Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011 
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:  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.

5:00pm-5:30 pm      Board Tour of the Atlas Cold Storage Site at 325 Blake Road, Hopkins, MN


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)

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.)

4.         Approval of Minutes*

4.1     Approval of November 3, 2011 minutes                                           

5.         Approval of Check Register       

5.1     Checking  

5.2     Petty Cash

5.3     Surety

6.        Consent Items 

6.1     Permit #11-318: Chelsea Mews/Woods Stream Restoration ? Christopher

6.2     Resolution 11-106: Ordering of Reach 20 Project – Wisker

6.3       Resolution 11-107: Authorization to execute contract(s) for restoration of Gould Property ? Norton

6.4     Resolution 11-108: Authorization to obtain proposals for 2014 feasibility studies – Wisker

7.        Information Items and Correspondence

 7.1     Funding alternatives for Capital Improvement Projects within metropolitan watershed districts – Evenson

 7.2     Methodist Hospital vegetation management update – Clark/Forner                      

6:55-10:25pm           REGULAR AGENDA

8.         Committee and Task Force Reports  

8.1     Board Updates:

– None

8.2     Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

–  November 13, 2011, 1:00 ? 5:00pm, Building Committee Tour

– Ramsey County Library, Maplewood MN

–  November 29, 2011, 5:30pm, Rulemaking Committee, at MCWD Offices

–  December 5, 2011, 4:00-6:00pm, Hydrodata Committee, at MCWD Offices

8.3     To Be Scheduled:

–  Personnel Committee

–  Finance Committee

9.         Board Action Items

9.1         Items removed from the Consent Agenda

9.2         Action on the Stipulation Agreement for 4300 Oak Rd, Minnetrista (Pending) – Christopher

9.3         Resolution 11-104 – Adoption of the Updated Credit Card and Charge Account Policy ? Evenson

9.4     Resolution 11-105 – Adoption of the Public Purposes Expenditure Policy –                                                 Evenson

9.5      Name Voting Delegates for the 2011 MAWD Conference – Evenson

10.       Board Discussion Items 

10.1    Report on evaluation of USACE feasibility study for Painter Creek ecosystem restoration project – Clark/Wisker

10.2    Presentation on Nokomis weir improvements – Clark/Panzer

11.       Adjournment

Upcoming Meeting/Event Schedule

November 16, 2011, 6:30pm, CAC Meeting, MCWD Offices (Board liaison, Chair Calkins)

November 17, 2011, 6:30pm-8:00pm, Watershed Heroes Event, Bayview Event Center, Excelsior

December 8, 2011, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Workshop, MCWD Offices (Jeff Casale)

December 15, 2011, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Workshop, MCWD Offices (Brian Shekleton)

December 29, 2011, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Meeting, MCWD Offices

December 8, 2011, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Workshop, MCWD Offices (Jeff Casale)

December 15, 2011, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Workshop, MCWD Offices (Brian Shekleton)

December 29, 2011, 6:45pm, MCWD Board Meeting, MCWD Offices 

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