Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Thursday, September 22, 2011 

Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Office
Minnetonka Community Center
14600 Minnetonka Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN 55345

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.

6:00-6:45pm             1.         Committee Meetings – None

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 September 8, 2011 Minutes                                            


6.         Approval of Check Register       

6.1     Checking  

6.2     Petty Cash

6.3     Surety

7.        Consent Items

7.1     Resolution 11-077: Final Feasibility/Ordering for Minnehaha Creek Reach 14 Restoration (2012-2013) capital improvement project – Wisker

7.2     Resolution 11-078: Final Feasibility/Ordering for Langdon-Saunders Volume control (2012) capital improvement project – Cedarleaf Dahl

7.3     Resolution 11-079: LID opportunity at El Colegio Charter School: 4137 Bloomington Avenue, Minneapolis ? Christopher

7.4     Resolution 11-080: Approval of Long Lake Local Water Management Plan ? Wisker

7.5     Resolution 11-081: Approval of the MCWD/MWMO Joint Watershed Research Grant proposal to study the area of infiltration that influences Minnehaha Creek baseflow – Wisker

7.6       Resolution 11-082: Authorization to begin the major plan amendment process for the aquatic invasive species program ? Evenson

7.7     Resolution 11-083: Recommendation to approve Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy and corresponding acknowledgement form?Mandt

7.8       Resolution 11-084: Recommendation to approve Criminal Conviction Policy and corresponding acknowledgement forms – Mandt

8.        Information Items and Correspondence

8.1     None

6:55-10:25pm           REGULAR AGENDA

9.         Committee and Task Force Reports

9.1     Board Updates:

– MN Waters Lake Night

– Citizens Advisory Committee

– Hydrodata

– Other

9.2     Upcoming Committee and Task Force Meeting Schedule

– Information Technology Committee :  September 27, 2011, 6:00 pm, St. Louis

Park City Hall (Shekleton, Blixt, Casale)

– Building Committee:  October 4, 2011, 4:00-8:30, Minnetonka Community 


9.3     To Be Scheduled:

    –     None

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 11-085: Public Hearing: Authorizations for purchase of property in the Minnehaha Creek Sub-Watershed and issuance of bonds to finance this purchase– Ten Eyck

11.3       Resolution 11-086: Authorization for issuance of bonds to finance purchase or property in the Minnehaha Creek Sub-Watershed – Ten Eyck

11.4       Resolution 11-087: Richfield Project ? Wisker

11.5    Resolution 11-088: Approval of final design for Dutch Lake Filtration Project (DL-3) and Authorization to Acquire Project Easement – Clark

11.6    Resolution 11-090: Authorization to Adopt Concept Plan for Conservation and Residential Development of 7901 & 8015 Halstead Drive, Minnetrista -Norton

12.       Board Discussion Items

12.1    Resolution 11-089: 2011 Watershed Heroes Award Recipients ? Mamayek

13.       Staff Updates

13.1    None            

14.       Adjournment

Upcoming Meeting/Event Schedule

Thursday, October 6, 2011, Board of Managers Workshop – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Thursday, October 13, 2011, Board of Managers Workshop – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm

Thursday, October 27, 2011, Board of Managers Meeting – MCWD Lower Level Meeting Room, 6:45 pm