OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Meeting
March 10, 2010 - 7:00PM
Annandale Middle School, Annandale, MN
 

Manager Brunsell called the regular meeting to order at 7:00pm. Manager’s Bob Schiefelbein, Mark Kampa, Jerry Risberg, and Marvin Brunsell were present. Manager Froyen was absent. Others in attendance were Wright County Commissioner Rose Thelen, Meeker County Commissioner Wally Strand, Kevin Kolstad, Mel Dykhuizen, Eleanor Dykhuizen, Mark Griemme, Carter Diers, Dave Wagner, Danen Shiek, Orvil Jonsrud, Kathy Jonsrud, Paul Schutte, Deb Nabors, James Jacobson, Mark Christian, Julie Christian, Barry Farber, Ralph Logeais, Engineer Norm Wenck, Administrator Merle Anderson, and Assistant Administrator Dennis Loewen.  

Motion #10-03-1: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.  

Board Chairman Brunsell opened the Public Hearing to consider inclusion of Curly Leaf Pondweed control in Cedar, Albion, Swartout, and Henshaw Lakes Water Quality Improvement Project 06-1.  

Engineer Wenck distributed and reviewed the chronology of events that preceded the public hearing.  

Residents in attendance received answers to questions regarding Project 06-1 and Curly Leaf Pondweed control. A number of Cedar Lake Conservation Club members and committee chairs expressed the need for Curly Leaf Pondweed control in Cedar Lake and also expressed their support for Curly Leaf Pondweed control to be included in Project 06-1.  

Motion #10-03-2: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to close the Public Hearing. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #10-03-3: Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to include Curly Leaf Pondweed control in Project 06-1. All Managers voted aye.  

The following people left the meeting at 7:42pm: Kevin Kolstad, Mel Dykhuizen, Eleanor Dykhuizen, Mark Griemme, Carter Diers, Dave Wagner, Orvil Jonsrud, Kathy Jonsrud, Paul Schutte, Deb Nabors, James Jacobson, Mark Christian, Julie Christian, Barry Farber, and Ralph Logeais.  

Motion #10-03-4: Schiefelbein, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to adopt the Consent Agenda. All Managers voted aye.  

Danen Shiek, owner of The Bay Club, presented handouts and explanations of a proposed addition to The Bay Club on Clearwater Lake. Mr. Shiek is seeking help to reduce the 51% impervious cover on his property and to bring into compliance his stormwater management plan with Stearns County zoning regulations. He also requested a letter be sent to Stearns County Environmental Services indicating the CRWD’s view of his proposed addition.  

Motion #10-03-5: Kampa, seconded by Schiefelbein, made a motion to send a letter to Stearns County Environmental Services indicating that the CRWD does not object to the proposed addition on The Bay Club on Clearwater Lake provided that all Stearns County zoning regulations are met. All Managers voted aye.  

Danen Shiek left the meeting at 8:15pm.  

Motion #10-03-6: Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to pay bills. All Managers voted aye.  - Disbursements

Administrator Anderson indicated that Cory Meierhofer has not made a final decision regarding an easement for installation of a v-notch weir on his property.  

Assistant Administrator Loewen indicated that core samples have been taken on Lake Augusta and Scott Lake.  

Engineer Wenck and Assistant Administrator Loewen will conduct the annual inspection of projects as soon as conditions permit.  

Motion #10-03-7: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to subscribe to the Conservation Volunteer at a cost of $50. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #10-03-8: Kampa, seconded by Schiefelbein made a motion to adjourn. All Managers voted aye.  

THESE MINUTES ARE AVAILABLE AT:  www.crwd.org  

CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY  

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Board Chairman, Marvin Brunsell                                                     

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Secretary, Mark Kampa