Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Meeting
June 11, 2008 - 7:00PM
Annandale Middle School, Annandale, MN
Manager Brunsell called the regular meeting to order at 7:00pm.
Managerís Bob Schiefelbein, Mark Kampa, Marvin Brunsell, and Jerry Risberg were present. Others in attendance were Rebecca Kluckhohn, Administrator Merle Anderson, MPCA Staff Maggie Leach, Kelly Bergesch, Meeker County Commissioner Wally Strand, Dennis Loewen, and Jack Klein.
Motion #08-06-1: Risberg, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to adopt the agenda. All Managers voted aye.
Motion #08-06-2: Schiefelbein, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. All Managers voted aye.
Motion #08-06-3: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to pay bills.All Managers voted aye. - Disbursements
Kelly Bergesch left the meeting at 7:30pm.
Motion #08-06-4: Kampa, seconded by Schiefelbein, made a motion to accept and authorize WRM Services, Inc. quote of $1,251 to pump and clean 13 septic tanks and Michael Watercott quote of $9,635.18 to construct and repair areas of the Kingston Wetland Treatment System and the Watkins Wetland South Treatment System as directed in the May 2008 Wenck Inspection Report. All Managers voted aye.
Administrator Anderson presented information regarding wild parsnip infestation in Wright County.
Rebecca Kluckhohn, Wenck Associates, Inc, indicated that a new cost estimate and design has been submitted to Stearns County for the Maine Prairie Township 145th Street upgrade.
Administrator Anderson reviewed the following:
1. Indicated that the CRWD Tour will be August 2, 2008, beginning with an 8am
breakfast at the Annandale Park Pavilion, lower level and followed by a bus tour
that returns at 12:00noon.
2. No cleanout activity has taken place on the Lake Augusta Channel.
3. Two signs have been installed at Segner Ponds. A third sign and fish barrier will be installed later this month.
4. The Wright County Northwest Quadrant Planning Meeting held June 2, 2008 concentrated on reviewing and making suggestions for expansion of natural areas in the northwest quadrant of Wright County.
Motion #08-06-5: Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to remove a $480,000 liability from the CRWD 1980 Project balance sheet, based on a February 6, 2008 Wenck report that indicated that liability has been accomplished through the installation of other projects and practices. All Managers voted aye.
Manager Brunsell instructed Dennis Loewen to include in his bookkeeping
activities, the Data Acquisition Fund transfer that was authorized at an earlier
Manager Brunsell distributed the description of funds maintained by the CRWD. This information will be included with the 2007 Audit.
Jack Klein, resident of Lake Caroline, asked the Board for a timetable of TMDL III activities. Those activities, beginning July 1, 2008, will include stakeholder meetings, personal visits, scientific modeling by using existing water quality data, and citizen input.
Manager Kampa informed the Board that the Lake Augusta Association has added one acre to their milfoil treatment program and have purchased application equipment. The Lake Augusta Erosion Control Catch Basin has tolerated the recent rainstorm events. The Norton Avenue Sediment Basin is working properly.
Motion #08-06-6: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to adjourn.
All Managers voted aye.
THESE MINUTES ARE AVAILABLE AT:www.crwd.org
CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Manager, Marvin Brunsell
Secretary, Mark Kampa