Thursday, October 27, 2011

Full Agenda Packet available for download at the bottom of the page.

Thursday, October 27, 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.

5:00-6:45pm                        1.         Committee Meetings – Violations Committee

Permit #11-291: 4300 Oak Road, Minnetrista ? Christopher/Schwitzer

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 October 13, 2011 Minutes                                      

6.         Approval of Check Register       

6.1     Checking  

6.2     Petty Cash

6.3     Surety

7.        Consent Items

7.1     Permit #11-239: Dutch Lake (DL- 3) Capital Project? Christopher

7.2     Resolution 11-093: Authorization to renew contract with MN Waters for the Watershed Association Initiative– Yetka

7.3     Resolution 11-094: Recommendation to approve District Bylaws Update ? Mandt

7.4     Resolution 11-095: Recommendation to approve Records Management and Retention Policy Update ? Mandt

7.5     Resolution 11-096: Recommendation to approve Policy and Protocols for management of permit fees, financial assurances and abandoned property ? Mandt

7.6     Resolution 11-097:  Authorization to pay $8,000 for a Project Easement for the Dutch Lake Filtration Project (DL-3) ? Clark

7.7     Resolution 11-098:  Board Approval of the Big Island Management Plan – Clark

 8.        Information Items and Correspondence

 8.1     Aquatic Invasive Species – Responses to Date.

6:55-10:25pm          REGULAR AGENDA

9.         Committee and Task Force Reports

9.1     Board Updates:

– Violations Committee ? Calkins

– Personnel Committee – Shekleton

– Citizens Advisory Committee – Blixt

– Metro MAWD – Keeley

– Other

9.2     Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

–  None

9.3     To Be Scheduled:

–  Rules (Calkins, Olson, Casale)

–  Hydrodata (Calkins, Olson, Keeley)

–  Other

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 11-099: Dutch Lake Filtration Project (DL-3) Bid Award ? Clark

11.3     Resolution 11-100: Authorization to award bid for the 2011-2012 Stormwater pond maintenance at Twin Lakes Pond, SW Calhoun Pond, and Gleason Lake Phase 2 Pond ? Forner

11.4     Resolution 11-101: Approval of the final design for Chelsea Woods/Chelsea Mews Stream Restoration Project ? Clark

11.5    Resolution 11-102:  Acceptance of quote and authorization of Administrator to take all actions required to demolish/remove structures on four District properties ? Clark

11.6    Resolution 11-103: Authorization to hire HLB Tautges Redpath to complete 2011 Annual Audit – Evenson

12.       Board Discussion Items

12.1    Land Conservation Direction/Financing

13.       Staff Updates

13.1    None            

14.       Adjournment

Upcoming Meeting/Event Schedule

Thursday, November 3, 2011, Board of Managers Combined Workshop (Blixt) – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Thursday, November 10, 2011, Board of Managers Meeting? MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Wednesday, November 16, 2011, CAC-? MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:30 pm (Calkins)

Thursday, November 17, 2011, Watershed Heroes Annual Event – Bayview Event Center, 6:30 pm

Thursday – Saturday, December 1-3 MAWD Annual Meeting – Alexandria

Thursday, December 8, 2011, Planning and Projects Workshop (Casale) – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Thursday, December 15 , 2011 Operations and Programs  Workshop (Shekleton) – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Thursday, December 29, 2011, Board Meeting? MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm