SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2002

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

President Charles Dutkin 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, December 14, 2002, at the District Office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.

Directors present:
Charles Dutkin, President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Vice President
Scott Tye, Director
Jim Zell, Director

Directors absent:
Joe Veit, Director

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

Treasurer Present:
Barbara Boucke

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

Ms. Elizabeth Sapanai, as a member of the public, requested that Water Code be revised to address the issue of illegal dumping in local watercourses and suggested that a formal letter be forwarded to parties involved in recent dumping violations and cc'd to the appropriate agencies.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

Motion to adopt the agenda as presented made by Director Sapanai, seconded by Director Zell, agenda adopted by unanimous vote.

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve November 6th, 2002 minutes amendments made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Zell, approved with amendment by unanimous vote.
Motion to approve November 30th, 2002 minutes made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Zell, approved with amendment by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

Mr. Dinges summarized the disbursements for November, 2002. Motion to approve November, 2002 disbursements made by Director Sapanai, seconded by Director Tye, approved by unanimous vote.

F.    PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Oath of Office Taken by Jim Zell as Director: Director Zell took the Oath of Office administered by Mr. Dinges, Secretary to the Board.
  2. Adoption of Resolution GB-2002-16, Amending Chapter 6.09, Deposit and Investment Policy of Title VI, Finance Code: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report recommending adoption of the Resolution. Ms. Boucke advised the Board that the amendments were written to make the policy as conservative as possible. Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2002-16, amending the Deposit and Investment Policy, subject to any revisions suggested by legal counsel, made by Director Sapanai, seconded by Director Tye, adopted by unanimous vote.
  3. Adoption of Resolution GB-2002-17, Approving the Fiscal 2001-2002 Audited Financial Statements: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report, recommending adoption of the Resolution. Ms. Boucke addressed issues listed in the Internal Control Report, suggested that an internal audit committee be formed and that the District requst audit service proposals. The Board discussed details of the Financial Statements including deferred revenue, reduction of water use revenue, reduction of significant expenses and depreciation. Motion to adopt Resolution GB- 2002-17, accepting the audited Fiscal 2001-2002 financial statements, made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Sapanai, adopted by unanimous vote.

G.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Election of District Board President and Vice-President for the Calendar Year 2003: Motion to nominate and elect Ms. Elizabeth Sapanai as Board President made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Zell, Ms. Sapanai elected by unanimous vote. Motion to nominate and elect Joe Veit as Board Vice-President made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Zell, Mr. Veit elected by unanimous vote.
  2. Review of Draft Urban Water Management Plan: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report. The Board discussed aspects of the Draft Plan including small District requirements, storage capacity, conservation issues, comments by legal counsel, pumping issues, GGNRA issues, revision of the water conservation section of Title III, and point of sale wastewater system inspections. The Board requested that revisions to the water conservation section of Title III be scheduled as an agenda item at a future meeting to discuss District conservation policy statements, public education policy, implementation outline, etc.
  3. Review of the January through June, 2002 Semiannual Onsite Wastewater System Report: The Board commented on minor revisions to the report.

H.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

Director Zell, as District Representative to the Bolinas-Stinson Resource Recovery Project, reported that he had attended a recent meeting and that financial issued regarding implementation of the Dairy Resource Recovery Project were being reviewed.

I.    MANAGER'S REPORT

Mr. Richard Dinges stated that District staff are currently installing the Ranch Booster Pump Station and that he would give a report on the AWWA, Anaheim conference at a future meeting.

J.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Director Dutkin, seconded by Director Tye, meeting adjourned at 11:45 a.m. by unanimous vote.




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