Clearwater River Watershed District

Board of Managers Meeting

December 26, 2007 5:00 p.m.

Annandale Middle School , Annandale , MN


Manager Brunsell called the regular meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. Managers Marvin Brunsell, Jerry Risberg, Mark Kampa, Bob Schiefelbein, and Dennis Loewen were present. Others in attendance were District Administrator Merle Anderson, Kelly Bergesch, Norm Wenck, and Rebecca Kluckhohn.


Motion #WS-07-12-1: Risberg, seconded by Loewen, motioned to adopt the agenda.  All managers voted aye.


Engineers Norm Wenck and Rebecca Kluckhohn from Wenck Associates, Inc. presented an update on the Segner Ponds project:


        2.5 days of construction work so far

        Plans to start limestone treatment portion soon


The Board Managers began a visioning discussion. Notes from the discussion are presented on the following pages.


Visioning Pages


Motion #WS-15-07-12-2: Loewen, seconded by Kampa, motioned to pay the bills.  All managers voted aye. - Disbursements


Core Values


(First five listed were chosen as priorities.)


Rank                                                                No. of votes


1          Fiscal responsibility                   ***                  5

2          Results                                     ***                  5

3          Preserve environment                ***                  5

4          Accountability                           **                    3

5          Future                                      **                    3

6          Responsibility                                                   2

7          Collaboration/partnerships                                2

8          Responsiveness                                                1





Ranking of Issue Priorities


(First five listed were chosen as top priorities.)


Rank                                                                No. of votes


1          Administration              ***                  5

2          Bookkeeping                            ***                  5

3          Policy Needs                            ***                  5

4          Office                                      **                    4

5          Contracts                                 *                      3

6          New initiatives                                      2

7          Image                                                               1


Next steps


  1. At January 9th regular meeting Receive report
  2. Revisit priorities January 23rd workshop
  3. Staff changes, draft action items



Kampa Offered to review O & M info for 1980 Chain of Lakes Restoration Project


Brunsell Presented results of 1980 Restoration Project:


-     Historical review & accounting

-         Cost/location/P impairment

-         Public hearing (CMA will do)


Kampa Lake Augusta erosion control project riser is complete.


Motion #WS-07-12-3: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, motioned to adjourn at 8:00 p.m.  All managers voted aye.