OFFICIAL MINUTES
Clearwater River Watershed District
Board of Managers Work Session
July 23, 2014 - 7:00PM
Kimball City Hall, Kimball, MN

Chair Schiefelbein called the regular meeting to order at 7:02pm. Managers Paul DeGree, Jeff Golden, Robert Rocheleau, Robert Schiefelbein, and Mary Ellen Wells were present. In attendance were Cole Loewen and Administrator Dennis Loewen.

Motion #WS14-7-1: Golden/Wells, moved to adopt the agenda. All Managers voted aye.

Proposed 2015 CRWD Budget
Administrator Loewen and Cole Loewen presented on the proposed 2015 CRWD Budget.

Under this budget, assessments levied 2014, payable 2015 will be:

  1. General Ad Valorem: $250,000.00 (same as last year)
  2. Augusta Bog Control :$2,000.00 (new assessment)
  3. Clearwater / Grass Bog Control: $3,000.00 (raised by $1,000)
  4. School Section Lake O&M: $2,000.00 (same as last year)
  5. Clearwater Chain of Lakes (1980) O&M: $156,430.00 (same as last year)
  6. CASH P#06-1 O&M: $30,000.00 (same as last year)
  7. Clearwater Lake Milfoil: $36,800.00 (same as last year)
  8. Lake Augusta AIS: $1,800.00 (lowered by $1,450)

Under this budget, quarter utility fees will be:

  1. Hidden River Sewer System: $160.00 (same as last year)
  2. Rest-A-While Sewer System: $175.00 (same as last year)
  3. Clearwater Harbor Sewer System: $125.00 (same as last year)
  4. Wandering Pond Sewer System: $175.00 (same as last year)

Motion #WS14-7-2: Wells/Golden, moved to approve the proposed 2015 CRWD Budget, and to set the public hearing on adopting the proposed Budget to September 10, 2014, 7:00pm at City Hall in Annandale, MN. All Managers voted aye.

Items noted for the August 13, 2014 regular meeting are:<

  1. Draft Nitrogen Mitigation and Analysis Plan, Clearwater Harbor and Hidden River
  2. Options for future operation of rough fish removal at Hwy. 55
  3. Kimball Stormwater Phase II Project Completion Celebratory Event
  4. Changes to CRWD Bylaws regarding manager resignations

Motion #WS14-7-3: DeGree/Golden, moved to adjourn at 7:47pm. 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, Paul DeGree