Clearwater River Watershed District
RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT
NOVEMBER 27, 2002
Session was called to order at 6:00p.m. by Chairperson John Tracy. Managers’
John Tracy, Clarence Klein, Marvin Brunsell, and Roland Froyen were present.
Manager Virl Liebrenz was absent. Administrator Anderson was also in attendance.
Tracy led a discussion regarding the November 13, 2002 CRWD Financial Report. He
suggested that legal questions directed to Administrator Anderson from residents
be forwarded to Attorney Stan Weinberger in lieu of having Attorney Weinberger
attend meetings to answer known questions from residents who plan to attend our
meetings and do not appear. Managers suggested that Administrator Anderson
review the CRWD Financial Report prior to the regularly scheduled meetings to
explain the various billings as they relate to authorized expenditures. The
Board of Managers will receive the Administrator’s comments as they review the
monthly financial reports.
requested that the amount of time on the regularly scheduled meeting agenda
designated for reviewing the financial report be expanded and limit the time for
presentations. CRWD Financial Reports will also be reviewed at each Work
Brunsell indicated that cost of the annual audit would be increasing due to
additional information being required in the audit. Gruys, Borden, Carlson &
Associates P.A will conduct the Year 2002 Audit.
Anderson will develop a response to Jon Roeder’s list of questions regarding
the Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer Project. The Board prior to
distribution by Jon Roeder and Manager Liebrenz will review this response.
Froyen presented a letter from Bridget Chard explaining how she could be
involved in seeking funding for the Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer
Anderson indicated that the CRWD Watershed Management Plan is ready for public
#WS02-11-01: A motion was
made by Froyen, seconded by Klein, to distribute the revised CRWD Watershed
Management Plan for public review beginning December 9, 2002. All Managers
Anderson distributed a draft Year 2003 MAWD Summer Tour Schedule for review.
This will continue to be an agenda item at future Work Session meetings.
#WS02-11-02: A motion was made by Froyen,
seconded by Brunsell, to receive the draft Annandale Area Stormwater Study
developed by Wenck Associates Inc. All Managers voted aye.
Froyen will contact Wright County Zoning regarding a proposed development on
Froyen reported that Ken Jude and Jerry Finch have agreed to co-chair the
development of an advisory committee for CRWD. Ken and Jerry will be asked to
attend the January 2003 Work Session, at which time guidelines for the advisory
committee will be reviewed.
Froyen and Brunsell will distribute guidelines for development of phosphorus
ordinances to cities and townships within the CRWD. Administrator Anderson will
provide a list of meeting times and dates for those local units of government.
Froyen reviewed a letter that he had developed explaining how the CRWD functions
and why a sense of community is so important in achieving resource management
goals. This letter will be revised and presented to the Board of Managers prior
Klein informed the Board that the city of Watkins is reviewing their stormwater
and sanitary sewer needs.
#WS02-11-03: A motion was made by Tracy,
seconded by Klein, to have Administrator Anderson and Manager Klein present to
Watkins City Administrator Lynn Hokanson water quality monitoring results,
rainfall records, and stormwater planning information. All Managers voted
Anderson informed the Board that the address for the Restawhile Shores Sewer
System is: 12934 Aspenwood Road; South Haven, MN 55382.
Chairperson Tracy adjourned the meeting.
DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT:
THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE
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Chairperson, John Tracy Secretary, Richard Eckman