THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2003
A. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
President Elizabeth Sapanai called a workshop meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach
County Water District to order at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2003, at the District Office located at
3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Elizabeth Sapanai, President
Joe Veit, Vice President
Charles Dutkin, Director
Scott Tye, Director
Jim Zell, Director
Richard Dinges, General Manager
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
Motion to amend the agenda to include the Oath of Office to be
taken by Director Veit made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Veit, agenda amended by unanimous vote.
D. GENERAL BUSINESS
Oath of Office Taken by Joe Veit as Director: Mr. Joe Veit recited the Oath of Office.
Discussion of the Water Conservation Plan: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report. Director
Sapanai suggested specific changes to the plan regarding inclusion of a water conservation policy statement
and amendments to Chapter 3.13, Water Conservation of Title III, Water Policy. The Board discussed point
of sale monitoring as applies to low flow fixtures and other items, related enforcement issues, conditioned
space, the current tiered system, irrigation system requirements, automatic shut off valves, "drive-by" meter
reading options, and various other topics.
Discussion of District Billing Format Revisions: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report. Director
Dutkin suggested that inclusion of tiered rate information printed directly on the bill would be instrumental in
promoting water conservation. The Board discussed the pros and cons of cost effectiveness, periodic billing
insertion, and other aspects of the suggested billing format revisions. The Board continued the item to
another meeting by consensus.
E. COMMITTEE REPORTS
F. MANAGER'S REPORT
Mr. Dinges commented on current conflict of interest code and required procedure during Public Hearings
and responded to Board questions regarding general informational material. Mr. Dinges stated that
the Alder Grove Well project would require drilling at a cost of $86,000.00 and discussed funding
options. The Board directed the General Manager to move forward on drilling contract arrangements and to
investigate the use of existing CSCDA funds for this project.
Motion to adjourn made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m. by