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OFFICIAL MINUTES

CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT

Board of Managers Meeting

Annandale Middle School

May 8, 2002

 

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

 

Motion #02-05-1: A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Klein to accept the agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Virl Liebrenz, Clearwater Harbor resident, has talked to Stearns County officials and attorney John Kolb regarding the Clearwater Harbor Sanitary Sewer Project. Virl indicated that he should have a petition at our June meeting.

Manager Brunsell reviewed liability insurance requirements for milfoil treatment on Lake Augusta, Clearwater, and Grass Lake. More information will be provided later.

Manager Froyen asked that the record shows that there was a meeting of the whole on May 8, 2002 to discuss litigation.

Motion #02-05-2: A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Klein to accept the April 10, 2002 regular meeting minutes including the addition of the words after approval by the Board of Managers to Motion #02-04-5.  All Managers voted aye.

Motion #02-05-3: A motion was made by Tracy, seconded by Klein to accept the May 8, 2002 financial report and pay bills.  All Managers voted aye.

Motion #02-05-4: A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Froyen to establish a separate program number and budget for the Annandale wastewater treatment plant project. All Managers voted aye.

Manager Froyen indicated that discussion between the city of Annandale and the CRWD continues regarding the Annandale wastewater treatment plant. The discussion centered around the spray irrigation and tile intakes that divert runoff to Warner Creek. Mr. Froyen also informed the Board of a joint city of Annandale and CRWD tour of the Green Lake wastewater treatment plant on May 9, 2002. All Managers, Administrator Anderson, and Engineer Norm Wenck will attend.

Norm Wenck, Engineer, presented the May 2002 Engineerís Report. The report is on file in the District Office and reviews the city of Annandale wastewater treatment plant, CRWD project inspection report, Restawhile Shores wastewater treatment project, and water quality monitoring results.

Motion #02-05-5: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Tracy to authorize Engineer Norm Wenck to develop a CRWD position statement regarding the Annandale wastewater treatment plant and present it to the city of Annandale after Board of Managers approval. All Managers voted aye.

Kelly Bergesch, Rick Holmen, Virl Liebrenz, Roger Eckhoff, and Steve Zimmer left the meeting at 8:18p.m.

The CRWD Board of Managers instructed Administrator Anderson to talk to Southside Township about installing a riser on the Lake Augusta erosion control project.

Motion #02-05-6: A motion was made by Klein, seconded by Froyen to authorize Manager and staff attendance at MAWD Summer Tour. All Managers voted aye. The motion carried.

Motion #02-05-7: A motion was made by Tracy, seconded by Brunsell to authorize the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, and the Administrator to decide if professional staff be authorized to attend meetings. Managers Tracy, Brunsell, and Eckman voted aye. Managers Froyen and Klein voted nay. The motion carried.

Manager Brunsell has begun working on the 2002/2003 budget.

Manager Brunsell informed the Board that he, Manager Eckman, Kelly Bergesch, and others recently moved CRWD storage material to Bergesch Office Supply.

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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