OFFICIAL MINUTES  
Clearwater River Watershed District  
 
Work Session - Kimball City Hall  
April 28, 2010 - 7:00pm  
Kimball, Minnesota  
 

Manager Brunsell called the CRWD Work Session to order at 7:00pm. Managerís Brunsell, Kampa, Risberg, and Schiefelbein were present. Manager Froyen was absent. Also in attendance were Kit and Sheryl Miller, Assistant Administrator Loewen, and Administrator Anderson.  

Motion #WS10-04-1: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.  

Kit and Sheryl Miller were present as a follow-up to their earlier request to rent a portion of the CRWD property at the city of Watkins.  

Motion #WS-10-04-2: Motion Risberg, seconded by Schiefelbein to leave lease in its present form to Dennis Libbesmeier. All Managers voted aye.  

Kit and Sheryl Miller left the meeting at 7:11pm.  

Administrator Anderson indicated that Wenck Associates, Inc. and he have determined which of the items in the CRWD Watershed Management Plan Revision each party will complete.  

Administrator Anderson informed the Board of Managers that Cory Meierhofer is not interested in signing the easement agreement in its present form. Managersí requested that Administrator Anderson ask Cory which items in the easement agreement are in question.  

Motion #WS-10-04-3: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to pay bills. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-10-04-4: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to commit $5,500 to the Tim Vergin Waterway Construction Practice. All Managers voted aye.  

Assistant Administrator Loewen reviewed the following:  
1. MAWD Tour June 24-26, 2010.  
2. Kingston Wetland inspection has been completed.  
3. Field fertilizer trial funding grant opportunity.  
4. Segner Ponds repair will begin soon.  
5. Land rent and agreement has been received.  
6. No response from Scotty Wylie regarding his erosion control practice.  
7. CRWD financial commitments should expire November 15th of each year.  
8. Ravine restoration on Jerpseth property is proceeding according to plan.  
9. CRWD audit for 2009 will begin on Monday, May 3, 2010.  
10. Locks for CRWD property will be ordered.  
11. Presented grant agreement for Willow Creek improvement.  

Motion #WS-10-04-5: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Brunsell to apply for a Development, Education, and Research Grant for the field fertilizer trial funding. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-10-04-6: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa to establish November 15th of each year as the expiration date for requests for CRWD funding assistance. All Managers voted aye.  

Motion #WS-10-04-7: Motion Risberg, seconded by Schiefelbein for staff to complete all required reporting for the Willow Creek Grant Agreement. All Managers voted aye.  

Administrator Anderson reported that the Minnesota Conservation Corps grant request has been authorized and will be installing erosion control measures on the Clearwater River this summer.  

Manager Kampa indicated that the Lake Augusta Association authorized $500 to cover costs for a mud lift demonstration on the west channel of Lake Augusta.  

Manager Risberg reported that residents expressed much interest in the CRWD pictures displayed at the Annandale Expo.  

Motion #WS-10-04-8: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Kampa to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.  

CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY.  

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Board Chairman, Marvin Brunsell                                                                            Secretary, Mark Kampa