Clearwater River Watershed District
Work Session - Kimball City Hall
June 24, 2009 - 7:00pm
Manager Brunsell called the CRWD Work Session to order at
7:00pm. Managerís Schiefelbein, Brunsell, Kampa, Risberg, and Froyen were
present. Also in attendance were Assistant Administrator Loewen and
Motion Kampa, seconded by Schiefelbein to adopt the Agenda. All Managers
Motion Froyen, seconded by Risberg; Whereas, the CRWD Board of Managers find the
Curlyleaf pondweed treatment program to be undertaken by the Cedar Lake
Conservation Club is in the public interest and furthers the general purpose and
goals of the CRWD. The CRWD will be acting as the fiscal agent only for the
Cedar Lake Conservation Club Project and is not a partner in the project. All
Managers voted aye.
Motion Froyen, seconded by Schiefelbein to pay bills. All Managers voted aye.
Assistant Administrator Loewen explained the following:
1. Lake Louisa Hills Development Agreement is progressing.
2. Upgrades on the Clearwater Harbor and Hidden River Wastewater Treatment Systems are being made.
3. Sauk River Watershed District announces tour of their district on July 7, 2009.
4. Assistant Administrator Loewen received a thank you from a student that attended Wright County Fifth Grade Days.
5. Assistant Administrator Loewen and Kevin Wittrock will be sharing the lake water monitoring sampling duties.
Motion Froyen, seconded by Kampa to authorize $4,000 from Special Project Funds
to develop grant applications for the hypolymnetic withdrawal of Lake Betsey and
soil sampling and fertilizer application digitization. All Managers voted aye.
Motion Froyen, seconded by Schiefelbein to agree with the language change in the
impaired waters justification, which would change the status of the 303D listing
for that stretch of the Clearwater River that is impaired because of
low-dissolved oxygen. All
Managers voted aye.
Future wastewater treatment thoughts that have been submitted
by managers and staff were reviewed and explained. Purpose of the discussion was
to seek a direction for the CRWD to follow in wastewater management. No clear
direction was established and discussion regarding this matter will continue at
Motion Froyen, seconded by Risberg to invite those who have volunteered to serve
on a wastewater treatment discussion task force to the tour of the Green Lake
Wastewater Treatment System on July 6, 2009. All Managers voted aye.
Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Risberg to adjourn the meeting. All Managers
CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC
Manager, Marvin Brunsell Secretary, Mark Kampa