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OFFICIAL MINUTES

Clearwater River Watershed District Work Session

April 26, 2006 - 6:30 pm

Stanley's Restaurant - Kimball, Minnesota

Manager Loewen called the CRWD Work Session to order at 6:30pm.

Managers' Loewen, Kampa, Risberg, and Schiefelbein were present. Manager Brunsell was absent. Also in attendance was Administrator Anderson.

Motion #WS06-04-01: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Administrator Anderson explained that the current bog removal payment policy is to use the balance of existing funds in the Clearwater Lake, Grass Lake, and Lake Augusta Funds until they are depleted. Future bog removal expenditures will be made from the fund established in the General Fund. The bill from Clear Lake and Grass Lake bog removal will be included in the May 2006 bills.

Motion #WS-06-04-02: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to pay Applied Graphics, Inc. $1,011.75 for printing of the 2006 CRWD newsletter and pay Stanley's Restaurant $60 for meeting room rental for the second quarter of 2006. All Managers voted aye.

Administrator Anderson informed the Board of the Judy Nelson claim for tree damage that has been filed in Stearns County District Conciliation Court. He reviewed with the Board a letter to be sent to the Court as a response to that claim.

Motion #WS-06-04-03: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg to adopt the Extract of Minutes regarding acceptance of the Wandering Ponds Community Sanitary System. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #WS-06-04-04: Motion Kampa, seconded by Schiefelbein to amend Kelly Bergesch's Independent Contractor Agreement rate of pay to $26/hour beginning May 27, 2006 to December 31, 2006 and a rate of pay of $27/hour beginning January 1, 2007. Managers Schiefelbein, Kampa, and Risberg voted aye. Manager Loewen voted nay. The motion carried.

Motion #WS-06-04-05: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa to adopt the CRWD Record Retention Policy, dated April 26, 2006. All Managers voted aye.

Administrator Anderson reviewed with the Board of Managers a letter to Dave Carlson, acknowledging receipt of land donated to the CRWD for the Restawhile Shores Sanitary Sewer System Treatment Site.

Motion #WS-06-04-06: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa to authorize signature of the repayment agreement for money advanced to the Clear Lake Property Owners Association for Curly Leaf Pondweed control. All Managers voted aye.

Administrator Anderson updated the Board on the following activities:

1. Pleasant Lake Association Meeting

2. Bass Lake Association Meeting

3. Clear Lake Property Owners Association Meeting 4. Clearwater Harbor Area Sanitary Sewer System lawn repairs and erosion control measure removal.

5. Inquiry from Eden Valley/Watkins school system regarding CRWD community projects that students could participate in.

6. Buffer incentive requests continue to be made.

Administrator Anderson was instructed to request from Wenck Associates, Inc. a proposal for development of a community sanitary sewer system conceptual plan template.

Manager Kampa distributed information regarding core samples and a letter from Glen Sanders, Leisch Associates, Inc. recommending that the overflow structure on the Lake Augusta Erosion Control Project be repaired.

Motion #WS-06-04-07: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.

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_____________________ _____________________ Manager, Marvin Brunsell Secretary, Mark Kampa

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