Sanitary District No. 5 of Marin County provides collection and treatment of wastewater to parts of the Tiburon Peninsula and the City of Belvedere. The District serves over 3,500 households and has been servicing the area since the early 1940s. The District collects, processes, and treats wastewater in accordance with State and Federal Regulations under an NPDES (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System) Permit that regulates sanitary agencies.
The District is an independent local agency governed by an elected Board of Directors, who are all residents of the District.
A District Manager, appointed by the Board, runs the day-to-day operations of the District and advises the Board.
Sanitary District No.5 of Marin County is a special District, which while meeting or exceeding all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations, is dedicated to the protection of public health and the environment through effective and economical collection, conveyance, treatment and disposal of wastewater.
Sanitary District No.5 of Marin County Board Members and Staff operate under a set of core values in respect to all District Functions. That set of values include:
- Public Health & Sanitation
- Excellent Customer Service
- Fiscal Responsibility
- Public Transparency
- Work-Place Safety
- Effective/Reliable Long-Term Capital, Operation, Maintenance, Fiscal Planning
- Valued Work Force
- Effective Communication and Decision Making
- Environmental Stewardship
As outlined in the Districts Strategic Plan the District has six major goals which assumes Financial Stability as the overall goal:
Goal One: Protecting Public Health and Employee Safety
Goal Two: Infrastructure Reliability
Goal Three: Fiscal Accountability
Goal Four: Operational Capability
Goal Five: Employee Development
Goal Six: Resource Recovery/Energy Sustainability
SD5 Sewer System/Service Area