DIRECTOR, ROSS VALLEY SANITARY DISTRICT 

Pamela Meigs

About My Campaign:

             Past, Present and the Future


  • Continue to create better working relationships/liaison's and trust with other municipalities within the RVSD, CMSA, the County of Marin and with the ratepayers.
  • Continue to promote transparency, leadership and  professionalism from the Board members and RVSD staff.
  • Continue to improve the health of the environment by implementing replacement of the sewer infrastructure in a more timely manner, which will decrease SSO's and avoid costly fines.
  • Continue to diligently focus on the budget to create financial stability for the RVSD and implement what will be most benefitial for the ratepayers to replace the sewer infrastructure system.
  • Continue to utilize our recent Infrastructure Assessment Management Plan (IAMP) as an avenue to plan responsibly and accurately for the next 5 budget years for capital improvements. 
  • Improve public education regarding the financial and environmental impacts of failing to replace the sewer infrastructure.
  • Increase community education about spills, such as what a spills look like,  and the importance of immediate notification of our agency when suspicion of a spill is observed (fresh water spills can look like a sewer spill).
  • Improve education for school age children/young adults about the path of treating waste water.  Do field trips in the watershed related to inflow and infiltration of fresh water to the waste water facility (CMSA).  ​
  • Advocate to do a study for feasibility of a incentive program for grey-water recycling for toilet flushing. 
  • Improve education about FOG (fats, oil and grease), which clogs the pipes. 
  • Improve education about other hazardous waste that harms the environment such as baby wipes/diapers, pharmaceuticals, make up products and pesticides.
  • Implement a survey to the ratepayers to evaluate our agency.
  • Improve outreach to encourage guest speakers to educate the community on health, safety and environmental impacts of poor waste water management.
  • Continue our lateral grant program, increase funds when possible and assess a system to grant loans for total replacement of laterals.
  • Assess the feasibility of a program that can help reduce rates for  low income and disabled community members.
  • Plan and assess for solar panels to be installed on our business office and our 19 pumps stations to decrease our monthly energy bill of $9,000 a month.