Thursday, May 9, 2013
6:45 PM
Thursday, May 9, 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.

6:45 pm                     1.         Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Call

6:50 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       May 2, 2013 Planning and Policy Committee Minutes
                                                4.2       May 2, 2013 Operations and Programs Committee Minutes
                                                4.3       CAC Pending Agenda Topics and Board Liaisons

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 the April 25, 2013 Board Minutes

  6          Consent Items

     6.1       Resolution 13-057 Authorization to Accept Tort Liability Limits – Evenson
     6.2       Resolution 13-058 Authorization to amend the Veracity to cover Sales Tax Costs – Mandt
     6.3       Resolution 13-059 Authorization to Execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of    Long Lake for Vegetation Maintenance at Nelson Lakeside Park Ponds and ShorelineForner
     6.4       Resolution 13-060 Approval of Revised 2013 Workplans – Evenson    
     6.5       Resolution 13-061 Approval of Continuing MCWD and United States Geological Survey    (USGS) Agreement for Joint Funding of Operations and Maintenance of a Year-Round Gauging Station near Minnehaha Falls 2013 – Christianson

6:55-10:00pm           REGULAR AGENDA

                                    7.         Committee and Task Force Reports

7.1       Board Updates:
–     Policy and Planning Committee Update – White
–     Operations and Programs Committee Update – Olson
7.2       Upcoming Meeting and Event Schedule:
–     9:00am-12:00 pm, May 9, 2013 – Tour of Reach 20 – Atlas Cold Storage
–     6:30 pm, May 16, 2013 CAC Meeting (Miller) – MCWD Offices
–     8:30 am-5:00 pm, May 18, 2013, Board Retreat and Watershed Tour
–     5:30 pm, May 23, 2013, Executive Committee – MCWD Offices – Miller, Calkins, Shekleton
–     6:45 pm, May 23, 2013 Board Meeting – MCWD Offices
7.3       To Be Scheduled:
–     None

8.         Permits Requiring a Variance or Discussion

8.1       None

9.         Discussion Items

9.1       ?Weigh in on Clean Water? Summary Report – Mamayek/O?Toole

10.         Action Items

10.1     Items removed from Consent Agenda          
10.2     Resolution XX-XXX Request Authorization to develop sign and landing standards for Minnehaha Creek – Yetka
10.3     Resolution XX-XXX Approval of Cost-Share Agreement with Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for AIS Watercraft Inspections – Dawson
10.4     Resolution XX-XXX Authorization to expend funds to secure and repair structures at 7901 Halstead Drive, Minnetrista – Forner  
10.5     Resolution XX-XXX  Approval of Policy for the Distribution of Pollutant Reduction Credit from District Projects- Houdek
10.6     Resolution XX-XXX  Approval of Design for Long Lake Creek Corridor Improvement Project (Phase I) and Authorization to Solicit Bids and Obtain Easements – Houdek
10.7     Resolution XX-XXX  LID Funding for Mound 2013 Road Reconstruction Project? Christopher
10.8     Resolution XX-XXX  Authorization to Execute Contracts for Knollwood Planning – Wisker

12.       Staff Updates

12.1     None

13.       Adjournment


6:00pm-7:30pm, May 14, 2013, Early Detection AIS Monitoring Volunteer Training, Eisenhower Community Center, St. Louis Park

Saturday, May 18, 2013 ? Discover Victoria Day, 10am-2pm, Victoria Rec Center

Saturday, June 8, 2013 – Art on the Lake, 10am-6pm, Excelsior Commons

9:00am-12:00 pm, June 30, 2013, Minnehaha Creek Clean-Up, Lake Hiawatha Park, Minneapolis