THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 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 4:07 p.m. on Thursday, April 10, 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
Barbara Boucke (arrived at 4:40 pm)
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
C. SETTING OF AGENDA
Motion to adopt the agenda as presented made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Zell, agenda adopted
by unanimous vote.
D. GENERAL BUSINESS
Presentation of Surfrider Foundation Educational Video: The Board viewed an educational video submitted
by Director Tye regarding watershed preservation and discussed its distribution in the school systems.
Presentation by Richard Reasoner Regarding Irrigation Systems and Discussion of the Water
Conservation Plan: Mr. Reasoner presented information regarding landscape water conservation, use vs.
need, evapo-transpiration rates, water "budgets", public education, and mapping data. The Board discussed
a community educational program, another irrigation system seminar and District support of a Stinson Beach
Initial Review of Draft Fiscal 2003-2004 Budget: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report. The
Board commented on the draft budget, discussing projected revenue and expenses, property tax revenue,
percentage revenue increases over the last five years, five year projections for capital projects, and other
Review of Proposed Rate, Fee and Charge Amendments: Mr. Dinges summarized information regarding
proposed rate, fee and charge increases. The Board discussed general philosophies and approaches as
pertains to increases, increase percentages, tiered rates, budget concerns, and consumer concerns.
Review of Vehicle Replacement Costs: Mr. Dinges summarized information regarding proposed
replacement of a 1994 Ford Ranger Truck and advised the Board that this expenditure had been previously
approved by the Board under the capital improvement plan.
E. COMMITTEE REPORTS
F. MANAGER'S REPORT
Motion to adjourn made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m. by