OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Meeting
March 14th, 2012 - 7:00PM
Annandale Middle School, Annandale, MN

Chair Schiefelbein called the regular meeting to order at 7:00pm. Manager's Dave Wagner, Mark Kampa, Ben Drewes, and Bob Schiefelbein were present. Manager Jerry Risberg was absent. Others in attendance were Meeker County Commissioner Wally Strand, Board of Water and Soil Resources Staff Jason Weinerman, Engineer Norm Wenck, Orv Jonsrud, Gen Fruend, Anita Vossen, Cole Loewen, Administrator Merle Anderson, and Assistant Administrator Dennis Loewen.

Motion #12-3-1: Wagner, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Anita Vossen, resident of Restawhile Shores, informed the CRWD Managers that Stearns County will not record the Guidelines for wastewater and stormwater management without a notary signature page.

Gen Fruend, resident of Restawhile Shores, distributed a packet containing a series of questions.

The CRWD Board of Managers took no action.

Anita Vossen and Gen Fruend left the meeting at 7:13pm.

Motion #12-3-2: Kampa, seconded by Drewes, made a motion to adopt the Consent Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #12-3-3: Kampa, seconded by Drewes, to roll over Certificate of Deposit #21451. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #12-3-4: Wagner, seconded by Kampa, made a motion to pay bills, including 10 checks for a total disbursement of $28,573.49. All Managers voted aye.

Assistant Administrator Loewen indicated that seining of rough fish through the ice this past winter season was not possible. He will contact Commercial Fisherman, Ken Seeman to develop a program for rough fish removal for 2012.

Engineer Wenck distributed and explained his March 14, 2012 Memorandum regarding the Clear Lake South Notched Weir Project.

Motion #12-3-5: Kampa, seconded by Drewes, made a motion to accept the $17,700 quote for construction of a sheet pile structure, sand iron filter, mobilization and restoration of site for the Clear Lake South Notched Weir Project.All Managers voted aye.

Assistant Administrator Loewen reviewed the Work Plan for Kimball Stormwater Phase II and indicated that the Board needs to authorize the grant agreement.

Motion #12-3-6: Drewes, seconded by Wagner, made a motion to authorize signature of the Board of Water and Soil Resources Grant Agreement for Kimball Stormwater Phase II and to authorize Assistant Administrator Loewen to represent the District in all matters concerning this grant.All Managers voted aye.

Assistant Administrator Loewen reviewed the status of the Kingston Wetland and Targeted Fertilizer Initiatives.

Jason Weinerman, Board of Water and Soil Resources staff explained the upcoming training for a new budgeting process that will indicate the local units of government state funded needs for Fiscal Years 2014-2015. Assistant Administrator Loewen and Cole Loewen will attend this training.

Administrator Anderson explained a recent conversation he had with Marv Klug, Stearns County Emergency Services Department, regarding the revision of the Stearns County Emergency Response Plan. Assistant Administrator Loewen attended a recent meeting regarding this matter and will continue to provide input on behalf of the CRWD as the response plan is revised.

Motion #12-3-7: Kampa, seconded by Drewes, made a motion to authorize Mississippi Major Watershed Work Order #C01/01/12-1.All Managers voted aye.

Motion #12-2-8: Kampa, seconded by Wagner, 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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Chairman, Bob Schiefelbein

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Secretary, Mark Kampa