SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


WORKSHOP MEETING
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.

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

Staff present:
Richard Dinges, General Manager

Treasurer Present:
Barbara Boucke

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

None.

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

  1. Oath of Office Taken by Joe Veit as Director: Mr. Joe Veit recited the Oath of Office.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

None.

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.

G.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m. by unanimous vote.




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