OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
 
Work Session - Kimball City Hall
May 27, 2009 - 7:00pm
Kimball, Minnesota  

Manager Brunsell called the CRWD Work Session to order at 7:00pm. Manager’s Schiefelbein, Brunsell, Kampa, Risberg, and Froyen were present. Also in attendance were Wright County Commissioner Rose Thelen, Assistant Administrator Loewen and Administrator Anderson.  

Motion #WS09-05-1: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Risberg to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.  

Manager Brunsell requested that as a number of people have worked on the wastewater treatment systems, that a method of communication needs to be established amongst Bill Hennen, Kevin Kloeppner, Dennis Loewen, Jerry Risberg, Mark Kampa, and Norm Wenck. A log of items added, changed, or replaced in the system needs to be kept and communicated to the CRWD managers in writing.  

Motion #WS-09-05-2: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to authorize the lowest quote to accomplish tasks outlined in Engineer Wenck’s Memo of May 19, 2009. All Managers voted aye.  

Administrator Anderson explained that the Vergin/Jansky waterway construction plans are active. Details and construction dates will be available at the June CRWD regular meeting.  

Motion #WS-09-05-3: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to pay bills. All Managers voted aye.  

Administrator Anderson and Assistant Administrator Loewen explained that Stearns County Sentence-to-Serve would apply Class 2 to the roadside erosion in Restawhile Shores. Minnesota Conservation Corps will correct erosion issues on the Mark Allison and Donn Driver properties on Lake Louisa.  

Administrator Anderson announced that the breakfast meeting to explain the CRWD watershed-wide implementation plan will be held June 13, 2009, 7:00am at the Triple R Restaurant in Kimball. Special invitations have been sent to lakeshore associations.  

Motion #WS-09-05-4: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg to accept the newly developed project explanation packet and to distribute that packet to state agencies, legislators, and other potential funding sources. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-09-05-5: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Risberg to revise Loewen and Anderson contracts on their anniversary dates to reflect the rate of pay as indicated in the transition plan.  All Managers voted aye.  

Manager Brunsell began discussion of the May 20, 2009 Wastewater Discussion Meeting. He indicated that the effort needs leadership, direction needs to be specific, and that five people at the meeting volunteered to serve on a committee to discuss wastewater needs in the CRWD should a committee be established.  

As a result of the discussion that followed, each manager and staff person is to submit to Assistant Administrator Loewen, a proposal of how to proceed with wastewater management in the CRWD. This proposal will be part of the discussion at the June 10, 2009 regular CRWD meeting.  

Motion #WS-09-05-6: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to authorize installation of a ball valve on the Hidden River Sanitary Sewer System. All Managers voted aye.  

Manager Kampa informed the managers that a public hearing would be held soon regarding the Northwest Quadrant Comprehensive Draft Plan in Wright County.  

Motion #WS-09-05-7: Motion Kampa, seconded by Froyen 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