OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
 
Work Session - Kimball City Hall
March 25, 2009 - 6:30pm
Kimball, Minnesota  

Manager Brunsell called the CRWD Work Session to order at 6:30pm. Managerís Schiefelbein, Brunsell, Kampa, Risberg, and Froyen were present. Also in attendance were Engineer Rebecca Kluckhohn of Wenck Associates, Inc., Guy Bobendrier, Ron Graham, Tom Bacon, Assistant Administrator Loewen, and Administrator Anderson.  

Motion #WS09-03-1: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.  

Guy Bobendrier and Ron Graham, Clear Lake property owners, met with the Board to discuss progress on the establishment of a v-notch weir at the south end of Clear Lake.  

Motion #WS-09-03-2: Motion Risberg, seconded by Froyen to authorize Administratorís Loewen and Anderson to work with Attorney Stan Weinberger, Ron Graham, and Guy Bobendrier during development and signature of a contingency agreement for the establishment of a v-notch weir on the Cory Meierhofer property. All Managers voted aye.  

Guy Bobendrier and Ron Graham left the meeting at 6:58pm.  

Tom Bacon, President of the Clearwater Lake property owners, presented quotes for various milfoil treatment products for use on Clearwater Lake.  

Motion #WS-09-3-3: Motion Froyen, seconded by Kampa to accept the quotes of Community Lawn Care Division of CentraSota for Riverdale Navigate @$2.56/lb, Phelps Dodge Copper Sulfate with Swimmerís Itch Treatment @$1.54/lb, Renovate OTF @$3.77/lb, and Hydrothol 191 @$3.18/lb. All Managers voted aye.  

Tom Bacon left the meeting at 7:25pm.  

Engineer Kluckhohn of Wenck Associates, Inc. reviewed with the Board the draft watershed-wide TMDL implementation plan. The revised draft will be attached to these minutes.  

Motion #WS-09-03-4: Motion Kampa, seconded by Froyen to authorize development of a proposal to gather all the facts and costs associated with a pilot hypolimnetic withdrawal project from Lake Betsy. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-09-03-5: Motion Kampa, seconded by Froyen to pay bills.  All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-09-03-6: Motion Froyen, seconded by Kampa to authorize Assistant Administrator Loewen to purchase storage items for the CRWD. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-09-03-7: Motion Froyen, seconded by Risberg that the CRWD provide Workmanís Compensation when appropriate. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-09-03-8: Motion Froyen, seconded by Risberg to authorize Chair Brunsellís signature on the revised development agreement for Lake Louisa Hills. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-09-03-9: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg for the CRWD to adopt a basic sexual harassment policy. All Managers voted aye.  

Manager Kampa provided actual costs of $5,219.95 for a trailer and supplies to build a trailer-mounted winch for use during bog removal in the CRWD.  

Motion #WS-09-03-10: Motion Risberg, seconded by Froyen to authorize the expenditure of $5,219.95 from the Bog Fund to purchase a trailer and supplies needed to build a trailer-mounted winch for bog removal in the CRWD. Managerís Kampa and Risberg voted yea. Managerís Froyen and Schiefelbein voted nay. Manager Brunsell abstained. The motion failed.  

Motion #WS-09-03-11: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Froyen to authorize the expenditure of $5,219.95 from the Bog Fund to purchase a trailer and supplies needed to build a trailer-mounted winch for bog removal in the CRWD. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-09-03-12: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Risberg to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.  

CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY.  

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Manager, Marvin Brunsell                                           Secretary, Mark Kampa