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UNOFFICIAL MINUTES

CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT

Board of Managers Meeting

Annandale Middle School

July 9, 2003  

 

Regular meeting was called to order at 7:00p.m. by Chairperson Tracy. Managerís John Tracy, Marvin Brunsell, Roland Froyen, and Virl Liebrenz were present. Manager Clarence Klein was absent. Others in attendance were Merle Anderson, Stan Weinberger, Norm Wenck, and Wright County Commissioner Karla Heeter. Kelly Bergesch arrived at 7:50p.m.

 

Motion #03-07-1: Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to adopt the agenda, moving the Financial Report to a later time. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #03-07-2: Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to accept the June 4, 2003 special meeting minutes. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #03-07-3: Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to accept the June 11, 2003 regular meeting minutes. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #03-07-4 Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to accept the June 25, 2003 work session minutes. All Managers voted aye.

 

Karla Heeter, Wright County Commissioner, visited with the Board of Managers regarding filling in the 100-year floodplain, lack of erosion control measures on lakeshore construction, ISTS drainfield concerns, and support for community sanitary sewer systems.

Karla Heeter left the meeting at 7:50p.m.

 

Motion #03-07-5: Tracy, seconded by Brunsell, made a motion to recommend to the Wright County Planning Commission that the five lot residential subdivision, petitioned to rezone by Wurm-Paumen Properties, LLC, not be approved without provisions for a community sanitary sewer system and discussion about a combined community sanitary sewer system with neighbors located in service areas 23 and 24, CRWD Master Sanitary Sewer Plan map. All Managers voted aye. 

 

Stan Weinberger, Attorney, reviewed his June 10, 2003 Memorandum with the Board of Managers and outlines questions concerning the AUTHORITY TO REGULATE LAND USE, REMOVE BOGS, AND PAY EXPENSES FOR THE RESTAWHILE PROJECT. The Memorandum is on file at the District Office.

 

Motion #03-07-6: Froyen, seconded by Brunsell, made a motion to instruct Administrator Anderson to meet with Wright County Zoning Administrator Tom Salkowski and Wright County Commissioner Karla Heeter regarding erosion control measure conditions placed on permits issued by Wright County.  All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #03-07-7: Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion authorizing Administrator Anderson and Norm Wenck, Engineer, to develop a bog removal equipment quote process.  All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #03-07-8: Liebrenz, seconded by Froyen, made a motion to certify to the Stearns County Auditor on August 14, 2003, the assessment role for Restawhile Shores Development if agreement is not reached prior to that time resolving the payment of construction and related costs for the sanitary sewer system installed in the development. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #03-07-9: Brunsell, seconded by Froyen, made a motion to accept the July 9, 2003 financial report and pay bills adding Mares Excavating and Wenck Associates, Inc., and not paying the Larson Allen Weishair and Company, LLP bill.  All Managers voted aye. 

 

Manager Froyen requested that discussion regarding posting of CRWD Minutes on the website rather than printing in newspapers be held at the next Work Session meeting.

 

Norm Wenck, Engineer, reviewed his July 9, 2003 Memorandum with the Board of Managers regarding Certificate of Commendation, Hot Spots Investigation, Warner Creek Area Phosphorus Investigation, Annandale Emergency Response, and Replacement Projects. The Memorandum is on file in the District Office.

 

Manager Froyen has informed Mark Kampa as to availability of various natural resource management manuals.

 

Administrator Anderson indicated that he has asked St. Cloud State University for a proposal to conduct phosphorus studies within the District. He has not yet received a response.

 

Administrator Anderson reported to the Board that he has spoken to Meeker County Commissioner Hugh Wagner regarding county ditches and water quality monitoring. The Board wants to be included on a future Meeker County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda.

 

Kelly Bergesch left the meeting at 9:43p.m.

 

Norm Wenck, Engineer, reviewed the Annandale/Maple Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Environment Assessment Worksheet. The complete worksheet is on file at the District Office.

 

Manager Tracy read a letter from MAWD (Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts) thanking the CRWD for hosting the recent MAWD Summer Tour.

 

Administrator Anderson indicated to the Board that he and Manager Brunsell presented and received approval of the CRWD Watershed Management Plan by a Board of Water & Soil Resources subcommittee. The Plan will be approved by their full board at their July meeting.

 

Administrator Anderson reported that the Forest Prairie Township Erosion Control Project Plan has been submitted to the Department of Natural Resources for approval.

 

Motion #03-07-10: Froyen, seconded by Brunsell, made a motion to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.

 

 DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT:

THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE 

WEBSITE: www.crwd.org

 

__________        ____         _________________

Chairperson, John Tracy      Secretary, Roland Froyen

 

 
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