SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


SPECIAL MEETING
TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2004

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

President Joseph Veit called a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District to order at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at the District Office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway in Stinson Beach, California.

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

Directors absent:
Charles Dutkin, Director

Treasurer Present:
Barbara Boucke

Staff present:
Richard Dinges, General Manager/Secretary to the Board

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

Mr. Jeffrey Trotter, of Shakespeare at Stinson, gave a status report stating that SAS is out of the riparian habitat, that funds may be raised through the Marin Community Foundation, that two additional structures may be completed this season, and that County Planning is currently requesting a $7,000.00 bond.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

Motion to revise the agenda to move item 3, Consideration of General Manager's Contract, from General Business to Closed Session, made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Zell, agenda revised by unanimous vote.

D.    PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Review of Task List: Director Sapanai advised that many of the task list items regarding Title IV revisions had been reviewed and would be included in the next Title amendment. The Board reviewed the task list in detail, updating in-progress items and deleting tasks that had been completed.
  2. Review of Emergency Response Plan: The Board and General Manager discussed suggested revisions and Fire Department co-ordination. Mr. Dinges suggested that a walk-through of District emergency response sites be scheduled and that Board members submit further revisions to staff.

E.    CLOSED SESSION/RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

  1. Review of the General Manager's Contract and Performance: The Board met in closed session to discuss the General Manager's contract and performance. The Board returned to open session and Director Veit stated that the contract and upcoming evaluation were discussed and that the amended contract with additions, but no salary increase, will be adopted. Mr. Veit stated that salary issues will be reviewed on an annual basis in the month of March. The Board discussed specific changes to the contract and Director Veit stated that he would meet with Mr. Dinges to discuss the evaluation.

F.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

Director Sapanai, of the Legal Committee, reported that Judge Dufficy had ruled on the Martinelli final closure plan, that the District would continue to state its position that it should not have to contribute to the closure plan, and that there was still a possibility that the State will appeal the decision.
Director Tye advised the Board of upcoming Bolinas Lagoon Technical Advisory Committee meetings. Director Veit suggested possible options to modify the Gann Limit procedure.

G.    MANAGER'S REPORT

Mr. Dinges stated that the Alder Grove Well specifications from Kennedy/Jenks engineering would be submitted to the District within a week, that the treatment plant facility options were under further review, and that Gann limit methodologies and policies at other water districts were being investigated.

H.    ADJOURNMENT

"Gail Bennett" motion to adjourn made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Tye, meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m. by unanimous vote.




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