SBCWD BOARD MEETING MINUTES


REGULAR MEETING
AUGUST 28, 1999

A.    CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

Vice President Robert Oliver called a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District to order at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 1999, at the District Office located at 3785 Shoreline Highway, in Stinson Beach, California. A quorum was present.

Directors present:
Robert Oliver, Vice President
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director
Joe Veit, Director
Richard Gamble, Treasurer

Director's absent:
Jim Zell, President
Charles Dutkin, Director

Staff present:
Richard Dinges, General Manager
Troy Pearce, Wastewater Engineer
Raven Schauf, Recording Secretary

B.    PUBLIC EXPRESSION

No public expression

C.    SETTING OF AGENDA

The Agenda was adopted as presented.

D.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion to approve the July 8, 1999 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote. Motion to approve the July 17, 1999 minutes made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, approved by unanimous vote.

E.    APPROVAL OF DISBURSEMENTS

Motion to approve the July, 1999 disbursements made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, approved by unanimous vote.

F.    RECEIPT OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

The Board received the draft Financial Statements for July. Final July Financial Statements will be submitted at the September Regular Meeting.

G.    PUBLIC HEARING

1.  Adoption of Resolution WW 1999-09, a Variance Application for 28 Calle del Onda, Dr. Kugelgen, owner: Richard Dinges, General Manager summarized the history of the property and the staff reports.
Troy Pearce, Wastewater Engineer, summarized the current use of holding tanks.
Barry Ruderman of Earth Systems, Engineer for the applicant, summarized the modifications made to the Wastewater System Design.
Richard Dinges stated that the Regional Water Quality Control Board had approved the submitted proposal and that current SBCWD did not address a specific time limit for repair of wastewater systems.
Jim Dixon, of 25 Calle del Resaca, asked if the plans would have to go back to the County after SBCWD review and expressed concern regarding damage to his tanks during construction.
Andrea diMarco, of 23 Calle del Pinos, replied that the building permit had already been issued by the County.
Peter Sandman, of 117 Dipsea Road, questioned the application procedure and the definition of new construction.
Joe Veit responded that the current Wastewater Code does not consider time limits which distinguish between new construction and replacement of a system.
Elizabeth Sapanai, Director, stated that the SBCWD Wastewater Code does allow the granting of a Variance for a septic system that serves a structure not to exceed 1125 square feet. Ms. Sapanai stated that the square footage is the same as the original building and therefore the application must be considered a repair and not new construction.
Motion to adopt Resolution WW 1999-09 made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, adopted by unanimous vote.

2.  Adoption of Resolution WW-1999-08 for Abatement of 18 Calle del Embarcadero, Richard and Carol Watts, owners: Richard Dinges summarized the staff report and commented that the system engineer, Paul Tanner, advised that repair should be completed in 120 days. Motion to adopt Resolution WW-1998-09 made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, adopted by unanimous vote.

3. Review of Pending Abatement at 101 Calle del Mar, Marna Griffin and Henry Airey, owners: Troy Pearce summarized the history and current status of the system located at 101 Calle del Mar.

H.    GENERAL BUSINESS

4.  Approval of the SBCWD Five Year Capital Projection Summary: Richard Dinges summarized the staff report. Motion to amend Resolution GB-1999-07 to include the Five Year Capital Projection Summary made by Joe Veit, seconded by Elizabeth Sapanai, amended by unanimous vote.

5.  Review of Title IV Wastewater Code Revisions: The Board of Directors discussed the draft version of the 1999 Title IV Wastewater Code.

I.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

No Committee Reports

J.    Projects

Steep Ravine Tank is now completed, asphalting and telemetry installation are currently being scheduled. Highlands tank is scheduled for completion in mid-September. A Pressure Reducing Station is being scheduled for installation at Calle del Mar. September meetings will be held on the 8th and the 18th.

K.    CLOSED SESSION

The Board met in closed session from 11:05 to 11:27 a.m. for an informational update regarding existing litigation, Martinelli et al vs. Johnson et al. Bob Oliver, Vice President disclosed that no action was taken. The meeting reopened to public session.

I.    ADJOURNMENT

Motion to adjourn made by Elizabeth Sapanai, seconded by Joe Veit, meeting adjourned at 11:30 a.m. by unanimous vote.




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