March 22, 2018 Board Meeting

Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

 

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Offices

Board Room

15320 Minnetonka Boulevard

Minnetonka, MN 55345

www.minnehahacreek.org

 

Board of Managers:

Sherry White, President; Brian Shekleton, Vice President; Richard Miller, Treasurer;

Kurt Rogness, Secretary; Jessica Loftus, Manager; Bill Becker, Manager; William Olson, Manager

 

Note:  Individuals with items on the agenda or who wish to speak to the Board

are encouraged to be in attendance when the meeting is called to order.

                                               

7:00 pm                     1.         Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call

                                   

7:05 pm                     2.         Matters from the Floor

Anyone wishing to address the Board of Managers on an item not on the agenda

or on the consent agenda may come forward at this time.  Comments are limited

to two minutes.

 

                                    3.         Approval of Agenda (Additions/Corrections/Deletions)

             

4.         Information Items/Correspondence (Items listed under the Information/Correspondence section of the agenda will be considered as one item of business. It consists of routine administrative items or items not requiring discussion. Items can be removed and discussed at the request of a Board member, staff member, or a member of the audience.)

            4.1       Introduction of New Staff Member Cathy Reynolds - Reynolds 

4.2       BWSR Response Regarding Watershed-Based Funding Pilot Program - Christopher

 

7:05-7:10pm             CONSENT AGENDA

(The consent agenda is considered as one item of business. It consists of routine administrative items or items not requiring discussion. Items can be removed from the consent agenda at the request of a Board member, staff member, or a member of the audience.)      

 

                                    5.         Approval of Minutes

5.1       Approval of the March 8, 2018 Board Minutes

 

                                    6.         Approval of Check Register           

6.1       General Checking Account

6.2       Surety Account

6.3       325 Blake Road Checking Account

 

7.         Consent Items

7.1       Resolution 18-023 - Authorization to Award Contract for 2018 Stormwater Pond Sediment Surveys – Domyancich

7.2       Resolution 18-024 - Authorization to Submit a Partnership Proposal with Great River Greening to apply for an LCCMR grant – Domyancich

 

7:10-10:00pm           REGULAR AGENDA                                                                                    

                                    8.         Board, Committee, and Task Force Reports

                                                8.1       Board Updates:

-     President’s Report – White

-     Policy and Planning Committee Meeting Report – Miller

-     Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting Report – Rogness 

                                                8.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule:

-           6:30 pm, April 11, 2018 Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

-           5:15 pm, April 12, 2018 Operations and Programs Committee Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

-           7:00 pm, April 12, 2018 MCWD Board Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

-           5:15 pm, April 26, 2018 Policy and Planning Committee Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

-           7:00 pm, April 26, 2018 MCWD Board Meeting, Board Room, MCWD Office

 

9.         Public Hearings & Presentations

9.1       Review 2017 Audit Report - Gibbs

 

10.       Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion

10.1     None

 

11.       Action Items

            11.1     Resolution 18-025 - Authorization to Release Request for Qualifications for Professional Services - Reynolds

11.2     Resolution 18-026: Authorization to Execute a Contract with Wenck Response for Decommission and Removal of Refrigeration Systems at 325 Blake Road – Hayman

11.3     Resolution 18-027: Authorization to Execute a Contract with Wenck Associates for Demolition Services for 325 Blake Road – Hayman

11.4     Resolutions 18-028, 18-029, 18-030, 18-031, 18-032 - Authorization to execute agreements for 2018 watercraft inspection cost-share partnerships – Fieldseth

11.5     Resolution 18-033: Appoint a Community Advisory Committee Member to the MPRB Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan CAC  – Schaufler

11.6     Resolution 18-034 - Authorization to Enter Contract for Vegetation Maintenance at 4 Sites – Domyancich

11.7     Resolution 18-035 - Authorization to Execute a Grant Agreement with Great River Greening – Domyancich

12.       Board Discussion Items:      

12.1     DEED Unemployment Compensation Matter (Closed Session) - Smith

 

13.       Staff Updates

            13.1     None 

 

14.       Adjournment

 

 

MCWD SPONSORED OR HOSTED EVENTS

March 29, 2018 – Resilient Yards with Metro Blooms, 6:00 – 8:30pm, St. Louis Park

April 3, 2018 – Turfgrass Maintenance Certification Class, 8:00am – 2:30pm, Hopkins Center for the Arts

April 12, 2018 – Turf Alternatives with Metro Blooms, 6:30pm – 8:00pm, St. Louis Park

April 17, 2018 – Turf Alternatives with Metro Blooms, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Edina

April 24, 2018 – Resilient Yards with Metro Blooms, 6:30pm – 8:00pm, Edina