Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Meeting
Annandale Middle School
November 8, 2000
Regular meeting was called to order at 7:00p.m. by
Chairperson Tracy. Managers John Tracy, Clarence Klein and Marvin Brunsell
were present. Managers Roland Froyen and Richard Eckman were absent. Others
in attendance were Norm Wenck, Merle Anderson, Kelly Bergesch, Mark Kampa, Joy
Carlson and Dawn Froelick.
#00-11-1: A motion
was made by Brunsell and seconded by Klein to adopt the agenda, including a
presentation by Joy Carlson. All Managers
Motion #00-11-2: A motion was made by Brunsell and seconded by
Klein to accept the October 11, 2000 regular meeting minutes as amended to
clarify discussion regarding the Master Sanitary Sewer Plan. All Managers voted aye.
#00-11-3: A motion
was made by Klein and seconded by Brunsell to accept the November 8, 2000
Financial Report and pay bills. All
Managers voted aye.
Kampa, resident of Lake Augusta, discussed
the possibility of a community sewer system for the Spring Park and Spring Beach
area on Lake Augusta, a total of 42 residences. Mark indicated that he has scheduled a meeting of Lake Augusta
residents for 7:00p.m, November 29, 2000 at the South Side Town Hall. Mark
invited CRWD Managers and Staff to attend.
Carlson, Annandale Properties, representing
a potential buyer of the former Rest-A-While Resort, requested that the CRWD
Board of Managers either relinquish the current easement on the property or
authorize moving of the compressor, building and pipe currently located near the
middle of the property to the west boundary of the property, so that the
building and contents would not interfere with development of the property.
The CRWD Board of Managers will discuss this matter
at their December Regular Meeting. Joy Carlson will be contacted when a decision
has been made. Joy left the meeting at 7:45p.m.
#00-11-4: A motion
was made by Brunsell and seconded by Klein to sign an insurance liability
document indicating that the CRWD wishes to not waive or increase their
liability insurance protection. All
Managers voted aye.
Wenck, Engineer, indicated
that the gravity and pressure pipe and pump stations have been installed in
Hidden River Sanitary Sewer Project #99-1. Testing of the sand filter will be
completed within a week. Norm also
presented the Board with a list and specifications of components of this project
that should be insured against damage. Administrator Anderson was instructed to
give this list to Roth Insurance, Annandale, MN to be included under our current
Wenck, Engineer, presented
the Board of Managers with a proposal outlining Task 3 of the Master Sanitary
Sewer Plan which is to develop alternatives with preliminary cost estimates for
the Master Sanitary Sewer Plan.
Kelly Bergesch left the meeting at 8:30p.m.
motion was made by Brunsell and seconded by Klein to authorize Norm Wenck to
conduct Task 3 of the Master
Sanitary Sewer Plan at a cost of $18,900. All
Managers voted aye.
Wenck, Engineer, reviewed the
service area and sewer line concepts of the Master Sanitary Sewer Plan.
Dawn Froelick left the meeting at 9:20p.m.
Anderson informed the
Board that he had been notified by Midwest Assistance Program that the income
survey for Clearwater Harbor has been completed. Based on results of the survey,
the project is not eligible for grants from USDA Rural Development. Minnesota
Extension Service will be conducting a meeting for residents of Clearwater
Harbor, Lynden Township and CRWD representatives. Details of that meeting will
be available later.
Anderson indicated to
the Board that Brian Becker, Section 11 Maine Prairie Township, is working with
Stearns County SWCD and DNR to enhance the wildlife and fisheries potential of
#00-11-6: A motion
was made by Brunsell and seconded by Klein to contract with William Hennen for
Hidden River Sanitary Sewer Treatment Project operator position. All Managers voted aye.
#00-11-7: A motion
was made by Klein and seconded by Brunsell to object to Gary Fehns
application to DNR for installation of a sand blanket in public waters near his
property on Lake Augusta. All Managers
Brunsell reviewed the
current CRWD liability insurance policy. The policy has a limit of $300,000.
#00-11-8: A motion
was made by Brunsell and seconded by Klein to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.
DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT
THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE.
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Chairperson, John Tracy Secretary, Richard Eckman
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