PESTICIDE POLICY


RESOLUTION NO. GB-2000-14

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE REDUCTION OF TOXIC PESTICIDES AND HERBICIDES USED ON DISTRICT PROPERTY.

WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Stinson Beach County Water District has read a reviewed the current Resolution No. GB-88-12, which supports the reduction of toxic pesticides and herbicides used by Cal Trans along Highway One, in West Marin; and

WHEREAS, the Board is prepared to establish limits for the use of toxic pesticides and herbicides on properties owned by the District; and

WHEREAS, the Board is concerned with the health and safety of its employees and the residents of Stinson Beach and is therefore supportive of community effort to restrict the use of hazardous chemicals in the community of Stinson Beach and supports education that seeks to make the public aware of alternatives to toxic pesticides and herbicides; and

WHEREAS, the Board supports the intent and procedural requirements specified by CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) for State Agency conformance as to safety, public health, and the development of alternative methods to toxic herbicides and pesticides; and

WHEREAS, the Board is aware of the special nature and geographical setting of our west Marin shoreline, with its trails, parks, reservoirs, wetlands, wildlife, habitat, schools and marine shell and fish life on Bolinas Lagoon - all of which require full use of alternatives to toxic herbicides and pesticides;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE STINSON BEACH COUNTY WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS, hereby supports elimination of toxic herbicides and pesticides used on District Property by District personnel and that it is further resolved that the District will seek alternative solutions to toxic herbicides and pesticides to control weed abatement and control of vermin and pests upon it's property and in every case use the least toxic alternative reasonably available.

INTRODUCED AND ADOPTED this 7th day of September, 2000, by the following vote:

AYES: In Favor thereof; Zell, Sapanai, Veit, Oliver, Dutkin

NOES: None

ABSENT: None

ABSTAIN: None






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