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UNOFFICIAL MINUTES

CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT

WORK SESSION

STANLEY’S RESTAURANT, KIMBALL

June 25, 2003

 

CRWD Work Session was called to order at 6:00p.m. by Chairperson John Tracy. Managers’ John Tracy, Marvin Brunsell, Virl Liebrenz, and Roland Froyen were present. Manager Klein was absent. Administrator Merle Anderson was also in attendance.

 

MOTION #WS03-06-01: Motion Froyen, seconded by Brunsell to accept the Agenda, with the addition of planning Manager Clarence Klein‘s retirement appreciation. All Managers voted aye.

 

Managers’ suggested that Administrator Anderson develop a draft itinerary and guest list for Manager Klein’s retirement appreciation event, tentatively scheduled for August 27, 2003.

 

Administrator Anderson reviewed the Project Priority List. Manager’s will review and discuss the following at a later date:

1. Reshape funding

2. Conduct Public Hearing to reallocate restoration project funds

3. Implement measures to address hot spots as indicated by Year 2002 Water Monitoring

4. Revise Project List

5. Develop partnerships to implement projects

6. Consider use of stormwater utilities funding process

7. Identify problem areas that need to be fixed - how should we do that?

8. Consider accepting Meeker County Ditches 

 

Administrator Anderson informed the Board that Wright County Commissioner Karla Heeter would attend the next regularly scheduled meeting to discuss Wright County zoning standards regarding floodplain filling.

 

The CRWD Board of Managers reviewed the United States Geological Survey proposal and indicated their interest in studying lakebed sediment distribution and lakebed sediment phosphorus content. Managers’ also suggested that Administrator Anderson contact Dr. Neal Voelz of St. Cloud State University regarding the University’s involvement in this study.

 

Administrator Anderson distributed pictures by DNR that showed how they repaired streambank erosion on Willow Creek.

 

Minutes of the June 4, 2003 CRWD Special Meeting were distributed and will be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting.

 

A letter outlining the conditions placed on Lakes of Fairhaven Development by Stearns County was distributed.

 

Restawhile Shores Community Sanitary Sewer System was discussed.

 

MOTION #WS03-06-02: Motion Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz to authorize payment of $1,490 to Mares Construction and $910 to GNO Construction for bog removal and $358.77 to Administrator Anderson for MAWD Tour expenses. All Managers voted aye.

 

MOTION #WS03-06-03: Motion Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz to adjourn. All Managers voted aye.

 

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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