WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2002
A. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
President Charles Dutkin called a workshop meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County
Water District to order at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at the District Office located at 3785
Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Charles Dutkin, President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Vice President
Scott Tye, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Jim Zell, Director
Richard Dinges, General Manager
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
Mr. John Washington, of 155 Buena Vista, stated that he had observed large quantities of mosquitoes and larvae
when making repairs on septic systems. Mr. Washington suggested that the District consider advising
customers when septic lid seals have failed. Mr. Dinges advised that he would direct the wastewater inspection
staff to include monitoring of septic lid seals as part of the routine inspections.
Mr. Joe Veit, of 6480 Panoramic Highway, asked if any further investigation hade been made into reduced costs
of alternative septic systems. Mr. Richard Dinges advised that he had performed some preliminary inquiries,
listed some of the cost parameters, and stated that further detailed information would be available at the next
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
Agenda set as presented by consensus.
D. GENERAL BUSINESS
Discussion of Urban Water Management Plan: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report, outlined the
plan content, and discussed storage issues, which were not addressed by the plan. Mr. Allen Richardson, author
of the plan from Stetson Engineering, discussed proponents of the plan. The Board discussed various aspects
of water management in Stinson Beach, including water use in wastewater/irrigation systems, conservation
issues, desalinization, mosquito abatement, pending completion of the water habitat conservation plan, open
reservoir/catchment potential, water rights verification, and review by legal counsel.
E. COMMITTEE REPORTS
F. MANAGER'S REPORT
Mr. Dinges stated that the Ranch Booster Station had been received and installed, that drilling of Alder Grove
Well #2 will begin in April of 2003 and that the Seadrift Pipeline Replacement Project will require installation of
1,700 linear feet of pipeline over a four-year period.
Motion to adjourn made by Director Dutkin, seconded by Director Sapanai, meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m. by