Clearwater River Watershed District
CRWD SPECIAL MEETING
2, 2002 AT 5:00 PM
A special meeting was called to order at 5:00p.m. by
Chairperson Eckman. Managers John Tracy, Roland Froyen, Richard Eckman, Clarence
Klein and Marvin Brunsell were present. Merle Anderson, District Administrator
was also in attendance.
A motion was made by Klein and seconded by Brunsell to accept
the Minutes of the December 18, 2001 informational meeting. All Managers
Master Sanitary Sewer Plan Action Items
The following process was agreed upon:
Engineer, is to prepare a listing or map of which service areas and number of
housing units within those areas could be added to the Annandale Wastewater
Treatment Plant, if it is located north of Wiegand Lake. Mr. Wenck should also
prepare a listing or map of service areas that could be serviced by Kimball or
South Haven wastewater treatment plants.
with the cities of Annandale, Kimball, and South Haven, by way of official
action, a designated service area that could be added to their proposed
wastewater treatment plant.
official response from the city of Annandale regarding a cooperative effort of
providing sewage treatment services to CRWD service area and other details
needed to establish a project.
from Stearns and Wright counties Board of Commissioners to support a sanitary
Wenck, Engineer to develop an engineer’s report for service area, to be
included in municipal sewage treatment plants.
Conduct a public
hearing to establish a sanitary sewer project.
A meeting date of February 6, 2002 has been set to explain
the action items of the Master Sanitary Sewer Plan and to establish an advisory
committee. Details regarding time, location and invited guests will be developed
by Manager Froyen and Administrator Anderson.
Clearwater Harbor Sanitary Sewer Project
Administrator Anderson indicated that Norm Wenck, Engineer
has contacted MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency).
MPCA representatives indicated that an amendment to the Hidden River
sanitary sewer permit can be done. Based on workload, it may take 180 days to
receive a permit. O&M costs may be reduced in the future by having both
systems under one permit. The Board questioned how this system could fit into
the Annandale sanitary sewer plan should a new plant be built north of Wiegand
Watershed Management Plan
Administrator Anderson reported that work continues on the
watershed management plan with a completion date of late 2002. An advisory
committee will be established to assist in the development of this plan.
A motion was made by Tracy and seconded by Klein to purchase
a $25 membership in the Annandale Chamber of Commerce and pay $85 for booth
space at their upcoming expo. All managers voted aye.
Clear Lake Erosion Project
Administrator Anderson reported that he will be seeking
quotes for the Clear Lake Erosion Project as soon as all easements and
agreements have been signed and returned.
A motion was made by Tracy and seconded by Froyen to enter
into a rental agreement with Steve Vossen for the crop season 2002, using the
same terms as for the 2001 rental agreement. All managers voted aye.
The meeting was adjourned by Chairperson Eckman.