Clearwater River Watershed District
RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT
STANLEY’S RESTAURANT, KIMBALL
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, George Anderson, and Susan Anderson were also in attendance.
Motion Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz to accept the Agenda, with the addition of
George and Susan Anderson, residents of Pleasant Lake. All Managers voted
George Anderson, resident of Pleasant Lake, stated that the
current water level on Pleasant Lake is to the flow line of the culvert apron on
the lake side of State Highway #24. George indicated that if that apron was at
its proper level, the lake level would be lower and the bank erosion would be
reduced. He asked the District to open the outlet gate more and request MnDot to
lower the culvert this year. One question that George also wants answered is
“how do stormwater volumes from Annandale today compare with previous
Motion Froyen, seconded by Brunsell to authorize that the Pleasant Lake Outlet
Control be opened to maximum flow allowable under the DNR permit. All
Managers voted aye.
George and Susan Anderson left the meeting at 6:33p.m.
Motion Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz to publish the proposed Year 2004 CRWD
Budget and conduct the Public Hearing on this matter at 7:30pm, August 13, 2003,
at the Annandale Middle School, Superintendent’s Conference Room, Annandale,
Minnesota. All Managers voted aye.
Administrator Anderson reviewed the CRWD Planned or Unplanned
Projects List and will develop a revised list for consideration in October 2003.
Manager Tracy distributed information from Richard Osgood
that indicates a process to develop actions to improve water quality in CRWD
lakes. This information will be considered as CRWD proceeds with its TMDL
Administrator Anderson asked the Board for questions, to be
forwarded to Meeker County, that they might have relating to the CRWD acceptance
of county ditches.
Motion Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz to authorize payment of $600 to Larson,
Allen, Weishair, and Company LLP for accounting services rendered. All
Managers voted aye.
Motion Tracy, seconded by Brunsell to respond to Stearns County regarding the
request for a variance by Drew Kenneth Braseth. All Managers voted aye.
Administrator Anderson informed the Board that Robert J.
Schiefelbein has been appointed as a CRWD Manager for a three year term
effective August 13, 2003. This appointment replaces Clarence Klein.
Motion Froyen, seconded by Liebrenz to authorize $250 for Clarence Klein’s
Appreciation Event. All Managers voted aye.
Motion Tracy, seconded by Liebrenz to adjourn. All Managers voted aye.
DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT:
THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE
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Chairperson, John Tracy Secretary, Roland Froyen