SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


WORKSHOP MEETING
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2009

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL



Directors present:
Barbara Boucke, President
Lawrence Baskin, Vice President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Scott Tye, Director
Jim Zell, Director

General Manager present:
Ed Schmidt

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

None.

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

Director Zell moved to adopt the agenda as outlined. Director Sapanai seconded the motion. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.

D.    GENERAL BUSINESS

  1. Review of Districts Water supplies, water demands, wastewater treatment capabilities and drought planning efforts.
    Vice President Baskin introduced President Boucke and turned the meeting over to her at 7:05 p.m.
    The General Manager began by reviewing the package delivered to the Board regarding water supplies, water demands, wastewater treatment capabilities and drought planning efforts. And to approve a "Water Rationing Ordinance".
    The General Manager stated that there are three areas to discuss; discussion of Districts water use, the development of a trigger point, the existing water conservation policy, and the proposed water ordinance.
    The General Manager explained the Drought impacts on California and the Executive Order S-06-08, from the Office of the Governor, particularly the last paragraph, "IT IS FURTHER STRONGLY ENCOURAGED that local water agencies and districts work cooperatively on the regional and state level to take aggressive, immediate action to reduce water consumption locally and regionally for the remainder of 2008 and prepare for potential worsening water conditions in 2009".



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