Clearwater River Watershed District
RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT
of Managers Meeting
November 13, 2002
meeting was called to order at 7:00p.m. by
Chairperson Tracy. Managerís John Tracy, Roland Froyen, Clarence Klein,
Virl Liebrenz, and Marvin Brunsell were present. Others in attendance were Stan
Weinberger, Glen Sanders, Merle Anderson, Kelly Bergesch, Bridget Chard, and
#02-11-1: A motion was
made by Klein, seconded by Brunsell to adopt the agenda.
All Managers voted aye.
Chard, Small Communities Project Coordinator, discussed
funding for the Clearwater Harbor Area Sewer Project. Bridget explained that
there are not a lot of grants available for this type of project. However, she
is willing to seek potential grants for this project. She indicated that USDA
funding, in the form of a loan, is a good option. The Board reviewed the status
of the Clearwater Harbor Area Sewer Project giving Bridget a full understanding
of this project.
Chard left the meeting at 7:30p.m.
Dryer, realtor, indicated that the
CRWD Board of Managers have been misquoted about demanding a central sewer
system in certain properties that she is proposing for development. The Board of
Managers stated that they recommend central sewer and cluster housing in new
Dryer left the meeting at 7:45p.m.
A motion was made by Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz to accept the October 9,
2002 regular meeting minutes. All Managers voted aye.
A motion was made by Klein, seconded by Brunsell to accept the October 23, 2002
CRWD Work Session Minutes, as amended. All Managers voted aye.
#02-11-4: A motion was made by
Brunsell, seconded by Froyen to accept the November 13, 2002 financial report
and pay bills. All Managers
that Administrator Anderson develop a list of reasons why the Clearwater Harbor
Area Sewer Project needs funding. He also suggested that the Board consider
doing a revised income survey for the project area. This will be included on the
next Work Session Agenda.
a letter that he developed in response to a recent article in the Annandale
paper. His letter clarifies certain inaccuracies in the article and also
explains the CRWD position on development of sewer projects on lakes in the
Sanders, Wenck Associates, Inc, reported
on the Clearwater Harbor Area Sewer Project and indicated that we need to
conduct a survey on each property to determine the easement area. He also
distributed the city of Annandale, Pleasant Lake Property Owners, and CRWD storm
water study information that will be discussed at a meeting at Annandale City
Hall November 20, 2002, 8:00a.m. Glen distributed an engineering report on the
sediment deposition on Steve Nistlerís sedimentation pond and an preliminary
survey report on the Cory Meierhofer wetland treatment system.
#02-11-5: A motion was made by
Froyen, seconded by Brunsell to accept the Wenck Associates, Inc. storm water
treatment proposal and present this report to the city of Annandale and Pleasant
Lake Property Owners on November 20, 2002.
All Managers voted aye.
#02-11-6: A motion was made by
Froyen, seconded by Klein to develop a storm water treatment proposal to the
cities of Watkins and Kimball.
#02-11-7: A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Brunsell to table
Motion #02-11-6. All Managers
Bergesch left the meeting at 9:10p.m.
A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz to proceed with the Cory
Meierhofer Wetland Treatment System, provided local monies are available for the
project. All Managers voted aye.
that the Stearns County SWCD is the lead in resolving the erosion issues that
arose as a result of reconstruction of Stearns County Hwy #44. A meeting of all
the involved parties, included the CRWD, will be scheduled in late November or
the CRWD insurance renewal.
that he recently attended a MnDot meeting regarding the reconstruction plan for
State Hwy #24 between Clearwater and Annandale.
MAWD Convention materials and informed the Board of a newly developed watershed
district awards program by MAWD.
A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz to designate Managersí
Brunsell and Froyen as delegates to the MAWD Convention. Manager Liebrenz was
designated as the alternate. All Managers voted aye.
A motion was made by Klein, seconded by Froyen to authorize signature of the
farm rental agreement with Steve Vossen. All Managers voted aye.
#02-11-11: A motion was made by
Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz to authorize Manager Froyen to contact Jerry Finch
and Ken Jude, seeking their interest in co-chairing the CRWD Advisory Board. All
Managers voted aye.
A motion was made by Froyen, seconded by Tracy to direct Administrator Anderson
to initiate best management practice projects in the ag community in CRWD.
A motion was made by Tracy, seconded by Klein to table Motion #02-11-12. All
Managers voted aye.
that the city of Watkins is developing sanitary and stormwater plans.
that Attorney Stan Weinberger develop a guide of how to develop phosphorus use
ordinances that CRWD could provide to townships and cities.
Motion #02-11-14: A motion was made by Liebrenz, 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