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OFFICIAL MINUTES

CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT

Board of Managers Meeting

Annandale Middle School

March 13, 2002

 

Regular meeting was called to order at 7:00p.m. by Chairperson Eckman. Managerís John Tracy, Clarence Klein, Marvin Brunsell, Roland Froyen, and Richard Eckman were present. Others in attendance were Stan Weinberger,  Norm Wenck, Merle Anderson, Kelly Bergesch,  Virl Liebrenz, Rick Holman, Betty Thompson, Mark Kampa and Roger Eckhoff.

Motion #02-03-1: A motion was made by Klein, seconded by Tracy to accept the agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Roger Eckhoff and Mark Kampa, Lake Augusta residents, requested information regarding how they should proceed with the milfoil treatment project on Lake Augusta. Administrator Anderson provided a financial report for the project. A copy of this report is on file in the district office. There will be $3,023.42 available for chemical purchase or other costs of the project in year 2002.

Motion #02-03-2: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Klein to accept the Administratorís financial report as the budget report for the Lake Augusta Milfoil Project Year 2002. All Managers voted aye.

Roger Eckhoff and Mark Kampa left the meeting at 7:15p.m.

Virl Liebrenz and  Betty Thompson, Clearwater Harbor residents, related to the Board that the Clearwater Harbor Board is enthused after reviewing the proposed sewer project Option 1, dated March 4, 2002. Virl and Betty asked for clarification on a number of aspects of the project. Those questions centered around the amount of contingency built in, operation and maintenance yearly estimates, type of grinder pump and how they should proceed in getting the project underway.

Additional discussion regarding the Clearwater Harbor sewer project resulted in agreeing that the CRWD will continue to look into options, costs and other changes that could be made to enhance acceptance of the project. This project will be discussed further at the next regular CRWD meeting.

Virl Liebrenz and Betty Thompson left the meeting at 8:35p.m.

Motion #02-03-3: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Tracy to accept the February 13, 2002 regular meeting minutes.  All Managers voted aye.

Motion #02-03-4: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Tracy to accept the March 13, 2002 financial report and pay bills.  All Managers voted aye.

Manager Brunsell explained the accounting codes to all in attendance.

Administrator Anderson reported that he is continuing to work with Ostmark Lutheran Church to obtain an easement for Clear Lake erosion project.

Manager Froyen discussed format for the establishment of an education committee to advise the Board on educational matters regarding the CRWD and to seek grants to fund educational endeavors. Mr. Froyen also indicated that the CRWD should work closely with the various counties to identify areas of educational need.

Motion #02-03-5: A motion was made by Tracy, seconded by Klein to support the concept of developing a co-chaired education committee for CRWD. All Managers voted aye.

Rick Holman left the meeting at 9:07p.m.

Motion #02-03-6: A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Klein to authorize managers and staff to attend ďAnnandale ExpoĒ on April 13, 2002 with the following work schedule: Froyen, Tracy 8-10a.m; Brunsell 10-12:00noon and Klein, Anderson 12:00noon - 2p.m. All Managers voted aye.

Manager Froyen  reported on his attendance at the MAWD Legislative Breakfast and discussion with area legislatures regarding sanitary sewer initiatives.

Chairperson Eckman adjourned the meeting.

 

DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT:

THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE 

WEBSITE: www.crwd.org

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Chairperson, John Tracy      Secretary, Richard Eckman

 

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