OFFICIAL MINUTES

Clearwater River Watershed District

Board of Managers Meeting

July 13, 2005 - 7:00pm

Annandale Middle School, Annandale, MN

 

Manager Brunsell called regular meeting to order at 7:00pm. Managerís Virl Liebrenz, Mark Kampa, Marvin Brunsell, Bob Schiefelbein, and Dennis Loewen were present.  Others in attendance were Merle Anderson, Kelly Bergesch, Norm Wenck, Karla Heeter, Wright County Commissioner, and Jerry Carter.

 

Motion #05-07-1: Schiefelbein, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to adopt the agenda. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #05-07-2: Kampa, seconded by Liebrenz, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

 

Norm Wenck, Engineer, updated the Board of Managers on the progress of the Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer Project. The update included the base course of blacktop has been applied to Beachwood Road, asphalt patching has been completed, Class 6 has been applied to Alder, Baxter, Battle, and Beaverwood Roads, restoration of ditches and lawns is well under way, and infiltration basins and rock trench infiltration areas have been installed. Various quantities of materials will not be needed based on pay estimate #8 for the period ending 6/30/05.

 

Norm Wenck, Engineer, presented the Board of Managers with an updated potential initiative listing and schematic for the Cedar Lake Subshed. It is important to note that this schematic includes all potential phosphorus reduction ideas that have been identified to this point. CRWD staff, Board of Managers, Cedar Lake residents, and others will review the schematic frequently.

 

Motion #05-07-3: Liebrenz, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to authorize Wenck Associates, Inc. to develop locations and costs associated with design and installation of fish traps at various locations in the Cedar Lake Subshed.  All Managers voted aye.

 

Karla Heeter left the meeting at 7:45p.m.

 

Motion #05-07-4: Liebrenz, seconded by Schiefelbein, made a motion to authorize a septic system inventory to be completed on 103rd Street and the gravel portion of Montgomery Ave. in Southside Township. When the budget has been developed, funds will be transferred from the Special Projects Fund to the 103rd Street Southside Township Fund. All Managers voted aye.

 

Administrator Anderson suggested that the TMDL Tour be held in conjunction with the August 24, 2005 Work Session. Guest on the tour would include CRWD Advisory Committee, county commissioners, township officials, lake association boards, and interested citizens.

 

Motion #05-07-5: Loewen, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to establish the delinquent account public hearing for 7pm, Wednesday, August 10, 2005.    All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #05-07-6: Liebrenz, seconded by Loewen, made a motion to establish the 2006 Proposed CRWD Budget Hearing and all levy and assessment hearings on September 14, 2005. All Managers voted aye.

 

Motion #05-07-7: Liebrenz, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to pay bills except Check #9601 to Kober Construction in the amount of $35,000. All Managers voted aye.

 

Administrator Anderson reviewed with the Board various activities to be completed in the Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer Project. Not all of these activities have been priced at this point. Administrator Anderson will determine the most cost effective solution.

 

Administrator Anderson informed the Board that at the MAWD Summer Tour of Thirty Lakes Watershed District near Brainerd, staff for that watershed district explained a maintenance program that they perform for area residentís septic systems. Thirty Lakes Watershed District also develops a one-page lake management and a one-page lake management implementation plan for each of the lakes in their district.

 

Manager Kampa explained that he will be working with Jerry Truman, Chair of the Clearwater Lake Property Owners Association, Chip Welling, DNR, and Manager Brunsell to insure that Lake Augusta qualifies for the 2005 DNR milfoil treatment grant.

 

Motion #05-07-8: Liebrenz, seconded by Schiefelbein, made a motion to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.

 

 

 

 

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Manager, Marvin  Brunsell                                                    Secretary, Mark Kampa