Veit, seconded by Robert Oliver, meeting adjourned by
unanimous vote at 10:45 a.m.