APRIL 5, 2001
A. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
President Robert Oliver 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, April 5, 2001, at the District Office
located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Robert Oliver, President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Jim Zell, Director
Charles Dutkin, Vice President
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
Jeffrey Trotter, of Shakespeare at Stinson, stated that District staff instructed Mr. Trotter that
another Variance would be required for holding tanks. Mr. Trotter also stated that the Board had
requested that all on site structures be temporary with the exception of the two permanent
bathrooms. Mr. Trotter then requested that the Board review 1994 documents which he
submitted, that the Board assist him in permitting the portable toilets with permanent status if the
County issued a seven year permit to operate and that the Board generate a letter to
Environmental Health stating that the use of portable toilets would be acceptable to the District.
Director Sapanai and Richard Dinges clarified that District staff required an additional Variance
for holding tanks because Mr. Trotter re-submitted the same plans for the second Variance
Application as were submitted for the original Variance Application and those plans still indicated
the use of holding tanks. Director Sapanai advised that despite the inclusion of holding tanks on
the plans, the holding tank option could not be revisited.
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
The agenda was adopted as presented.
D. GENERAL BUSINESS
Discussion Concerning Adjustments to Operational Fee, Rates and Charges: Mr. Dinges
summarized the Manager's Report. The Board discussed various options regarding rate
revisions which would be necessary to cover future District costs, including seasonal surcharges
for high usage during the critical supply months, 5% increase in the basic water service fee as
well as tiers three, four, five, six and seven, no change in the in the first and second tier rates,
Discussion of Title lll: Richard Dinges summarized the Manager's Report and requested that
the Board adopt an Ordinance at the next meeting. Mr. Dinges stated that the Habitat
Restoration Report submitted by Mr. Chuck Hanson will be incorporated into the District's Water
E. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Director Sapanai commented on the recent correspondence from Mr. Brian O'Neill and the lack of
specific information regarding what items need to be complied with in order for the District to
renew its lease with GGNRA. The Board directed staff to initiate a series of letters asking for
clarification and specifics regarding the items of GGNRA concern.
F. MANAGER'S REPORT
Richard Dinges stated that plans to attend the ACWA conference in Washington, DC had been
cancelled. Mr. Dinges also advised the Board that a portable treatment filter system may be
available to the District at a discounted price.
Motion to adjourn made by Joe Veit, seconded by Jim Zell, meeting adjourned at
5:30 p.m. by unanimous vote.