Thursday, August 25, 2011

Thursday, August 25, 2011 

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Office

Minnetonka Community Center

14600 Minnetonka Boulevard

Minnetonka, MN 55345

Board of Managers:

Jim Calkins, President; Brian Shekleton, Vice President; Lee Keeley, Secretary;

Richard Miller, Treasurer; Pam Blixt, Manager; Jeff Casale, Manager; William Olson, Manager 

Note:  Indicated times are estimates; actual times may vary considerably.  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.

6:00-6:45pm             1.         Committee Meetings – None

6:45pm                      2.         Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call                                      

6:45-6:50pm             3.         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.

6:50pm                      4.         Approval of Agenda (Additions/Corrections/Deletions)

6:50-6:55pm             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 August 11, 2011 Minutes                                   


6.         Approval of Check Register       

6.1     Checking  

6.2     Petty Cash

6.3     Surety

7.        Consent Items

7.1     Resolution 11-064: MOU extension of permitting authority for the City of Minnetonka – Christopher

7.2     Resolution 11-065:  Request for Board authorization to allow Wenck Associates to work on conceptual stormwater design for Knollwood Mall – Wisker

7.3     Resolution 11-066:  Authorization to certify costs of Watershed Management Plan CIP and request issuance of permanent obligations by Hennepin County – Ten Eyck

7.4     Approve permit application #11-140: Woodland Cove, Minnetrista – Christopher

 7.5     Resolution 11-067:  Approve LID grant for Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 4100 Lyndale Avenue S, Minneapolis ? Christopher

8.        Information Items and Correspondence

8.1     Aquatic Invasive Species emails from interested parties   

6:55-10:25pm           REGULAR AGENDA

9.         Committee and Task Force Reports

9.1     Board Updates:

–    CAC – Casale

9.2     Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

–    Violations Committee, Thursday, September 1, 6:00 PM, MCWD Offices – Calkins, Keeley, Olson

–    Personnel Committee, Wednesday, September 7, 6:00 PM, Oak Ridge Country Club, Hopkins – Shekleton, Blixt, Keeley

9.3     To Be Scheduled:

    –     Hydrodata Committee – Olson, Calkins, Keeley

10.       Permits Requiring a Variance or Board Discussion

10.1    None

11.       Board Action Items

11.1    Items removed from the Consent Agenda

11.2    Resolution 11-068:  Authorization to hire Waterfront Restorations to pilot a non-chemical program to control flowering rush in Lake Minnetonka and Minnehaha Creek ?Christianson & Suerth

11.3    Resolution 11-069:  Authorization to hire Insight Technologies to develop a prototype for managed access AIS prevention program using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology – Davis 

11.4    Resolution 11-070:  Authorization to apply for a grant from the USGS/COE for testing of Psuedomonas fluorescens (Zequanox) in an open water environment – Wisker

11.5       Resolution 11-071:  Board ordering of the Long Lake Creek Improvement Project  – Houdek

11.6   Resolution 11-072:  Authorization to Contract with University of Minnesota St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) to Conduct a Collaborative Site Investigation of the Rain Gardens and Drainage Characteristics Located in Mound, Downtown Redevelopment Phase 1 – Clark

12.       Board Discussion Items

12.1    A discussion about a regulatory program and options available to Watershed District to manage the spread of AIS – Smith

12.2    Presentation on the economic impacts of AIS – Mamayek

12.3    Discussion on Christmas Lake AIS Control Pilot Project ? Evenson

12.4    Update on Christmas Lake Weevil Program ? Dooley, Suerth, McComas

12.5    Update on Zebra Mussel monitoring in Lake Minnetonka ? Dooley

13.       Staff Updates

 13.1    Long Lake Fish Kill ? Dooley

14.       Adjournment

Upcoming Meeting/Event Schedule

Thursday, September 1, 2011, Board of Managers Workshop – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Thursday, September 8, 2011, Board of Managers Workshop – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Saturday, September 17, 2001, Canoe Tour of Reach 19-20 – 9 a.m. – Noon.  Start: Hopkins Crossroads canoe landing north of Minnetonka Boulevard; End: Brookside Condos, 4360 Brookside Court in Edina

Thursday, September 22, 2011, Board of Managers Meeting – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

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