Clearwater River Watershed District
RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT
meeting was called to order at 7:00p.m. by Chairperson Tracy. Managerís Roland
Froyen, John Tracy, Clarence Klein, and Virl Liebrenz were present. Manager
Marvin Brunsell was absent. Others in attendance were Merle Anderson, Kelly
Bergesch, Stan Weinberger, Norm Wenck, Jerry Finch, and Chuck Twedt.
Regular meeting was called to order at 7:00p.m. by Chairperson Tracy. Managerís Roland Froyen, John Tracy, Clarence Klein, and Virl Liebrenz were present. Manager Marvin Brunsell was absent. Others in attendance were Merle Anderson, Kelly Bergesch, Stan Weinberger, Norm Wenck, Jerry Finch, and Chuck Twedt.
Motion #03-02-1: Klein,
seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to adopt the agenda to include TMDL,
Pleasant Lake Outlet, and new projects. All
Managers voted aye.
Froyen, seconded by Klein, made a motion to accept the January 8, 2003 regular
meeting minutes. All Managers voted aye.
Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to accept the January 22, 2003 work
session minutes. All Managers voted aye.
Motion #03-02-4: Froyen,
seconded by Klein, made a motion to accept the February 12, 2003 financial
report and pay bills. All
Managers voted aye.
Bergesch announced that the allowable mileage rate for year 2003 is $ 0.36/mile.
Twedt, resident of Bass Lake, inquired
about how ATV trails and water quality improvement practices could work
together. Mr. Twedt indicated that he will secure additional information
regarding funding for ATV trail development. Manager Froyen indicated that the
CRWD needs to develop a process to determine project possibilities such as Mr.
Twedt is suggesting. Attorney Weinberger indicated that a public hearing would
need to be held if use of Operation and Maintenance money changes from the
previous public hearing result.
Twedt left the meeting at 7:45p.m.
Motion #03-02-5: Froyen,
seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to change our regular March meeting date
from March 12, 2003 to March 17, 2003. All
Managers voted aye.
Wenck, Engineer, reviewed
the Annandale Stormwater Study. Manager Froyen indicated that he will
propose projects for Annandale, Kimball, and Watkins at a later date.
that he recently attended the Watkins City Council Meeting. He feels that the
CRWD should contact Watkins again regarding stormwater and sanitary sewer
that at the recent citizenship meeting the following was prioritized by
attendees: (1) wastewater treatment; (2) stormwater management; (3) feedlots;
(4) soil erosion; and (5) wetland treatment systems and sediment basins.
Tracy, seconded by Froyen, made a motion to send a response to questions that
have been asked about the Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer Project to
involved residents, except those included in the appeal. All Managers voted
that he has contacted the Bechtoldís regarding an erosion area on their
property near State Highway #24.
the Advisory Committee format draft. It was agreed upon by the Board of
Managerís that the Advisory Committee should have an organizational meeting.
They are to report back to the Board of Managerís as to membership and other
details; at which time the Board of Managerís will assign responsibilities.
Motion #03-02-7: Liebrenz,
seconded by Klein, made a motion to authorize a letter explaining the Pleasant
Lake Outlet to the Annandale Advocate.
All Managers voted aye.
Wenck, Engineer, presented
the Year 2003 Water Quality Monitoring Report. This will be on the March
regular meeting agenda.
that he and Administrator Anderson will attend the MAWD Legislative Breakfast on
March 13, 2003.
Anderson indicated that the US Fish
and Wildlife Service offer to purchase CRWD land was approved recently by the
Meeker County Board of Commissioners.
Anderson reported that he and Manager Brunsell have secured Senator
Dille and Representative Olson to sponsor legislation regarding the charging for
services in sanitary sewer systems.
Finch, Lynden Township board supervisor, indicated that Lynden Township has acted on a resolution establishing
zero phosphorus fertilizer use on all land in Lynden Township except first year
turf and ag use land.
Finch asked a
number of questions regarding the establishment of the CRWD Advisory Committee.
Since he has been asked to be involved on that committee, he feels the need for
direction. Administrator Anderson indicated that Jerry, Ken Jude, and he will
meet soon to discuss the Advisory Committee.
Klein, seconded by Froyen, made a motion to adjourn the meeting. All Managers
DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT:
THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE
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Chairperson, John Tracy Secretary, Richard Eckman