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OFFICIAL MINUTES

CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT

Board of Managers Meeting

Annandale Middle School

November 14, 2001

 

Regular meeting was called to order at 7:00p.m. by Vice Chairperson Tracy. Managerís John Tracy, Clarence Klein, Marvin Brunsell, and Roland Froyen were present. Manager Richard Eckman was absent. Others in attendance were Stan Weinberger, Norm Wenck, Merle Anderson, Kelly Bergesch,  Virl Liebrenz, Brad Wozny and Arvid Gutzwiller.

Motion #02-04-1: A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Klein to accept the agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Arvid Gutzwiller, property owner in Bartlett Addition, is planning to build a residence on his property that abuts the CRWD aeration easement. Arvid questioned the future of that easement and how close he could build to the easement.

Motion #02-04-2: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Brunsell to allow Mr. Gutzwiller to build to the easement line with a minimum of disturbance, sloping or landscaping on the easement area. All Managers voted aye.

Arvid Gutzwiller left the meeting at 7:10p.m.

Virl Liebrenz, Clearwater Harbor resident, indicated that he would like to have the sewer system designed as much as possible prior to agreeing to ordering the system installed. Manager Froyen indicated that he would prefer having the project petitioned to the CRWD by the county as soon as possible. Manager Tracy agreed that the project should be petitioned soon. Details of the project can be worked out later.

Motion #02-04-3: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Klein to accept the March 13, 2002 regular meeting minutes.  All Managers voted aye.

Motion #02-04-4: A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Klein to accept the April 10, 2002 financial report and pay bills.  All Managers voted aye.

Manager Froyen indicated he will send thank youís to attendees at the recent sewer meeting held in Annandale.

Manager Froyen indicated that he has been in touch with the city of Annandale regarding current runoff from the Annandale wastewater treatment plant site. Norm Wenck, engineer, reviewed information that had been gathered regarding the MPCA  (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) permit for the plant. Manager Froyen suggested that we develop a letter in reference to the MPCA permit, present it to the city of Annandale, and also meet with them to discuss future wastewater treatment issues in the city of Annandale.

Motion #02-04-5: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Brunsell to authorize Norm Wenck and Stan Weinberger to draft a letter objecting to the city of Annandale current and proposed wastewater treatment plant. This letter will be sent to the MPCA after approval by the Board of Managers. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #02-04-6: A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Klein to authorize $8,300 to complete water quality monitoring Proposal #3 and expand Proposal #4. All Managers voted aye.

Kelly Bergesch left the meeting at 8:45p.m.

Motion #02-04-7: A motion was made by Tracy, seconded by Klein to authorize Norm Wenck, engineer to make comments on projects located in CRWD that are to be reviewed by the Wright County Technical Evaluation Panel. Managers Brunsell and Klein voted aye. Manager Froyen voted nay. The motion carried.

Administrator Anderson suggested that Saturday, July 27, 2002 be established as a date for the CRWD summer tour. 

Vice Chairperson Tracy 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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