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.
Joe Veit, President
Jim Zell, Vice President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Scott Tye, Director
Charles Dutkin, Director
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
D. PUBLIC HEARING
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.
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
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.
"Gail Bennett" motion to adjourn made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Tye, meeting adjourned at
6:30 p.m. by unanimous vote.