Thursday, September 1, 2011

6:45 PM

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Planning, Projects, and Land Conservation 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; Lee Keeley, Secretary;

Richard Miller, Treasurer; 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.       Board Meeting Call to Order and Roll Cal

                    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.         Minutes

                                    4.1     Approval of August 25, 2011 Minutes

5.         Board, Committee and Task Force Reports

      5.1     Board Updates:

–    Other

5.2     Currently Scheduled:

–       Violations Committee – September 1, 2011, 6:00PM, MCWD Office (Calkins, Olson, Keeley)

–       Budget and Finance Committee – September 7, 2011, 6:00pm-6:45pm, MCWD Offices, (Shekleton, Miller, Casale)

–       Personnel Committee – September 7, 2011, 7:00pm-8:00pm, Oak Ridge, St. Louis Park  (Shekleton, Blixt, Keeley)

–       Watershed 101 Training – September 15, 2011, 2:00-6:00PM, MCWD Offices

–       Hydrodata Committee – September 20, 2011, 4:30-6:30 pm, MCWD Offices (Keeley, Olson, Calkins)

–       Other

5.3     To Be Scheduled:

–       Awards committee (Olson, Blixt, Keeley)

–    Other

6.       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.)

6.1     Summer Operations & Maintenance vegetation update – Forner

6.2     Letter from the City of Mound

7.       Board Review Items

7.1     Public Hearing for the 2012 Levy and Budget

7.2     Public Hearing/Final Feasibility/Ordering for Minnehaha Creek Reach 14 Restoration (2012-2013) capital improvement project – Houdek

7.3     Public Hearing/Final Feasibility/Ordering for Langdon-Saunders Volume control (2012) capital improvement project – Cedarleaf Dahl

7.4     Review restoration concept plans for Halverson property – Ten Eyck/Norton

8.        Closed session to discuss possible property purchases – Ten Eyck/Wisker

9.       Adjournment

Upcoming Board Meeting/Event Schedule

–       Clean Water Summit – September 8, 2011, 8:30AM-5:00PM (Evening Program for Local Leaders – 6:00PM-8:30PM), MN Landscape Arboretum

–       Board of Managers Workshop, September 8, 2011 at 6:45PM, MCWD Office

–       MN Waters Lake Night – September 14, 2011, 5:00-9:00PM, Bayview Event Center

–       Citizens Advisory Meeting, September 15, 2011 at 6:30PM, MCWD Office

–       Canoe Trip for elected officials – September 17, 2011, 9:00AM-12:00PM, Hopkins Crossroads canoe launch

–       Board of Managers Meeting, September 22, 2011 at 6:45PM, MCWD Office