WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2006
A. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
President Scott Tye called a Special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water
District to order at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2006, at the District Office located at 3785 Shoreline
Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Scott Tye, President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Vice President
John Gilbert, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Jim Zell, Director
Richard Dinges, General Manager/Secretary to the Board
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
Barbara Scott, of 43 Arenal, requested that the Board address the issue of composting toilets at the next
Eilleen Johnston, of 90 Buena Vista, requested that her Design Review and Variance Application fees be
C. MANAGER'S REPORT
Mr. Richard Dinges stated that recent storms had damaged the Upper Stinson Gulch pipeline and catchment
and that replacement costs would be about $50,000 - $60,000. Other access roads and catchments were also
lost, as well as three of the five creek monitoring stations. Mr. Dinges stated that he was applying to the State
for funding to repair the damage which would total about $100,000. Mr. Dinges stated that the "Building
Occupancy Checklist" would be brought in front of the Board at the next meeting, and that NBC11 was
requesting that the District support installation of a weather station on District property. Mr. Dinges reported
that the 2006 Ford F-350 had arrived and that the 1994 Ford Ranger had transmission problems and
recommended that the vehicle be replaced.
D. SETTING OF AGENDA
Motion to adopt the agenda as presented made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Sapanai, agenda
adopted by unanimous vote.
E. GENERAL BUSINESS
Confirmation of 2006 District Committees: President Tye volunteered to serve on the Engineering
Committee and requested that each Committee draft a task list for the up-coming year. Director Veit
volunteered to serve on the Grant & Government Relations Committee. The Board agreed by consensus to
dissolve the ad hoc water bottling committee.
Review of the Draft SBCWD Emergency Response Plan: The Board discussed the Draft Plan. President
Tye suggested that plan could include more information regarding procedures related to onsite wastewater
system management in an emergency situation. Mr. Dinges stated that the plan would be further revised to
include maps and charts, and that the final Plan could be ready for adoption in March.
F. CLOSED SESSION/RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
Review of Employee Matters: Director Zell stated that Mr. Richard Dinges would be representing the
District employees in Closed Session. The Board and the General Manager met in closed session. The Board
returned to Open Session. Motion to grant a 3% salary increase for the period January 1, 2006 through June
30, 2006 for the positions of Office Manager/Accountant, District Field Supervisor and Office Specialist made
by Director Sapanai, seconded Director Gilbert, approved by unanimous vote.
G. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Director Sapanai, of the Legal Committee, submitted a draft of Chapter 2.01 of Title II, Administration and
Personnel Policy with revisions to the Board for review and requested that the Board submit comments on the
content. Director Sapanai discussed the inclusion of a section on Board Committees and Procedure for Public
Director Zell, of the Garbage and Recycling Committee, stated that he attended a Resource Recovery
Meeting and that they were currently drafting financial information.
President Tye, of the Grant & Government Relations Committee, stated that a Solar Fair was being held and
a solar energy questionnaire had been mailed to Stinson Beach residents.
Motion to adjourn made by Director Veit, seconded by Director Sapanai, meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m. by