WORK SESSION OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Meeting
September 28, 2011 - 7:00PM
Annandale Middle School, Annandale, MN

Manager Schiefelbein called the CRWD Work Session to order at 7:00pm. Manager's Dave Wagner, Jerry Risberg, Mark Kampa, and Bob Schiefelbein were present. Manager Roland Froyen was absent. Also in attendance were Cole Loewen, Administrator Merle Anderson, and Assistant Administrator Dennis Loewen.

Motion #WS11-09-1: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg, to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #WS11-09-2: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa, to authorize a $960 Work Order with the Elk River Watershed Association. All Managers voted aye.

Cole Loewen distributed and reviewed the upcoming Mississippi River/Saint Cloud Watershed Project Launch Event Brochure.

Assistant Administrator Loewen reviewed the following:

  1. Raingarden planting in Kimball has been completed.
  2. Stimulus Funding Meeting.
  3. Asian Carp concerns by other watershed districts.
  4. Manager Wagner will work with the CRWD Advisory Committee.
  5. Septic Check quote for wastewater services.
  6. MAWD request for resolutions and nominations.
  7. Wright County Highway Department bog removal.
  8. Annandale Advocate article.

Motion #WS11-09-3: Motion Kampa, seconded by Wagner, to pay bills. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #WS11-09-4: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa, to enter into a one-year contract with Septic Check, Inc. to provide operation and maintenance activities at the Clearwater Harbor and Hidden River Wastewater Treatment Facilities at a cost of $21,900 for annual basic service. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #WS11-09-5: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa, to conduct the Delinquent Accounts Public Hearing at 7:00pm, October 26, 2011 at Kimball City Hall. All Managers voted aye.

Administrator Anderson distributed and reviewed a draft Memorandum of Understanding with residents of Restawhile Shores.

Motion #WS11-09-6: Motion Risberg, seconded by Kampa, to insist that the CRWD does not waive the monetary limits on municipal tort liability established by MN Statue 466.04. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #WS11-09-7: Motion Kampa, seconded by Risberg, to adjourn the meeting. All Managers voted aye.

CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY.

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Chairman, Bob Schiefelbein

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Secretary, Mark Kampa