OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Meeting
July 11th, 2012 - 7:00PM
Annandale Middle School, Annandale, MN

Chair Schiefelbein called the regular meeting to order at 7:00pm. Manager's Mark Kampa, Ben Drewes, Jerry Risberg, and Bob Schiefelbein were present. Others in attendance were Meeker County Commissioner Wally Strand, Joe Jacobs, Tom Bacon, Engineer Norm Wenck, Cole Loewen, Administrator Merle Anderson, and Assistant Administrator Dennis Loewen. Additional Attendance List is attached to these minutes.

Motion #12-7-1: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Tom Bacon, Chair of the Clearwater Lake Property Owners, requested that the CRWD institute a "no-wake zone" rule for both seasonal and high water level situations on Clearwater Lake. Mr. Bacon suggested that other border lakes between Wright and Stearns counties may share the same concern regarding a "no-wake zone."

Manager Drewes indicated that residents of Louisa and Marie Lakes do not share the same concern regarding a "no-wake zone."

CRWD Managers instructed the staff to contact Stearns County Commissioners to gain an understanding of Stearns County position on a "no-wake zone" ordinance.

Tom Bacon left the meeting at 7:30pm.

Engineer Wenck distributed and reviewed a Technical Memorandum (revised 7/3/12) that explains background information and recommended actions for the enhancement of water quality improvement on Cedar Lake.

Cedar Lake Conservation Club members present received the Technical Memorandum (revised 7/3/12) and will take it under advisement and at a later date may make a formal request for CRWD action.

Cedar Lake Conservation Club members left the meeting at 8:19pm.

Motion #12-7-2: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to adopt the Consent Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #12-7-3: Kampa, seconded by Drewes, made a motion to pay bills, including 25 transactions for a total disbursement of $91,887.60. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #12-7-4: Risberg, seconded by Drewes, made a motion to authorize Elk River Watershed Association Work Order #CO7/01/12-1 in the amount of $160. All Managers voted aye.

Cole Loewen distributed and reviewed a revised Draft CRWD 2013 Budget.

Assistant Administrator Loewen and Engineer Wenck explained to the Board that railroad officials are very co-operative in the development of stormwater abatement plans in Kimball, Minnesota.

Assistant Administrator Loewen informed the CRWD Managers that Forest Prairie Township officials have requested assistant with the cost of installing culverts on a township road south of Clear Lake. No action was taken.

Motion #12-7-5: Kampa, seconded by Risberg, 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