WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 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, February 8, 2006, at the District Office located at 3785 Shoreline
Highway in Stinson Beach, California.
Scott Tye, President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Vice President
Joe Veit, Director
Jim Zell, Director
John Gilbert, Director
Richard Dinges, General Manager/Secretary to the Board
B. PUBLIC EXPRESSION
D. SETTING OF AGENDA
Motion to revise the agenda moving item 1, Legal Counsel, ahead of item C, Manager's Report, made by
Director Sapanai, seconded by Director Veit, agenda revised by unanimous vote.
E. CLOSED SESSION/RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
Conferring with Legal Counsel: The Board met in Closed Session. The Board returned to Open Session.
President Tye stated that District Counsel, Mr. Ray McDevitt, would report on the Closed Session. Mr.
McDevitt stated that the Closed Session was held under
Code Section 54956.9(c) specifically for the consideration of initiation of litigation and that a direction was given to Counsel.
C. MANAGER'S REPORT
Mr. Richard Dinges summarized the status of current outstanding contracts including contracts with Mr.
Macadam Black, Todd Engineers, Stetson Engineers, Krieger & Stewart, and Lunny Paving. Mr. Dinges stated
that the District had received a proposal concerning a wireless installation, that the State Park is in the process
of reconstructing the Web Creek access road, and that the District insurance company had been contacted but
that the storm-damaged pipeline was not covered. Mr. Dinges further stated that the District would be applying
to FEMA. Director Sapanai clarified that the damaged roads are owned by the Park, and as such are the
Park's responsibility to repair, and that the District held an easement only. The Board discussed the District's
F. GENERAL BUSINESS
Review of 2006 Workshop Topics: The Board briefly discussed the ongoing Task Lists and proposed
questions for the PERS representative. The Board also discussed possible Workshop topics such as the
District Spending Policy and Title II revisions.
G. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Director Zell, of the Personnel Committee, reviewed the format and procedure for the evaluation of the
General Manager, stating that the Board and Treasurer Boucke would discuss and summarize the written
evaluations in a Closed Session, and then that summary would be reviewed directly with the General
Manager with either the Board President or the Personnel Committee. The Board concurred that it was
important to codify the process for all future evaluations.
Director Zell, of the Garbage and Recycling Committee, requested that the Board assist the Resource
Recovery Project in disseminating rate information.
President Tye, of the Grant & Government Relations Committee, recommended that the District draft a letter
to the Flood Advisory Board regarding convening a meeting in Stinson Beach and to the Park Service
regarding their post-storm riparian maintenance policy.
Motion to adjourn made by Director Zell, seconded by Director Sapanai, meeting adjourned at 6:55 p.m. by