Thursday, December 15, 2011

6:45 PM
Thursday December 15, 2011
Hydrodata, Operations, Regulatory, Communications and Education Meeting 
Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Office
Lower Level Meeting Room
18202 Minnetonka Boulevard
Deephaven, MN 55391

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:  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.

6:45 – 10:00 pm  Board Workshop

1. Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call

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. Minutes

4.1 Approval of 12/08/2011 Minutes

5Board, Committee and Task Force Reports

5.1 Board Updates:

–    Other

5.2     Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

Currently Scheduled:
–       December 22, 2011, 6:30 pm, CAC Meeting, MCWD Offices
–       January 11, 2012 4:00 pm, Hydrodata Committee, MCWD Offices

5.3     To Be Scheduled:
–    Personnel Committee
–    Other

6.       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.)

6.1     None

7.       Board Review Items

7.1     4300 Oak Road, Minnetrista:  Stipulation Agreement Proposal – Schwitzer

7.2       Review of Cynthia Krieg Grant Applications for the 2011 Funding Cycle – Yetka/Anderson

7.3     Review of Cynthia Krieg CAC Subcommittee Recommendations for the 2012 Funding Cycle – Yetka/Anderson

7.4     11-313:  National Park Service – 5601 Minnehaha Park Drive/Coldwater – Christopher

7.5     11-360:  Gleason North Association, MCWD Pond Maintenance – Christopher

7.6     11-361:  City of St. Louis Park, MCWD Pond Maintenance ? Christopher

7.7     11-362:  MPRB, MCWD Pond Maintenance – Christopher

7.8     Authorization to enter into a contract with Interfluve Inc. for the final design and construction oversight of Reach 20 capital project – Wisker

7.9     Authorization to enter into a contract with Wenck Associates to complete a feasibility study for SMC-1 (Pierson Lake) capital project – Wisker

7.10    Approval of financial policies – Evenson
– Credit Card Policy
 – Investment Policy
– Public Expenditures Policy

8. Board Action Items

8.1 Authorization to execute temporary and permanent easement with Met council for MCWD’s Lake Street Properties, Hopkins – Wisker   

9. Closed session to discuss possible property purchases

9.1 Possible purchase of property in Medina and Minnetrista – Norton

10. Adjournment

Upcoming Board Meeting/Event Schedule

–       December 22, 2011, 6:30 pm, CAC Meeting, MCWD Offices (Dick Miller)
–       December 29, 2011, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Meeting, MCWD Offices
–       January 5, 2012, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Workshop
–       January 12, 2012, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Workshop
–       January 26, 2012, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Meeting, MCWD Offices