Clearwater River Watershed District
Work Session - Kimball City Hall
February 24, 2010 - 7:00pm
Manager Brunsell called the CRWD Work Session to order at
7:00pm. Manager’s Brunsell, Kampa, Risberg, Froyen, and Schiefelbein were
present. Also in attendance were Kimball Mayor Tammy Konz, Assistant
Administrator Loewen, and Administrator Anderson.
Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted
Administrator Anderson announced that the CRWD Watershed
Management Plan Revision Prioritization Retreat would be held on Wednesday,
March 24, 2010 at the Triple R Restaurant, beginning at 2:00pm. Mr. Anderson
also reviewed the packet of information that will be used as the basis for the
Motion Froyen, seconded by Schiefelbein to offer Cory Meierhofer a perpetual
easement offer. All Managers voted aye.
Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa to pay bills. All Managers voted aye.
Assistant Administrator Loewen reviewed the following:
1. City of Kimball stormwater grant. Mayor Konz acknowledged
that the Kimball City Council is well aware of, and agrees to maintain the
stormwater features after installation of the system. The CRWD has agreed to a
$30,000 upfront cost.
2. Swartout Lake oxygen reading.
3. March 10, 2010 Public Hearing information.
4. Distributed Wastewater Task Force draft minutes.
5. Announced Upper Mississippi Watershed Meeting to be held March 15, 2010.
Mayor Konz left the meeting at 7:56pm.
Motion Kampa, seconded by Schiefelbein to pay Kevin Wittrock $19/hour for his
CRWD work. All Managers voted aye.
Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Froyen to contract with Kevin Kloppner for
Class C Wastewater Operator, sampling, analysis of samples, and maintenance of
CRWD Wastewater Systems at a cost not to exceed $4,872. All Managers voted
Motion Froyen, seconded by Kampa to collect water samples from the Clearwater
River at the Stearns County Road 75 crossing for the Minnesota Pollution Control
Agency. All Managers voted aye.
Administrator Anderson introduced the subject of ex-officio
members. He and others agreed that the term “ex-officio” might not always be
the designation desired when members of one board attend or serve on other
boards, task force, or committees.
Manager Brunsell expressed concern regarding flying carp
entering the CRWD. Administrator Anderson agreed to contact the Department of
Natural Resources Fisheries Division.
Motion Froyen, seconded by Kampa to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted
CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC
Board Chairman, Marvin Brunsell
Secretary, Mark Kampa