SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
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.

Directors present:
Robert Oliver, President
Charles Dutkin, Vice President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Jim Zell, Director

Director's absent:
Joe Veit, Director

Staff present:
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

None.

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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 vote.

G.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. 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.

J.    ADJOURNMENT

"Gail Bennett" motion to adjourn made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Sapanai, meeting adjourned at 10:45 a.m. by unanimous vote.




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