OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Meeting
June 12th, 2013 - 7:00PM
Annandale Middle School, Annandale, MN

Chair Schiefelbein called the regular meeting to order at 7:00PM. Managers Jerry Risberg, Mary Ellen Wells, and Bob Schiefelbein were present. Manager Mark Kampa and Administrator Merle Anderson were absent. Others in attendance were Wright County Commissioner Christine Husom, Jeff Golden, Mike Hankee, Engineer Rebecca Kluckhohn, Assistant Administrator Dennis Loewen, and Cole Loewen.

Motion #13-06-1: Risberg, seconded by Wells, made a motion to adopt the Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #13-06-2: Wells, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #13-06-3: Risberg, seconded by Wells, made a motion to renew a $100,000 Certificate of Deposit at Harvest Bank for one year. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #13-06-4: Wells, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to pay bills of $45,822.88 in nineteen payments. All Managers voted aye.

Engineer Rebecca Kluckhohn and Assistant Administrator Dennis Loewen presented an update on the Kimball Stormwater Phase II project.

Assistant Administrator Loewen reviewed the office staff report.

  1. Information request re: Stearns County variance process and Clearwater Harbor Sewer System
  2. District Watershed Tour
  3. Bogs at the Black Pool Launch on Clearwater Lake
  4. Purchase of bond coverage for District Managers
  5. Septic Check monthly report for Clearwater Harbor / Hidden River Sewer Systems
  6. Appointment to CRWD Board of Managers by Stearns County

Motion #13-06-5: Wells, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to hold the District Watershed Tour on August 10th, 2013. All Managers voted aye.

Motion #13-06-6: Wells, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to not cost-share removal of bogs at the Black Pool Landing on Clearwater Lake, based of District policy. All Managers voted aye.

Cole Loewen reviewed the 2013 Project Inspection Report.

Motion #13-06-7: Wells, seconded by Risberg, made a motion to accept the 2013 Project Inspection Report, with modifications recommended by staff. All Managers voted aye.

Assistant Administrator Dennis Loewen and Engineer Rebecca Kluckhohn presented an update on the Cedar Lake Watershed Protection & Improvement Project.

  1. Staff has begun work on forming a Technical Evaluation Panel for both components of the project.
  2. An alternative is being examined for the Old Highway 55 component.

Assistant Administrator Loewen sought input from Board regarding the establishment of the 2014 Budget.

Motion #13-06-8: Risberg, seconded by Wells, 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