Clearwater River Watershed District
RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT
STANLEY’S RESTAURANT, KIMBALL
Work Session was called to order at 6:00p.m. by Chairperson Roland Froyen.
Managers’ Marvin Brunsell, Virl Liebrenz, Roland Froyen, and Bob Schiefelbein
were present. Administrator Merle Anderson was also in attendance. Duane Orbeck,
Kimball City Council Member, attended the meeting from 6:30p.m. - 6:45p.m.
Chairperson Froyen reviewed with the Board of Managers the
procedure for conducting CRWD meetings. He wants the Work Sessions to be
informal and the regular meeting to be formal and include a consent agenda.
Motion Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz, to sign insurance liability coverage
waiver form and bank signatures cards. All Managers voted aye.
Motion Liebrenz, seconded by Schiefelbein, to appoint John Sedey as a member of
the CRWD Advisory Committee, representing Pleasant Lake. Jim Peterson and Susie
Johnson are to serve as alternates. All Managers voted aye.
Chairperson Froyen led discussion regarding whether or not
the CRWD Advisory Committee should review the Pleasant Lake Outlet DNR Permit to
see if changes should be made and to also consider whether or not someone other
than the CRWD Watershed District should regulate the opening and closing of the
Pleasant Lake outlet gate. It was determined that no changes would be made at
Managers instructed Administrator Anderson to develop press
releases regarding CRWD actions. Managers
may also draft press releases.
Duane Orbeck, Kimball City Council member, expressed his
gratitude for Administrator Anderson’s stormwater management presentation at a
recent Kimball City Council meeting. He indicated that the city of Kimball is in
need of stormwater management and is very interested in working with the CRWD
and Maine Prairie Township on this issue. Managers expressed their willingness
to work with the city of Kimball, emphasizing that stormwater management plans
must be used as part of the development process. The overall goal of stormwater
management in newly developed areas is to have the post development runoff not
to exceed predevelopment runoff.
Duane Orbeck left the meeting at 6:45p.m.
Motion Liebrenz, seconded by Brunsell, to authorize CRWD payment of up to
$17,800 for the Kimball Area Stormwater Management Study and up to
$18,900 for the Watkins Area Stormwater Management Study. Funding for
these two studies will be from 2004
Special Project monies. All Managers voted aye.
Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Brunsell, to authorize signature of Minnesota
Pollution Control Agency Joint Powers Agreement regarding TMDL. All Managers
Motion Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz, to sign Minnesota Association of
Watershed Districts Certificate of Membership, designate Manager’s Roland
Froyen and Marvin Brunsell as delegates with Manager Bob Schiefelbein as
alternate to the December MAWD Annual Meeting, and authorize Administrator
Anderson‘s attendance. All Managers voted aye.
Administrator Anderson reported on the following:
Board of Managers that payment for CRWD property in Forest Prairie Township by
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be received on October 23, 2003.
meeting, sponsored by CRWD, regarding septics, community systems, and other CRWD
information will be held in Corinna Township later this winter.
encouraged discussion to be held regarding sewering of the area east of Pleasant
Lake prior to reconstruction of Highway 24.
Motion Brunsell, seconded by Liebrenz to adjourn. All Managers voted aye.
DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT:
THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE
_________________________ _____________________ Vice-Chairperson, Virl Liebrenz Secretary, Roland Froyen