Thursday, May 23, 2013
6:45 PM
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Board 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; Richard Miller, Treasurer; Sherry White, Secretary; 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.

1.            Committee Meetings:

5:00 pm-6:00 pm              1.1       Executive Committee – Bahram Akradi, LLC, Request to Modify Stipulation – Wisner
1.2       Enforcement Review – 1860 Fox Street, Orono

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

6:50 pm                     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.

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

5.         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.)

5.1       MAWD Summer Tour Invitation 

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.)

6.         Approval of Minutes

6.1       Approval of the May 9, 2013 Board minutes.

7.         Approval of Check Register           

7.1       Checking: Account 1008557
7.2       Petty Cash: Account 1010120
7.3       Surety: Account 1017509
7.4       Building Construction Account 1058984
7.5       Checking: Account 1057025

8.         Consent Items

8.1       Resolution 13-059 Request Authorization to develop sign and landing standards for Minnehaha Creek – Yetka
8.2       Resolution 13-060 Approval of Cost-Share Agreement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for AIS Watercraft Inspections – Dawson
8.3       Resolution 13-061 Authorization to expend funds to secure and repair structures at 7901 Halstead Drive, Minnetrista – Forner  
8.4       Resolution 13-062 Approval of Policy for the Distribution of Pollutant Reduction Credit from District Projects- Houdek
8.5       Resolution 13-063 Approval of Design for Long Lake Creek Corridor Improvement Project (Phase I) and Authorization to Solicit Bids and Obtain Easements – Houdek

6:55-10:00pm           REGULAR AGENDA                                                                                    

                                    9.         Board, Committee, and Task Force Reports

                                                9.1       Board Updates:

May 16, 2013 CAC – Miller
May 18, 2013, Board Retreat and Watershed Tour – Calkins
May 23, 2013, Executive Committee Reports and Recommendations – Calkins

                                                9.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule:

–     6:45 pm, June 6, 2013 Operations and Programs Committee
–     6:45 pm, June 6, 2013 Policy and Planning Committee
–     6:45 pm, June 13, 2013 Board Workshop – MCWD Offices
–     6:30 pm, June 20, 2013 CAC Meeting (Shekleton) ? MCWD Offices
–     6:45 pm, June 27, 2013 Board Meeting – MCWD Offices

                                                9.3.      Building Update – Tom LaSalle                            

10.       Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion

10.1     Permit 13-052 Crown College Athletic Field Improvements – Christopher
10.2     Permit 12-415 Long Lake Creek Corridor Improvement Project (Phase I) – Christopher

11.       Action Items

11.1     Items removed from the consent agenda
11.2     Public Hearing for Resolution 13-064 LID Funding for Mound 2013 Road Reconstruction Project? Christopher
11.3     Resolution 13-065 Authorization to Hire Ally People Solutions to Scan District Documents – Mandt

12.       Board Discussion Items:        

12.1     Community Capacity Assessment – Davenport/Yetka

13.       Closed Session to Discuss Possible Property Acquisition – LaSalle

14.       Staff Updates

14.1     None

15.       Adjournment


–           Saturday, June 8, 2013 – Art on the Lake, 10am-6pm, Excelsior Commons
–           Saturday, June 15, 2013 – SummerFest, 10am-8pm, Long Lake
–           Sunday, June 30, 2013 – Minnehaha Creek Cleanup, 9:00am-12:00 pm, Lake Hiawatha Park, Minneapolis