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UNOFFICIAL MINUTES

CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT

Board of Managers Meeting

Annandale Middle School  

September 08, 2004 - 7:30 pm

 

Manager Liebrenz called regular meeting to order at 7:30pm. Managerís Virl Liebrenz, Mark Kampa, Marvin Brunsell, and Bob Schiefelbein were present.  Manager Dennis Loewen was excused. Others in attendance were Merle Anderson, Norm Wenck, Kelly Bergesch, Dennis Jussila, and Wright County Commissioner Karla Heeter.

 

Motion #04-09-1: Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to adopt the agenda to include a presentation by Dennis Jussila. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #04-09-2:  Brunsell, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to defer the election of officers to the September 22, 2004 Work Session. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #04-09-3: Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #04-09-4: Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to pay bills. All Managers voted aye. 

 

Dennis Jussila, resident on Alder Road, which is included in the Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer Project, requested that his lots 1 and 2 be combined for one unit of benefit and his outlot A be assigned one unit of benefit.

 

Motion #04-09-5: Brunsell, seconded by Schiefelbein, made a motion to deny the request. Managers Brunsell, Kampa, and Schiefelbein voted aye. Manager Liebrenz abstained.

 

Dennis Jussila left the meeting at 8:00pm.

 

Wright County Commissioner Karla Heeter commented that she was interested in the work of the Clearwater River Watershed District and indicated that she is available to assist the District in any way that she can.

 

Norm Wenck, Engineer, reported that the construction easements for the Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer Project would be mailed on September 9, 2004. Construction will begin on Monday, September 13, 2004.

 

Administrator Anderson mentioned that he attended the Pleasant Lake Associationís annual meeting and was encouraged to follow up on the stormwater management studies that have been conducted in Annandale and to include Pleasant Lake in the 2005 Water Quality Monitoring Program.

 

Norm Wenck, Engineer, stated that Glen Sanders and Bill Hennen would soon complete the Restawhile Shores telemetry checkout.

 

Motion #04-09-6: Kampa, seconded by Brunsell, made a motion to authorize Manager Liebrenz to sign the DNR Aeration Permit Renewal. All Managers voted aye.

 

Administrator Anderson requested that two rain gauges be purchased for District use.

Administrator Anderson asked the Board to consider reduced Operation & Maintenance fees for those residents that do not live full time in the Clearwater Harbor Sanitary Sewer Project area. The Board took no action to change their current policy, which is that all units of benefit share the operation and maintenance fees equally.

 

Administrator Anderson reviewed the Board of Water and Soil Resources comments regarding CRWDís Rule #1 Sewer Connection Regulation.

 

Motion #04-09-7: Kampa, seconded by Brunsell, made a motion to take under advisement the Board of Water and Soil Resources comments regarding CRWD Rule #1 Sewer Connection Regulation. All Managers voted aye.

 

Wright County Commissioner Karla Heeter left the meeting at 8:30pm.

 

Motion #04-09-8: Kampa, seconded by Brunsell, made a motion to authorize a $75/acre incentive to Meeker, Stearns, and Wright SWCDís for buffer sign ups. Managers Kampa, Liebrenz, and Brunsell voted aye. Manager Schiefelbein abstained.

 

Kelly Bergesch left the meeting at 8:37pm.

 

Administrator Anderson reported that Meeker County Commissioner Hugh Wagner had informed him that additional quotes were being sought for the cleanout of Meeker County Ditch #20.

 

Administrator Anderson suggested that the September 22, 2004 Work Session include a tour of the Ostmark Lutheran Church property erosion control structure and the city of Watkins stormwater management area.

 

Manager Brunsell encouraged Managers to submit resolutions to be considered at the 2004 Minnesota Association of Watershed Districtís annual meeting.

 

Motion #04-09-9: Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.

  

CRWD FINANCIAL REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY

DETAILED INFORMATION REGARDING THESE MINUTES IS AVAILABLE AT:

THE CRWD DISTRICT OFFICE 

Annandale, Minnesota

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Manager, Virl Liebrenz

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Secretary, Bob Schiefelbein

 

 

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