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OFFICIAL MINUTES

Clearwater River Watershed District Work Session

January 25, 2006 - 6:30p.m.

Stanley’s Restaurant - Kimball, Minnesota

 

The CRWD Work Session was called to order at 6:30p.m. by Manager Brunsell. Managers’ Brunsell, Loewen, Kampa, and Schiefelbein were present. Also in attendance were Administrator Anderson, Gabe Davidson, and Dennis Libbesmeier.

 

Motion #WS06-01-01: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Loewen to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

 

Gabe Davidson, Wright County Soil & Water Conservation District Buffer Staff Person, informed the Board of Managers that he is continuing to work on a roadside buffer on the Schauer property west of Lake Augusta, Bass Lake area buffers, and Henshaw Lake area buffers. Administrator Anderson will assist Mr. Davidson with property owner contacts.

 

Gabe Davidson left the meeting at 7:03p.m.

 

Administrator Anderson discussed stormwater management opportunities near Watkins. This discussion included review of the information provided by Wenck Associates, Inc. regarding potential reduction in phosphorus loading, economic comparisons of cost per pound of phosphorus reduction, and the amount of area needed to treat stormwater from the 740-acre drainage area in and around the city of Watkins.

 

Dennis Libbesmeier, property owner near Watkins, discussed the availability of some of his property that could be used for stormwater management for the Watkins area. The CRWD Board of Managers and Dennis Libbesmeier will continue to discuss this stormwater management opportunity.

 

Administrator Anderson and the Board of Managers briefly discussed potential eminent domain legislation. The CRWD needs to develop a position on this matter should MAWD or CRWD be asked to testify regarding this legislation.

 

Administrator Anderson briefly discussed the need for CRWD to be current on proposed Clean Water Legacy legislation in Minnesota.

 

Motion #WS-06-01-02: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Loewen to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.

 

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CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY.

 

 

 

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Manager, Marvin Brunsell                                                           Secretary, Mark Kampa

 

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