SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
SATURDAY, JUNE 28, 2003

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

President Elizabeth Sapanai called a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District to order at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2003, at the District Office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.

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

Directors absent:
Charles Dutkin, Director

Treasurer Present:
Barbara Boucke

Staff present:
Richard Dinges, General Manager

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

Mr. Joe Veit, as a member of the public, asked that the Patriot Act item be included on the next meeting agenda. Mr. Veit also asked that the District Board support efforts to get the County to enforce implementation of signage on Panoramic Highway addressing the "brake-riding" issue.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

Motion to revise the agenda, moving item 4 & 5, Title III and Urban Water Management Plan, ahead of item 1, Budget, made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Zell, agenda revised by unanimous vote.

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve May 8, 2003 with amendments made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Zell, approved by unanimous vote.
Motion to approve May 17, 2003 made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, approved by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

Motion to approve May, 2003 disbursements made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Veit, approved by unanimous vote.

F.    PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Adoption of Ordinance OR-2003-01 Amending Water System Regulations: Director Sapanai commented that water conservation sections of Title III regarding year-round conservation should be amended for content and specific language which is irrelevant to Stinson Beach, and that the sections relating to irrigation systems, with the exception of an irrigation shut off valve, should not be mandatory. Director Sapanai suggested that a preamble paragraph be added and recommended that the Ordinance be revisited within the next three months. The Board suggested minor revisions to the water conservation policy. Motion to adopt Ordinance OR-2003-01 Amending the Water System Regulations made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Tye, adopted by unanimous vote.
  2. Adoption of Resolution GB-2003-06 Adopting the Urban Water Management Plan: Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2003-06 adopting the Urban Water Management Plan made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, adopted by unanimous vote.
  3. Adoption of Resolution GB-2003-07 Approving the Fiscal 2003-2004 Budget: Motion to adopt Resolution GB- 2003-07 approving the Fiscal 2003-2004 Budget made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Tye, adopted by unanimous vote.
  4. Adoption of Resolution GB-2003-08 Approving the Fiscal 2003-2004 Appropriation Limit: Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2003-08 approving the Fiscal 2003-2004 Appropriation Limit at $325,241.00" made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, adopted by unanimous vote.
  5. Adoption of Resolution GB-2003-09 Amending the Director's Compensation: Motion to adopt Resolution GB- 2002-09 made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Tye, adopted by unanimous vote.
  6. Adoption of Resolution GB-2003-10 Authorizing the Execution of an Engineering Contract: Motion to adopt Resolution GB-2003-10 authorizing the execution of an engineering contract with Kennedy Jenks Engineers to design the Alder Grove Well station made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Tye, adopted by unanimous vote.
  7. Discussion of Amendment to Investment Policy: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's report, recommending the addition of Director Tye as a signatory. The Board directed the General Manager to add the Grant Committee as a signatory on the investment policy and to continue this item to the next meeting.

G.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Review of the July-December 2002 Semiannual Wastewater Report: The Board commented on the excellent content of the report.

H.    CLOSED SESSION

  1. Review of the General Manager's Contract and Salary: The Board met in closed session to discuss the General Manager's contract and salary. The Board returned to open session and Director Sapanai stated that the Board reviewed Mr. Dinges contract and discussed changes to salary, eye wear reimbursement and fuel allowance which would be amended to the original 1995 contract and further stated that District counsel will be consulted regarding the indemnification and bonding clause.

I.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

Director Sapanai, of the Wastewater and Legal Committee, stated that the Wastewater Committee met to discuss changes to the Wastewater Code and that the State has approved a lesser cost option for the closure of the West Marin sanitary landfill.
Director Tye, of the Grant Committee, commented that the Lagoon Project is currently in a backwards motion and that the core document is now being utilized for information only and suggested that locally based representatives of State Worker's Compensation and a privately owned water District be scheduled for the August or September Workshop.

J.    MANAGER'S REPORT

Mr. Dinges advised the Board that he had investigated water-bottling options at the AWWA conference.

K.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, meeting adjourned at 12:25 p.m. by unanimous vote.




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