Clearwater River Watershed District
Kimball City Hall – Kimball, Minnesota
July 28, 2010 – 7:00PM
Manager Brunsell called the CRWD Work Session to order at 7:00pm. Manager’s Brunsell, Kampa, Froyen, Risberg, and Schiefelbein were present. Also in attendance were Cole Loewen, Assistant Administrator Loewen, and Administrator Anderson.
Motion #WS10-07-1: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.
Administrator Anderson distributed and reviewed five CRWD project proposal fact sheets.
Assistant Administrator Loewen will continue to seek funding and locations for protection of unimpaired waters in the CRWD. He also indicated that the Kingston Wetland Work Plan has been submitted to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Mr. Loewen indicated that the CRWD 5 Lakes Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load Report is on file in the District Office.
Assistant Administrator Loewen explained the work that the Conservation Corps of Minnesota has completed on the Clearwater River. He requested an additional $2,500 of CRWD funding for stream bank restoration on the Clearwater River if the Corps has additional crew time available.
Motion #WS-10-07-2: Motion Froyen, seconded by Schiefelbein to authorize $2,500 from the CRWD Special Projects Fund for stream bank restoration providing crew time is available. All Managers voted aye.
Motion #WS-10-07-3: Motion Froyen, seconded by Schiefelbein to pay bills. All Managers voted aye.
Motion #WS-10-07-4: Motion Froyen, seconded by Risberg to adopt a lakescaping incentive of 20% of the total cost, not to exceed $750 per lakescaping. All Managers voted aye.
Board Chairman Brunsell distributed and reviewed the proposed 2011 CRWD Budget.
Motion #WS-10-07-5: Motion Froyen, seconded by Kampa to remove from the proposed 2011 CRWD Budget, the hypolimnetic withdrawal of Lake Betsy and the fertilizer technology program with farmers. All Managers voted aye.
Motion #WS-07-6: Motion Kampa, seconded by Schiefelbein to recommend publication of the proposed 2011 CRWD Budget. Managers Schiefelbein, Brunsell, Kampa, and Risberg voted aye. Manager Froyen voted nay. The motion carried.
Motion #WS-07-7: Motion Froyen, seconded by Kampa to lay on the table Wastewater Task Force Report implementation and put it first on the next Agenda. All Managers voted aye.
Motion #WS-07-8: Motion Schiefelbein, seconded by Risberg to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.
CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Board Chairman, Marvin Brunsell Secretary, Mark Kampa