SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 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 9:38 a.m. on Saturday, August 16, 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

Treasurer Present:
Barbara Boucke

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

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

Mr. Richard Reasoner, of 280 Belvedere, advised that he was acting as co-coordinator regarding a local Disaster Plan, commended the District on a well developed disaster plan, stated that he was also continuing to work on the mapping project and requested that the subject of sub-meters be put on a future agenda.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

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

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve July 2, 2003 minutes made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, approved by unanimous vote.
Motion to approve July 26, 2003 minutes made by Director Tye, seconded by Director Veit, approved by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

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

F.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Denial of a Water Use Charge Reduction Request for Property Located at 18 Avenida Farralone, AP# 195-111- 05, Cory and Maria Lerios, owners: Mr. Dinges summarized the Manager's Report. Mr. Peter Herbert, representative for the owners, summarized the circumstanced surrounding the leak and recent repairs made to the irrigation system. Motion to grant a fifty percent reduction made by Director Dutkin, motion died for lack of a second. Motion to deny the reduction request made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Tye, request denied by majority vote, Sapanai, Veit, Zell, Tye in favor; Dutkin, against.
  2. Review of Status of Failed Systems Currently Under Resolutions to Abate a Nuisance: Mr. Dinges summarized the status of the nine systems currently under Resolutions directing the abatement of a nuisance. The Board discussed the status of various systems and directed the General Manager to file a formal complaint against the system designer for 275 Calle del Mar.
  3. Viewing of Habitat Restoration Video: Fish Story: Coming Home produced by the Point Reyes National Seashore.

G.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

None.

H.    MANAGER'S REPORT

Mr. Dinges stated that the District received project funding for the Alder Grove Well Project which should be completed by next summer, that Krieger and Stewart would be submitting a list of proposed replacement water treatment plants and costs to the Board for review, and that the Fiscal 2003 audit would be completed next week. Director Veit asked about testing of the GGNRA septic system. Mr. Dinges replied that dye testing would probably not be adequate and that Boron testing may be conducted depending on cost constraints.

I.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Dutkin, meeting adjourned at 11:00 a.m. by unanimous vote. The Board, staff, and guests attended a dedication ceremony held at the Ranch Booster Station.




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