November 17, 2001
A. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
President Robert Oliver called a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District
to order at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2001, at the District office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in
Stinson Beach, California.
Robert Oliver, President
Charles Dutkin, Vice President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Jim Zell, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
The Agenda was adopted as presented.
D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion to approve October 20, 2001 minutes with amendments made by Director Sapanai, seconded by Director
Dutkin, approved by unanimous vote.
E. APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS
Motion to approve October, 2001 disbursements made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Dutkin, approved
by unanimous vote.
F. PUBLIC HEARING
Granting of a Leak Reduction at 138 Seadrift Road, AP# 195-041-112, Gerald and Gail Overaa, Owners: Richard
Dinges stated that the repair receipt had been received at the District office via facsimile this morning and that the
leak occurred in a main line. Motion to grant a 50% reduction in the amount of $488.98 made by Director Sapanai,
seconded by Director Dutkin, reduction granted by unanimous vote.
Approval of Expenditure for a Fund Accounting Package: Richard Dinges summarized the Manager's Report.
Director Dutkin questioned the screening process for software purchases and asked if there was any recourse to
retrieve costs associated with errors related to the current software. Mr. Dinges stated that the current software was
screened but was not guaranteed and that legal recourse was available but would be costly. Motion to approve
expenditure for a non-budgeted item made by Director Dutkin, seconded by Director Zell, approved by unanimous
G. GENERAL BUSINESS
Discussion of Seadrift Waterline Relocation: Richard Dinges summarized the Manager's Report and stated that
there was a time concern regarding some locations in Seadrift which were close to building completion. Mr. Dinges
further stated that the State Health Code required mitigation of the situation prior to plan sign off.
Peter Sandman, of 117Dipsea, stated that the he takes the position that the Seadrift Road main line is the
responsibility of the District because it was installed by the District's predecessor, the Kent Estate Company.
Director Sapanai stated that the Seadrift Road main line was installed by the Seadrift Association's predecessor.
Motion to approve the General Manager's proposal to move the Seadrift Line by District staff contingent on a
$10,000.00 deposit by the appropriate parties and District counsel approval made by Director Sapanai, seconded by
Director Dutkin, approved by unanimous vote.
H. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Director Sapanai, of the Wastewater Committee, reported that the Committee will be reviewing septic systems which
are now considered alternative with Regional for future viability within the District and that the District Wastewater
Code will eventually be revisited.
Director Oliver, of the Bolinas-Stinson Resource Recovery Project, reported that the Project will be investigating
locations for a second site.
I. MANAGER'S REPORT
Richard Dinges, General Manager, reported that Health Benefit costs will increase 3.9% in 2002. Mr. Dinges
reported that the line replacement of Buena Vista loop has been completed and that the next scheduled project is the
Highway One line replacement along the lagoon between the District Office and the Stinson School.
"Gail Bennett" motion to adjourn made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Sapanai, meeting adjourned at 10:45
a.m. by unanimous vote.