Clearwater River Watershed District
of the meeting was to discuss Clearwater Harbor sanitary sewer system and CRWD
standards, policy and procedures regarding this system.
in attendance were Managerís Tracy, Froyen, Klein and Brunsell. Manager Eckman
was absent. Others in attendance were: Norm Wenck, Stan Weinberger, Michael
Brandt, Virl Liebrenz, Cameron Liebrenz, Betty Thompson, Rick Holman, Don Adams,
and Merle Anderson. Leigh Lenzmeier arrived at 7:55p.m.
Tracy called the meeting to order at 7:00p.m. All attendees were introduced.
Liebrenz introduced Michael Brandt, Engineer, Oliver & Associates, who will
be developing a feasibility study for the Clearwater Harbor Sanitary Sewer
Tracy reviewed the minutes of a previous meeting held regarding this project.
was agreed upon to conduct a feasibility study on the entire service area as
defined by the CRWD Master Sanitary Sewer Plan.
expected cost of the feasibility study is $5,000. Clearwater Harbor residents
have committed $1,500, Stearns County will contribute $1,500 and CRWD will
provide up to $2,000 to pay for this study.
Brandt has reviewed the Wenck Feasibility Study developed in 1999. Michael feels
this study is very thorough. He would suggest up to four other options to be
considered by residents and CRWD. Michael explained that the system he would
recommend would have double pumps in each collector tank, a community septic
tank and peat filter. The study will explain all facets of the various systems
to be considered. Michael indicated that he would have the study completed by
our February 2002 regular meeting. The contract between Oliver & Associates
and the CRWD would be acted upon at the January 2002 regular meeting.
Weinberger explained the procedure for petitioning the CRWD for a sanitary sewer
project. That procedure includes the feasibility study, appraiserís report,
public hearing, petition from Stearns County, final plans and specification,
call for bids, and awarding of construction contract.
will contact MPCA to determine if the permit for Hidden River Sewer System can
be amended to include this project.
Tracy adjourned the meeting.